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- Aubrey Norton Refuses to Shake President Ali’s Hand…AgainLeader of the opposition, Aubrey Norton, has once again sent a strong message to Guyana's President, Dr. Irfaan Ali, that he is not on friendly terms with him. His attitude is akin to a voracious animal ready to attack. Opposition leader Aubrey Norton is clearly not comfortable with the position… Read more »
- Corentyne Teacher Killed in Early Morning Accident39-year-old Sydney Cort, who was a teacher by profession, was killed in the early morning hours of today, 31st of July, 2022, at around 1:00 a.m. Cort was a teacher by profession and resided in the town of Rose Hall, Corentyne, Berbice, Guyana. Read more »
- Guyanese Citizen Describes Harrowing Experience of Being Robbed at Gunpoint in GeorgetownA prominent Guyanese citizen, Mr. Frank Satnarine, described a harrowing experience of being robbed at gunpoint in the capital city of Georgetown on the evening of Saturday, 23rd of July, 2022 at around 10:30 PM. These types of gunpoint robberies, perpetuated by youths on bicycles, are unfortunately not uncommon in… Read more »
- Guyanese Critic Reportedly Involved in Water AccidentA video surfaced on social media today, 24th of July, 2022, showing a team of persons struggling to rescue a man who was rendered immobile off the shores of Bartica after an apparent water accident. The person filming said that popular social media personality, Guyanese Critic, is one of the… Read more »
- Guyana Projected to Earn More than 1 Billion US Dollars in Oil Revenues by December 2022So far, Guyana has earned more than 800 million United States dollars from oil revenues since the start of oil extraction in December 2019. But things are about to get better. Guyana is projected to break the 1 billion US dollars mark in oil revenues by the end of December,… Read more »
- Breaking! WHO Declares Monkeypox a Global Health EmergencyThe World Health Organization (WHO) has today, 23rd of July, 2022, declared the monkeypox outbreak a Global Health Emergency. This means that a coordinated international response is needed to contain the virus. Read more »
- 100% Financing, 3.8% Interest Rate, and Free Building Materials for New Home ProjectsThe government of Guyana is giving its citizens a head start in building their own spanking new homes with subsidies and concessions that will make it far cheaper. President of Guyana, Dr. Irfaan Ali, said he wants everyone to come on board. The president says the aim is to improve… Read more »
- Government Subsidizes Construction of New HomesThere's never been a better time to start building your new home. The government of Guyana is giving Guyanese added incentive to start building a new house with massive subsidies on construction material. His Excellency, Dr. Irfaan Ali, announced today, 22nd of July, 2022, that his government will support new… Read more »
- Guyanese Were Sold a Pipe DreamPrior to the 2020 elections in Guyana, Guyanese were sold a pipe dream. They were promised a life of rapid economic transformation and luxury that got them overly excited. But more than two years after oil starting flowing out of Guyana, and after over 700,000 million US dollars in oil… Read more »
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Guyana is one of the world’s best tourists destination. And now you’ll learn why. Learn about hotels, resorts, ranches, city tours, jungle tours, river tours, eco tours, country tours and more…all across Guyana. Tourism Guyana: Go there!
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- Three Adventurous Guyanese Women Brave 80 Miles of Rough Terrain to BrazilFirst Published: 12th of May, 2022. Three adventurous Guyanese women took an impromptu weekend away from Paramakatoi to our southern neighbor, Brazil, using just one ATV. They share their story. Continue Reading → Read more »
- British High Commissioner, Jane Miller, Takes a Ride up the Mahaica River21st of February, 2022. Guyana, South America The British High Commissioner to Guyana, Ms. Jane Miller, took a ride up the Mahaica River with Mahaica River Tours. And she highly Continue Reading → Read more »
Guyana has evolved over hundreds of years to what it is today. So we have lots of stories to tell. In addition, Guyana is a melting pot of cultures, traditions, races and religions. The first people to have come to Guyana are the Amerindians. They were here even before Christopher Columbus! Then came the Europeans in their quest for the city of Eldorado. The Europeans set up sugar plantations across Guyana and brought slaved from Africa to work on the plantations. After the abolition of slavery, indentured laborers were brought from India. You’ll have fun learning about the people, history and culture of Guyana.
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- Beating the Odds: Travis Marcellino Becomes a Military LeaderLife places some of us in challenges circumstances sometimes. But in these difficult times, we must remember the importance of holding our ground. The story of Travel Marcellino, the young GDF commander from Region 1, is one of principle, integrity, honesty, and most importantly, beating the odds. We hope the… Read more »
- Guyanese Born Sharon Maas is an International Best Selling AuthorSharon Maas is a Guyanese born international bestselling author who presently resides in Ireland. Many of her novels feature events and settings of Guyana, South America. Through her writing, she raises awareness of her homeland. Read more »
- Poetry: To My Dear Daughter – by Joshini GaneshThis beautiful poem was sent in by one of our fans, Joshini Ganesh, who says she has a passion for literature, especially poetry. Joshini wrote this poem for your daughter, and says that she is sure many mothers can relate to the sentiments expressed in it. Read more »
- Guyana is Geographically South America, but Culturally CaribbeanPeople sometimes get confused: is Guyana part of South America or the Caribbean? The answer is "both." Guyana is geographically part of South America, but it is culturally and historically part of the Caribbean. Read more »
- The True Meaning of Emancipation – by Dr. Telford LayneI've come across this really beautiful article from a Guyanese author and decided to republish it (with permission) because I think it's a great article with lots of merits and I think all Guyanese should take a good read and let the message it contains sink it - because it… Read more »
- What Would Have Happened if the APNU/AFC Had Succeeded in Rigging the 2020 Elections?First Published: 27th of June, 2022 [lastupdated} The APNU/AFC Coalition government led by Brigadier David Granger, ruled Guyana from 2015 to 2020. About 1.5 years of that term was illegal… Read more »
- Walking Over Hot Coals – a Religious TraditionI was told walking over hot coals is part of the celebrations of St. John's Day in the Rupununi Savannahs as well as other hinterland regions of Guyana. Residents say the Roman Catholic tradition of walking over hot coals on the night of the 24th of June spilled over from… Read more »
- Meet the Guyanese Woman Whose Passion is Caring for God’s CreaturesGuyanese born Anna Maria Esther Roth (full name: Anna Maria Esther Roth Dias), presently residing in the border town of Bonfim, Brazil, next to Lethem, Region 9, Guyana, has a special passion - a love for animals that she describes as an energy that she was born with. Her love… Read more »
Learn more about places across Guyana, including villages, towns, regions, counties, bridges, roads, rivers and much more. Take a tour of places across Guyana.
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- A Trip to Kaikumbay Village in the Central Rupununi Savannahs of GuyanaOn the 21st of July, 2015, I went for a drive from Lethem to a North Rupununi village called Kaicumbay. Kaicumbay is reached by first driving about 100 km north of Lethem (towards Georgetown) and then making a 45-minute detour east - towards the Kanuku Mountain Range. Continue Reading → Read more »
Guyana sports a rich diversity of flora and fauna. Under this heading, I explore the different plant and animal life found in Guyana.
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- The Giant Anteater – The World’s Largest AnteaterGuyana is known as the land of the giants, and the giant anteater, the world's largest anteater, is one of the six or seven reasons why. The giant anteater goes by the scientific name Myrmecophaga tridactyla. It is mammal which feeds on insects and has an average lifespan of 14… Read more »
- The Arapaima – the World’s Largest Freshwater FishFirst Published: 17th of May, 2022 by Patrick Carpen Guyana is known as the land of the giants, and the arapaima, the world’s largest freshwater fish, is one of the Continue Reading → Read more »
The six races of Guyana have blended an amazing pot. Guyana has been called a melting pot of civilizations, but it is also a melting pot of culinary heritages. The six ethnic groups of Guyana have all brought their traditional food and cooking recipes to these shores. But what’s more is that they have shared, adapted, innovated and transformed the culinary traditions of six peoples into something greater. Learn more about the unique evolution of Guyanese cooking.
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- Indigenous Style Pepperpot made with Fish, also called Tuma PotFirst Published: 6th of November, 2021 by Patrick Carpen. While people in the capital city (Georgetown, Guyana) and along the coasts refer to pepperpot as meat cooked in casareep, the Continue Reading → Read more »
- A Rich, Beef Cookup Recife by Guyanese Chef, David MooreCut and wash a 1/4 pound of chicken. Season the chicken with mixed season (semi liquid), salt, mustard, etc and mix well. Pour one tablespoon oil into a large pot. Continue Reading → Read more »
- Majesta Curry Cookup – An Innovative Recipe by Indigenous GuyanaFirst Published: 19th of November, 2020 I was amazed to see this video which combines culinary heritage from our African and East Indian peoples and produced by an indigenous group. Continue Reading → Read more »
The Guyana, South America business directory lists businesses across Guyana by category and in alphabetical order. From book stores to car dealers, your problem in finding what you need is solved right here. Browse the Guyana, South America business directory now!
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- Fix It Electrical and General Construction – Georgetown, GuyanaFirst Published: 16th of December, 2021. Superior installations in construction, industrial, and maintenance. Providing quality, safe, and trusted electrical services in Georgetown, Guyana for over 23 years. Address of Business Continue Reading → Read more »
- Chris Toons & Graphic Design ServicesContact Info Phone Number: (592) 673-9774 (WhatsApp Available) Email: Christhoperleitch5@gmail.com Facebook Personal Account: https://www.facebook.com/christhoperleitch2 Facebook Business Page: https://www.facebook.com/24hourdesigns Do you need some stunning design/photo manipulation work done but don’t know Continue Reading → Read more »
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Explore Guyana, South America with these beautiful photos from every part of Guyana. Go to Photos of Guyana.
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- On the Way to the Marudi Mountains, Deep South RupununiThis stunning photo captures a moment in time as miners head to the Marudi gold mining mountains in Deep South Rupununi, Region 9, Guyana, South America. Photos: Amina Mc Donald. Continue Reading → Read more »