Category Archives: Governance

Guyana: Second Vice President Ramjattan, eight more cabinet Ministers sworn in

Second Vice President Ramjattan, eight more cabinet Ministers sworn in

MAY 23, 2015 | BY – Govt creates special ministry in charge of passports, citizenship
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A Partnership for National Unity and Alliance for Change (APNU+AFC) yesterday (May 22), swore in nine more candidates as Ministers of Government.
During the ceremony at the Ministry of the Presidency, it was revealed that President David Granger has crafted three new Ministries – the Ministry of Governance, Ministry of Citizenship and Ministry of Business.

Those portfolios will be held by co-founder of Alliance for Change (AFC) and former House Speaker, Raphael Trotman; former Police Commissioner, Winston Felix and businessman, Dominic Gaskin.

AFC Leader, Attorney-at-Law Khemraj Ramjattan was appointed Second Vice President and Minister of Public Safety, formerly the Ministry of Home Affairs. Continue reading

Granger touts a professional public service; zero tolerance on corruption, bribery

Granger touts a professional public service

President David Granger

President David Granger

[MAY 21, 2015 | BY  ]   During a meeting yesterday, Heads of Government agencies and Permanent Secretaries were addressed by President David Granger on what will be required of them and the code of ethics to be observed and upheld under the new administration.

President Granger said that under his administration, public servants will be held to strict professionalism, transparency and integrity.
During the meeting, which was held at the Arthur Chung Convention Centre, formerly the Guyana International Conference Centre, the President stressed the need for public servants to understand their role as servants to all citizens of Guyana.  Continue reading

David Granger: Portrait of a Leader ; Addressing supporters 14 May ; Swearing in Ceremony 16 May 2015 – 3 videos

David Granger: Portrait of a Leader

Published on Apr 22, 2015

A short documentary (30 min.) which takes an intimate look at Guyana’s next President.
This is a first installment. A full-length documentary is planned for the near future.

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GUYANA: LIST OF CABINET MINISTERS – 20 May 2015

GUYANA: LIST OF CABINET MINISTERS

GUYANA - CABINET MEMBERS - MAY 2015

GUYANA – CABINET MEMBERS – MAY 2015

President David A Granger this afternoon (20 May 2015) at the Presidential Complex ( renamed Ministry of the Presidency), swore in several Members of the Cabinet of the APNU+AFC government.

  • Moses Nagamootoo, Prime Minister and First vice-President,
  • Minister of State Joe Harmon,
  • Basil Williams, Attorney General,
  • Khemraj Ramjattan, Minister of National Security (still to be sworn in),
  • Winston Jordan, Minister of Finance,
  • Carl Greenidge, Minister of Foreign Affairs,
  • Dr Rupert Roopnaraine, Minister of Education,
  • Nicolette Henry, Minister within the Ministry of Education,   Continue reading

Guyana: Capitol TV News Videos – 19 May 2015

Capitol TV logoGuyana: Capitol TV News Videos –  19 May 2015

  • Relatives identify bodies in mines disaster
  • Poor mining practices caused mines disaster
  • Georgetown getting back to normal
  • Granger speaks of plans for inclusionary governance
  • “Ghost workers” at government agencies being identified
  • Outrage at Ramotar’s pardoning of child killer
  • Grand celebrations planned for Independence Day
  • Sports

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President Granger assures Indo – Guyanese of inclusivity

President Granger assures Indo – Guyanese of inclusivity

May 19, 2015 6:17 am   –  By Tracey Khan – Drakes

President David Granger

President David Granger

 [www.inewsguyana.com] –President David Granger has made it clear that the new APNU+AFC administration does not support the race baiting philosophy, which he says is being promoted by another political party to score cheap political points.

Responding to reports that the racial divide has intensified during and post elections, particularly on social media, the President noted that his administration is built on “national unity and inclusionary governance”, pointing out that his mission is to promote and work to achieve racial harmony in GuyanaContinue reading

Guyana: Office of the President to be renamed; Harmon will be Minister of State

Office of the President to be renamed; Harmon will be Minister of State

  • Monday, 18 May 2015 21:33 – Written by 

Photo: President David Granger meeting staff of the Presidential SecretariatPresident David Granger meeting staff of the Presidential Secretariat

Granger told staffers at the Presidential Complex of his intentions when he met with them.

He stated that the new ministry will be headed by Lt. Col. Rt. Joseph Harmon, and explained that when Harmon enters the National Assembly, he will be designated the Minister of State, so he will be head, or the minister in charge of the Ministry of the Presidency.  Continue reading

GUYANA: RECENT NEWS – 18 May 2015

GUYANA: RECENT NEWS – 18 May 2015

Parliament Building - Georgetown Guyana

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Swearing in of President David Granger – Capitol TV News video

SPECIAL REPORT: Swearing in of President David Granger

By Capitol TV News – Guyana

Guyana News: Demerara Waves – 16 May 2015

Guyana News: Demerara Waves – 16 May 2015

  1. US, Britain offer to help build inclusive governance; private sector wants pro-business agenda
  2. PPPC going to court to challenge election results
  3. Transition team set up for handover- President David Granger
  4. Seelall Persaud will remain Police Commissioner
  5. Greenidge tipped to become Foreign Minister
  6. Budget preparation, streamlining of revenues high on agenda
  7. Employment of contract workers to be reviewed

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