RPCV Highlight – Jason Rosen, GUY 3

Name: Jason Rosen
GUY Group: GUY 3
Guyana Site: Bartica, Georgetown
Type of Volunteer: Urban Youth Development, Prison Reform and supporting the Guyana Olympic Association
What have you been up to since you finished Peace Corps? Well, its been almost 11 years since my COS, and in that time I

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Deep water harbour in Berbice? Are the tides turning?

A team of officials from India have conducted a week of testing the Guyanese shoreline and determined that Berbice will be the most feasible location for a deep water harbour: “the Indian Government concluded that the Berbice area was most suitable for construction of the facility as waters bordering that

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Guyana Featured in New York Times

By TARA MULHOLLAND
Published: February 7, 2010
New York Times: Guyana’s stunning scenery and abundant wildlife make it a haven for adventurers and eco-tourists.
Into the Wild in Lush Guyana

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Guyana Peace Corps Response Volunteer featured on Peace Corps Website

The Peace Corps website recently featured Ashley Benson, who served as a Peace Corps Response Volunteer in Guyana. Working through the Catholic Relief Services, Ashley provided 6 months of much-needed support to the “Program on Abstinence for Guyana”. Working with the goal of prevention in mind, Ashley found the experience

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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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FROG DC Fund Raiser

Come to our FROG DC Fund Raiser!  This Thursday, November 12th at Garretts Restaurant and Railroad, 3003 M St, NW Georgetown, Washington, DC from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM.
There will be a raffle with great prizes, drink specials, good people, and great conversation. $5 donation is suggested at the

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11 Young Designers Reflect on their Experience in Guyana

The Guyana Project is made up of 11 young designers. As a group, we are united by an interest in sustainable materials and ethical working environments. Inspired to learn firsthand how our concepts become products, we traveled to Georgetown, Guyana in May of 2009 to work in the Liana Cane

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