Month: <span>November 2019</span>

‘Education is more than academics’ -First Lady tells Linden Foundation CSEC awardees

  • Posted: November 30, 2019
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Georgetown, Guyana – (November 29, 2019) First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, emphasized the importance of education in personal and national development in her address, yesterday afternoon, at the Linden Foundation Secondary School’s prize giving ceremony. The First Lady reminded the 82 Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) awardees, teachers and well-wishers that education is more than …

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President, First Lady attend 175th anniversary of Arundel Congregational Church

  • Posted: November 25, 2019
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Georgetown, Guyana – (November 24, 2019) President David Granger, and First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, this afternoon, attended the 175th anniversary of the Arundel Congregational Church, located in the village of Buxton, East Coast Demerara. The Head of State in his address to the congregants said congregationalism is inseparable from communitarianism. “Congregationalism is the connection between the …

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‘Education is a right that you must take advantage of’ -Minister Hastings tells Central High graduates

  • Posted: November 22, 2019
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Georgetown, Guyana – (November 22, 2019) Minister of State, Mrs. Dawn Hastings-Williams, today, urged the 81 graduates of the Central High School to take full advantage of the Government’s plans to re-introduce free education from nursery to tertiary as this will ensure they are exposed to higher levels of learning as well as create opportunities to …

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Venezuelan migrants dwelling along EBD riverside to be relocated -Minister Felix

  • Posted: November 21, 2019
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Georgetown, Guyana – (November 21, 2019) Minister of Citizenship, Mr. Winston Felix, this morning, said attention will be given to relocating approximately 150 Venezuelan migrants, who are currently residing along the sea dam between Grove and Herstelling, East Bank Demerara. The Minister, along with representatives from the Civil Defence Commission (CDC), distributed food hampers and …

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GDF to benefit from high-tech, long endurance drones valued $180M

  • Posted: November 20, 2019
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Georgetown, Guyana – (November 20, 2019) The Guyana Defence Force (GDF) is set to benefit from five high-tech, long endurance drones to the tune of $180M, which will significantly enhance the security of the country’s borders, maritime space and coastland. Minister of State, Mrs. Dawn Hastings-Williams, this afternoon, attended a demonstration exercise of one of …

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Address by Director, Department of Energy, Dr. Mark Bynoe at the Second Annual Guyana International Petroleum Business Summit and Exhibition (GIPEX) 2019

  • Posted: November 20, 2019
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Guyana is open for good business Honourable Prime Minister and First Vice-President Moses Nagamootoo; Honourable Ministers, Speaker of the National Assembly, Dr. Barton Scotland, Members of the National Assembly, Members of the Diplomatic Corps, Heads of Ministries, Departments, Agencies, special invitees, members of the media, ladies and gentlemen: It gives me great pleasure to welcome …

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Address of His Excellency Brigadier David Granger President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana at the Accreditation Ceremony of His Excellency Anthony Mwaniki Muchiri, High Commissioner of the Republic of Kenya

  • Posted: November 20, 2019
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I am pleased to accept the Letters of Credence accrediting you as High Commissioner of the Republic of Kenya to the Cooperative Republic of Guyana. I congratulate you on your appointment and welcome you to Guyana. I ask that you convey to His Excellency Uhuru Kenyatta, my best wishes for his personal well-being and for …

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Message of His Excellency Brigadier David Granger President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana for the Guyana International Petroleum Exhibition 2019. 11. 20

  • Posted: November 20, 2019
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The emerging petroleum industry is an exciting economic and enterprising development. Petroleum will enhance economic growth by increasing investment, including upstream investment, by providing support services to the industry and by generating employment opportunities. Guyana – a continental state with Caribbean characteristics – has a bright future. The prospects for economic progress and prosperity are …

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Healthy competition is good… ‘but cooperate and collaborate for a better country’ -President Granger tells Inter-Services Championship

  • Posted: November 18, 2019
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Georgetown, Guyana – (November 17, 2019) President David Granger, Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces, this afternoon, declared open the Annual Inter-Services Swimming and Athletics Championship at the Base Camp Ayanganna Playfield.   In his address to the members of the Joint Services, the Head of State said that while the championship will bring personal …

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Government in Action: Guyana – Leading the world in ecotourism

  • Posted: November 17, 2019
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A lot is happening in Guyana! Education is on the rise. The Green State Development Strategy is in its implementation phase. First oil is imminent and the Decade of Development is at hand. Guyana is the place to be, and the Government of Guyana is not the only organisation to recognise this. This year alone, …

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