Guyana, US finalise agreement on USAID democracy project

After being put on hold for months to facilitate discussions, the Guyana and United States governments yesterday announced that the Leadership and Democracy Project (LEAD) has been finalised and will be implemented soon.

“The governments of the United States of America and the Republic of Guyana have reached final agreement on the design and implementation mechanisms of the USAID Leadership and Democracy Programme,” US Charge d Affaires of Brian Hunt stated at the Office of the President yesterday.

Hunt represented his country while Head of the Presidential Secretariat Dr. Roger Luncheon was Guyana’s spokesman on the project.

Hunt said that despite modifications, the project’s fundamental objectives remain the same and stressed …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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