Month: <span>March 2020</span>

Statement by His Excellency David Granger, President of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana, on the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) 2020.03.28.

  • Posted: March 28, 2020
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Guyanese, The Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has had a devastating impact globally. Guyana confirmed its first imported case of COVID-19 in Georgetown on Wednesday 11th March 2020. That patient, a 52-year-old Guyanese woman who had travelled from the United States of America to Guyana on 5th March, presented to the public health system on …

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Statement on violence in the Mahaica-Berbice Region (No. 5) By His Excellency David Granger, President of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana 2020.03.21

  • Posted: March 22, 2020
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I am deeply concerned about reports of acts of civil violence which have been perpetrated in the Mahaica-Berbice Region (No. 5). I was saddened to learn, today, of the destruction of private property and of attacks on innocent citizens on 20th March 2020 in Bush Lot Village in the Mahaica-Berbice Region (N0.5). I condemn these …

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Statement on the political situation by His Excellency Brigadier David Granger, President of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana 2020.03.20

  • Posted: March 21, 2020
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Guyanese, Today marks 18 days since we all cast our ballots at the 2nd March 2020 General and Regional Elections. Everyone anticipated that this electoral process would have been completed by this time. Our democracy has allowed for interested parties to approach the Supreme Court of Judicature for judicial review of our electoral laws. This …

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Statement on the political situation by His Excellency Brigadier David Granger, President of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana 2020.03.17

  • Posted: March 18, 2020
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I am deeply disappointed that the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Initiative –which was agreed upon following the intervention of the Prime Ministers of Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, St Vincent and the Grenadines and Trinidad and Tobago – has stalled. The Group was headed by the Right Honourable Mia Amor Mottley, Prime Minister of Barbados, who is also …

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Address by His Excellency Brigadier David Granger, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana 2020.03.15

  • Posted: March 15, 2020
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Guyanese, The General and Regional Elections of 2nd March 2020 were conducted peacefully and in accordance with the Constitution and laws of Guyana. The events, thereafter, have marred the excellent work of the Elections Commission. The electoral process, as initiated by the Elections Commission, is incomplete. The Elections Commission is the sole authority for making …

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President Granger satisfied with CARICOM heads visit -iterates he will abide by the Constitution, GECOM’s declaration

  • Posted: March 12, 2020
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Georgetown, Guyana – (March 12, 2020) President David Granger, this afternoon, expressed satisfaction with the outcome of his meetings with the five Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Heads of State, who travelled to Guyana yesterday to mediate between the Government and the Opposition regarding the current electoral stalemate. “CARICOM plays a very important role. Not only is …

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President Granger meets CARICOM team -reiterates his respect for the Constitution, rule of law

  • Posted: March 12, 2020
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Georgetown, Guyana – (March 11, 2020) President David Granger, this afternoon, met Chairperson of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and Prime Minister of Barbados, the Right Honourable Mia Amor Mottley, OR, and a team of regional leaders at the Ministry of the Presidency.Prime Minister Mottley is leading the delegation of regional Prime Ministers on a special …

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Statement by His Excellency David Granger, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana on the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) – 2020.03.11

  • Posted: March 12, 2020
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Guyanese, it is my sad duty to announce Guyana confirmed its first imported case of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Georgetown on Wednesday, 11th March 2020. The patient has been identified as a 52-year-old Guyanese female who had travelled from the United States of America, which has reported cases of COVID-19. She arrived in the …

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Message of His Excellency Brigadier David Granger, President of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana on the occasion of Holi (Phagwah) 2020 2020.03.09.

  • Posted: March 09, 2020
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The festival of happiness and togetherness The festival of Holi is a source of solidarity, strength and succour, particularly in Hinduism. Holi has sacred, secular and cultural significance. Holi, in the sacred sense, recounts the trials and triumph of Prahalad. It reminds us of the virtue of an unshakeable belief in God and the inevitability …

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President Granger meets OAS Observer Mission

  • Posted: March 08, 2020
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Georgetown, Guyana – (March 8, 2020) President David Granger, this morning, met former Prime Minister of Jamaica, Mr. Bruce Golding and his team from the Organisation of American States (OAS) Observer Mission in Guyana. The Meeting was held at the Ministry of the Presidency. President Granger, during his briefing, said that the March 2, 2020 …

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