- Published: 03 February 2016
Georgetown, Guyana – (February 3, 2016) The Ministry of the Presidency (MOTP) categorically states that the article appearing in the Stabroek News, headlined "Hiring of contract workers balloons under new government" is inaccurate. The Ministry is also disappointed that such comments would be…
- Published: 14 December 2015
Georgetown, Guyana – (December 14, 2015) Minister of State, Joseph Harmon, said it is imperative that stakeholders understand the risks and vulnerabilities Guyana faces as a result of climate change, and take a proactive approach to reduce them as the nation can ill-afford to be complacent.
- Published: 02 February 2016
Georgetown, Guyana – (February 2, 2016)Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon, and Chairman of the Alliance For Change, Mr. Nigel Hughes, today, donated over $40,000 to the Den Amstel Primary School Choir to help offset expenses for their participation in Region Three's (Essequibo Islands-West…
- Published: 13 December 2015
Georgetown, Guyana - (December 12, 2015) Minister of State, Joseph Harmon, says a new dawn is breaking for Guyana and especially the people of Bartica, in his keynote address at the commissioning of the multi-million-dollar Aruwai Whitewater Resort in the Cuyuni/Mazaruni area today.
- Published: 01 February 2016
Georgetown, Guyana – (February 1, 2016) Even as Government continues to focus on infrastructural development, the community of Sideline Dam, Middle Road, East La Penitence will now benefit from the construction and installation of a $6 million bridge and two street lights.
In his address at the…
- Published: 07 December 2015
Georgetown, Guyana – (December 6, 2015) In keeping with the promise made to donate his November salary increase to the community of Angoy's Avenue, New Amsterdam, Minister of State, Joseph Harmon, today, travelled to the area, where he handed over $215,000 in cash to the residents to be used to…
- Published: 28 January 2016
Georgetown, Guyana – (January 28, 2016) Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon and Minister of Natural Resources, Mr. Raphael Trotman, today, met with a delegation from the Kingdom of Norway to discuss the way forward with regard to the Guyana-Norway agreement for avoided deforestation.
- Published: 02 December 2015
Georgetown, Guyana – (December 2, 2015) Minister of State, Joseph Harmon, announced earlier today, that government has reinstated the tax-free overtime concession for bauxite workers, which was cut by the former administration in 2007.
"In 1988, Bauxite workers were granted tax free concessions on…
- Published: 19 January 2016
Georgetown, Guyana – (January 19, 2016) Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon, on Monday, met with members of the General Contractors Association of Guyana (GCAG) where he committed to working closely with the Ministries of Public Infrastructure and Business to ensure that small contractors are…
- Published: 02 December 2015
Georgetown, Guyana – (December 2, 2015) The Government of Guyana, through the Ministry of Public Security, has commenced its six-month crime fighting strategy "Operation DRAGNET" to clamp down on crime and to prepare Guyana to respond to any acts of terrorism or aggression at its borders.
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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.