Month: <span>January 2020</span>

African Ambassadors in Cuba pay courtesy call on President Granger

  • Posted: January 21, 2020
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Havana, Cuba – (January 21, 2020): President David Granger, yesterday, received the ambassadors of the Republic of Ghana, the Republic of Namibia, the Republic of Gambia and the Republic of Zimbabwe, who are based in Havana, Cuba. He took the opportunity to brief them on the present political and economic situation in Guyana and outlined …

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Guyana begins process to re-submit realistic NDCs to UNFCCC -as global warming continues to accelerate

  • Posted: January 21, 2020
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Georgetown, Guyana – (January 21, 2020) The Office of Climate Change (OCC) with support from the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO), this morning, opened a four-day workshop which seeks to revise and re-submit Guyana’s Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs). This is in keeping with the global call for Parties to the United …

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Guyana begins process to re-submit realistic NDCs to UNFCCC -as global warming continues to accelerate

  • Posted: January 21, 2020
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Georgetown, Guyana – (January 21, 2020) The Office of Climate Change (OCC) with support from the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO), this morning, opened a four-day workshop which seeks to revise and re-submit Guyana’s Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs). This is in keeping with the global call for Parties to the United …

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President Granger completes medical evaluation in Havana

  • Posted: January 21, 2020
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Havana, Cuba (January 21, 2019): His Excellency, Brigadier David Granger, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, arrived in Havana on January 18, 2020 to undergo a scheduled medical evaluation which was completed yesterday. The Team of Cuban Medical Specialists confirmed that the President’s medical examination shows that he has improved to the satisfaction of …

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International Forum of Sovereign Wealth Funds- Natural Resource Fund – Associate Member Guyana

  • Posted: January 21, 2020
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On December 11, 2019, Guyana’s application to become an associate member of the International Forum of Sovereign Wealth Funds (IFSWF) was approved by the board of the IFSWF. This is an important milestone in the Government’s commitment to ensuring that the Natural Resource Fund, which was established to manage Guyana’s petroleum revenues, is managed in …

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MoTP condemns publication of falsehoods against President Granger -calls for apology and retraction

  • Posted: January 20, 2020
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Georgetown, Guyana – (January 20, 2020) The Ministry of the Presidency condemns as deliberately false and misleading an article titled “Dishonesty, indecency and no integrity are hallmarks of the Granger-led APNU+AFC” penned by Dr. Leslie Ramsammy and published in the Letter columns in the January 18, 2020 edition of the Kaieteur News and as an …

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Government in Action: Tackling unemployment

  • Posted: January 19, 2020
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The Government of Guyana recognizes and values the talent of all citizens and will make every effort to ensure that they are absorbed into the country’s workforce. This year, 2020 is the beginning of the ‘Decade of Development’, during which President David Granger has promised significant reduction in unemployment rates, and significance increase in employment …

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The GDF must protect Guyana’s national patrimony – President Granger reiterates at GDF Officers’ Conference

  • Posted: January 16, 2020
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Georgetown, Guyana (January 16, 2020): President David Granger, this morning, called on the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) to consider its role in strengthening border and maritime defence as it is the guardian of the country’s national patrimony. President Granger declared, “the Protection of the country’s national patrimony is paramount” while reminding that “Economic security is …

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