Ambassador Lynch Statement to the Press

Remarks as prepared Ambassador Sarah-Ann Lynch Statement to the Press  Herdmanston Lodge   August 31, 2023 First, I want to thank all of you – the members of the media corps -for your wonderful cooperation and excellent partnership over the years.  You serve a crucial and important function in any strong democracy, and you are absolutely ... Read More»

Ambassador Lynch delivers remarks at Reception in honor of Enterprise Florida

U.S. firms have already proven two key things: First, that they are excellent partners.  Second, that they can compete and win government contracts including auditing services, distance learning, manufactured housing, and remote sensing technologies.  U.S. companies have also expanded into the broader economy, including IT infrastructure and telecommunication, health care, and construction. 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»

Louisiana District Export Council Mission Explores Business Opportunities in Guyana

With 23 markets and 41 million people, the Caribbean presents a growing opportunity for U.S. companies.  The delegation sought to capitalize on the strong bilateral trade relationship between the U.S. and Guyana, with bilateral trade reaching $1.4 billion USD in the first half of this year alone. Read More»

Remarks by Ambassador Lynch at Reception for Louisiana District Export Council Mission

Louisiana has already been the source of some amazing U.S.-Guyana partnerships.  From Edison Chouest’s early partnership with John Fernandes Limited on maritime and port services (the first Louisiana company to come to Guyana and engage in an incredible joint venture!), to K&B’s partnership with Guysons that brings world-class machine training and investment to Guyana, or ... Read More»

U.S. Trade Mission Explores Guyana

While in Guyana, the companies held a productive day of meetings with key private sector contacts and experts to highlight Guyana’s business environment, learn about the Government of Guyana’s efforts to promote investment and economic diversification, explore market entry strategies, foster partnerships, and develop closer trade ties between Guyana and the U.S. Read More»

Remarks by Ambassador Lynch for AmCham Guyana Business Pitch Competition

The United States prioritizes business development as an essential part of supporting a country’s path to economic diversification and sustainable development. We are happy to partner with AmCham on today's event. Amcham’s Youth Entrepreneurs program launched in 2021 with a vision to encourage and support young entrepreneurs. Read More»

U.S. Embassy celebrates World Tourism Day

On Monday, September 26, in observance of World Tourism Day, U.S. Ambassador Sarah-Ann Lynch invited stakeholders from the tourism and hospitality industries to “Rethink Tourism.” The forum provided an opportunity for key industry players to discuss opportunities for collaboration in their respective roles in preparing Guyana for a more sustainable, inclusive, and resilient tourism sector. ... Read More»

Ambassador Lynch delivers remarks in observance of World Tourism Day

Remarks as prepared Ambassador Sarah-Ann Lynch Reception in observance of World Tourism Day September 26, 2022 Honorable Minister of Tourism, Industry and Commerce, Oneidge Waldron, Honorable Minister of Culture, Youth and Sport, Charles Ramson, Jr., Head of the Guyana Tourism Authority, Kamrul Baksh, President of the Tourism and Hospitality Association of Guyana, Harrinand (Ralph) Persaud, ... 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 at AMCHAM Guyana 3rd Annual General Meeting

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, Guyana’s economy grew by over 40 percent in 2020, making it the world’s fastest growing economy and the only country in the Caribbean to register positive GDP growth.   In 2021, Guyana’s growth as an oil and gas producing nation continues its historic ascent.   To date the ExxonMobil led consortium has discovered ... Read More»

Remarks by Ambassador Lynch at Official Sod Turning Ceremony for Courtyard Marriott, CJIA

This new hotel is also testament to Marriott’s established success in Guyana. Since its opening in 2015, the Marriott in downtown Georgetown has become an epicenter for social and commercial life.  And, I might add, its’ outstanding reputation has continued during this most difficult year as we all struggle with the global pandemic. Read More»

Remarks by Ambassador Lynch at U.S. Commercial Service Agribusiness Webinar

This is a time of unprecedented opportunities.  Taking full advantage of these opportunities requires not only natural resources and human capital, but also a stable, transparent, and business-friendly regulatory and investment climate.  When companies make decisions on where to do business around the world, they seek out those markets where the business environment is rules-based ... 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»

Deputy Chief of Mission delivers remarks at Caribbean Trade in Americas Networking Event

In 2019, the Embassy became 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 assistance ... Read More»

Guyana and the United States: More Than 50 Years Of Friendship

Secretary Pompeo will travel to Georgetown, Guyana, September 17-18.  He will meet with newly elected President Irfaan Ali and his cabinet, as well as CARICOM Secretary-General LaRocque.  Secretary Pompeo will reinforce the promise of a values-based U.S. partnership rooted in inclusive governance, private-sector investment to increase prosperity for the people of Guyana, and greater rule of law, as Guyana grows its economy in the wake ... Read More»
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