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Address of His Excellency Brigadier David Granger, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana at the Opening ceremony of the National Infectious Diseases Hospital 2020.07.30

  • Posted: July 30, 2020
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A decade for public health Today, 30th July 2020, marks the 141st day since the death of ‘Patient Zero’ on 11th March. Today, we remember the twenty citizens who have died from symptoms associated with the coronavirus (Covid-19) disease. Today will be etched in Guyana’s medical memory as the day when we demonstrated our determination …

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President, First Lady tested for COVID-19

  • Posted: July 28, 2020
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Georgetown, Guyana – (July 28, 2020) President David Granger and First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger were on Monday tested for the Novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). In an invited comment, President Granger urged Guyanese to adhere to the various precautionary measures promulgated since March 2020 to prevent the further spread of COVID-19. The President urged …

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Message of condolence on the death of former Barbados PM Owen Arthur

  • Posted: July 27, 2020
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Georgetown, Guyana (July 27, 2020): His Excellency, David Granger, President of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana is saddened at the death of former Prime Minister of Barbados, Mr. Owen Seymour Arthur. He was 70 years old. Mr. Arthur, who served as Barbados’ fifth Prime Minister for three consecutive terms from 1994 to 2008, died this …

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President Granger saddened at death of Mr. Francis Ferreira

  • Posted: July 17, 2020
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Georgetown, Guyana – (July 17, 2020) His Excellency, David Granger, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana is saddened at the death of Guyanese sculptor and artist, Mr. Francis Ferreira. Mr. Ferreira died on Monday, July 6, 2020. For more than four decades, he contributed to the Visual Arts both at home and abroad. A …

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President Granger saddened at death of Ms. Sheila Chapman

  • Posted: July 17, 2020
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Georgetown, Guyana (July 17, 2020): His Excellency, David Granger, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana is saddened at the death of founding member and past president of the Guyana Association of Women Lawyers (GAWL), Ms. Sheila Chapman. Ms. Chapman died on Monday, July 6, 2020 following a brief period of illness. She was 82 …

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President Granger offers condolences on death of Dr. George Simon, AA.

  • Posted: July 17, 2020
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Georgetown, Guyana – (July 17, 2020) His Excellency, David Granger, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana is saddened at the death of Guyanese archaeologist and artist, Dr. George Simon, AA. Dr. Simon, 73, died in Spain where he was residing on Wednesday, July 15, 2020 following a prolonged period of illness. Dr. Simon, considered …

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Gov’t regrets decision by US Department of State

  • Posted: July 15, 2020
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Georgetown, Guyana (July 15, 2020): The Executive arm of Government regrets the decision taken by the United States Department of State. The matter affecting the outcome of Guyana’s elections is still before courts, which is entirely the responsibility of the judiciary. No declaration has been made. The Executive Branch has not participated in the undermining …

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President Granger abides by the Constitution – rejects Nandlall’s wicked and spurious statement

  • Posted: July 14, 2020
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Georgetown, Guyana (July 14, 2020): The Ministry of the Presidency rejects outrightly the wicked and highly outrageous statement issued to the media by Mr. Anil Nandlall captioned, “The sanctimonious gangster on the prowl… and the clinical insanity continues…” and which accuses President David Granger of hatching a plan to remove Chairman of the Elections Commission, …

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President Ganger swears-in Brigadier Godfrey Bess as GDF Chief of Staff

  • Posted: July 02, 2020
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Georgetown, Guyana (July 1, 2020): President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Guyana, David Granger, this morning, presented Brigadier Godfrey Bess with his instrument of appointment to perform the functions of Chief of Staff of the Guyana Defence Force at a simple ceremony held in the Baridi Benab, State House. Today’s ceremony was two-fold: …

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Address of His Excellency Brigadier David Granger President of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana at the Swearing-in Ceremony of Brigadier Godfrey Bess, Chief of Staff of the Guyana Defence Force 2020.07.01

  • Posted: July 01, 2020
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Command and leadership The Command of the Guyana Defence Force is vested – especially, explicitly and exclusively –under the law, in the Chief of Staff. The Defence Act [at Section 169] empowers the President to appoint an officer to command the Defence Force where it states: The President shall appoint an officer, being a member …

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