Ambassador Lynch delivers remarks at the International Energy Conference Panel Discussion: Skills Development and the Future of Work

One way to create more jobs in Guyana will be the introduction of more reliable and less expensive electricity.  For too long, high electricity costs have stymied Guyanese manufacturing.  As Minister Ashni Singh often notes, it’s unfortunate to drink a juice in Guyana that comes from fruit grown in Guyana but that was processed in ... Read More»

United States Strategy for Engagement in the Caribbean

The U.S. Department of State, in coordination with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), submitted a multi-year Caribbean strategy to Congress on June 19 that establishes a framework for enhancing the security and prosperity of the United States and its Caribbean partners.  Considered the “third border” of the United States, the Caribbean is a ... Read More»

Support for Guyana’s candidacy to the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative

I am pleased to be here today to formally announce U.S. efforts to support the Government of Guyana to prepare for the submission of its candidacy to the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, or EITI. The United States Embassy is proud to provide the Carter Center with a grant in the amount of $297,000 US dollars ... Read More»
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