Month: <span>February 2020</span>

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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First Lady commissions Paramakatoi’s first potable water supply system -1200 residents to benefit

  • Posted: February 20, 2020
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Georgetown, Guyana – (February 20, 2020) First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, on behalf of President David Granger, yesterday, commissioned a $64.5 million water supply system in Paramakatoi, Potaro-Siparuni (Region Eight). Approximately 1,200 residents are expected to benefit from the system, which is the first such infrastructure to have ever been erected in the village. The …

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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 Neville Gertze, High Commissioner of the Republic of Namibia 2020.02.19

  • Posted: February 19, 2020
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Republic of Namibia I am pleased to accept the Letters of Commission accrediting you as High Commissioner of the Republic of Namibia to the Cooperative Republic of Guyana. I congratulate you on your appointment and I welcome you to Guyana. I ask that you convey my best wishes to His Excellency Hage Geingob, President of …

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Address of His Excellency Brigadier David Granger, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, at the commissioning of the Staff Quarters 2020.02.19

  • Posted: February 19, 2020
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Public health is a public good We live in a dangerous world. Transnational public health challenges have become more frequent and fatal. International trade, travel, tourism and migration increase the incidence and virulence of communicable disease. The world, in this last decade of disease, has reeled from the adverse impacts of epidemics: . H1N1 influenza …

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Guyana lifting first million barrels of profit oil -GRA, GNBS on board FPSO to oversee transfer

  • Posted: February 19, 2020
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Georgetown, Guyana – (February 18, 2020) Director, Department of Energy, Dr. Mark Bynoe, this morning, travelled to the Liza Destiny Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel to witness the transfer of Guyana’s first million-barrel lift of crude onto the oil tanker Cap Philippe, which was chartered by Shell Western Supply and Trading Limited. In …

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President Granger unveils 50th Republic Anniversary commemorative stamps and gold medallion

  • Posted: February 18, 2020
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Georgetown, Guyana (February 17, 2020): President David Granger, this evening, attended the launch of the 50th Republic Anniversary Commemorative Stamp and Gold Medallion at a simple unveiling ceremony held at the Umana Yana, High Street, Kingston, Georgetown. President Granger, who was accompanied by First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, said the 50th anniversary of the establishment …

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A Second Chance

  • Posted: February 16, 2020
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Article 188(1) (a) of the Constitution of Guyana, enshrines the President with the power to grant any person concerned in or convicted of any offence under the laws of Guyana a pardon, either free or subject to lawful condition. Since taking Office in 2015, President David Granger has pardoned men, women, and youth from the …

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