Guyana Modern History

Guyana is a country located in South America. With the capital city of Georgetown, Guyana has a population of 786,563 based on a recent census from COUNTRYAAH. Guyana has long had close ties to the Soviet Union and other socialist states. When state corporate ownership and plan management were leading the country toward economic collapse, at the end of the 1980s, a rapid change in market economy was made. In…

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Guyana Healthcare and Money

Guyana Money

Health care Vaccinations Vaccination needed receipt required Eat Drink 5 – malaria 4 – Typhoid & Polio 3 – cholera 2 yellow fever 1 Overview Due to the very poor medical care, travel health insurance that includes return transport in an emergency should be taken out before you travel. Hospital treatment is free in Georgetown, but doctors charge a fee. An individual first-aid kit should be taken with you and…

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Guyana Economy

Guyana Economy

ECONOMY: AGRICULTURE, FORESTRY AND FISHING According to smber, agriculture, to which 15.8% of the active population is dedicated and which covers 31.1% of GDP (2007), can count on a very small area (only 2.5% of the territory, partly still unexplored), limited almost exclusively to the coastal strip, especially to the E of the Essequibo river. For commercial purposes, the main crop is that of sugar cane, practiced both in large…

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