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President Granger Charges New Mayors, Deputy Mayors to Serve Without Fear or Favour

President David Granger, Prime Minister, Moses Nagamootoo & Minister Mr. Ronald (sixth from left) and the new Mayors

Georgetown, Guyana – (April 6, 2016) President David Granger, today, charged the newly sworn-in Mayors and Deputy Mayors, who were elected at the March 18 Local Government Elections (LGEs) to put aside politics and personal vendettas and work to develop their communities, towns, regions and the country as a whole.

President Granger Meets UK Parliamentarian Here to Engage Local MPs on Democracy

President Granger is flanked by Mr. David Lammy and Ms. Dellon Adams from the Parliament Office of Guyana

Georgetown, Guyana – (March 31, 2016) President David Granger, today, received a courtesy call from Mr. David Lammy, a parliamentarian from the United Kingdom (UK), who is currently in Guyana as part of a delegation from the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) to engage local Members of Parliament (MPs) in workshops on democracy.

Government Optimistic For a Speedy Resolution of Border Issue With Venezuela – Foreign Affairs Minister

Government is optimistic that Venezuela’s challenge to Guyana’s internationally accepted territory will soon be resolved by the United Nations. Vice President and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Carl Greenidge, told the Government Information Agency that except for the normal conduit of communication via the embassies on routine matters, dialogue is taking place, “via the Secretary General of the United Nations.”

Argentina's Political Change can Influence Changes in UNASUR's Strategies

Dr. Odeen Ishmael

By a relatively slim margin, conservative opposition challenger Mauricio Macri of the Commitment to Change party won Argentina's presidential election on November 22, bringing to an end to more than a decade of leftist rule and with a promise to open up the ailing economy to investors.

Guyana Commits to Working with Indonesia to Ensure the Survival of Small States

Republic of Indonesia His Excellency, Dominicus Supratikto, presents credentials to President David Granger

Georgetown, Guyana – (October 7, 2015) President David Granger says his administration will be looking  forward to working with the Representative of Indonesia to ensure that global solutions are found for the problems of developing nations, including problems that affect the security and survival of small states.

Venezuela Rejects US Interference in Essequibo Dispute

On Tuesday, TelesurTV announced that Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro rejected declarations from the new U.S. Ambassador Perry Holloway, regarding the dispute over the Essequibo region.

According to TelesurTV President Maduro said:

Guyanese In Washington Protest at Venezuelan Embassy

Guyanese Protesting outside the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington DC

Numerous Guyanese from in and around Washington DC braved inclement weather today to protest Venezuela's claim to two-thirds of Guyana’s territory on the anniversary of the arbitrary award which settled the border between the two countries in 1899.

New U.S. Ambassador to Guyana Accredited

Ambassador to Guyana Perry Lee Holloway

Earlier today his Excellency Perry Holloway the new Ambassador of the United States of America to Guyana was accredited by His Excellency Brigadier David Granger, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana.

President Granger to Participate in Upcoming 70th Session of UN General Assembly

United Nations (UN)

Georgetown, Guyana – (September 16, 2015) Head of State David Granger will be heading a delegation to the seventieth session of the United Nations General Assembly, which has already began in New York.

Guyana, Mexico’s mutual respect for democracy, human rights celebrated

Mexico’s Ambassador, Ivan Robero Sierra Medel and wife (left), First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger and Minister Joseph Harmon

Georgetown, Guyana, September 16, 2015 – President David Granger and First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger last evening attended a reception in commemoration of the 205th anniversary of the independence of Mexico at the Marriott Hotel in Kingston. The President lauded Mexico’s support for the region through the CARICOM-Mexico cooperation programme at the function.

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