Policy & History

Guyana is a country of tremendous potential, with pristine rainforests, productive agricultural lands, proven mineral resources, and significant, untapped oil and natural gas reserves. The United States has a strong interest in partnering with Guyana to meet these challenges and fulfill this potential. The Embassy seeks to work with the government and people of Guyana to solidify gains in democratic governance and citizen security, to achieve a clean and secure energy future while mitigating the effects of climate change, and to expand economic prosperity and access to social services