USAID AND CARICOM Partner to Develop an Environment for Resilient Business and Investment in the Eastern and Southern Caribbean

Climate variability is a global challenge that affects the region’s economic growth, food security, public health, and livelihoods. Building resilience to prepare and respond to the impacts of climate change takes many forms and relies on strong and innovative partners.  Similar to other regions in the world, significantly constrained economic growth across the Eastern and ...
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Protecting Mangroves = Protecting the Earth

Ambassador Lynch praised the program for raising awareness about the role that mangroves play in disaster management, carbon absorption, and protection of coastlines. She commented, “Climate change is already impacting the planet in unprecedented ways, causing weather and climate events to increase in severity and frequency.
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Ambassador Lynch Swears in 32nd Group of Peace Corps Volunteers

The Peace Corps’ special ingredient in Guyana and globally is a people-to-people approach to learning, reinforcing, and building capacity at the community level.  And, 53 years later, Volunteers are still serving the people of Guyana, having lived and worked in all 10 regions of this beautiful country.
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New Peace Corps Volunteers Arrive in Country

Thirty Peace Corps trainees arrived in country this morning, June 04, 2019 to begin their 27-months of service to the people of Guyana.  The new trainees make up the 32nd group of Peace Corps Volunteers to serve in Guyana since 1995; representing 19 out of the 50 United States, with ages ranging from 21 to ...
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New Peace Corps Group Arrives

38 Peace Corps Trainees arrived in country this morning to begin their 27 months of service to the people of Guyana.  The new trainees make up the 31st group of Peace Corps Volunteers to serve in Guyana since 1995, and represent 20 out of the 50 United States, have ages ranging from 21 to 47, ...
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Earth Day 2016: No Turning Back in the Global Fight against Climate Change

By: Ambassador Perry Holloway Georgetown – As people around the globe observe Earth Day today, world leaders are making history at the United Nations in New York.  Over 100 countries will sign the Paris Agreement on climate change, representing their commitment to join it formally.  This marks a turning point in the story of our planet ...
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