242nd Independence Day Celebration – “Guyana – Past, Present, and Future”

On behalf of President Trump, the United States Government, the United States Embassy in Guyana, myself, my beautiful wife Rosaura, my son Nicholas who is here visiting, and my daughter Paula who is in Miami, we thank you all for coming today for this 242nd  celebration of the Independence of the United States of America.  ...
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Op-Ed: Prioritizing a Sovereign Wealth Fund – Preparing for Prosperity Now

Let us be clear.  When I speak of a sovereign wealth fund, I am talking about a fund that will immediately begin to invest in education, health, infrastructure, agriculture, and security.  I am referring to a concerted effort by all stakeholders to start a continuous conversation on how best to implement fiscal plans that directly ...
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U.S. Embassy Celebrates 241st Independence Anniversary

I am normally not overly protocol conscious, nor too long, but tonight is a special night and this is the one event where I make an exception, so bear with me. His Excellency President David A. Granger and the charming First Lady Sandra Granger Ex-Presidents Donald Ramotar, Bharrat Jagdeo, and Samuel Hinds Hon. Prime Minister ...
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Remarks by Deputy Chief of Mission Terry Steers-Gonzalez at the Inaugural Guyana Oil and Gas Conference and Expo 2017

  Back in December, at the Guyana Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s (GCCI) Annual Gala, it was my privilege to last share the stage with Minister Trotman.  He announced at that event the great advances several industries – gold, diamonds, bauxite – had made in 2016 and committed to put before the government in early ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Perry Holloway: “Advancing Transparency and Accountability in Guyana’s Extractive Industries”

Hon. Minister of Foreign Affairs, performing the functions of Prime Minister Carl Greenidge Hon. Minister of Natural Resources Raphael Trotman Hon. Ministers of Government Members of the Diplomatic Corps Members of the Private Sector Members of the Press Distinguished Guests, I am pleased to be here today to formally announce U.S. efforts to support the ...
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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 ...
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UG and Texas Tech Participate in 100,000 Strong in the Americas Program

Funded by a grant from ExxonMobil through President Obama’s 100,000 Strong in the Americas Program, science students from the University of Guyana and Texas Tech University in100,000 Strong in the Americas Lubbock, Texas were afforded a unique opportunity to learn about enhancing capacities to support the oil and gas sector. In mid-July, UG students traveled ...
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