Guyana
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Maps & Flag [downloadable for reports]
Links
The Land
  • Georgetown, Guyana (MSN Weather) - Look at current weather conditions for Georgetown and other cities in Guyana.
  • Guyana (CIA World Factbook) - Find up-to-date population figures and other statistics.
  • Introducing Guyana (Lonely Planet) - Learn basic information for travel to Guyana, including practical travel tips and Lonely Planet's recommended sites to visit.
  • Kaieteur National Park - Read more about Kaieteur National Park and the legend of Chief Kai.
  • Lost Land of the Jaguar: An Expedition to the Jungles of Guyana (BBC) - Read about an expedition into the Guyanese wilderness, see photos of some of Guyana's fascinating animals, and virtually explore a jungle.
  • West Indian Manatee (ARKive: Images of Life on Earth) - Read facts about manatees, and watch video footage of these endangered mammals.
History and Government
  • BBC Caribbean - Get up-to-date news on Guyana and its surrounding region through this BBC Web page.
  • Guyana (U.S. Department of State) - View an outline of Guyana's background and history, and learn about the current U.S. ambassador to Guyana.
  • Stabroek News - This online component of a privately owned Guyanese newspaper includes local Guyana news.
The People
  • Guyana (UNICEF) - Discover the latest news about the challenges facing the children of Guyana.
  • Guyana: Highlights (globalhealthfacts.org) - Find current health statistics for Guyana, and view maps comparing countries around the world.
  • University of Guyana - The university's home page includes a photo gallery and current events at the two campuses.
Cultural Life
  • Cricket Lovely Cricket Terry Gajraj (YouTube) - Watch the music video for Terry Gajraj's "Cricket, Lovely Cricket," a song written for the 2007 Cricket World Cup.
  • Guyana (West Indies Cricket Board) - Link to current cricket articles on Guyana's West Indies Cricket Board team page.
  • Guyana Football Federation - Follow the men's and women's national football teams on the official Football Federation website.
  • Languages of Guyana (Ethnologue.com) - Read about the languages spoken in Guyana.
  • Some Folk Songs of Guyana (SilverTorch.com) - See the lyrics to Guyanese folk songs.
  • Tradewinds Dave Martins (YouTube) - Listen to Guyanese musician Dave Martins and his band, the Tradewinds, sing a song set to a slide show of Guyana photos.
The Economy
For More Information
  • Country Profile: Guyana (BBC News) - Find up-to-date headlines and colorful maps, a timeline, and video news clips.
  • Guyana (NationalAnthems.info) - Listen to Guyana's national anthem, "Dear Land of Guyana, of Rivers and Plains."
  • Guyana (National Geographic) - Learn general information about Guyana through quick facts and photographs.
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