GuyanaResearched via: http://wikipedia.org Student Name: Nyanka Joseph Date: 6/3/10
Where is Guyana located? • Northern State of South America • Part on Anglophone Caribbean
Flag, Motto, Anthem: • Flag: known as golden arrow head was adopted in 1966. • Motto: "One people, one nation, one destiny“ • "Dear Land of Guyana, of Rivers and Plains"
Sports: • Cricket is the national sport of Guyana other sports include: • Football(soccer) • Volleyball • Basketball • North American-style football • Golf • Badminton • Tennis • Field hockey • Cycling • Boxing.
Economy: • Main source of economy is agriculture(production of rice and Demerara sugar) other sources are: • Bauxite mining • Gold mining • Timber • Shrimp fishing • Minerals • Problems with agriculture include: • shortage of skilled labour • deficient infrastructure
Famous People: • John Agard, poet. • Valerie Amos, British politician • E. R. Braithwaite, writer of the novel To Sir, With Love. • Shakira Caine, former Miss Guyana and wife of actor Michael Caine. • Martin Carter, writer and poet. • David Case, the highest ranking black officer in the British Armed Forces. • Shivnarine Chanderpaul, professional cricketer for the West Indies Cricket Team • Laura Creavalle, an IFBB pro female bodybuilder • Dwayne De Rosario, Professional soccer player on MLS-Toronto FC team
What do you or your peers like the most about Guyana? That they are considered part of the Caribbean. They have good food. There is a lot of nature.