Commercial Relief Flight tentatively scheduled for Saturday, June 6th 

Commercial Relief Flight tentatively scheduled for Saturday, June 6th Guyana airspace closure extended to June 17th The Government of Guyana has announced that COVID-19 emergency measures are extended, and airports will remain closed to international passenger flights until June 17th, except by special authorization. As such, the U.S. Embassy in Guyana requested authorization for a commercial relief flight on Saturday, June …

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Commercial Relief Flight Departs Today- Tickets still available

Event:  The U.S. Embassy continues to monitor the current situation in Guyana with respect to the COVID-19 pandemic.  We are aware of the hardship land and airspace border closures have created for U.S. citizens who need to return to the United States after Guyana closed its airspace to commercial flights on March 18th. The closure has been extended twice and …

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Commercial Relief Flight Approved for May 22, 2020

Commercial Relief Flight Approved for May 22, 2020 U.S. Embassy Georgetown, Guyana  May 20, 2020 Location:  Guyana Event:  The U.S. Embassy continues to monitor the current situation in Guyana with respect to the COVID-19 pandemic.  We are aware of the hardship land and airspace border closures have created for U.S. citizens who need to return to the United …

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Commercial Relief Flight Requested for May 22, 2020 – U.S. Embassy Georgetown, Guyana

Commercial Relief Flight Requested for May 22, 2020 U.S. Embassy Georgetown, Guyana May 14, 2020 Location:  Guyana Event:  The U.S. Embassy continues to monitor the current situation in Guyana with respect to the COVID-19 pandemic.  We are aware of the hardship land and airspace border closures have created for U.S. citizens who need to return …

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Updated Alert  on Travel Restrictions

Location:  Guyana  Event:  The U.S. Embassy continues to monitor the current situation in Guyana with respect to the COVID-19 pandemic.  We are aware of the hardship land and airspace border closures have created for U.S. citizens who need to return to the United States after Guyana closed its airspace to commercial flights on March 18th. The closure has been  extended …

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Weather Alert: Flood Warning Issued Due to Heavy Rainfall Between May 11-May 14, 2020

Location: Guyana Event:  A flood warning is issued for flood-prone areas over the next few hours due to ongoing rainfall that is expected to continue until Thursday, May 14, 2020. The Hydro meteorological Department of the Ministry of Agriculture has issued flash flood warnings for flood-prone areas along the coast while hilly areas may experience landslides. The …

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Commercial Relief Flight Departs TODAY, Guyana airspace closure extended to June 3rd

The Government of Guyana has announced that COVID-19 emergency measures are extended, and airports will remain closed to international passenger flights until June 3rd, except by special authorization. As such, the U.S. Embassy in Guyana requested and received special authorization for a commercial relief flight TODAY Monday, May 4th operated by Eastern Airlines, departing at 16:30 from Cheddi Jagan …

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Guyana Alert: Commercial Relief Flight to Miami approved for Monday, May 4th at 16:30

The Government of Guyana has announced that COVID-19 emergency measures are extended, and airports will remain closed to international passenger flights until June 3rd, except by special authorization. As such, the U.S. Embassy in Guyana requested and received special authorization for a commercial relief flight on Monday, May 4th operated by Eastern Airlines, departing at 16:30 from …

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GUYANA Health Alert: Commercial Relief Flight to Miami scheduled for Monday, May 4th

Commercial Relief Flight to Miami scheduled for Monday, May 4th May 1, 2020 The Government of Guyana has announced that COVID-19 emergency measures are extended, and airports will remain closed to international passenger flights until June 3rd, except by special authorization.  The U.S. Embassy in Guyana  is requesting special approval for a commercial relief flight on …

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GUYANA Alert: Commercial Relief Flight tentatively scheduled for May 4th

Commercial Relief Flight tentatively scheduled for May 4th The U.S. Embassy in Guyana is requesting special approval for a commercial relief flight on May 4th operated by Eastern Airlines departing Cheddi Jagan International Airport with direct service to Miami International Airport at 16:30. Once approval is granted U.S. citizens, legal permanent residents, and third country …

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Updated Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Georgetown, Guyana

Updated Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Georgetown, Guyana (April 27, 2020)  Location:  Guyana Event:  The U.S. Embassy continues to monitor the current situation in Guyana with respect to the COVID-19 pandemic.  We are aware of the hardship land and airspace border closures have created for U.S. citizens who need to return to the United States after Guyana closed its airspace …

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Updated Health Alert – Seats on Canadian Relief Flights Available TODAY

Location:  Guyana  Event:  The U.S. Embassy wishes to inform U.S. citizens that space is available on two relief flights arranged by the Canadian High Commission in Guyana.    Flight Number WS 3923 will depart from Cheddi Jagan International Airport (GEO) to the Toronto-Pearson International Airport (YYZ) on Friday, 24 April, 2020 at 15:30 The cost of this flight is approximately 1,167 CAD–about $832 USD More info is …

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Updated Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Georgetown, Guyana

Updated Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Georgetown, Guyana (April 21, 2020)  Location:  Guyana Event:  The U.S. Embassy continues to monitor the current situation in Guyana with respect to the COVID-19 pandemic.  We are aware of the hardship land and airspace border closures have created for U.S. citizens who need to return to the United States after Guyana closed its airspace to …

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Updated Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Georgetown, Guyana

Updated Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Georgetown, Guyana (April 17, 2020) Location:  Guyana Event:  The U.S. Embassy continues to monitor the current situation in Guyana with respect to the COVID-19 pandemic.  We are aware of the hardship land and airspace border closures have created for U.S. citizens who need to return to the United States after Guyana closed its airspace to commercial …

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Alert: Commercial Relief Flight Departing TODAY- April 14, 2020

Commercial Relief Flight Available Tuesday, April 14, 2020 The U.S. Embassy has requested permission for Eastern airlines to operate a special commercial relief flight today.  Eastern airlines is taking final reservations on the airline  website  for direct booking departing TODAY, Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at 16:30 from Georgetown to Miami.  Any last minute changes will be …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Important Information for Overseas Voters during the COVID-19 Pandemic

March 26, 2020 — Alexandria, Va. — The Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP) is tracking the impact of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) on active duty military, their eligible family members, and U.S. citizens abroad and recommending ways to avoid any postal issues that may result from changes made by international postal operators. In its role …

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Commercial Relief Flight Available Tuesday, April 14, 2020

Eastern airlines is taking reservations on the airline  website  for direct booking for a commercial relief flight departing on Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at 16:30 from Georgetown to Miami.  Any last minute changes will be posted through the   travel alert system  and on the U.S. Embassy Facebook  page,   U.S. citizens are strongly encouraged to take this flight or prepare …

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Commercial Relief Flight Available Tuesday, April 14, 2020 Tickets Available Now

Commercial Relief Flight Available Tuesday, April 14, 2020 Tickets Available Now Eastern airlines opened reservations on  goeasternair.com   for direct booking on a first come, first serve basis for a commercial relief flight departing on Tuesday, April 14, 2020.   Anyone with a U.S. passport, legal permanent residency, approved ESTA, or valid visa for the United States is …

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HEALTH Alert: U.S. Embassy Georgetown Guyana April 8, 2020

Updated Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Georgetown, Guyana (April 8, 2020) Location:  Guyana Event:  The U.S. Embassy continues to monitor the current situation in Guyana with respect to the COVID-19 pandemic.  We are aware of the hardship land and airspace border closures have created for U.S. citizens who need to return to the United States. We have been …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Consular Operations and Status of Passport Processing

Message for U.S. Citizens: Consular Operations and Status of Passport Processing  April 7 ,2020  The U.S. Embassy has implemented a 100% remote work policy to protect its employees and support public measures to stem the spread of Covid-19. Excepting only those activities which must be done on premises to protect life and property, the duties of …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Commercial Relief Flight to Miami available Wednesday April 1, 2020 15:30

April 1, 2020 The U.S. Embassy in Guyana has received approval to operate a commercial relief flight for U.S. citizens who wish to depart Georgetown to Miami, TODAY Wednesday April 1, 2020 at 15:30 via Cheddi Jagan International Airport. The Guyana Civil Aviation Authority has extended the airport closure for regularly scheduled commercial flights until …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: March 31, 2020 Commercial Relief Flight to Miami available Wednesday April 1, 2020 15:30

The U.S. Embassy in Guyana has received approval to operate a commercial relief flight for U.S. citizens who wish to depart Georgetown to Miami Wednesday April 1, 2020 at 15:30 via Cheddi Jagan International Airport.  We strongly encourage any U.S. citizen wishing to depart Guyana to utilize this option or prepare to shelter in place. …

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Attention U.S. Citizens seeking Additional Flights to the United States

Event: The U.S. Embassy in Guyana requests any U.S. citizen interested in additional humanitarian flights to the United States to complete this  online form  (copy hyperlink and open in Chrome browser). If you are part of a group, please fill out a separate form for each individual traveler. The U.S. Embassy in Guyana continues to work with commercial …

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Message for US Citizens Georgetown to Miami flight available March 28, 2020

The State Department is rising to meet the historic challenge posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, every day, all over the world.  The U.S. Government has no higher duty than to protect American citizens.  The U.S. Embassy in Guyana requested special permission from the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority for a commercial flight offered by Eastern Airlines to …

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Message for U.S. Citizens Seeking Assistance with Flights

The U.S. Embassy in Guyana is working with commercial airlines to organize flights for U.S. citizens who wish to depart Guyana.  At this time, any departing flight requires special authorization from the Government of Guyana due to the current flight restrictions in Guyana airspace.  The Embassy is requesting special authorization from the government for such flights. The Embassy …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Flight Available to Miami on Thursday March 26

The U.S. Embassy in Guyana has learned that Eastern Airlines  https://goeasternair.com/  received special authorization from the Government of Guyana to offer a flight from Georgetown to Miami for those travelers who wish to depart Guyana.  The airline will take bookings and payments directly on their  website  in the next few hours. EAL Flight #9010 is scheduled to …

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Updated Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Georgetown, Guyana

Updated Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Georgetown, Guyana (March 17, 2020) Location:  Guyana Event:  In connection with the Coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic, the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority announced a new flight restriction on March 17, 2020.  From midnight, Wednesday, March 18, 2020, the Georgetown flight region will be closed to international flight arrivals for a period of …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Disruption of Routine Services at U.S. Embassy Guyana

Message for U.S. Citizens Disruption of Routine Services at U.S. Embassy Guyana On March 14, the Department of State authorized the departure from any diplomatic or consular post in the world of US personnel and family members who have been medically determined to be at higher risk of a poor outcome if exposed to COVID-19. Many …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Georgetown, Guyana

Location:  Guyana Event:  There is an ongoing outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) first identified in Wuhan, China.  The global public health threat posed by COVID-19 is high, with more than 100,000 reported cases worldwide. On March 12, the Guyana Ministry of Health confirmed the death of one person related to a confirmed case of COVID-19.  The …

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Routine Message for U.S. Citizens – Appointment Procedures

Routine Message for U.S. Citizens Appointment Procedures U.S. citizens are advised to contact the embassy by email  ACSGeorge@state.gov  or telephone +592-225-4900 x4222 before visiting the embassy.  Many American Citizen Services can be provided remotely.  We remain open for scheduled appointments, but you may wish to reschedule non-urgent appointments in light of the Government of Guyana guidance to …

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Demonstration Alert

Location: Guyana Event:  The outcome of national elections should be announced shortly.  The U.S. Embassy is not aware of any planned demonstrations, but it is possible that large crowds could gather in the streets or other public venues in reaction to the results.  Host country security and law enforcement will likely have an increased presence during …

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Security Alert: National Elections on March 2, 2020

Location:  Guyana Event:  Guyana will hold national elections on Monday, March 2, 2020.  The U.S. Embassy is not aware of any planned demonstrations, but it is possible that large crowds could gather at polling places and other public venues.  Host country security and law enforcement will likely have an increased presence during the elections and …

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COVID-19 Information

Guyana COVID-19 Country-Specific Information: For the latest statistics on COVID-19 cases in Guyana, please consult the Guyana Ministry of Public Health website at  health.gov.gy .  On April 29th, the Government of Guyana announced an extension of COVID-19 Emergency measures to continue for the period of May 4th to June 3rd, 2020.   Residents of Guyana will be restricted to their homes/yards.  A national curfew from 6 PM until 6 AM remains. A limited …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy in Guyana

Location:  Guyana Event:  Heightened Middle East Tensions There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad. Out of an abundance of caution, U.S. embassy personnel are instructed to exercise vigilance in response to recent events in Iraq.  All personnel are strongly encouraged to remain alert and take appropriate …

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Weather alert: Unusually High Tides expected October 25-30, 2019

Location: Guyana Event:  The Civil Defense Commission issued a High Tide Warning during the period of October 25 to October 30, 2019.  Guyana will experience unusual high tides expected to peak at 3.31 meters according to the Maritime Administration Department (MARAD). Actions to take: Avoid flooded and low-lying coastal and riverine areas. Do not drive …

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Beware of Tender Scam

WARNING  – The U.S. Embassy has been made aware of an ongoing tender scam fraudulently using the Embassy’s name and logos to target businesses for the provision of solar generators and equipment.  If your business receives a tender request from a  “Ronnel Fisher, Tender Section of the Embassy of the United States”  from the following …

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