U.S. Donates 52,800 Pfizer Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccines to Guyana

As part of the COVID-19 Global Action Plan to increase COVID-19 vaccinations around the world, end the acute phase of the pandemic and strengthen global health security, the United States is proud to announce a shipment of 52,800 Pfizer pediatric vaccines to Guyana earlier today. This brings the total number of vaccines donated to Guyana ... Read More»

United States Plans to Provide Further $1.5 Million for Urgent COVID-19 Vaccination Assistance in Caribbean Countries

USAID has provided nearly $63 million in COVID-19 assistance to the Caribbean since the beginning of the pandemic to address health, humanitarian, and economic impacts. This includes over $7 million for partner countries in the Eastern and Southern Caribbean region. In addition to the over 300,000 vaccine doses from the U.S. Government to Guyana, USAID’s partnership ... Read More»

Ambassador Lynch delivers Remarks at COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy Workshop, Region 2

The United States is proud to continue our partnership with the Ministry of Health, UNICEF, and the Guyanese people through initiatives like this to continue to raise awareness about the pandemic, the importance of getting vaccinated for your safety and the safety of your families, and the Government of Guyana’s response to this public health ... Read More»

Remarks by Chargé d’Affaires at USAID/CARICOM Portfolio Review

I am honored to announce today an additional 2.5 million U.S. dollars in assistance from the historic American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, that builds on the previous COVID-19 support provided to Eastern and Southern Caribbean countries. This assistance will provide support for the operational costs of COVID-19 vaccination campaigns, outreach activities to reduce vaccine ... Read More»

Ambassador Lynch Delivers Remarks at Handover Ceremony of USAID COVID-19 Tent

Through this partnership with the Ministry of Health, these ten tents will provide opportunities for rural communities to set up vaccine operations, while eliminating the need for patients to travel, and hopefully, eliminate some vaccine hesitancy.  I’m very grateful to the Minister and his leadership to encourage every Guyanese to get vaccinated, and the Ministry’s ... Read More»

U.S. Donates 146,250 Pfizer Vaccine Doses to Guyana

As President Biden said, “From the beginning of my presidency, we have been clear-eyed that we need to attack this virus globally as well.  This is about our responsibility – our humanitarian obligation to save as many lives as we can – and our responsibility to our values.  We’re going to help lead the world ... Read More»

U.S. Support for COVAX

The U.S. welcomes the good news that COVAX completed its first delivery of COVID-19 vaccines to Guyana.  Global crises require global responses, and the United States is proud to have contributed $4 billion to COVAX, the largest commitment globally from a single country. This contribution builds on decades of U.S. investments in global health and global health organizations and demonstrates the Biden-Harris Administration’s commitment to build back better ... Read More»

Guyana and the United States: More Than 50 Years Of Friendship

Secretary Pompeo will travel to Georgetown, Guyana, September 17-18.  He will meet with newly elected President Irfaan Ali and his cabinet, as well as CARICOM Secretary-General LaRocque.  Secretary Pompeo will reinforce the promise of a values-based U.S. partnership rooted in inclusive governance, private-sector investment to increase prosperity for the people of Guyana, and greater rule of law, as Guyana grows its economy in the wake ... Read More»

Secretary Pompeo’s Travel to Paramaribo, Georgetown, Boa Vista, Bogota, and Plano

In Georgetown, Guyana, Secretary Pompeo will congratulate newly elected president Irfaan Ali and his cabinet, and meet with CARICOM Secretary-General Irwin LaRocque.  He will reinforce the promise of a values-based U.S. partnership highlighting opportunities for more responsible and transparent private sector investment to increase prosperity for the people of Guyana, particularly in the wake of ... Read More»

The United States Provides Assistance to Guyana to Respond to COVID-19

The United States Government has committed an additional $1.7 million (USD) to mitigate the spread of the COVID-19 outbreak in Guyana and the rest of the Caribbean. The United States, via USAID, is providing life-saving support by coordinating with the Government of Guyana, international humanitarian partners, and other stakeholders to identify priority areas for investment. ... Read More»

Funding to Guyana to fight COVID-19

 As part of our ongoing commitment to Guyana through the U.S. Caribbean Resiliency Partnership, the Regional Caribbean Office of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is releasing US$475,000 to help address Guyana’s priority areas of laboratory diagnostics and systems strengthening and supplies, surveillance, infection prevention & control, and emergency operation centers. Read More»
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