Guyana President’s Cancer in Remission after Cuba Check-up

GEORGETOWN, Guyana – Guyana President David Granger has been given a promising diagnosis after completing a medical evaluation last month in Cuba related to being diagnosed with non-Hodgkin Lymphoma last year.

Granger flagGranger - flagA statement issued by the Guyana Embassy in Cuba noted that the medical specialists in Havana “have expressed complete satisfaction with the state of the President’s health and have explained that the President’s ailment is now in remission.

“In keeping with the strict medical procedures of the Cuban health system, he is expected to return to Cuba for another scheduled routine medical check in January 2020. Thereafter, the next evaluation will be in June 2020,” the statement added.

Prior to his return, the 77-year-old Granger met with the Cuban Foreign Affairs Vice-Minister Ana Teresita Gonzalez Fraga, “who took the opportunity of discussing some aspects of Guyana-Cuba relations,” the statement noted.

Granger is expected to lead the coalition A Partnership for National Unity into the Mar. 2, 2020 regional and general elections here