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Op-Ed: The Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

By United States Ambassador Perry L. Holloway Americans and citizens throughout the world pause today to recognize and honor the life and achievements of the Reverand Martin Luther King Jr., (1929–1968), the 1964 Nobel Peace laureate and the individual most associated with the triumphs of the African-American civil rights movement during the 1950s and 1960s. ... Read More»

Female Guyanese Participates in Exchange Program on Promoting Peace and Security in the Western Hemisphere

Georgetown – As the United States Department of State celebrates 75 years of the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP), the U.S. Embassy in Georgetown continues to provide unique opportunities for professional growth through exchanges for many Guyanese citizens.  Ms. Nakisha Allen, Personal Assistant to the Minister of Social Cohesion, at the Ministry of Social Cohesion ... Read More»

The University of Guyana Wins ‘100,000 Strong in the Americas’ Funding for Study Abroad with Support from ExxonMobil

The White House, U.S. Department of State, Partners of the Americas, and NAFSA: Association of International Educators announced nine new 100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund grants sponsored by ExxonMobil to support university partnerships and new study abroad programs at an event with Vice President Joe Biden. Among those nine winners was the University ... Read More»

U.S. Embassy’s Youth Action Network (YAN) Observes International Volunteer Day with School Outreach

In observance of International Volunteer Day, which was commemorated on December 5, members of the U.S Embassy’s Youth Action Network (YAN) visited four schools in Georgetown to discuss the value and benefit of volunteerism and encourage students to become agents of change in their respective communities and schools. Students attending the sessions expressed a strong ... Read More»