Gov’t signs on to US democracy project

After months of impasse, the Donald Ramotar administration has signed on to the USAID-funded Leadership and Demo-cracy Project (LEAD) project, having reached an agreement with the United States government.

“Our programme is back in business and we are delighted government is going to be a part of the programme… we have a diplomatic note confirming Cabinet’s approval, basically giving us the green light to continue,” United States Ambassa-dor to Guyana Brent Hardt told Stabroek News yesterday in an interview.

Head of the Presidential Secretariat Dr Roger Luncheon last November announced that government had rejected the project, which, among other goals, aims to …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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