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President Ali meets key stakeholders in management of country’s business

CONTINUING along the path towards a smooth transition, President Irfaan Ali and the Transition Team met with members of the ...
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Government of Guyana Supports the United States for IDB Presidency

The Government of Guyana is pleased to support the candidacy of Mr. Mauricio Claver-Carone who has been nominated by the ...
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‘The Rule of Law intact’- Foreign Minister tells OAS

 Min. of Foreign Affairs tells OAS Guyanese remain peaceful, patient …AG assures legal recourse best solution for Guyana “LET us ...
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United Airlines Dreamliner lands in Guyana for the first time

A United Airlines Dreamliner touched down at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport on Tuesday making it the first time that ...
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Statement on the Political and Electoral Situation in Guyana

The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), in its judgment delivered on 8th July 2020, determined that the decision of the ...
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Guyana to make compelling case before ICJ

On June 30, 2020, Guyana, in a historic move, will appear before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) as it ...
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ICJ hearing is for Venezuela to adhere to an international treaty it signed on to

….Greenidge tells Town Hall meeting THE upcoming June 30 public hearing on the jurisdiction of the International Court of Justice ...
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Greenidge chairs OACPS negotiations

FOREIGN Secretary Carl Greenidge last Friday chaired the eighth meeting of the Ministerial Central Negotiating Group (CNG) of the Organisation ...
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President Granger outlines a 4 stage process for finalisation of Election results

Address by His Excellency David Granger President of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana 2020.06.06  Published: 06 June 2020 Guyanese, I ...
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President Granger’s Presentation at the High-Level Event on Financing for Development in the Era of COVID-19

Excellencies, Guyana records its appreciation to the Prime Ministers of Canada and Jamaica and the Secretary-General of the United Nations ...
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NCTF approves conditional re-entry of Guyanese stranded overseas

National COVID-19 Task Force – Friday, May 22, 2020 – The National COVID-19 Task Force (NCTF) today held a special ...
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Address of His Excellency David Granger President of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana on the occasion of Guyana’s 54th Independence Anniversary

Guyanese, We celebrate the 54th Anniversary of Independence recalling the sacrifice, suffering and struggle of our working people who struck ...
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National recount set for May 6

-Order to be gazetted on Monday —pursuing audio broadcast DPI, Guyana, Sunday, May 3, 2020 The long-awaited national recount of ...
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Guyana and China reaffirm strong bilateral ties

Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Honourable Dr. Karen Cummings, recently thanked Ambassador of The People’s Republic of China, His Excellency ...
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Arriving Passengers – Information

If you are a returning Guyanese, welcome home. If you are a visitor to Guyana, we extend to you a ...
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Joint Press Statement: Meeting between the Cooperative Republic of Guyana and the Republic of Suriname to strengthen Cooperation to combat COVID-19

Officials of Guyana and Suriname met via video conference on Monday 20 April 2020, with a view to establishing modalities ...
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Guyana COVID-19 cases move to 57

– four person in ICU, most cases recorded in Georgetown AS the world continues to battle against the Novel Coronavirus ...
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PRESS RELEASE RE: NINTH SPECIAL EMERGENCY MEETING OF THE CONFERENCE OF HEADS OF GOVERNMENT OF THE CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY, VIA VIDEOCONFERENCE, 15 APRIL 2020

Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) agreed on a way forward in the Community’s battle against the COVID-19 ...
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BRUSSELS EMBASSY CEASES ALL CASH TRANSACTIONS FOR CONSULAR SERVICES

EMBASSY ALERT 2 – CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) Further to the Embassy’s Alert dated March 13, 2020 on the scaling down of ...
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‘Elections were orderly, lawful’ says President Granger

…President Granger reminded western diplomats not the role of the executive to interfere in the work of the commission PRESIDENT ...
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Government welcomes observer missions

…regrets misunderstanding over remarks by the minister THE Government of Guyana, on Thursday, assured that it welcomes the presence of ...
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Brussels Embassy hosts Diaspora Engagement event as part of 50th Anniversary of the Republic of Guyana

Brussels, BELGIUM – Over 100 members of the Guyanese Diaspora participated in a diaspora engagement event as part of 50th ...
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President David Granger confers Guyana’s second highest national award on Prime Minister Mottley

As part of Guyana’s 50th Republic Anniversary celebrations, President David Granger on Monday conferred the country’s second-highest national award, the ...
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Guyana improves rating to 76% at recent ICAO audit

IN 2007, the rating stood at 42% and in 2016, Guyana scored 66% following an audit of the sector by ...
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Exxon in 16th strike now increasing known reserves to 8 billion barrels

…….ups estimate to 8 billion barrels in Stabroek Block EXXONMOBIL has increased its resource estimate for the Stabroek Block to ...
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Jamaica’s Chamber in Guyana seeking business expansion

WITHIN the past two years, business and consumer confidence in Jamaica have been at an all-time high and the Jamaica ...
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Guyana assumes chairmanship of G77

…PM tells group of Guyana’s push to deepen democratic norms …realise high levels of prosperity, cohesion for all citizens GUYANA ...
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Giant Liza Phase 2 project among top 15 approved worldwide for 2019 – Rystad Energy

Energy sector analysts Rystad Energy has ranked the Liza Phase 2 development at the 6.6 million acres Stabroek Block offshore ...
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Jamaica trade mission heading to CARICOM’s newest oil producer this month

A delegation of around 16 Jamaican companies will visit the South American country of Guyana this month in pursuit of ...
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Guyana recognised as top destination to visit this year

THE colloquial phrase “up top” best describes Guyana’s rise in the global tourism industry, with the country being recognised as ...
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Guyana Elected G77 Chair for 2020

Demonstrating strong support for and confidence in the Co-operative Republic of Guyana, the Group of 77 (G77) and China has ...
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ICJ to move ahead without Venezuela

…as country fails to defend claims that the court lacks jurisdiction to hear border case …President confident of Guyana getting ...
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ICJ gives Venezuela ultimatum

…country has up to November 28 to decide if it will contest border controversy court case VENEZUELA has 10 days ...
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Place greater emphasis on development of local services sector – Min. Cummings

BY FELECIA VALENZUELA ─ Trade in Services Workshop opens in Georgetown Representatives from both the public and private sectors have ...
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Brazilian investors showing interest in Guyana

By Navendra Seoraj THERE has been a marked increase in the number of Brazilian investors who are showing interest in ...
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IMF: Guyana will see economic growth of 86% for 2020

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) believes one of South America’s smallest countries is likely to see a dramatic upswing in ...
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Foreign Minister discusses ongoing cooperation and electoral assistance with US and EU top Envoys

On 21 October 2019, Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Honourable Karen Cummings, met separately with United States Ambassador to the ...
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Guyana, Qatar pledge to boost trade in oil, air services

…as non-resident ambassador accredited PRESIDENT David Granger, on Wednesday, accredited His Excellency, Ahmed Ibrahim Abdulla Al-Abdulla, Non-Resident Ambassador of the ...
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Foreign Affairs Minister says ‘all this agitation uncalled for’

…Foreign Affairs minister says statements by diplomatic community unnecessary …says Guyana does not interfere in the political affairs of other ...
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Guyana and Trinidad working to address trade issues

Export of honey to TT remains a problem THOUGH a commitment was made by Trinidad and Tobago more than one ...
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Address by His Excellency Brigadier David Granger President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana (2019.09.25)

Guyanese, The Government, since the passage of the no-confidence motion in the National Assembly on 21st December 2018, has respected ...
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Guyana requests that Venezuela border controversy be placed on UN General Assembly agenda

Guyana has requested that the United Nations Secretary-General place this country’s border controversy with Venezuela on the Agenda of the ...
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Norway releases US$50M in forest funds to Guyana

…money represents final payment Norway has agreed to pay over some US$50M of climate funds to Guyana, which authorities said ...
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Border controversy hearing set for March 2020

…ICJ to determine jurisdiction after oral arguments THE International Court of Justice (ICJ), in March 2020, will begin hearing arguments ...
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Guyana remains committed to EU in the post-Cotonou period

……..President Granger assures as he accredits new EU ambassador PRESIDENT David Granger registered Guyana’s strong commitment to the Post-Cotonou Framework ...
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New Mexican ambassador accredited

HAILING Mexico as a valued market for Guyana’s rice, President David Granger said Guyana looks forward to that country’s support ...
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Climate change is the most significant challenge to achieving sustainable development – says ACP SG

GENEVA, Sept 9, CMC – The Secretary-General of the African, Caribbean, and Pacific (ACP) Group, Dr. Patrick Gomes Monday called ...
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ACP Ambassadors pay tribute to Stefano Manservisi

At a special Committee of Ambassadors (CoA) meeting on 5 September 2019, African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) ambassadors paid tribute ...
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Guyana seeks closer ties with Chile

…President Granger identifies petroleum, mining as areas for cooperation The Government of Chile is serious about negotiating a Free Trade ...
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JetBlue’s Newest Caribbean Destination Is Guyana

JetBlue announced it is again expanding its large Latin America and Caribbean network with new nonstop service between New York’s ...
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Guyana chairs high-level UN Conference to Combat Desertification (UNCCD)

COMMISSIONER and Chief Executive Officer of the Guyana Lands and Surveys Commission (GL&SC), Trevor Benn, has been elected to chair ...
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New Indian envoy meets PM Nagamootoo

Prime Minister, Hon. Moses Nagamootoo today received a courtesy visit from His Excellency, Dr. K. J. Srinivasa, newly-accredited High Commissioner ...
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Liza Destiny arrives at Stabroek Block

DIRECTOR of the Department of Energy, Dr. Mark Bynoe, has announced that Guyana’s first oil production vessel, the Liza Destiny, ...
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Russia still to withdraw ‘military base’ statement

MINISTER of Foreign Affairs, Dr Karen Cummings has debunked the recent claims by Russia that a British military base was ...
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Govt should buy shares in Exxon – Foreign Secretary

…Greenidge suggests, says oil resource not a curse FORMER Minister of Foreign Affairs, Carl Greenidge, believes acquiring shares in Exxon ...
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Tullow strikes oil in Orinduik Block -Anticipates over 100 million barrels

By Kiana Wilburg, One of the United Kingdom’s leading exploration and production companies, Tullow Oil, has finally struck black gold ...
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Editorial – Westward Ho! Guyana calling

The conference room at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs last Friday was packed with entrepreneurs and workers anxious to hear ...
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Guyana open to establishing new partnerships – Foreign Minister Cummings

MINISTER of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Karen Cummings, on Wednesday in Colombia, emphasised that in light of the economic transformation underway ...
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New Japan Ambassador to Guyana accredited

PRESIDENT David Granger commended the over 50 years of friendly relations between Guyana and Japan, on Wednesday, at the Ministry ...
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EU and Guyana join forces to combat illegal logging and promote trade in legal timber

The EU and Guyana have concluded negotiations on a Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) on Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade ...
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Foreign Secretary attends Commonwealth foreign affairs ministers’ meeting

Foreign Secretary Carl B. Greenidge today attended the 19th Commonwealth Foreign Affairs Ministers’ Meeting in London at the organization’s headquarters ...
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Ambassador of Argentine Republic calls on Foreign Minister

Ambassador of the Argentine Republic to the Co-operative Republic of Guyana, His Excellency Dr. Felipe Alejandro Gardella  on the 11 ...
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Staff of the Embassy of Guyana to the Kingdom of Belgium join Local ‘Rum Runners’ Club to promote Guyanese Rum and Tourism

PRESS RELEASE The Ambassador and Staff of the Embassy of the Cooperative Republic to Guyana to the Kingdom of Belgium ...
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Guyana wins #1 in ‘best of ecotourism’ category at the sustainable destinations top 100 awards

Emerging destination beats out Mexico, Cambodia and the Galapagos to be named ‘World’s Best Ecotourism Destination’ BERLIN: Guyana has been ...
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Guyana to participate in several overseas forums

GOVERNMENT has given the ‘green light’ for Guyana to be part of the fourth edition of the Conference on Pharmaceutical ...
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His Excellency Hamley Case accredited Ambassador to Estonia

Guyana’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, His Excellency Frederick Hamley Case was recently accredited Non-Resident Ambassador to the Republic ...
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Statement by the Government of Guyana on the situation in Venezuela

The Government of Guyana is gravely concerned at the deepening of the political crisis in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela ...
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Guyana and Portugal discuss collaboration in Language and Culture

BRUSSELS, Belgium – On the occasion of presenting credentials to President of the Portuguese Republic His Excellency Mr. Marcelo Rebelo ...
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Estimates of the Public Sector and the Budget for the Financial Year 2019

Mr. Speaker, I rise to move the motion for the approval of the Estimates of the Public Sector and the ...
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50 years of solid friendship and cooperation between Brazil and Guyana

–collaboration in defence, health and infrastructure  Georgetown, Guyana – (February 10, 2018) This year will mark 50 years of friendship and ...
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Foreign Minister leading Guyana’s delegation to Haiti

Georgetown, Guyana – (February 24, 2018) President David Granger will not be attending the Twenty-Ninth Inter-sessional Meeting of The Conference of ...
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Guyana will uphold the principle of people before profits

‘Guyana will uphold the principle of people before profits’ –President Granger at High-Level Side Event on Combating Pollution in the ...
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Green State Development Strategy is more than just another document

–Minister Harmon at SDGs, GSDS Alignment workshop   Georgetown, Guyana – (March 15, 2018) Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon, ...
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50 years of solid friendship and cooperation between Brazil and Guyana

50 years of solid friendship and cooperation between Brazil and Guyana –collaboration in defence, health and infrastructure  Georgetown, Guyana – ...
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