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After the Polls: A Time for Patience

The U.S. Embassy congratulates the Guyanese people on the democratic process that we observed in yesterday’s elections. It was heartening to witness the enthusiasm with which Guyanese voters participated in the electoral process which will ultimately choose their next government. The Guyana Elections Commission has once again done a credible job in ensuring that this ...
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World Press Freedom 2015: Let Journalism Thrive!

By United States of America Embassy Georgetown Chargé d’Affaires Bryan Hunt World Press Freedom Day in Guyana has special meaning in 2015.  The country is approaching national elections and it is critically important for the press to provide fair and balanced coverage to educate and inform Guyanese citizens about the issues and the positions of ...
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GDF Officer Cadet receives appointment to United States Military Academy

On Monday, April 20th, a small ceremony was held at Base Camp Stephenson, where a Guyana Defense Force Officer Cadet was presented a certificate of appointment to the United States Military Academy in West Point, New York.  Officer Candidate Britany Van Lange, of Georgetown, received her appointment from U.S. Embassy Georgetown’s Senior Defense Official, LCDR ...
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Earth Day 2015: It’s Our Turn to Lead

April 22 marks the 45th anniversary of Earth Day and this year’s theme is “It’s Our Turn to Lead.”  It is a day to remind ourselves of our responsibility to be good stewards of the air we breathe, to protect and preserve our precious ocean resources, and to redouble our effort to combat the scourge ...
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New Peace Corps Volunteers Arrive in Country

Forty-three Peace Corps trainees arrived in Georgetown yesterday (last evening) to begin their two years of service to the people of Guyana.  The new trainees make up the 27th group of Peace Corps Volunteers to serve in Guyana, and they will soon begin their pre-service training.  For the next twelve weeks of training, trainees will ...
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