Day: <span>February 21, 2020</span>

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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Address of His Excellency Brigadier David Granger, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of The Bishops’ High School 2020.02.20

  • Posted: February 21, 2020
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Education and tradition The Bishops’ High School was a pioneer in education, particularly for girls. The School’s 150th anniversary is an occasion to look back with pride on its numerous accomplishments and an opportunity, also, to plan for its future over the next ten to fifty years. That plan is linked, integrally, to the type …

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First ever Immigration Office commissioned in Linden, Region 10 -as Government continues to decentralise public services

  • Posted: February 21, 2020
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Georgetown, Guyana – (February 20, 2020) Director General, Ministry of the Presidency, Mr. Joseph Harmon, this afternoon, commissioned a spanking new $38M Immigration Office at Independence Avenue, McKenzie, Linden as the Government continues its quest to decentralise basic public services to citizens across the country. In his feature address, DG Harmon said President David Granger’s …

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President Granger commissions Ramphal House, Foreign Service Institute -emphasises need for well trained, educated diplomatic service

  • Posted: February 21, 2020
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Georgetown, Guyana – (February 20, 2020) President David Granger, today, commissioned the Ramphal House, which houses the Foreign Service Institute, in honour of Guyana’s distinguished diplomat and former Attorney General and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sir Shridath Ramphal. President Granger, in his remarks, said the study of Guyana’s international relations, the understanding of the national …

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Address of His Excellency Brigadier David Granger, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, at the Commissioning of the Foreign Service Institute 2020.02.20

  • Posted: February 21, 2020
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The National Interest The euphoria of Independence and the exuberance accompanying the celebration of statehood in May 1966 were eclipsed a few months later by the ominous report that the Venezuelan National Armed Forces had occupied the Guyanese portion of the Island of Ankoko in the Cuyuni River in what is now the Cuyuni-Mazaruni Region. …

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