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21st Session of the Universal Periodic Review: Statement by the Delegation of the United States of America

U.S. Statement at the UPR of Guyana The United States welcomes the delegation from Guyana to the UPR Working Group. We welcome Guyana’s voluntary commitment to hold national consultations on issues from Guyana’s first UPR session, including whether to repeal laws that criminalize consensual sexual activity between adults of the same sex. We remain deeply ...
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Joint Statement on President Ramotar’s Announcement of National and Regional Elections

Dr. Nicole Giles, High Commissioner, Canadian High Commission Andrew Ayre, High Commissioner, British High Commission Bryan Hunt, Chargé d’Affaires, U.S. Embassy Georgetown – The United States of America, Canada, and the United Kingdom welcome President Ramotar’s announcement that national and regional elections will be held in Guyana on May 11, 2015.  Elections are a critical first-step ...
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Op-Ed: Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Americans on each third Monday of January honor the life and achievements of the Rev. 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. As political organizer, supremely skilled orator and advocate of nonviolent protest, ...
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