ABSTRACT

Guyana: An Overview [Updated June 19, 2020]   [open pdf - 485KB]

From the Document: "Located on the north coast of South America, English-speaking Guyana has characteristics of a Caribbean nation because of its British colonial heritage (the country achieved independence from Britain in 1966). Guyana participates in Caribbean regional organizations and forums, and its capital of Georgetown serves as headquarters for the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), a regional integration organization. Guyana currently is facing two enormous challenges--a political crisis concerning the conduct of the March 2, 2020, elections, and a public health threat due to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic."

Report Number:
CRS In Focus, IF11381
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Date:
2020-06-19
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Public Domain
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Congressional Research Service: https://crsreports.congress.gov/
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pdf
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