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Secretary of State
February 22, 2015
On behalf of President Obama and the American people, I congratulate the people of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana as you celebrate 45 years of independence on February 23.
Your nation will hold national elections this year. I am confident that it will serve as an example of the peaceful exercise of the right to vote. Your actions will strengthen the entire region’s commitment to democratic institutions.
ORANJESTAD, Aruba—U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Oranjestad-Aruba Preclearance facility intercepted 11.46 pounds of liquid cocaine concealed inside a traveler’s luggage. The subject and narcotics were turned over to Aruba Customs for further processing.
I love it when law enforcement can gain the full support of the general public. Three of my four brothers, my father and one of my uncles were in law enforcement. I worked for several years supporting four jurisdictions in their efforts.
U.S CBP Officers Discover Liquid Cocaine in Four Bottles of Alcohol in passenger baggage from Guyana
On November 17, 2014 Mr. Wilton Sinclair arrived on a flight from Georgetown, Guyana and presented one checked-in suitcase, one carry-on duffel bag, and two duty free bags for examination. During this examination CBP officers discovered four bottles of rum, two in each of the duty free bags, and noticed that the liquid appeared thicker than usual. Mr. Sinclair was escorted to a private search room where CBP officers opened the bottles of rum, and detected an unusual chemical odor. The liquid tested positive for cocaine.
November 14, marked the launch of Sir Shridath Ramphal’s memoir “Glimpses of a Global Life” at an event held in Washington, DC as part of the Organization of American States Lecture of the Americas series.
Economic freedom is a crucial component of liberty. It empowers people to work, produce, consume, own, trade, and invest their own resources, while respecting others’ rights to do the same. It has been shown in numerous peer-reviewed studies to promote prosperity and other positive outcomes. It is a necessary condition for democratic development.
November 12, 2014 - See below for travel advisories issued by Canada, UK and USA for their citizens traveling to Guyana.
As Prime Minister, Netanyahu has consistently invoked his solemn duty to protect Israel’s national security. Ironically, he has become the single most reckless individual who is imperiling the very security of the state. One need not look far and wide to discern Netanyahu’s disingenuousness and misguided policies that have only undermined Israel’s future security.
PHILADELPHIA — U.S. Customs and Border Protection agriculture specialists recently intercepted Khapra Beetle, one of the world’s most destructive insect pets, in a passenger’s baggage at Philadelphia International Airport.
A Guyanese diaspora volunteer ventures back home to help rural farmers market new products locally – and beyond.
After two hours of travelling by speedboat along riverways into the depths of the rainforest, Clive Gobin finally arrives at a tiny community near Mabaruma, in northwest Guyana, bordering Venezuela.