US to set up DEA office here

A United States Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) office will be established here and outgoing US Ambassador to Guyana Brent Hardt says it is part of a shift to boost Washington’s presence in the region.

“I am… very pleased that we will be establishing a DEA country office here at our Embassy in Georgetown,” Hardt announced at a joint press conference at the Office of the President.

Hardt explained that while the DEA had been working with Guyana’s anti-narcotics and law enforcement agencies, he always believed that an  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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