Month: <span>July 2019</span>

Address of His Excellency Brigadier David Granger, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, to the Diplomatic Corps 2019.07.25

  • Posted: July 26, 2019
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I have invited you today to explain in greater detail the current political situation in my country. I start by assuring you that the Government of Guyana is committed to upholding the Constitution; respecting the institutions of the State – including the National Assembly and the Courts; ensuring the rule of law; safeguarding human and …

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Address of His Excellency Brigadier David Granger, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana to the 2nd National Conference of Local Democratic Organs 2019.07.25

  • Posted: July 26, 2019
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Cooperation for the common good The 2nd National Conference of Local Democratic Organs marks the progress the country is making in revitalising the local government system. Government as you are aware, operates at the three levels – national, regional and local. These three levels are not exclusive; they are inclusive and interdependent. Effective governance demands that …

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President Granger meets Diplomatic Corps, members of civil society -on political situation in Guyana

  • Posted: July 25, 2019
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Georgetown, Guyana – (July 25, 2019) President David Granger, today, met members of the Diplomatic Corps, the Private Sector and Civil Society where he iterated that the Government remains committed to upholding the Constitution, respecting the institutions of the State including the National Assembly and the Courts; ensuring the rule of law; safeguarding human and …

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Talks were never discontinued between Government and Opposition – DG Harmon

  • Posted: July 25, 2019
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Georgetown, Guyana – (July 24, 2019) Director General of the Ministry of the Presidency, Mr. Joseph Harmon, this evening, refuted statements made by member of the Opposition, Ms. Gail Teixeira, that talks have discontinued between the Government and the Opposition on the nominations for the Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM). In a press …

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Government in Action: Safe and accessible public infrastructure – a hallmark of national development

  • Posted: July 22, 2019
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The Constitution, the Government, and the Judiciary are the arms of Government that safeguard Guyana’s democracy but physical infrastructure is equally important in a state’s development. In fact, modern public infrastructure leads to developments in other sectors. Modern road networks, bridges and highways, for example, allow more commuters to access employment, health, education and other …

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Competency critical to work in petroleum, other sectors -Energy Director

  • Posted: July 20, 2019
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Georgetown, Guyana – (July 20, 2019) The Department of Energy continues to engage stakeholders across the country to ensure that they obtain a good understanding of the opportunities for employment and entrepreneurship both within the petroleum sector and in other fields. During a series of stakeholder engagements, Director of the Department of Energy, Dr. Mark …

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President travels to Cuba for scheduled evaluation by doctors

  • Posted: July 20, 2019
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Georgetown, Guyana – (July 20, 2019): President David Granger, this morning, departed Guyana for the Republic of Cuba. He is accompanied by First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger. The Head of State has travelled to Cuba for a scheduled evaluation by doctors of the Centro de Investigaciones Medico Quirurgicas (CIMEQ). He was diagnosed with Non- Hodgkin …

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“No quick fix” for education – First Lady tells Youth Summit

  • Posted: July 19, 2019
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Georgetown, Guyana – (July 19, 2019) First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, last evening, reiterated the importance of education to youth development, noting that there is “no quick fix” that will supplement quality education. The First Lady was at the time delivering remarks at the ‘One Mega Weekend, Youth Summit, 2019’, which was held at the …

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Joint Statement by representatives of His Excellency President David Granger and Representatives of Mr. Bharrat Jagdeo, Leader of the Opposition 2019.07.17

  • Posted: July 17, 2019
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At the meeting today to further hammer-out names of persons for the Chairman of the Elections Commission, four additional names were submitted by the Leader of the Opposition for consideration. The two names previously suggested by the President did not find favor with the Leader of the Opposition. The four names will now be submitted …

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