- Published: 04 April 2020
Georgetown, Guyana – (April 4, 2020) In light of the month-long emergency measures instituted by the Ministry of Public Health in the fight against COVID-19, the Civil Defence Commission (CDC) through the National Emergency Operation Centre (NEOC) has embarked on a national mobilisation of…
- Published: 20 November 2019
Georgetown, Guyana – (November 20, 2019) The Guyana Defence Force (GDF) is set to benefit from five high-tech, long endurance drones to the tune of $180M, which will significantly enhance the security of the country’s borders, maritime space and coastland.
Minister of State, Mrs. Dawn…
- Published: 21 February 2020
Georgetown, Guyana – (February 21, 2020) Minister of State, Mrs. Dawn Hastings-Williams, this afternoon, received the final Report of the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) into the 2018 Piracy attacks and the death of Guyanese fishermen off the Coast of Suriname.
The CoI was commissioned by…
- Published: 15 November 2019
Georgetown, Guyana – (November 15, 2019) Minister of State, Mrs. Dawn Hastings-Williams, this afternoon, charged the 107 graduands at the Seventh Annual Graduation and Prize-Giving Exercise of the Diamond Secondary School graduation exercise, to pursue tertiary education to equip themselves…
- Published: 06 February 2020
Georgetown, Guyana – (February 6, 2020) Minister of State, Mrs. Dawn Hastings-Williams, this afternoon, formally opened the newly launched Diploma in Land Valuation Programme at the University of Guyana (UG), which is being done through a collaboration between the institution and the Guyana…
- Published: 08 November 2019
Georgetown, Guyana – (November 7, 2019) As Guyana forges ahead with its plan for a ‘green’ state the Government, through the Office of Climate Change (OCC) has partnered with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Global Environment Facility (GEF) to implement a…
- Published: 12 December 2019
Georgetown, Guyana – (December 12, 2019) Minister of State, Mrs. Dawn Hastings-Williams, this afternoon, urged the Guyana Lands and Surveys Commission (GLSC) to include Amerindian Land Titling, Ancestral lands and customer service issues their top priorities in the new year, even as she…
- Published: 31 October 2019
Georgetown, Guyana – (October 31, 2019) Minister of State, Mrs. Dawn Hastings- Williams, this morning, urged Harmony Secondary School graduands to pursue tertiary education and skills training, particularly in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields in order to ensure…
- Published: 22 November 2019
- Published: 30 October 2019
Georgetown, Guyana – (October 30, 2019) The Civil Defence Commission (CDC), on Tuesday morning, held discussions with partner agencies as part of their disaster response to recent high tides which have inundated households and farmlands along coastline communities in Regions Two, Three, Four,…
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Minister of State
Mr. Joseph Harmon, MP.
Joseph Harmon sworn in as Minister of Stateof the Ministry of the Presidency.
APNU Shadow Minister of Public Works and Infrastructure
Mr. Joseph Harmon, MP, was born and raised in the West Demerara village of Pouderoyen and completed his schooling on the West Demerara before qualifying to do his ‘A‘ Levels at Queen‘s College. However, because of his circumstances he was unable to take up the opportunity and instead was forced to find employment. He worked for about a year in the Geddes Grant motor sales department before enlisting for the Officer Cadet course in the Guyana Defence Force, where he rose from the rank of Second Lieutenant following his graduation, to Lieutenant Colonel at the time of his retirement.