Guyana abandons US democracy project

-Luncheon cites ‘zero contribution’

Four months after its launching here, government has pulled out of a USAID-funded $300 million project aimed at boosting citizens’ engagement with local parliamentarians and improving overall governance.

But while government has rejected the Leadership and Democracy (LEAD) project, the US Embassy still hopes that it will be implemented.

“We look forward to continuing to engage with all stakeholders to ensure the success of this programme in advancing these important goals,”  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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