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U.S. Embassy Announces the 2022 Cohort of the Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Fellowship Program

The 2022 program will begin in January and close in July, bringing together 280 young leaders from 37 countries in Latin America, the Caribbean, and Canada for a fellowship. This year we are pleased to announce that three young leaders from Guyana have been accepted out of over 2000 applicants.  
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Ambassador Lynch delivers remarks at Launch of Container Control Program Training

Through UNODC’s container control program, port control units will be re-invigorated to profile, target, and inspect containers. The training and technical assistance for these units will be a key aspect of the program, as well as its interagency collaboration between customs and law enforcement officials.
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U.S. and Guyana Partner to Strengthen Port Security

Officials from the World Customs Organization opened the program with a two-week virtual training course for members of Port Control Units, composed of members of the GPF, GRA, CANU, MARAD, and the GDF Coast Guard, providing them training in profiling, targeting, and inspecting containers.  This training will give them the skills to effectively detect suspicious ...
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Second Guyanese Officer Graduates from U.S. Naval Postgraduate School

Colonel Jerrick’s education was funded through the U.S. Government’s International Military Education and Training (IMET) program. IMET trains military students throughout the world and builds alliances for the future. In 2021, IMET funded education for 32 members of the Guyana Defence Force and two members of the Government of Guyana, totally $539K USD. The investment ...
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Ask the Consul January 2022

Para la versión en español, haga clic aquí: COLUMNA “PREGÚNTELE AL CÓNSUL” –ENERO 2022.(PDF229KB) This edition of Ask the Consul addresses common questions asked by Green Card Holders when they travel outside of the United States. Q: I’m a U.S. legal permanent resident, and I would like to know how long can I stay outside the United States and not lose my status as a resident? A: According to the U.S. Citizenship and ...
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