Month: <span>July 2019</span>

209 land titles distributed at Mount Sinai, New Amsterdam -Director General Harmon says part of overall regularisation programme

  • Posted: July 31, 2019
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Georgetown, Guyana – (July 31, 2019) Director General of the Ministry of the Presidency, Mr. Joseph Harmon and Minister within the Ministry of Communities, Ms. Annette Ferguson, this morning, distributed 209 land titles to residents of Mount Sinai, New Amsterdam at a ceremony hosted at the Berbice Educational Institute, Vryheid, New Amsterdam, East Berbice-Corentyne (Region …

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President pardons four male inmates

  • Posted: July 31, 2019
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Georgetown, Guyana – (July 31, 2019) President David Granger, pursuant to Articles 188, 189 and 190 of the Constitution of Guyana, granted full and free Presidential pardon to four men who are currently serving sentences in the Guyana prisons for charges related to the possession of marijuana.   The Presidential pardon takes effect from August 1, …

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President swears -in Justice Claudette Singh as GECOM Chair – says Elections Commission not a plaything; must be independent and impartial

  • Posted: July 30, 2019
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Georgetown, Guyana – (July 29, 2019) President David Granger, this morning, administered the Oath of Office to Justice (Ret’d) Claudette Singh, SC, CCH at the Ministry of the Presidency appointing her Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM). The Head of State initiated a consensual process with the Leader of the Opposition to identify a …

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Address of His Excellency Brigadier David Granger President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana at the swearing-in of the Chairman of the Elections Commission 2019.07.29

  • Posted: July 29, 2019
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Integrity, impartiality and independence The Constitution of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana [at Article 161(1)], provides for the establishment of an Elections Commission. It states: There shall be an Elections Commission for Guyana consisting of a Chairman, who shall be a full-time Chairman and shall not engage in any other form of employment, and such …

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MoTP corrects distorted views by Ralph Ramkarran, S.C.

  • Posted: July 28, 2019
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Georgetown, Guyana – (July 28, 2019): The Ministry of the Presidency (MoTP) notes with much concern the statements made by Mr. Ralph Ramkarran, S.C. in his blog titled “The President is transporting Guyana into a dystopian reality” published in the 28th July 2019 edition of the Stabroek News. Mr. Ramkarran, who is also a co-founder …

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Government in Action: Theory and practical -the key to an educated youth

  • Posted: July 28, 2019
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President David Granger holds the view that students must be prepared for the world of work. As Guyana’s economy continues to grow at a rapid pace, this can prove daunting for recent secondary school graduates with little or no practical experience. The Government of Guyana has been helping combat youth unemployment through the Ministry of …

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Stabroek News’ editorial odious and malicious –       E.I.C owes President Granger an apology

  • Posted: July 27, 2019
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Georgetown, Guyana – (July 27, 2019): The Ministry of the Presidency is astonished at the Stabroek News’ editorial of 26thJuly 2019 – entitled Temporising – which made numerous odious and malicious assertions. It sought also to insinuate insincerity and impugn the character of the President and his office in relation to the matters arising out …

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President selects Justice Claudette Singh, SC, CCH, as new GECOM Chair -Following meeting with Opposition Leader

  • Posted: July 26, 2019
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Georgetown, Guyana – (July 26, 2019): President David Granger, this afternoon, met Leader of the Opposition Mr. Bharrat Jagdeo at the Ministry of the Presidency where they continued a series of meetings aimed at ‘hammering out’ a list of nominees “not unacceptable” to the President. The Leader of the Opposition agreed to submit such a …

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Address of His Excellency Brigadier David Granger, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, to the Civil Society 2019.07.25

  • Posted: July 26, 2019
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I have asked you to come this afternoon in wake of a meeting this morning with the Diplomatic Corps to emphasise Government’s commitment to upholding the Constitution; respecting the institutions of the State – including the National Assembly and the Courts; to ensuring the rule of law; to safeguarding human and civil rights; and to …

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