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Pompeo: US wants to grow Guyana; says China’s money comes with strings

  • Don’t spread fake news  – Chinese Embassy

US State Secretary, Michael Pompeo yesterday said that China’s investments come with strings, but that the US brings Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) that is clean, drawing the ire of the Chinese Embassy in Guyana, which urged Pompeo not to spread fakes news.

US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo

“The United States model is to build out on the best things of your country,” He said. “We’ll show up, we’ll bring capital, we’ll bring resources, we’ll often bring technological capabilities that are much needed to develop resources, develop infrastructure for your country, but we don’t do so with political strings tied to them. We don’t operate the way other regimes do, who might show up with money and then demand political retribution, or worse yet, engage in activity that is corrupt.”          Continue reading

China intensifies posture on mutual opportunities in “US backyard”- commentary

China’s foreign ministry spokesperson Lu Kang

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WASHINGTON, USA – At a news conference, China’s foreign ministry representative Lu Kang explained mutual opportunities and cooperation between China and Latin America countries in the “US backyard”, citing the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), to help improve the region’s economy and bring tangible benefits of peace and stability to Latin America and the Caribbean.

This includes Ecuador, the most recent to receive approval to start the internal procedures to become one of the countries from the Pacific Alliance that will facilitate joint initiatives, especially with China.      Continue reading

US looks forward to peaceful elections in Guyana – US Secretary of State, John Kerry.

US looks forward to peaceful elections in Guyana

Sunday, 22 February 2015 -Written by   – CMD

US Secretary of State, John Kerry.

US Secretary of State, John Kerry.

The United States (US) on Sunday- the eve of Guyana’s 45th Republic anniversary said it was looking forward to peaceful general and regional elections scheduled for May 11, 2015.

“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,” said American Secretary of State, John Kerry on behalf of US President Barack Obama.  
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