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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Check out the FROG Press Kit!

We recently decided to put together a FROG press kit for a possible high-level governmental meeting in Guyana that may be happening very shortly.  With little time to prepare, we rushed to gather the needed material for the kit, organized it the best we could and actually lucked out finding a

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Clean Water Project in St. Monica

Beneficiaries:
Congratulations to Philip Chan, an RPCV from Guyana, who won our hearts – and our first small grant – with his proposal for the Clean Water Project in St. Monica. Please take a moment to read his magnificent project report below.

PROJECT REPORT FROM PHILLIP CHAN
Summary:
The

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Brazil urges Guyana to open river bridge

Brazil is asking Guyana to quickly open a border bridge that will give farmers in remote northern states better access to Central American and Caribbean markets.
Brazilian officials in Roraima state recently held an unofficial opening of the river span.
But Guyana has delayed opening its side until a ribbon-cutting

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Melanie Fiona: Another Great Guyanese Export

Give It To Me Right is just now hitting the radio stations in DC. I love it – and if you’re into great music – I think you will too. I’ve got to admit, knowing Melanie Fiona’s Canadian-Guyanese makes me love her more.
You may have first heard her on

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Late News: Peace Corps Volunteer Kate Puzey in Benin

As I was searching for some new material to post, I came across some old news that we at FROG never got to post. PCV Kate Puzey was murdered almost one month ago in the Benin village, Badjoude. She was 24 and an Education Volunteer. This is so very sad.

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Did you know that T-Pain was going to Guyana?

Did you know that T-Pain was going to Guyana? But then didn’t because of threats to his life? To make matters worse, he is now being sued for cancelling the show! Apparently this elevates the rapper to baller status, considering I found the following article on BallerStatus.com:


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Georgetown Guyana on Google Maps

I’ve been working with a few volunteers to add Georgetown Guyana on Google maps.  If you’re interested in checking out a live map of our progress –
http://www.google.com/mapmaker?ctype=0&ll=6.814701,-58.157894&spn=0.009353,0.018625&z=16

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Breaking News: Peace Corps Expansion Act of 2009 Introduced

Straight from my inbox – Dear Ardent Supporters of MorePeaceCorps,
California Congressman Sam Farr (Colombia 61-63) along with 40 co-sponsors has introduced HR 1066 in the 111th Congress calling for $450 million to the Peace Corps in 2010, $600 million in 2011, and $750 million in 2012. Forty members of

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A shout out to Russell McGorman

FROG would like to give a shout out to Russell McGorman of Our house Graphic Design, for donating his time helping us with logo work. We appreciate the time and energy that went into volunteering for us!
If you’re interested in finding volunteers to help with your organizations design work,

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