New US Ambassador Nominated to Serve in Guyana
US President Barack Obama has nominated current Charge D Affaires at the US Embassy in Barbados D. Brent Hardt as US Ambassador to Guyana.
According to the US Embassy here, Brent Hardt became Chargé d’Affaires at the U.S. Embassy to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean in January 2009 after serving as Deputy Chief of Mission from May 2008. Previously he served as Deputy Chief of Mission and Chargé d’Affaires at the U.S. Embassy in Nassau, Bahamas and at the U.S. Embassy to the Holy See in Rome.
Mr. Hardt joined the United States Foreign Service in 1988, and has had several postings across the world.
He is married, and he and his wife Saskia have three sons. Now that he has been nominated, that nomination will go to US lawmakers for approval and the ambassador could find himself at the local embassy very soon.
Guyana has been without a US Ambassador for over 2 years. This country and the US Share close diplomatic relations.