David Granger

Last updated on 2017-10-25T12:07+0300.

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David Granger said : “We are in a very abnormal period of Guyana’s history and the Commissioner of Police was required to supervise a special operation to ensure there was no disturbance of the peace, [that] there was no disorder during the elections period and that is the reason why he is still at his post,” External link

stabroeknews Friday, July 3, 2020 9:18:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “I have no record of any concerns being expressed” External link

kaieteurnewsonline Friday, July 3, 2020 7:32:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “I don’t have any comments on what the former Minister said, I have comments on what active members say” External link

kaieteurnewsonline Friday, July 3, 2020 7:32:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “We have done everything possible to return the industry to normalcy and even profitability…we will continue to help and not send anybody home…we want an efficient sugar industry which can produce sugar at competitive prices,” External link

guyanachronicle Thursday, July 2, 2020 9:15:00 AM EAT

David Granger told ( about Commission ) : “I cannot claim victory, which I have not done and I cannot concede to defeat; which I have not done, unless I am notified formally by the Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission what the results of the elections …have been,” External link

stabroeknews Thursday, July 2, 2020 9:14:00 AM EAT

David Granger told ( about Mia Mottley ) : “Nobody has won, nobody has lost; I will not criticise Prime Minister [Mia] Mottley,” External link

guyanachronicle Tuesday, June 30, 2020 8:47:00 AM EAT

David Granger said ( about Claudette Singh ) : “Some observers feel it’s just recounting, but it has to be validated, followed by a report. It’s premature for any declaration before the three stages are completed. No declaration has been made. This is 119 days, 17 weeks exactly from the time of participating in the general elections. The sequence is logical – no rules have been broken,” “I don’t want to advise my [CARICOM] colleagues – all five of them were here. I will just ask that they wait on the chairman [of GECOM] and ask them to have patience. Only the chairman [retired Justice Claudette Singh] can make a declaration. She has enormous powers, and I’m satisfied with her ability. I’m confident GECOM will be able to complete its work and make a declaration,” External link

guyanachronicle Tuesday, June 30, 2020 8:47:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “Training will be intensified at all levels during the next ten years. Your personal education and expertise are essential to improving your leadership and stewardship. All of you will be provided with opportunities to upgrade your qualifications and skills. Emphasis will be placed on improving expertise in the technical corps – Air Corps, Coast Guard, Engineer Corps, Intelligence Corps and the Signal Corps – deployment of paratroops and the employment of artillery,” External link

stabroeknews Thursday, June 25, 2020 9:35:00 AM EAT

David Granger explained : “I think under the circumstances he did what he was empowered to do under the law, what he is capable to do with the resources,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, June 25, 2020 12:14:00 AM EAT

David Granger added : “These have been the real factors that have delayed the elections and I believe that when Justice Singh got there in July 2019, she did what was feasible to have elections in the earliest possible time… Because of the groundwork which had been laid by Mr. Lowenfield and the other officials in the election commission, in the secretariat we were able to have the elections on March 2.,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, June 25, 2020 12:14:00 AM EAT

David Granger said ( about Keith Lowenfield ) : “Reminding that it was agreed by all parties that March 2 was the earliest possible date to hold the elections the president made clear that Mr. Lowenfield is not to be blamed for that, I wouldn’t ask for his resignation and I wouldn’t even expect him to offer it,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, June 25, 2020 12:14:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “We have done everything possible to return the industry to normalcy and even profitability…we will continue to help and not send anybody home…we want an efficient sugar industry which can produce sugar at competitive prices,” External link

guyanachronicle Sunday, June 21, 2020 9:48:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “Everyone is aware of numerous reports of irregularities including unstamped ballots, deceased and migrant voters and missing poll books. Those irregularities appear to have been committed intentionally, not accidentally, and demonstrate a pattern of manipulation of the electoral process,” External link

kaieteurnewsonline Thursday, June 18, 2020 10:32:00 PM EAT

David Granger said : “As the Ministry of Finance announced, we have made arrangements for money to be available this week…this is considered as bridging finance,” External link

guyanachronicle Tuesday, June 16, 2020 9:36:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “We have done everything possible to return the industry to normalcy and even profitability…we will continue to help and not send anybody home…we want an efficient sugar industry which can produce sugar at competitive prices,” External link

guyanachronicle Tuesday, June 16, 2020 9:36:00 AM EAT

David Granger told : “I think they can very well say that we cannot make a declaration, because the information indicates that the process has been badly flawed,” External link

guyanachronicle Monday, June 15, 2020 10:06:00 AM EAT

David Granger told : “I’m aware that the technique that was employed by the Opposition has been what is called ‘flaking off’. They don’t try to have grand larceny; when you calculate 2,339 [ballot boxes], they just want to flake off 15 there, flake off 20 here, flake off 50 there,” External link

guyanachronicle Monday, June 15, 2020 10:06:00 AM EAT

David Granger added : “These have been the real factors that have delayed the elections and I believe that when Justice Singh got there in July 2019, she did what was feasible to have elections in the earliest possible time… Because of the groundwork which had been laid by Mr Lowenfield and the other officials in the election commission, in the secretariat we were able to have the elections on March 2.,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, June 15, 2020 2:55:00 AM EAT

David Granger said ( about Keith Lowenfield ) : “Reminding that it was agreed by all parties that March 2 was the earliest possible date to hold the elections the president made clear that Mr Lowenfield is not to be blamed for that, I wouldn't’t ask for his resignation and I wouldn't’t even expect him to offer it,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, June 15, 2020 2:55:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “Whatever it takes, the people of Guyana must benefit from the outcome of the process,” External link

antiguaobserver Sunday, June 14, 2020 3:34:00 PM EAT

David Granger said : “Let us wait on the elections commission,” External link

stabroeknews Saturday, June 13, 2020 9:20:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “the opposition is disseminating a narrative that is no more than a falsification of reality” External link

stabroeknews Wednesday, June 10, 2020 9:27:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “Everyone is aware of numerous reports of irregularities including unstamped ballots, deceased and migrant voters and missing poll books. Those irregularities appear to have been committed intentionally, not accidentally, and demonstrate a pattern of manipulation of the electoral process” External link

stabroeknews Monday, June 8, 2020 9:16:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “Everyone is aware of numerous reports of irregularities including un-stamped ballots, deceased and migrant voters and missing poll books. Those irregularities appear to have been committed intentionally, not accidentally, and demonstrate a pattern of manipulation of the electoral process,” External link

stabroeknews Sunday, June 7, 2020 9:39:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “The PNC/R, together with its political and civil partners, remains committed to the multi-party coalition, bound together by the Cummingsburg Accord to constructive dialogue with the political parliamentary opposition, and with civil society to strengthen the practice of ‘inclusionary democracy’; to the ideals of coalition politics, and to the broader aspiration of national unity; to perfecting our incipient system of shared governance, in the belief that the coalition parties are better together than apart,” External link

guyanachronicle Saturday, June 6, 2020 10:18:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “The politics process is what it is,” External link

kaieteurnewsonline Thursday, May 28, 2020 8:06:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “Maybe sometime in the future, there could be a reexamination of the process and maybe a modification of the process if it is found to be inadequate…I don’t want to go too much into that, it is a subject for constitutional reform” External link

kaieteurnewsonline Thursday, May 28, 2020 8:06:00 AM EAT

David Granger told ( about Rupert Roopnaraine ) : “The formula, as has been laid out by my colleague Rupert Roopnaraine,” External link

kaieteurnewsonline Thursday, May 28, 2020 8:06:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “We are going to reform the constitution,” External link

kaieteurnewsonline Thursday, May 28, 2020 8:06:00 AM EAT

David Granger said ( about Commission ) : “I urge you, also, to await the declaration of the results of the General and Regional Elections which were held on 2nd March. The Elections Commission, which is the sole authority charged with administering the elections in accordance with our Constitution, has responded in an orderly and lawful manner to the challenges which have arisen” External link

stabroeknews Wednesday, May 27, 2020 9:54:00 AM EAT

David Granger asked : “whether he would recognize and accept the results of the Recount” External link

stabroeknews Monday, May 25, 2020 9:19:00 AM EAT

David Granger said ( about Commission ) : “I have made it clear that my government will continue to abide by the Constitution. It will respect the rulings of the Court; it will await the declarations of the Elections Commission, and most recently, particularly after the elections, we will rely on the role of the Caribbean Community in the recount process,” External link

guyanachronicle Wednesday, May 20, 2020 8:10:00 AM EAT

David Granger told : “As President of Guyana and leader of the government, it is my policy that any declaration coming from the chairman of GECOM will be accepted by the Government of Guyana. I speak for the Government of Guyana,” External link

stabroeknews Monday, May 18, 2020 9:31:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “Guyana joins the world in celebrating International Nurses Day on 12th May, 2020. Guyana is proud of its legacy of nursing. It established a Nurses Association in British Guiana ninety-two years ago in June 1928, the first English-speaking Caribbean country to do so. Guyana, today, like scores of countries around the world, has been affected by the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19). This pandemic has highlighted the nurses’ essential role in the national campaign to overcome this dreaded disease,” External link

guyanachronicle Tuesday, May 12, 2020 9:30:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “Guyanese nurses provide critical care in the rural, hinterland and remote parts of our country. They might be required to travel long distances on foot, by all-terrain vehicle or bus by road, or in boats by river, or by light aircraft, to provide care to the sick or injured. Their service in our homes, hospitals and communities – from birth to death – is well known. Their commitment to life-saving efforts even at personal sacrifice at this time is commendable,” External link

guyanachronicle Tuesday, May 12, 2020 9:30:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “I ask you… to think tenderly of our public health professionals and service providers; that is to say, our doctors, nurses, respiratory therapists and all other supporting staff, medical and non-medical, who are providing the required care for those in distress,” External link

guyanachronicle Monday, May 11, 2020 9:28:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “I ask you… to think tenderly of our public health professionals and service providers; that is to say, our doctors, nurses, respiratory therapists and all other supporting staff, medical and non-medical, who are providing the required care for those in distress,” External link

guyanachronicle Sunday, May 10, 2020 10:30:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “I ask you… to think tenderly of our public health professionals and service providers; that is to say, our doctors, nurses, respiratory therapists and all other supporting staff, medical and non-medical, who are providing the required care for those in distress,” External link

guyanachronicle Saturday, May 9, 2020 9:40:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “I ask you… to think tenderly of our public health professionals and service providers; that is to say, our doctors, nurses, respiratory therapists and all other supporting staff, medical and non-medical, who are providing the required care for those in distress,” External link

guyanachronicle Tuesday, May 5, 2020 8:10:00 AM EAT

David Granger insisted : “nothing should be done, or appears to be done, that could delay the start of the recount process” External link

guyanachronicle Friday, May 1, 2020 5:12:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “I ask you… to think tenderly of our public health professionals and service providers; that is to say, our doctors, nurses, respiratory therapists and all other supporting staff, medical and non-medical, who are providing the required care for those in distress,” External link

guyanachronicle Thursday, April 30, 2020 8:47:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “I ask you… to think tenderly of our public health professionals and service providers; that is to say, our doctors, nurses, respiratory therapists and all other supporting staff, medical and non-medical, who are providing the required care for those in distress,” External link

guyanachronicle Wednesday, April 29, 2020 9:14:00 AM EAT

David Granger insisted : “nothing should be done, or appears to be done, that could delay the start of the recount process” External link

guyanachronicle Tuesday, April 28, 2020 8:40:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “I ask you… to think tenderly of our public health professionals and service providers; that is to say, our doctors, nurses, respiratory therapists and all other supporting staff, medical and non-medical, who are providing the required care for those in distress,” External link

guyanachronicle Monday, April 27, 2020 9:06:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “I ask you… to think tenderly of our public health professionals and service providers; that is to say, our doctors, nurses, respiratory therapists and all other supporting staff, medical and non-medical, who are providing the required care for those in distress,” External link

guyanachronicle Friday, April 24, 2020 10:02:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “I ask you… to think tenderly of our public health professionals and service providers; that is to say, our doctors, nurses, respiratory therapists and all other supporting staff, medical and non-medical, who are providing the required care for those in distress,” External link

guyanachronicle Wednesday, April 22, 2020 9:04:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “I ask you… to think tenderly of our public health professionals and service providers; that is to say, our doctors, nurses, respiratory therapists and all other supporting staff, medical and non-medical, who are providing the required care for those in distress,” External link

guyanachronicle Tuesday, April 21, 2020 10:05:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “I ask you… to think tenderly of our public health professionals and service providers; that is to say, our doctors, nurses, respiratory therapists and all other supporting staff, medical and non-medical, who are providing the required care for those in distress,” External link

guyanachronicle Monday, April 20, 2020 7:45:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “I ask you… to think tenderly of our public health professionals and service providers; that is to say, our doctors, nurses, respiratory therapists and all other supporting staff , medical and non-medical, who are providing the required care for those in distress,” External link

guyanachronicle Sunday, April 19, 2020 10:21:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “I ask you… to think tenderly of our public health professionals and service providers; that is to say, our doctors, nurses, respiratory therapists and all other supporting staff , medical and non-medical, who are providing the required care for those in distress,” External link

guyanachronicle Saturday, April 18, 2020 9:02:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “I am happy to learn of the recovery of those eight persons and I wish the others a speedy recovery,” External link

kaieteurnewsonline Tuesday, April 14, 2020 7:31:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “I am happy that many individuals, institutions, religious organisations and business enterprises, of their own accord, have initiated action to protect citizens and prevent the spread of this disease,” External link

guyanachronicle Saturday, April 4, 2020 8:52:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “This is as it should be; fighting the pandemic requires the continuous, collective action of all citizens and the entire country” External link

guyanachronicle Saturday, April 4, 2020 8:52:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “Guyanese, I urge you to continue to support all medical professionals: doctors, nurses, and other caregivers. I urge you also to practise social distancing in public places and to avoid crowds, ceremonies, including funerals, and large gatherings,” External link

guyanachronicle Saturday, April 4, 2020 8:52:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “I am happy that many individuals, institutions, religious organisations and business enterprises, of their own accord, have initiated action to protect citizens and prevent the spread of this disease,” External link

guyanachronicle Friday, April 3, 2020 9:23:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “This is as it should be; fighting the pandemic requires the continuous, collective action of all citizens and the entire country” External link

guyanachronicle Friday, April 3, 2020 9:23:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “I iterate the need for all citizens, in all parts of the country, to adopt the many advisories that have been issued by the Ministry of Public Health and the National Task Force,” External link

guyanachronicle Friday, April 3, 2020 9:23:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “It is now clear that several other measures must be put in place to keep the public safe. The ‘National Response’ to the Coronavirus 2019 has been crafted and a draft has been disseminated,” External link

guyanachronicle Friday, April 3, 2020 9:23:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “Guyanese, I urge you to continue to support all medical professionals: doctors, nurses, and other caregivers. I urge you also to practise social distancing in public places and to avoid crowds, ceremonies including funerals and large gatherings,” External link

guyanachronicle Thursday, April 2, 2020 8:30:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “Guyanese, I urge you to continue to support all medical professionals: doctors, nurses, and other caregivers. I urge you also to practise social distancing in public places and to avoid crowds, ceremonies, including funerals, and large gatherings,” External link

guyanachronicle Thursday, April 2, 2020 8:30:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “Guyanese, I urge you to continue to support all medical professionals: doctors, nurses, and other caregivers. I urge you also to practise social distancing in public places and to avoid crowds, ceremonies including funerals and large gatherings,” External link

guyanachronicle Wednesday, April 1, 2020 9:03:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “Guyanese, I urge you to continue to support all medical professionals: doctors, nurses, and other caregivers. I urge you also to practise social distancing in public places and to avoid crowds, ceremonies including funerals and large gatherings,” External link

guyanachronicle Tuesday, March 31, 2020 8:15:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “I urge also that persons remain calm and implement all guidelines relating to personal hygiene and infection prevention and control,” External link

stabroeknews Sunday, March 29, 2020 9:31:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “All government agencies and local government authorities are urged to render assistance and cooperation to undertake critical, urgent and appropriate response and measures in a timely manner to curtail and eliminate the COVID-19 threat,” External link

guyanachronicle Saturday, March 28, 2020 8:12:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “All government agencies and local government authorities are urged to render assistance and cooperation to undertake critical, urgent and appropriate response and measures in a timely manner to curtail and eliminate the COVID-19 threat,” External link

guyanachronicle Thursday, March 26, 2020 7:42:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “All government agencies and local government authorities are urged to render assistance and cooperation to undertake critical, urgent and appropriate response and measures in a timely manner to curtail and eliminate the COVID-19 threat,” External link

guyanachronicle Wednesday, March 25, 2020 3:27:00 PM EAT

David Granger urging : “deep concern over credible allegations of electoral fraud” External link

stabroeknews Monday, March 23, 2020 9:44:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “I was saddened to learn, today (Saturday), of the destruction of private property and of attacks on innocent citizens on March 20, 2020 in Bush Lot Village in the Mahaica-Berbice, Region Five. I condemn these hateful acts of hostility aimed at terrorizing innocent citizens and instigating discord,” External link

guyanachronicle Sunday, March 22, 2020 8:28:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “I urge the law enforcement agencies to act swiftly to ensure the safety of citizens and to bring perpetrators to justice. The Guyana Police Force must ensure that law and order prevails in the interest of the protection of citizens and the state” External link

guyanachronicle Sunday, March 22, 2020 8:28:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “I extend my sympathy to the children and police officers who have been injured and to the family which lost its property in the apparent arson at Bush Lot Village. I express my condolences to the family of the person who was shot in the fracas. I condemn the violence and criminal acts that have occurred since March 02, 2020,” External link

guyanachronicle Sunday, March 22, 2020 8:28:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “The elections commission has the sole authority for the conduct of general and regional elections and must be allowed to function independent of political interference, instruction and influence,” External link

guyanachronicle Sunday, March 22, 2020 8:28:00 AM EAT

David Granger said ( about Commission ) : “I urge all citizens to be calm and patient as we await the ruling of the Supreme Court and the final declaration of results by the Elections Commission,” External link

stabroeknews Saturday, March 21, 2020 9:29:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “All government agencies and local government authorities are urged to render assistance and cooperation to undertake critical, urgent and appropriate response and measures in a timely manner to curtail and eliminate the COVID-19 threat,” External link

guyanachronicle Friday, March 20, 2020 8:53:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “Screening remains in place for those persons arriving from high-risk countries. Seven countries – Jamaica, The Dominican Republic, Brazil, French Guiana, Panama, St. Vincent and the United States of America – have been added to the list of eight (People’s Republic of China, Italy, South Korea, Singapore, Japan, Thailand, Malaysia and Iran) that was previously made public,” External link

guyanachronicle Saturday, March 14, 2020 11:14:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “I use this opportunity to appeal to the public to remain calm and to implement all the advisories relating to personal hygiene, social distancing and overall infection prevention and control. The Government of Guyana will continue to keep the public informed as we manage this public health challenge” External link

guyanachronicle Saturday, March 14, 2020 11:14:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “Screening remains in place for those persons arriving from high-risk countries. Seven countries – Jamaica, Dominican Republic, Brazil, French Guiana, Panama, St. Vincent and the United States of America – have been added to the list of eight (People’s Republic of China, Italy, South Korea, Singapore, Japan, Thailand, Malaysia and Iran) that was previously made public,” External link

guyanachronicle Friday, March 13, 2020 8:37:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “I use this opportunity to appeal to the public to remain calm and to implement all the advisories relating to personal hygiene, social distancing and overall infection prevention and control. The Government of Guyana will continue to keep the public informed as we manage this public health challenge” External link

guyanachronicle Friday, March 13, 2020 8:37:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “Screening remains in place for those persons arriving from high-risk countries. Seven countries – Jamaica, Dominican Republic, Brazil, French Guiana, Panama, St. Vincent and the United States of America – have been added to the list of eight (People’s Republic of China, Italy, South Korea, Singapore, Japan, Thailand, Malaysia and Iran) that was previously made public,” External link

guyanachronicle Thursday, March 12, 2020 8:59:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “I use this opportunity to appeal to the public to remain calm and to implement all the advisories relating to personal hygiene, social distancing and overall infection prevention and control. The Government of Guyana will continue to keep the public informed as we manage this public health challenge” External link

guyanachronicle Thursday, March 12, 2020 8:59:00 AM EAT

David Granger asserted ( about Commission ) : “I assure the nation that, at all times, I have acted in accordance with the Constitution and Laws of Guyana. After the elections on March 2nd, the nation awaited the declaration of the results by the Elections Commission after completing its work” External link

guyanachronicle Thursday, March 12, 2020 8:59:00 AM EAT



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David Granger

Last updated on 2017-10-25T12:07+0300.

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David Granger said : “We are in a very abnormal period of Guyana’s history and the Commissioner of Police was required to supervise a special operation to ensure there was no disturbance of the peace, [that] there was no disorder during the elections period and that is the reason why he is still at his post,” External link

stabroeknews Friday, July 3, 2020 9:18:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “I have no record of any concerns being expressed” External link

kaieteurnewsonline Friday, July 3, 2020 7:32:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “I don’t have any comments on what the former Minister said, I have comments on what active members say” External link

kaieteurnewsonline Friday, July 3, 2020 7:32:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “We have done everything possible to return the industry to normalcy and even profitability…we will continue to help and not send anybody home…we want an efficient sugar industry which can produce sugar at competitive prices,” External link

guyanachronicle Thursday, July 2, 2020 9:15:00 AM EAT

David Granger told ( about Commission ) : “I cannot claim victory, which I have not done and I cannot concede to defeat; which I have not done, unless I am notified formally by the Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission what the results of the elections …have been,” External link

stabroeknews Thursday, July 2, 2020 9:14:00 AM EAT

David Granger told ( about Mia Mottley ) : “Nobody has won, nobody has lost; I will not criticise Prime Minister [Mia] Mottley,” External link

guyanachronicle Tuesday, June 30, 2020 8:47:00 AM EAT

David Granger said ( about Claudette Singh ) : “Some observers feel it’s just recounting, but it has to be validated, followed by a report. It’s premature for any declaration before the three stages are completed. No declaration has been made. This is 119 days, 17 weeks exactly from the time of participating in the general elections. The sequence is logical – no rules have been broken,” “I don’t want to advise my [CARICOM] colleagues – all five of them were here. I will just ask that they wait on the chairman [of GECOM] and ask them to have patience. Only the chairman [retired Justice Claudette Singh] can make a declaration. She has enormous powers, and I’m satisfied with her ability. I’m confident GECOM will be able to complete its work and make a declaration,” External link

guyanachronicle Tuesday, June 30, 2020 8:47:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “Training will be intensified at all levels during the next ten years. Your personal education and expertise are essential to improving your leadership and stewardship. All of you will be provided with opportunities to upgrade your qualifications and skills. Emphasis will be placed on improving expertise in the technical corps – Air Corps, Coast Guard, Engineer Corps, Intelligence Corps and the Signal Corps – deployment of paratroops and the employment of artillery,” External link

stabroeknews Thursday, June 25, 2020 9:35:00 AM EAT

David Granger explained : “I think under the circumstances he did what he was empowered to do under the law, what he is capable to do with the resources,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, June 25, 2020 12:14:00 AM EAT

David Granger added : “These have been the real factors that have delayed the elections and I believe that when Justice Singh got there in July 2019, she did what was feasible to have elections in the earliest possible time… Because of the groundwork which had been laid by Mr. Lowenfield and the other officials in the election commission, in the secretariat we were able to have the elections on March 2.,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, June 25, 2020 12:14:00 AM EAT

David Granger said ( about Keith Lowenfield ) : “Reminding that it was agreed by all parties that March 2 was the earliest possible date to hold the elections the president made clear that Mr. Lowenfield is not to be blamed for that, I wouldn’t ask for his resignation and I wouldn’t even expect him to offer it,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, June 25, 2020 12:14:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “We have done everything possible to return the industry to normalcy and even profitability…we will continue to help and not send anybody home…we want an efficient sugar industry which can produce sugar at competitive prices,” External link

guyanachronicle Sunday, June 21, 2020 9:48:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “Everyone is aware of numerous reports of irregularities including unstamped ballots, deceased and migrant voters and missing poll books. Those irregularities appear to have been committed intentionally, not accidentally, and demonstrate a pattern of manipulation of the electoral process,” External link

kaieteurnewsonline Thursday, June 18, 2020 10:32:00 PM EAT

David Granger said : “As the Ministry of Finance announced, we have made arrangements for money to be available this week…this is considered as bridging finance,” External link

guyanachronicle Tuesday, June 16, 2020 9:36:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “We have done everything possible to return the industry to normalcy and even profitability…we will continue to help and not send anybody home…we want an efficient sugar industry which can produce sugar at competitive prices,” External link

guyanachronicle Tuesday, June 16, 2020 9:36:00 AM EAT

David Granger told : “I think they can very well say that we cannot make a declaration, because the information indicates that the process has been badly flawed,” External link

guyanachronicle Monday, June 15, 2020 10:06:00 AM EAT

David Granger told : “I’m aware that the technique that was employed by the Opposition has been what is called ‘flaking off’. They don’t try to have grand larceny; when you calculate 2,339 [ballot boxes], they just want to flake off 15 there, flake off 20 here, flake off 50 there,” External link

guyanachronicle Monday, June 15, 2020 10:06:00 AM EAT

David Granger added : “These have been the real factors that have delayed the elections and I believe that when Justice Singh got there in July 2019, she did what was feasible to have elections in the earliest possible time… Because of the groundwork which had been laid by Mr Lowenfield and the other officials in the election commission, in the secretariat we were able to have the elections on March 2.,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, June 15, 2020 2:55:00 AM EAT

David Granger said ( about Keith Lowenfield ) : “Reminding that it was agreed by all parties that March 2 was the earliest possible date to hold the elections the president made clear that Mr Lowenfield is not to be blamed for that, I wouldn't’t ask for his resignation and I wouldn't’t even expect him to offer it,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, June 15, 2020 2:55:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “Whatever it takes, the people of Guyana must benefit from the outcome of the process,” External link

antiguaobserver Sunday, June 14, 2020 3:34:00 PM EAT

David Granger said : “Let us wait on the elections commission,” External link

stabroeknews Saturday, June 13, 2020 9:20:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “the opposition is disseminating a narrative that is no more than a falsification of reality” External link

stabroeknews Wednesday, June 10, 2020 9:27:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “Everyone is aware of numerous reports of irregularities including unstamped ballots, deceased and migrant voters and missing poll books. Those irregularities appear to have been committed intentionally, not accidentally, and demonstrate a pattern of manipulation of the electoral process” External link

stabroeknews Monday, June 8, 2020 9:16:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “Everyone is aware of numerous reports of irregularities including un-stamped ballots, deceased and migrant voters and missing poll books. Those irregularities appear to have been committed intentionally, not accidentally, and demonstrate a pattern of manipulation of the electoral process,” External link

stabroeknews Sunday, June 7, 2020 9:39:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “The PNC/R, together with its political and civil partners, remains committed to the multi-party coalition, bound together by the Cummingsburg Accord to constructive dialogue with the political parliamentary opposition, and with civil society to strengthen the practice of ‘inclusionary democracy’; to the ideals of coalition politics, and to the broader aspiration of national unity; to perfecting our incipient system of shared governance, in the belief that the coalition parties are better together than apart,” External link

guyanachronicle Saturday, June 6, 2020 10:18:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “The politics process is what it is,” External link

kaieteurnewsonline Thursday, May 28, 2020 8:06:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “Maybe sometime in the future, there could be a reexamination of the process and maybe a modification of the process if it is found to be inadequate…I don’t want to go too much into that, it is a subject for constitutional reform” External link

kaieteurnewsonline Thursday, May 28, 2020 8:06:00 AM EAT

David Granger told ( about Rupert Roopnaraine ) : “The formula, as has been laid out by my colleague Rupert Roopnaraine,” External link

kaieteurnewsonline Thursday, May 28, 2020 8:06:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “We are going to reform the constitution,” External link

kaieteurnewsonline Thursday, May 28, 2020 8:06:00 AM EAT

David Granger said ( about Commission ) : “I urge you, also, to await the declaration of the results of the General and Regional Elections which were held on 2nd March. The Elections Commission, which is the sole authority charged with administering the elections in accordance with our Constitution, has responded in an orderly and lawful manner to the challenges which have arisen” External link

stabroeknews Wednesday, May 27, 2020 9:54:00 AM EAT

David Granger asked : “whether he would recognize and accept the results of the Recount” External link

stabroeknews Monday, May 25, 2020 9:19:00 AM EAT

David Granger said ( about Commission ) : “I have made it clear that my government will continue to abide by the Constitution. It will respect the rulings of the Court; it will await the declarations of the Elections Commission, and most recently, particularly after the elections, we will rely on the role of the Caribbean Community in the recount process,” External link

guyanachronicle Wednesday, May 20, 2020 8:10:00 AM EAT

David Granger told : “As President of Guyana and leader of the government, it is my policy that any declaration coming from the chairman of GECOM will be accepted by the Government of Guyana. I speak for the Government of Guyana,” External link

stabroeknews Monday, May 18, 2020 9:31:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “Guyana joins the world in celebrating International Nurses Day on 12th May, 2020. Guyana is proud of its legacy of nursing. It established a Nurses Association in British Guiana ninety-two years ago in June 1928, the first English-speaking Caribbean country to do so. Guyana, today, like scores of countries around the world, has been affected by the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19). This pandemic has highlighted the nurses’ essential role in the national campaign to overcome this dreaded disease,” External link

guyanachronicle Tuesday, May 12, 2020 9:30:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “Guyanese nurses provide critical care in the rural, hinterland and remote parts of our country. They might be required to travel long distances on foot, by all-terrain vehicle or bus by road, or in boats by river, or by light aircraft, to provide care to the sick or injured. Their service in our homes, hospitals and communities – from birth to death – is well known. Their commitment to life-saving efforts even at personal sacrifice at this time is commendable,” External link

guyanachronicle Tuesday, May 12, 2020 9:30:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “I ask you… to think tenderly of our public health professionals and service providers; that is to say, our doctors, nurses, respiratory therapists and all other supporting staff, medical and non-medical, who are providing the required care for those in distress,” External link

guyanachronicle Monday, May 11, 2020 9:28:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “I ask you… to think tenderly of our public health professionals and service providers; that is to say, our doctors, nurses, respiratory therapists and all other supporting staff, medical and non-medical, who are providing the required care for those in distress,” External link

guyanachronicle Sunday, May 10, 2020 10:30:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “I ask you… to think tenderly of our public health professionals and service providers; that is to say, our doctors, nurses, respiratory therapists and all other supporting staff, medical and non-medical, who are providing the required care for those in distress,” External link

guyanachronicle Saturday, May 9, 2020 9:40:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “I ask you… to think tenderly of our public health professionals and service providers; that is to say, our doctors, nurses, respiratory therapists and all other supporting staff, medical and non-medical, who are providing the required care for those in distress,” External link

guyanachronicle Tuesday, May 5, 2020 8:10:00 AM EAT

David Granger insisted : “nothing should be done, or appears to be done, that could delay the start of the recount process” External link

guyanachronicle Friday, May 1, 2020 5:12:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “I ask you… to think tenderly of our public health professionals and service providers; that is to say, our doctors, nurses, respiratory therapists and all other supporting staff, medical and non-medical, who are providing the required care for those in distress,” External link

guyanachronicle Thursday, April 30, 2020 8:47:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “I ask you… to think tenderly of our public health professionals and service providers; that is to say, our doctors, nurses, respiratory therapists and all other supporting staff, medical and non-medical, who are providing the required care for those in distress,” External link

guyanachronicle Wednesday, April 29, 2020 9:14:00 AM EAT

David Granger insisted : “nothing should be done, or appears to be done, that could delay the start of the recount process” External link

guyanachronicle Tuesday, April 28, 2020 8:40:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “I ask you… to think tenderly of our public health professionals and service providers; that is to say, our doctors, nurses, respiratory therapists and all other supporting staff, medical and non-medical, who are providing the required care for those in distress,” External link

guyanachronicle Monday, April 27, 2020 9:06:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “I ask you… to think tenderly of our public health professionals and service providers; that is to say, our doctors, nurses, respiratory therapists and all other supporting staff, medical and non-medical, who are providing the required care for those in distress,” External link

guyanachronicle Friday, April 24, 2020 10:02:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “I ask you… to think tenderly of our public health professionals and service providers; that is to say, our doctors, nurses, respiratory therapists and all other supporting staff, medical and non-medical, who are providing the required care for those in distress,” External link

guyanachronicle Wednesday, April 22, 2020 9:04:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “I ask you… to think tenderly of our public health professionals and service providers; that is to say, our doctors, nurses, respiratory therapists and all other supporting staff, medical and non-medical, who are providing the required care for those in distress,” External link

guyanachronicle Tuesday, April 21, 2020 10:05:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “I ask you… to think tenderly of our public health professionals and service providers; that is to say, our doctors, nurses, respiratory therapists and all other supporting staff, medical and non-medical, who are providing the required care for those in distress,” External link

guyanachronicle Monday, April 20, 2020 7:45:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “I ask you… to think tenderly of our public health professionals and service providers; that is to say, our doctors, nurses, respiratory therapists and all other supporting staff , medical and non-medical, who are providing the required care for those in distress,” External link

guyanachronicle Sunday, April 19, 2020 10:21:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “I ask you… to think tenderly of our public health professionals and service providers; that is to say, our doctors, nurses, respiratory therapists and all other supporting staff , medical and non-medical, who are providing the required care for those in distress,” External link

guyanachronicle Saturday, April 18, 2020 9:02:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “I am happy to learn of the recovery of those eight persons and I wish the others a speedy recovery,” External link

kaieteurnewsonline Tuesday, April 14, 2020 7:31:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “I am happy that many individuals, institutions, religious organisations and business enterprises, of their own accord, have initiated action to protect citizens and prevent the spread of this disease,” External link

guyanachronicle Saturday, April 4, 2020 8:52:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “This is as it should be; fighting the pandemic requires the continuous, collective action of all citizens and the entire country” External link

guyanachronicle Saturday, April 4, 2020 8:52:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “Guyanese, I urge you to continue to support all medical professionals: doctors, nurses, and other caregivers. I urge you also to practise social distancing in public places and to avoid crowds, ceremonies, including funerals, and large gatherings,” External link

guyanachronicle Saturday, April 4, 2020 8:52:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “I am happy that many individuals, institutions, religious organisations and business enterprises, of their own accord, have initiated action to protect citizens and prevent the spread of this disease,” External link

guyanachronicle Friday, April 3, 2020 9:23:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “This is as it should be; fighting the pandemic requires the continuous, collective action of all citizens and the entire country” External link

guyanachronicle Friday, April 3, 2020 9:23:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “I iterate the need for all citizens, in all parts of the country, to adopt the many advisories that have been issued by the Ministry of Public Health and the National Task Force,” External link

guyanachronicle Friday, April 3, 2020 9:23:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “It is now clear that several other measures must be put in place to keep the public safe. The ‘National Response’ to the Coronavirus 2019 has been crafted and a draft has been disseminated,” External link

guyanachronicle Friday, April 3, 2020 9:23:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “Guyanese, I urge you to continue to support all medical professionals: doctors, nurses, and other caregivers. I urge you also to practise social distancing in public places and to avoid crowds, ceremonies including funerals and large gatherings,” External link

guyanachronicle Thursday, April 2, 2020 8:30:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “Guyanese, I urge you to continue to support all medical professionals: doctors, nurses, and other caregivers. I urge you also to practise social distancing in public places and to avoid crowds, ceremonies, including funerals, and large gatherings,” External link

guyanachronicle Thursday, April 2, 2020 8:30:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “Guyanese, I urge you to continue to support all medical professionals: doctors, nurses, and other caregivers. I urge you also to practise social distancing in public places and to avoid crowds, ceremonies including funerals and large gatherings,” External link

guyanachronicle Wednesday, April 1, 2020 9:03:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “Guyanese, I urge you to continue to support all medical professionals: doctors, nurses, and other caregivers. I urge you also to practise social distancing in public places and to avoid crowds, ceremonies including funerals and large gatherings,” External link

guyanachronicle Tuesday, March 31, 2020 8:15:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “I urge also that persons remain calm and implement all guidelines relating to personal hygiene and infection prevention and control,” External link

stabroeknews Sunday, March 29, 2020 9:31:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “All government agencies and local government authorities are urged to render assistance and cooperation to undertake critical, urgent and appropriate response and measures in a timely manner to curtail and eliminate the COVID-19 threat,” External link

guyanachronicle Saturday, March 28, 2020 8:12:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “All government agencies and local government authorities are urged to render assistance and cooperation to undertake critical, urgent and appropriate response and measures in a timely manner to curtail and eliminate the COVID-19 threat,” External link

guyanachronicle Thursday, March 26, 2020 7:42:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “All government agencies and local government authorities are urged to render assistance and cooperation to undertake critical, urgent and appropriate response and measures in a timely manner to curtail and eliminate the COVID-19 threat,” External link

guyanachronicle Wednesday, March 25, 2020 3:27:00 PM EAT

David Granger urging : “deep concern over credible allegations of electoral fraud” External link

stabroeknews Monday, March 23, 2020 9:44:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “I was saddened to learn, today (Saturday), of the destruction of private property and of attacks on innocent citizens on March 20, 2020 in Bush Lot Village in the Mahaica-Berbice, Region Five. I condemn these hateful acts of hostility aimed at terrorizing innocent citizens and instigating discord,” External link

guyanachronicle Sunday, March 22, 2020 8:28:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “I urge the law enforcement agencies to act swiftly to ensure the safety of citizens and to bring perpetrators to justice. The Guyana Police Force must ensure that law and order prevails in the interest of the protection of citizens and the state” External link

guyanachronicle Sunday, March 22, 2020 8:28:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “I extend my sympathy to the children and police officers who have been injured and to the family which lost its property in the apparent arson at Bush Lot Village. I express my condolences to the family of the person who was shot in the fracas. I condemn the violence and criminal acts that have occurred since March 02, 2020,” External link

guyanachronicle Sunday, March 22, 2020 8:28:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “The elections commission has the sole authority for the conduct of general and regional elections and must be allowed to function independent of political interference, instruction and influence,” External link

guyanachronicle Sunday, March 22, 2020 8:28:00 AM EAT

David Granger said ( about Commission ) : “I urge all citizens to be calm and patient as we await the ruling of the Supreme Court and the final declaration of results by the Elections Commission,” External link

stabroeknews Saturday, March 21, 2020 9:29:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “All government agencies and local government authorities are urged to render assistance and cooperation to undertake critical, urgent and appropriate response and measures in a timely manner to curtail and eliminate the COVID-19 threat,” External link

guyanachronicle Friday, March 20, 2020 8:53:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “Screening remains in place for those persons arriving from high-risk countries. Seven countries – Jamaica, The Dominican Republic, Brazil, French Guiana, Panama, St. Vincent and the United States of America – have been added to the list of eight (People’s Republic of China, Italy, South Korea, Singapore, Japan, Thailand, Malaysia and Iran) that was previously made public,” External link

guyanachronicle Saturday, March 14, 2020 11:14:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “I use this opportunity to appeal to the public to remain calm and to implement all the advisories relating to personal hygiene, social distancing and overall infection prevention and control. The Government of Guyana will continue to keep the public informed as we manage this public health challenge” External link

guyanachronicle Saturday, March 14, 2020 11:14:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “Screening remains in place for those persons arriving from high-risk countries. Seven countries – Jamaica, Dominican Republic, Brazil, French Guiana, Panama, St. Vincent and the United States of America – have been added to the list of eight (People’s Republic of China, Italy, South Korea, Singapore, Japan, Thailand, Malaysia and Iran) that was previously made public,” External link

guyanachronicle Friday, March 13, 2020 8:37:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “I use this opportunity to appeal to the public to remain calm and to implement all the advisories relating to personal hygiene, social distancing and overall infection prevention and control. The Government of Guyana will continue to keep the public informed as we manage this public health challenge” External link

guyanachronicle Friday, March 13, 2020 8:37:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “Screening remains in place for those persons arriving from high-risk countries. Seven countries – Jamaica, Dominican Republic, Brazil, French Guiana, Panama, St. Vincent and the United States of America – have been added to the list of eight (People’s Republic of China, Italy, South Korea, Singapore, Japan, Thailand, Malaysia and Iran) that was previously made public,” External link

guyanachronicle Thursday, March 12, 2020 8:59:00 AM EAT

David Granger said : “I use this opportunity to appeal to the public to remain calm and to implement all the advisories relating to personal hygiene, social distancing and overall infection prevention and control. The Government of Guyana will continue to keep the public informed as we manage this public health challenge” External link

guyanachronicle Thursday, March 12, 2020 8:59:00 AM EAT

David Granger asserted ( about Commission ) : “I assure the nation that, at all times, I have acted in accordance with the Constitution and Laws of Guyana. After the elections on March 2nd, the nation awaited the declaration of the results by the Elections Commission after completing its work” External link

guyanachronicle Thursday, March 12, 2020 8:59:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
president86.08%EN10/29/201729/10/2017
leader3.68%EN10/19/201719/10/2017
président0.10%FR09/28/201728/09/2017
minister1.02%EN09/25/201725/09/2017
prime minister0.82%EN09/25/201725/09/2017
president of guyana1.23%EN09/23/201723/09/2017
stabroek news president0.20%EN09/22/201722/09/2017
presidente da guiana0.36%PT09/20/201720/09/2017
brigadier2.35%EN08/24/201724/08/2017
diamond housing scheme cosmetologist0.05%EN08/10/201710/08/2017
head of state1.54%EN07/30/201730/07/2017
commissioner0.05%EN07/28/201728/07/2017
chairman0.15%EN07/05/201705/07/2017
candidate0.05%EN06/25/201725/06/2017
président du guyana0.05%FR06/05/201705/06/2017
historian0.05%EN03/06/201706/03/2017
political economy president0.05%EN03/06/201706/03/2017
economy president0.05%EN03/06/201706/03/2017
brigadier general0.05%EN03/03/201703/03/2017
minister of public security0.05%EN03/02/201702/03/2017
government president0.05%EN02/18/201718/02/2017
presidente guyanés0.05%ES02/14/201714/02/2017
attorney general0.10%EN02/09/201709/02/2017
presidente de guyana0.05%ES01/26/201726/01/2017
presidentes de guyana0.05%ES01/25/201725/01/2017
editor0.31%EN12/03/201603/12/2016
prince0.05%FR12/01/201601/12/2016
président guyanien0.05%FR12/01/201601/12/2016
executive0.05%EN11/28/201628/11/2016
armed forces brigadier0.05%EN11/27/201627/11/2016
Names Lang Count
David GrangerEN97.51%
David GrangerFR1.05%
David GrangerES0.72%
David GrangerPT0.50%
David GrangerSA0.22%


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