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Guyana: US Government calls on Guyana to ‘stamp out’ corruption’

…corruption threatens security, hinders economic growth, and siphons away public and private resources,” US Ambassador

…says private sector actors must also answer for any role in corrupt practices

USA Ambassador Sarah-Ann Lynch

Dec 09, 2021 – Kaieteur News – As the world today observes, International Anti-Corruption Day, the government of the United States of America, has called on governments—including Guyana—“to announce meaningful commitments and initiatives, and to engage with civil society and the private and philanthropic sectors, since they play a critical role in supporting democracy, fighting corruption, and protecting human rights.”

The sentiments were espoused in a statement by the US Ambassador to Guyana, Sarah-Ann Lynch, who noted that the occasion coincides with US President, Joe Biden, “hosting a virtual Summit for Democracy, at which (Guyana’s) President (Irfaan) Ali, has confirmed his attendance.”            Continue reading

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