American Chamber of Commerce Officially Launched in Guyana

One of my goals when I first arrived in Guyana was to support the launch of an American Chamber of Commerce in Guyana.  However, I honestly was not sure whether there would be enough interest.  I want to commend AmCham-Guyana’s leadership and other supporters within Guyana’s private sector, who took this initiative from concept to ...
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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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Remarks by Ambassador Holloway at CX Guyana 2017 Familiarization Tour

Remarks by Ambassador Holloway at Guyana Office for Investment and Nearshore Americas CX Guyana 2017: Discovery and Familiarization Tour ( As Prepared) Salutations: Minister of Business Dominic Gaskin Minister of Public Telecommunications Cathy Hughes Chief Executive Office of the Guyana Officer for Investment Owen Verwey Representative from Nearshore Americas Kirk Laughlin Members of the Private Sector Distinguished Guests Thank ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Perry Holloway: “Advancing Transparency and Accountability in Guyana’s Extractive Industries”

Hon. Minister of Foreign Affairs, performing the functions of Prime Minister Carl Greenidge Hon. Minister of Natural Resources Raphael Trotman Hon. Ministers of Government Members of the Diplomatic Corps Members of the Private Sector Members of the Press Distinguished Guests, I am pleased to be here today to formally announce U.S. efforts to support the ...
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President Obama’s Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative Includes Four Guyanese Entrepreneurs

GEORGETOWN – President Obama’s 2016  Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI)  Fellows Program will bring together 250 young leaders from Latin America and the Caribbean, including four from Guyana, to the United States for an exchange program that will involve internships and skills-building workshops.  President Obama launched YLAI to build linkages between young leaders across the hemisphere and to expand opportunities ...
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