Month: <span>February 2020</span>

Ministry of the Presidency condemns malicious Christopher Ram letter

  • Posted: February 29, 2020
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Georgetown, Guyana – (February 29, 2020) The Ministry of the Presidency condemns as deliberately false and misleading comments contained in a letter penned by Mr. Christopher Ram and published in the February 23, 2020 editions of the Stabroek News and the Kaieteur News. The Ministry believes that the letter is perfectly timed to malign the …

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Commonwealth Observer Mission calls on President Granger

  • Posted: February 27, 2020
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Georgetown, Guyana – (February 27, 2020) President David Granger, this morning, received a courtesy call from Head of the Commonwealth Observer Mission currently in Guyana, and former Prime Minister of Barbados, Mr. Owen Arthur at the Ministry of the Presidency. President Granger expressed confidence in the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) in its preparations for Monday’s …

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Message of Condolence on the death of 21331 Corporal Seon Rose

  • Posted: February 23, 2020
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Georgetown, Guyana – (February 23, 2020) His Excellency David Granger, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, is saddened at the death of 21331 Corporal Seon Rose of the Guyana Defence Force, who was badly injured during an unfortunate incident on Saturday, February 22, 2020. Corporal Rose, age 31, who sustained burns to 90 per …

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Government in Action: Golden Jubilee – Embracing national unity

  • Posted: February 23, 2020
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Guyanese have been hard at work for the past 50 years, pushing this nation toward higher heights of development. In fact, in the past year alone, Guyana has become a world class adventure tourism destination, a global giant in biodiversity, and an oil-producing nation. What better time to celebrate our growth and development than during …

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$1.28B water treatment plant commissioned in Uitvlugt -to serve over 21,000 residents

  • Posted: February 23, 2020
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Georgetown, Guyana – (February 22, 2020) Director General, Ministry of the Presidency, Mr. Joseph Harmon, this afternoon, commissioned a $1.28 billion (US$6.1M) Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) Water Treatment Plant at Uitvlugt, West Coast Demerara, Essequibo Islands-West Demerara (Region Three), which will now serve an estimated 21,000 residents. The Project is part of a US$31.6M loan …

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Address to the Nation by His Excellency Brigadier David Granger, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, on the occasion of the 50th Anniversary of the Republic 2020.02.23

  • Posted: February 22, 2020
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50th Anniversary of the Republic The 50th Anniversary of the Republic is a celebration of an auspicious event in the history of the nation and a propitious moment for future generations! This Anniversary evokes emotions of pride and patriotism. There is satisfaction over the nation’s progress over the past fifty years and expectation over the …

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President Granger visits injured GDF ranks – Investigation launched into cause of explosion; fireworks display cancelled

  • Posted: February 22, 2020
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Georgetown, Guyana (February 22, 2020): President David Granger, this afternoon, expressed sympathy to the ranks of the Guyana Defence Force’s (GDF) 21 Artillery Company who were injured while preparing for tonight’s scheduled firework display in celebration of Guyana’s 50th Republic Anniversary. Several ranks of the 21 Artillery Company were preparing for the firework display when …

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President David Granger announces appointments of National Awards

  • Posted: February 22, 2020
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50th Republic Anniversary of the Cooperative Republic of GuyanaNational Awards2020-02-23 On the occasion of the 5oth Republic Anniversary of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, His Excellency David Granger, MSS, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces and Chancellor of the Orders of Guyana is pleased to make the following appointments …

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CoI Report into the 2018 Piracy attacks handed over to Government

  • Posted: February 21, 2020
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Georgetown, Guyana – (February 21, 2020) Minister of State, Mrs. Dawn Hastings-Williams, this afternoon, received the final Report of the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) into the 2018 Piracy attacks and the death of Guyanese fishermen off the Coast of Suriname. The CoI was commissioned by President David Granger in June 2019. He had described the …

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