Ambassador Theriot delivers remarks at reception in honor of Bilateral Chamber Trade Mission

The relationship between the United States and Guyana has never been stronger or deeper.  We are proud to work together on so many things from championing democracy, promoting regional stability, and moving towards sustainable growth with lower carbon footprints. We also are deepening our bilateral trade and investment relationship greatly, and this mission is a ... Read More»

Remarks by Ambassador Lynch at Guyana Manufacturing and Services Association Dinner and Awards Ceremony

The U.S. Embassy is always looking ahead to find opportunities where it can increase its partnership with Guyana.  Recently, we hosted the largest U.S. Trade Mission ever to come to Guyana – Trade Mission Louisiana - a state that has many things in common with Guyana from its climate and agricultural products to its thriving ... Read More»

Ambassador Lynch delivers remarks at GMSA Annual General Meeting

At the Offshore Technology Conference last year in Houston, I was highly impressed by the popularity of the Guyanese booth, and I know you came away with more than one signed MOU. Quality U.S. companies continue to be very interested in partnering with you to bring prosperity to all Guyanese.  Last year in the first ... Read More»

Ambassador Lynch delivers remarks at Trade in the Americas Virtual Mission

And that is why I am here today, to make it clear that the U.S. government stands ready to assist in making the connections between U.S. and Guyanese businesses a reality. The United States is Guyana’s largest trading partner, and we want to keep it that way. We couldn’t be happier with all of the ... Read More»

Ambassador Lynch Delivers Remarks on Rule of Law as a Foundation for Competitive Business Environment

As the U.S. Ambassador to Guyana, I want to confirm the Embassy’s willingness and interest in connecting U.S. companies with Guyanese partners.  Our bilateral cooperation has endured 55 years, and the future is full of promise and prosperity.  We stand ready to assist in arranging contacts and providing consultations. Read More»

USAID Eastern and Southern Caribbean’s Regional Representative Clinton White Visits Guyana

To emphasize the U.S. Government’s focus on regional and government partnerships, climate change, public financial management, and private sector-led growth, USAID Regional Representative Clinton White is in Guyana to meet with government officials, CARICOM representatives, leaders in the business community, youth representatives and members of civil society organizations. This will be Mr. White’s first meeting ... Read More»

U.S. Commercial Service and U.S. Embassy Host Oil and Gas Webinar, Promote Investment Opportunities in Guyana

The Ambassador emphasized Guyana’s immense commercial opportunities, the importance of connecting with the U.S. Commercial Service and the U.S. Embassy’s Commercial Section, and the role of Guyana’s business support organizations in facilitating foreign direct investment. Read More»

Ambassador Lynch Delivers Remarks at AmCham Guyana 2nd AGM

For our part, the Embassy is a U.S. Commercial Service partner post with the U.S. Department of Commerce, which means we can connect investors with Guyanese businesses.  We also help facilitate requests for Guyanese businesses seeking to invest in the United States.  Interested in opening a U.S. franchise here?  We are your first stop.  Need ... Read More»

Visiting U.S. Delegation on Economic Investment Opportunities

As a continuing sign of the U.S. commitment to a prosperous Guyana, the Embassy hosted a delegation from the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) on October 13. The delegation, led by CEO Adam Boehler, includes U.S. Department of Treasury Assistant Secretary for International Markets Mitchell A. Silk and other senior officials from the Department ... Read More»

Ambassador Lynch Remarks at AMCHAM Guyana Recognition Gala

On the business side, I know that AmCham has helped its members find office space, get registered, and find employees. All of this practical assistance is needed for new and growing businesses. I also know that networking events have been organized, as well as collaborative meetings with other private sector organizations and government officials. Advocacy ... Read More»

U.S. Embassy and AMCHAM Guyana Host Guyanese Senior Citizens for Thanksgiving

“It is a joy to share the tradition with Guyana, whose people treat U.S. diplomats not as foreigners, but with open arms and a warm welcome. The first Thanksgiving celebrated the bounty of the fall harvest just as we celebrate the bounty of our friendships with the people of Guyana”, said the Ambassador. Read More»

Ambassador Lynch Delivers Remarks at AmCham Guyana 1st Annual General Meeting

AmCham’s tangible accomplishments in such a short period of time lend themselves to reflections about what you can achieve down the road.  These aspirations start with changes that are just around the corner or more accurately 120 miles offshore and 3,660 meters under the seabed.  With the arrival of ExxonMobil’s Liza Destiny - and what ... Read More»

Ambassador Lynch Delivers Remarks at GMSA Business Luncheon

You can constantly advocate for regular public disclosure of the investment objectives of the NRF, its funding, withdrawals, and spending, as well as other pertinent information, to help ensure that there is no misuse of the Fund and that all of Guyana benefits from its operation. Read More»

National Milling Company (Namilco) Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Namilco has had a strong relationship with the U.S. government, and has been part Guyana’s social and economic landscape for a very long time.  Six decades ago, Namilco was a key player in the implementation of U.S. government international food assistance program called P.L. 480 (four-eighty).    Read More»

Chargé d’Affaires addresses Essequibo Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner

There will be an unimaginable amount of revenue (profits and royalties) coming into the country.  But, to be honest, we know from observing other economies that revenues can be fleeting, whether coming in or going out.  How can the Government of Guyana ensure that every cent of the monies will be used to the direct ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

Remarks by Deputy Chief of Mission at GCCI’s Annual Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony: “Petroleum: Stewarding Prosperity in the Future Guyana”

Thank you and the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) for the opportunity to address all of you on such a special occasion. As one of the oldest organizations in Guyana representing the private sector, GCCI and its members are in a prime position to advocate for the growth of Guyana’s economy and the ... Read More»
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