10 Fantastic Vacations in Guyana

Guyana is well known for its many exotic tourist destinations and is visited every year by travelers from around the world. Everywhere you visit within Guyana, you will encounter scenic views and breathtaking vistas. While there are many amazing destinations to see, we’ve highlighted ten amazing vacations in Guyana.
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Climate Change in the Caribbean – Guyana Becoming a Green State

Guyana is well known as a small Caribbean country on the northern coast of South America, but that is about to change. Guyanese President David Granger expressed his agenda to place Guyana on the path to creating and becoming a ‘green’ state at the 71st Regular Session of

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A Bottle School for Guyana

FROG and Hug It Forward are teaming up to bring a bottle school to a community in Guyana in need. You can read more about the bottle schools here –
We want to reach out to the current PCV community and ask if you have a need for a

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Georgetown-Lethem Road discussed in NYT article

The Georgetown-Lethem Road deemed “one of South America’s most remarkable roads” was featured in Sunday’s New York Times. The article and audio slideshow discusses the impact of improving the road and how the country is torn between economic development and preserving the pristine environment. From the article:
“The road is

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Guyana rainforest diversity…threatened

On a trip to collect information on the giant river otter, an endangered species, a group of researchers ended up in Rewa Head. “In just six weeks the expedition recorded an astounding variety of life: 158 species of birds, 22 species of medium to large mammals, and half of Guyana’s

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Have you heard of…the Rupununi Learners?

I came across a great website one day for the Rupununi Learners. The organization is made up of two non-profit organizations – the Rupununi Learners Incorporated (RLI) and Rupununi Learners Foundation (RLF). RLI is a registered non-profit in Guyana, founded in 2007 and RLF is a registered non-profit in the

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Guyana bird watching, with over 800 native species

Guyana has more than 800 species of birds and the Ministry of Tourism, Industry and Commerce and the Guyana Tourism Authority (GTA) are actively promoting the development of birding tourism in the country.
November is being identified as Tourism Awareness Month and, as part of a series of activities, the

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Guyana goldminers worried about ‘environmental era’

As the Guyanese mining industry adopts stricter environmental standards, Guyana goldminers worry about the higher associated costs. Along with the stricter standards, the new rules will be “tightly enforced.”
Prime Minister Samuel Hinds stated, “restoration must be recognized as a cost of production.” The need to lessen the environment impact

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Time’s Top 10 Scientific Discoveries

Suriname is on the list of Time’s Top 10 Scientific Discoveries.
#4 Among the hundreds of new life forms and animal species discovered this year, scientists have been able to identify 24 new species in a remote part of Suriname’s rainforest.  Among these species include 12 dung beetles, an ant

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Georgetown Seawall Cleanup Day

A number of Peace Corps Volunteers, Red Cross volunteers, and members of Youth Challenge Guyana and the Guyana Responsible Parenthood Association (GRPA) joined forces for Georgetown Seawall Cleanup Day and spread the word about environmental friendliness and the importance of keeping public spaces clean. The Friends & RPCVs of Guyana donated funds

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