Month: <span>March 2019</span>

Message of His Excellency Brigadier David Granger, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana on the occasion of Holi (Phagwah) 2019 2019.03.21.

  • Posted: March 20, 2019
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The festival of friendship and fellowship President David Granger: I extend best wishes to the people of Guyana on the occasion of the joyous festival of Holi (or Phagwah). Holi is a spiritual event that recounts the adversities  of Prahalad, his unshakeable faith and his eventual triumph over the forces of destruction.  Holi, also, is …

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CDC engages stakeholders on oil pollution response protocols

  • Posted: March 19, 2019
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Georgetown, Guyana – (March 18, 2019) The Civil Defence Commission (CDC) this morning, opened a three-day workshop on Contingency Planning and Implementation of the Oil Pollution Preparedness Response and Cooperation (OPRC) Convention for key public and private players in the local oil and gas sector.  The workshop aims at providing stakeholders with a detailed understanding …

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Minister Harmon reiterates call for diaspora to invest in Guyana

  • Posted: March 18, 2019
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New York, United States– (March 17, 2019) Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon, last evening, reiterated Government’s call for the Guyanese diaspora to return to Guyana and invest in the country. Speaking to members of the diaspora at the St. Stephen’s Church Hall and later at a dinner hosted by ‘The Linden Fund’ at the …

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CDC, UG partner to certify VERT Programme

  • Posted: March 18, 2019
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Georgetown, Guyana – (March 17, 2019) The Civil Defence Commission (CDC) and the University of Guyana (UG), this afternoon, signed an agreement that will see volunteers from the Volunteer Emergency Response Team (VERT) receiving an Introduction to Disaster Risk Management certificate from the University. This signing, which was done by Director-General (Ag), CDC, Lieutenant Colonel, …

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Government in Action: ICT initiatives, projects and opportunities: a deliberate strategy to meet Guyana’s digital deficit

  • Posted: March 17, 2019
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Every action made by the David Granger-led Administration is part of a deliberate strategy to ensure that all Guyanese can access the good life. Advancements in Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) is one way the Government ensures that the quality of life in Guyana is ever increasing. In this edition of Government in Action we …

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Government corrects misinformation by Opposition

  • Posted: March 16, 2019
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Georgetown, Guyana – (March 16, 2019) The Government of Guyana rejects the baseless allegations by Leader of the Opposition, Mr. Bharrat Jagdeo that President David Granger has treated with the issue of the no-confidence motion in bad faith. That is farthest from the truth. In fact, President Granger has demonstrated impeccable leadership, despite consistent attacks …

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Address by His Excellency Brigadier David Granger, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, 2019.03 15

  • Posted: March 15, 2019
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Credible elections in the shortest time possible Guyanese, The current political situation in our nation which resulted from the no-confidence vote against the Government on 21st December 2018 in the National Assembly should not be a cause for alarm and anxiety. The Constitution of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana is sacrosanct and supreme; the independence …

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Gov’t rejects Jagdeo’s claims of collusion by President Granger, GECOM to delay elections

  • Posted: March 15, 2019
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Georgetown, Guyana – (March 14, 2019) The Government of Guyana firmly condemns the allegations made by Opposition Leader, Mr. Bharrat Jagdeo that impugns the integrity of President David Granger. The Opposition Leader at a press conference, today, accused the President of pressuring government nominated Commissioners of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) into stating that GECOM …

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