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  • Photo of Prime Minister Rowley and President Granger Sign Energy MOU

    Prime Minister Rowley and President Granger Sign Energy MOU

    (Office of the Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago) Prime Minister Dr the Honourable Keith Rowley and President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana His Excellency Brigadier David Granger signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Energy Sector Cooperation today Wednesday 19 September, 2018 (at State House, Georgetown, Guyana). Prime Minister Rowley said today represents a documentation of his country’s commitment…

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  • Photo of Outgoing CARICOM Chairman makes impassioned plea for closer unity

    Outgoing CARICOM Chairman makes impassioned plea for closer unity

    “The Community, challenged by the constantly changing international situation, must redouble its efforts to ensure a more safe society for its citizens, more stable economies for its countries, deeper solidarity and a more secure hemisphere.” This impassioned plea for closer unity within CARICOM was issued by outgoing Chairman, His Excellency David Granger, President of Guyana, in his address to the opening of the Thirty-Eighth…

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  • Photo of ‘Every citizen of this Community must count’ – President David Granger

    ‘Every citizen of this Community must count’ – President David Granger

    The Twenty-Eighth Intersessional Meeting of CARICOM Heads of Government concluded a short while ago. I am very pleased to report that we had two successful days of discussions and decisions on issues that are important to moving the Community towards its objectives. During the course of our discussions, the Conference of Heads of Government reflected on the importance of the…

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  • Photo of Expedite full implementation of CSME – CARICOM Chairman

    Expedite full implementation of CSME – CARICOM Chairman

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) must expedite the full implementation of the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME). This was the charge President of Guyana, His Excellency David Granger, issued to Heads of Government and delegates at the opening of the Twenty-Eighth Intersessional Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of CARICOM in Georgetown Guyana on Thursday morning. “Economic cooperation…

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  • Photo of The Spirit of Chaguaramas

    The Spirit of Chaguaramas

    Address of His Excellency Brigadier David Granger President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana  to the Twenty-eighth Inter-Sessional Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community The four founding fathers – Barbados’s Errol Barrow, Guyana’s Forbes Burnham, Jamaica’s Michael Manley and Trinidad and Tobago’s Eric Williams – who brought forth the Caribbean Community forty-four years ago,…

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  • Photo of Guyana’s farmers can contribute to regional food security – President David Granger

    Guyana’s farmers can contribute to regional food security – President David Granger

    By HE David A Granger MSS The world is likely to face a food crisis by 2050 unless agricultural production increases. The Food and Agricultural Organization estimates that there will be an additional two billion mouths to feed in the world within the next thirty-five years. The growth of the world’s population along with increased urbanization is expected to increase…

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  • Photo of Door to ‘green’ economy open to CARICOM member states -President David Granger

    Door to ‘green’ economy open to CARICOM member states -President David Granger

    Marrakech, Morocco – (November 16, 2016) The ‘green’ state development agenda, which is being advanced by the Government of Guyana, presents opportunities for Caribbean Community (CARICOM) member states to invest in eco-tourism and climate resilient agriculture and access opportunities for education and research in bio-diversity. This view was, today, advanced by President David Granger, during a meeting with Secretary-General of…

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  • Photo of President Granger co-chairs special meeting between CARICOM Heads, UN SG

    President Granger co-chairs special meeting between CARICOM Heads, UN SG

    Georgetown, Guyana – Ministry of the Presidency (September 23, 2016) – President David Granger, today, co-chaired a special meeting in New York, which was convened at the request of United Nations (UN) Secretary-General, Mr. Ban Ki-moon with the aim of engaging Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Heads of States on issues affecting countries in the Region and to bid farewell to them…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Heads committed to smooth functioning of CSME – President Granger

    CARICOM Heads committed to smooth functioning of CSME – President Granger

    Georgetown, Guyana – (July 5, 2016) President David Granger said that CARICOM heads are committed to removing the obstacles to the smooth functioning of the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME) and other mechanisms of the Community. The President made these remarks in a brief comment to the media before going into caucus with his regional counterparts at the Pegasus…

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  • Photo of Feature: Sandra Granger: Guyana’s First Lady, integrationist

    Feature: Sandra Granger: Guyana’s First Lady, integrationist

    Mrs Sandra Granger is now part of the collective imagination of most Guyanese as the First Lady of Guyana, but it is a position she never conceived she would occupy. Nevertheless, it fits the former staff member of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat quite congenially. The CARICOM Secretariat recently sat down for an interview with her on the occasion of…

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