U.S. Embassy Announces the 2024 Cohort of the Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Fellowship Program

The U.S. Embassy is proud to announce the 2024 cohort from Guyana for the U.S. Department of State’s Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Fellowship Program . Launched in 2015, YLAI empowers emerging entrepreneurs from the Western Hemisphere to enable the full economic potential of the region’s citizens. This year’s YLAI fellowship program launched in October 2023 and will continue through April 2024, …

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Art in Embassies Celebrates Cultural Heritage

“Like the United States, Guyana is a mosaic of cultural traditions. Both of our countries have experienced the creative beauty and distinct flavors from different cultures which have contributed to our rich heritage. Embracing and celebrating distinct cultural traditions is a shared value that reinforces our strong bilateral partnership,” said the Ambassador.

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Remarks by Chargé d’Affaires on the Importance of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) for Prosperity

I am pleased to be here today on behalf of the U.S. Embassy to welcome you to the beginnings of a conversation on the importance of intellectual property rights (IPR) for the development of Guyana’s economy and the protection of its cultural patrimony. Before we begin, I want to thank Minister of Public Telecommunications Catherine …

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Guyanese Writer Participates in U. S. International Writing Program

GEORGETOWN – Guyanese writer and Cultural Policy Advisor at the Ministry of Education, Ruel Johnson, has been selected to participate in the International Writing Program (IWP) Fall Residency sponsored by the United States Department of State. Amanda Cauldwell, Public Affairs Officer, congratulated Mr. Johnson for his selection into the prestigious program.  Mr. Johnson, a cultural …

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American Students, Locals Exchange Culture

On 23 July 2016, representatives from the U.S. Embassy traveled with 32 students and staff from universities around the United States to the Amerindian village of St. Cuthbert. While in the village, the students conducted various exercises in youth leadership and team building with the 70+ school-aged youth in attendance. After some practice with traditional …

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