Deputy Chief of Mission Visits Region Nine for Meetings with Community Leaders, Donates School Supplies to Students of St. Ignatius Secondary School

During a recent visit to Lethem and St. Ignatius, Region Nine, U.S. Embassy Deputy Chief of Mission Mark Cullinane met with the Regional Chairman, Guyana Police Force leadership, the Regional Health Officer, the Lethem Town Clerk, the Rupununi Chamber of Commerce, and village leaders.  The Deputy Chief of Mission received a tour of St. Ignatius Secondary School and donated 200 school kits, including backpacks and school supplies, on behalf of the U.S. Embassy.

“It was a great pleasure to visit Region 9 and understand the priorities and concerns of local officials and business leaders, as well as experience the beauty of the region and the warmth of Rupununi hospitality,” said the Deputy Chief of Mission.

The visit underscores the U.S. Embassy’s commitment to help build capacity in remote areas, strengthen border security, and support youth education across the country.