Celebrating 75 Years of Fulbright: Impact in Guyana and Around the Globe

In 2021, the U.S. Department of State’s flagship international exchange program, the Fulbright Program, celebrates its 75th anniversary and its history of positive impact on individuals, institutions and communities in Guyana, the United States and around the world.  Its legacy is represented by hundreds of thousands of distinguished and diverse alumni, who are contributing to a more peaceful, equitable, prosperous, …

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Applications Open for Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program

Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, the Humphrey Fellowship Program is part of the U.S. continued commitment to the prosperity of Guyana and the region. The program provides a basis for establishing lasting ties between citizens of the United States and their professional counterparts in other countries, fostering an exchange of knowledge and mutual …

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Applications Open for 2021 Youth Ambassadors Program with the Caribbean

Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, the YAP exchange program is part of the U.S. continued commitment to the prosperity of Guyana and the region. During their exchange, high school students and adult educators from the Caribbean region and the United States will explore themes such as civic education, leadership, cross-cultural connections, community service, …

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Three Guyanese Entrepreneurs to Participate in YLAI 2018 Professional Fellows Program

The U.S. Embassy is proud to announce the 2018 cohort from Guyana for the Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Professional Fellows Program.  The program takes place in September and October and will bring 250 young leaders from 36 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean to the United States. This year we are …

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Ambassador Holloway addresses graduates of Georgetown International Academy

Dr. Kelly Mekdeci Members of the Board of Directors Faculty Parents Extended Family Special invitees and most importantly, GIA Graduates I am very pleased to be here this evening as we celebrate this important achievement in your lives.  Congratulations.  Let’s give the graduates, and their parents and teachers another well-deserved round of applause. It wasn’t …

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Remarks by Ambassador Perry Holloway at Law Books Handing Over Ceremony

Good Morning, I’m honored to be here on behalf of the U.S. Embassy and the Department of State’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) to conclude a project which was started a year ago. My government holds dear the right of citizen’s access to justice, and respect for the rule of law.  …

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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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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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UG and Texas Tech Participate in 100,000 Strong in the Americas Program

Funded by a grant from ExxonMobil through President Obama’s 100,000 Strong in the Americas Program, science students from the University of Guyana and Texas Tech University in100,000 Strong in the Americas Lubbock, Texas were afforded a unique opportunity to learn about enhancing capacities to support the oil and gas sector. In mid-July, UG students traveled …

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