Ambassador delivers Remarks for the Launch of PADF-Strengthening Guyana Police Force Training (GPF) to Improve Responses to Vulnerable Populations

Guiding our provision of security training and assistance in Guyana is a commitment to human rights.  Through this project with the GPF, we hope to see a decrease in the number of harmful encounters with marginalized and vulnerable groups, such as youth; women; and migrants; and improve the GPF’s ability to interact with these groups ... Read More»

Ambassador Lynch delivers remarks at Human Rights Training for Police, Prosecutors, and Judges

Guiding our provision of security training and assistance in Guyana and around the world is a commitment to human rights. As we seek to help Guyana and other countries be more secure, we are also committed to ensuring they do so in a way that upholds human life and dignity. Read More»

U.S. Embassy Conducts Human Rights Training for Police and Prison Service

The training focused on the Department of State Leahy Law, which prohibits State assistance to foreign security forces if there is credible information that a security force unit has committed a gross violation of human rights (GVHR), to include extrajudicial killings, torture, forced disappearance, or rape under the color of law.  Read More»

U.S. Official Meets with Guyanese Partners in Justice, Security Sectors

Since 2011, the United States invested over 3 million USD to strengthen Guyana’ security and has trained over 500 Guyanese in the fields of financial intelligence, law enforcement, port security, and drug prevention.  Program Advisor Rachel Cook from the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs at the U.S. State Department visited Guyana December ... Read More»

Chargé d’Affaires Addresses Workshop on Alternatives to Incarceration

I am heartened to acknowledge Guyana’s increasing efforts at tackling issues around drug abuse, incarceration, and related changes to the justice sector.  I am pleased to reiterate that the United States Government also remains committed to these efforts through programming support from the U.S. State Department’s International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Bureau (INL). Read More»

Acting Deputy Chief of Mission Salutes Graduates of USAID Social Crime Prevention Training

It is a great honor and privilege to represent the United States Government at today’s graduation ceremony, and to salute you outstanding members of the Guyana Police Force for successfully completing training in Social Crime Prevention. You should be proud of your accomplishments, and even more so of the impact that this training will have ... Read More»

Donation of Equipment to Guyana Police Force’s Strategic Planning Unit

Let me begin by thanking the British High Commission and the Strategic Planning Unit (SPU) for organizing today’s event.  I’m honored to be here today to make this equipment donation to the Strategic Planning Unit on behalf of the United States Government. This donation valued at almost US$20,000 is just one of the most recent ... Read More»

U.S. Embassy Donates Bicycles to Guyana Police Force

The United States Department of State through the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement (INL) assists countries around the world in strengthening the capacity of their law enforcement and supports their efforts to promote the rule of law. On behalf of INL, I am delighted to be here today to underscore the United States’ ... Read More»

Training for Financial Intelligent Unit on iBase Software

Minister of Finance, Mr. Winston Jordan Mr. Matthew Langevine, Director of the Financial Intelligence Unit Other distinguished guests Ladies and gentlemen Good Morning.  It is my pleasure to be here today to announce that the United States Government, through the Department of State’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, is supporting Guyana’s Financial ... Read More»
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