Vice President of Guyana

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Vice Presidents of the
Co-operative Republic of Guyana
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Phillips
Jagdeo
Incumbent
Mark Phillips and Bharrat Jagdeo

since 2 August 2020
AppointerPresident of Guyana
Term lengthUsual term of 5 years
Inaugural holder
FormationOctober 1980
SalaryGY$ 927,922 per month[1]
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Vice Presidents of Guyana is a political position in Guyana. The Prime Minister of Guyana serves as the First Vice President and acts as the constitutional successor for the President of Guyana in case of a vacancy.[2] Historically, other members of the cabinet have also been appointed as Vice Presidents, who can perform the functions of the President.[3] Vice presidency was created in October 1980 when the executive presidency was created.

A history of the office holder follows.[4][5][6][5][7][8][9]

Position Name Inaugurated Left Office Notes
Vice President Ptolemy Reid October 1980 August 1984
Vice President Shiw Sahai Naraine October 1980 October 1983 [10]
Vice President Hugh Desmond Hoyte October 1980 August 1985 Became President
Vice President Hamilton Green October 1980 October 1992
Vice President Bishwaishwar Ramsaroop October 1980 September 1984 [11]
Vice President Mohamed Shahabuddeen October 1983 December 1988 [10]
Vice President Ranji Chandisingh September 1984 October 1992 [12][13][14]
Vice President Viola Burnham August 1985 October 1991 [15]
Vice President Sam Hinds October 1992 March 1997 Became President
Vice President Janet Jagan March 1997 December 1997 [16]Became President
Vice President Reepu Daman Persaud March 1997 December 1997 [17][18]
Vice President Sam Hinds December 1997 May 2015
Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo December 1997 August 1999 Became President[17]
Vice President Reepu Daman Persaud August 1999 December 2011 [19][20]
Vice President Moses Nagamootoo May 2015 2 August 2020 [21]
Vice President Carl Barrington Greenidge May 2015 25 April 2019 [22][21]
Vice President Khemraj Ramjattan May 2015 2 August 2020 [21]
Vice President Sydney Allicock May 2015 2 August 2020 [23][21]
Vice President Mark Phillips 2 August 2020 Incumbent [24]
Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo 2 August 2020 Incumbent [25]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ inc, ibp (2015). Guyana Electoral, Political Parties Laws and Regulations Handbook - Strategic Information, Regulations, Procedures. International Business Publications, USA. ISBN 9781514516959. Retrieved 2017-08-05.
  3. ^ "MoTP rejects Opposition claims that the nation is not informed of President Granger's whereabouts". motp.gov.gy.
  4. ^ Frank A. Narain (22 September 2009). "HISTORICAL INFORMATION EVENTS & DATES ON THE PARLIAMENT OF GUYANA from 1718 to 2006" (PDF). Parliament of Guyana. Retrieved 2017-08-05.
  5. ^ a b Paxton, J. (2016). The Statesman's Year-Book 1985-86. Palgrave Macmillan UK. ISBN 9780230271142. Retrieved 2017-08-05.
  6. ^ Paxton, J. (2016). The Statesman's Year-Book 1983-84. Palgrave Macmillan UK. ISBN 9780230271128. Retrieved 2017-08-05.
  7. ^ Paxton, J. (2016). The Statesman's Year-Book 1987-88. Palgrave Macmillan UK. ISBN 9780230271166. Retrieved 2017-08-05.
  8. ^ Paxton, J. (2016). The Statesman's Year-Book 1989-90. Palgrave Macmillan UK. ISBN 9780230271180. Retrieved 2017-08-05.
  9. ^ Hunter, B.; NA, NA (2016). The Statesman's Yearbook: 1991-92. Palgrave Macmillan UK. ISBN 9780230271203. Retrieved 2017-08-05.
  10. ^ a b "Chiefs of State and Cabinet members of foreign governments / National Foreign Assessment Center. 1983July-Dec". hdl:2027/osu.32435024019895. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  11. ^ "Chiefs of State and Cabinet members of foreign governments / National Foreign Assessment Center. 1984July-Dec". hdl:2027/osu.32435024019879. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  12. ^ National Foreign Assessment Center (U.S.); United States. Central Intelligence Agency; United States. Central Intelligence Agency. Directorate of Intelligence (1990). Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments. Document Expediting (DOCEX) Project, Exchange and Gift Division, Library of Congress. Retrieved 2017-08-05.
  13. ^ 1991 32nd (1 August 1991). EUROPA WORLD YRBK 1991 2V. Taylor & Francis. ISBN 9780946653690.
  14. ^ "Chiefs of State and Cabinet members of foreign governments / National Foreign Assessment Center. 1992May-Oct". hdl:2027/osu.32435083449264. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  15. ^ "Chiefs of State and Cabinet members of foreign governments / National Foreign Assessment Center. 1985". hdl:2027/osu.32435024019853. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  16. ^ "Chiefs of State and Cabinet members of foreign governments / National Foreign Assessment Center. 1997June-Aug 1997". hdl:2027/osu.32435083447912. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  17. ^ a b Lansford, T. (2015). Political Handbook of the World 2015. SAGE Publications. ISBN 9781483371559. Retrieved 2017-08-05.
  18. ^ Turner, B. (1999). The Statesman's Yearbook 2000. Palgrave Macmillan UK. ISBN 9780230271289. Retrieved 2017-08-05.
  19. ^ "Guyana Chiefs of State 2001 - Flags, Maps, Economy, Geography, Climate, Natural Resources, Current Issues, International Agreements,Population, Social Statistics, Political System". workmall.com. Retrieved 2017-08-05.
  20. ^ "Guyana Chiefs of State 2010, CIA World Factbook". workmall.com. Retrieved 2017-08-05.
  21. ^ a b c d GTIMES (16 May 2019). "President announces plans to reshuffle Permanent Secretaries".
  22. ^ "Address by His Excellency Brigadier David Granger, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana 2019.04 25". motp.gov.gy.
  23. ^ Chabrol, Denis (14 April 2019). "Legality of Allicock acting as Prime Minister questioned". Demerara Waves.
  24. ^ "Irfaan Ali sworn in as President, Mark Phillips as PM, Jagdeo as Vice President". Stabroek News. 2 August 2020.
  25. ^ "Vice President Jagdeo to head Gov't transition team". NewsRoom. 2 August 2020.

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