Year: <span>2019</span>

Former President Desmond Hoyte laid foundation for sustained economic growth, environmental stewardship -President Granger at 17th Death Anniversary Commemoration

  • Posted: December 23, 2019
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 22, 2019) President David Granger, this morning, remembered the late President Hugh Desmond Hoyte as a true patriot, whose policies laid a firm foundation for sustained economic growth and environmental stewardship in Guyana. He was at the time speaking at the Commemorative Ceremony for the 17th Death Anniversary of the late …

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Government in Action: Preserving Guyana’s culture – Christmas

  • Posted: December 23, 2019
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Guyana has always had a strong spirit of diversity and inclusion. People of different ethnic, religious, and cultural backgrounds have blurred the lines of isolation to create traditions that embody the uniqueness of Guyana’s culture. The celebration of Christmas is no different. During the final days of the season, Guyanese will be completing their shopping …

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Ministry of the Presidency condemns Opposition Leader’s spurious utterances during North American outreach

  • Posted: December 21, 2019
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 20, 2019) The Ministry of the Presidency firmly rejects and condemns the dishonest, malicious and wicked remarks reportedly made by former President Bharrat Jadgeo, now Opposition Leader, Mr. Bharrat Jagdeo during his recent campaign appearances in North America. Mr. Jagdeo, while in North America, made statements aimed at besmirching the character …

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Historic oil production begins offshore Guyana – Dr. Bynoe

  • Posted: December 21, 2019
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 20, 2019): United States oil company ExxonMobil and its co-venturers Hess and CNOOC have begun oil production offshore Guyana ahead of schedule and less than five years after the discovery of hydrocarbons in commercial quantities here, Director, Department of Energy, Dr. Mark Bynoe announced today. “This historic development for the Co-operative …

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Address of His Excellency Brigadier David Granger, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana on the occasion of the declaration of National Petroleum Day 2018.12.20

  • Posted: December 21, 2019
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Guyanese, I shall issue a proclamation declaring 20th December as ‘National Petroleum Day.’ The proclamation will remind us of our duty to protect the country’s patrimony and to ensure the sustainable management of finite hydrocarbon resources. I have been advised that petroleum production is about to commence – three months ahead of the original schedule. …

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Youth must prepare for a life after oil -President Granger at first Youth Empowerment Summit

  • Posted: December 20, 2019
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 20, 2019) President David Granger, last evening, urged a large gathering of young people to equip themselves with the requisite skills and knowledge to advance Guyana’s development beyond the life of the petroleum sector. The President said being cognisant that the country’s petroleum product will not last forever, the ‘Decade of …

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President Granger pardons two females for Christmas

  • Posted: December 20, 2019
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 20, 2019) President David Granger, pursuant to Articles 188, 189 and 190 of the Constitution, has pardoned two female prisoners who were serving sentences at the New Amsterdam Prison. The Presidential Pardon takes effect on December 23, 2019. The two female inmates to be released are 19-year-old Ms. Sherryann Marks, who …

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DoE sought to design fit for purpose LCP with realistic and applicable measures – Dr. Bynoe

  • Posted: December 19, 2019
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 19, 2019) Director of the Department of Energy, Dr. Mark Bynoe, last evening, said that the Department of Energy has taken a considered, if non-popular approach, to properly assess the relevant “barriers to local development” in Guyana and has sought to design a fit for purpose Local Content Policy (LCP) with requisite …

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“The people want a Police Force they can trust” -President Granger tells Senior Police Officers

  • Posted: December 18, 2019
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 18, 2019) President David Granger, this morning, told senior Officers of the Guyana Police Force (GPF) that Guyanese desire a Force, which they can trust and it is therefore incumbent on the organisation to ensure that they understand their roles and responsibilities and make every effort to fulfil these. The President …

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STATEMENT ON THE PROCESS EMPLOYED FOR THE DIRECT SALE OF THE FIRST 3 LIFTS OF GUYANA’S PORTION OF FIRST CRUDE

  • Posted: December 16, 2019
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 15, 2019): The Department of Energy (DE) wishes to provide clarity and to debunk any uninformed comments and conspiracy theories circulating about the upcoming short-term arrangements for the direct sale of the first three lifts of Guyana’s portion of first oil from the Liza 1 programme. Two phases of this process …

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