The Border Controversy: An On-Going Conflict

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The Guyana-Venezuela Border Controversy Venezuela’s claim to its shared border with Guyana has been causing tension between the two countries for over a century. An effort has been made in the past to settle the dispute, but none were successful, including an 1899 arbitration and the Treaty of Geneva of 1966, signed by Great Britain… Read more »

Guyana Snapshot: A Quick Look

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Guyana Snapshot We’re taking a quick look at the country of Guyana, a Guyana Snapshot if you will, for those of you that aren’t familiar or would like to learn more. Guyana Guyana is a small English-speaking country on the northern mainland of South America. Georgetown, its capital, is well known for its culture, heritage,… Read more »

You Should Go to Guyana!

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Go to Guyana We’re not exaggerating when we say go to Guyana, it’s a beautiful country to visit. Suitable climate, beautiful views of nature and warm hospitality, what more can you ask for? Guyana is a country well endowed with a lot of natural beauty, making it one of the most interesting places to vacation…. Read more »

On the Hunt, Jobs in Guyana

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Jobs in Guyana Guyana, one of the most beautiful countries on the coast of South America, is the only English-speaking country in South America, with an economy built around agriculture, mining and manufacturing. These sectors are responsible for most of the jobs in Guyana. One major issue Guyana faces is the lack of skilled labor…. Read more »

A Short History on Peace Corps Guyana

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Peace Corps Guyana Peace Corps Guyana was established in 1966, the same year as Guyanese independence. The program ran until 1971, and between those years, over 160 volunteers served in Guyana. The Guyana Peace Corps program was discontinued from 1971 until 1995. President Cheddi Jagan officially approached Peace Corps about the prospects for the program… Read more »

The Backstory on RPCV Jason Carter

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RPCV Jason Carter RPCV Jason Carter, or just Jason Carter for non-Peace Corps folks, is an American lawyer and politician from Georgia, well known and respected for his political career and his role in the Peace Corps. Carter is one of the most respected people ever served in the Peace Corps. Jason Carter was born… Read more »