A report on Guyana

Kaieteur Falls is the world's largest single-drop waterfall by volume.
Rupununi Savannah
Satellite image of Guyana from 2004
Anomaloglossus beebei (Kaieteur), specific to the Guianas
The hoatzin is the national bird of Guyana.
A tractor in a rice field on Guyana's coastal plain
A proportional representation of Guyana exports, 2019
Thatched roof houses in Guyana
Guyana's population density in 2005 (people per km2)
A graph showing the population of Guyana from 1961 to 2003. The population decline in the 1980s can be clearly seen.
The State House, Guyana's presidential residence
The Supreme Court of Guyana
Guyana's parliament building since 1834
Map of Guyana, showing the Essequibo River and (shaded dark) the river's drainage basin. Venezuela claims territory up to the western bank of the river. The historical claim by the UK included the river basin well into current-day Venezuela.
Cross-border bridge from Guyana to Brazil near Lethem
St George's Cathedral, Georgetown
Providence Stadium as seen from the East Bank Highway

Country on the northern mainland of South America.

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Krishna playing Holi with Radha and other gopis

Holi

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Popular ancient Hindu festival, also known as the Festival of Spring, the Festival of Colours or the Festival of Love.

Popular ancient Hindu festival, also known as the Festival of Spring, the Festival of Colours or the Festival of Love.

Krishna playing Holi with Radha and other gopis
Holika bonfire in front of Jagdish Temple in Udaipur, Rajasthan, 2010.
Radha Krishna playing Holi
The Mughal Indian emperor Jahangir celebrating Holi with ladies of the zenana.
Radha and the Gopis celebrating Holi, with accompaniment of music instruments.
Taking a selfie while playing Holi.
Holi celebrated at the Sri Sri Radha Krishna Temple in Utah, United States.
"Celebration of Spring by Krishna and Radha", 18th-century miniature; in the Guimet Museum, Paris.
An 1822 drawing showing elevation of a black stone arch in Puri, Odisha. It carried Vaishnavite gods and goddess, the ritual noted to be a part of the Holi festival.
Kama Dahanam (Shiva Turns Kama to Ashes)
Kama Dahanam or Holi Bonfire
Flowers of Dhak or Palash are used to make traditional colours.
Colours for Holi on sale at a market in Mysore
Colour drenched gopis in Krishna Temple, Mathura, India.
In the Braj region of North India, women have the option to playfully hit men who save themselves with shields; for the day, men are culturally expected to accept whatever women dish out to them. This ritual is called Lath Mar Holi.<ref>Lathmar Holi Festival Lane Turner, Boston Globe, (5 March 2012)</ref>
A play of colours then a dance at a Hindu temple near Mathura, at Holi.
Preparing for Holika Dahan, Kathamandu, Nepal.
Locals celebrating Holi in Kathmandu, Nepal.
Two women celebrating Holi in Kathmandu, Nepal.
Faces smeared with Holi colours
Holi festival in London, UK near the Battersea Power Station.
Drummers of Indo-Caribbean community celebrating Phagwah (Holi) in New York City, 2013.
A celebration of Holi Festival in the United States.

In addition to India and Nepal, the festival is celebrated by South Asian diaspora in countries such as Suriname, Guyana, Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica, South Africa, Mauritius, Fiji, Malaysia, Singapore, the United Kingdom, the United States, the Netherlands, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.

Jaguar

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Large cat species and the only living member of the genus Panthera native to the Americas.

Large cat species and the only living member of the genus Panthera native to the Americas.

Fossil skull of P. o. augusta
Jaguar at Three Brothers River, Pantanal, Brazil
The jaguar has a powerful bite that allows it to pierce the shells of armored prey.
Illustration of a jaguar killing a tapir, the largest native land animal in its range
Female (left) and male jaguar (right) at São Lourenço River
Female jaguar picking up her cub
A South American jaguar killed by Theodore Roosevelt
El Jefe, a jaguar in Arizona
A jaguar in Belize

Its present range extends from Mexico through Central America to South America comprising Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, particularly on the Osa Peninsula, Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina.

National Assembly (Guyana)

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The National Assembly is one of the two components of the Parliament of Guyana.

Inspector Barnes in the Venezuelan station.

Cuyuni River

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South American river and a tributary of the Essequibo River.

South American river and a tributary of the Essequibo River.

Inspector Barnes in the Venezuelan station.

It rises in the Guiana Highlands of Venezuela, where it descends northward to El Dorado, and turns eastward to meander through the tropical rain forests of the Cuyuni-Mazaruni Region of Guyana.

IDB Headquarters at Washington, D.C.

Inter-American Development Bank

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Largest source of development financing for Latin America and the Caribbean.

Largest source of development financing for Latin America and the Caribbean.

IDB Headquarters at Washington, D.C.
IDB Headquarters at Washington, D.C.
IDB Headquarters at Washington, D.C.
IDB flag.
Borrowing members in green, non-borrowing members in red
Main building of the Inter-American Development Bank headquarters at Washington, D.C.
Inter-American Development Bank headquarters at Washington, D.C., left, the 1300 New York Ave NW building and right, the 1350 New York Ave. NW, Washington D.C. The Enrique V. Iglesias Auditorium is in the middle.

Borrowing: Argentina, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, Venezuela

Socialism in liberal democratic constitutions

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Socialism has been mentioned in several liberal democratic constitutions.

Socialism has been mentioned in several liberal democratic constitutions.

Although Guyana was a British colony until 1966, the People's Progressive Party (PPP) was established in 1950 as the country's first political party.

Arms of the President of Guyana

Politics of Guyana

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Arms of the President of Guyana
Parliament of Guyana in Georgetown.

The politics of Guyana takes place in a framework of a Parliamentary representative democratic republic, whereby the President of Guyana is the head of government and of a multi-party system.

The twelve signatory states of the UNASUR Constitutive Treaty.

UNASUR Constitutive Treaty

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Signed on May 23, 2008 during the extraordinary summit of heads of state and government of the Union of South American Nations held in Brasília, Brazil.

Signed on May 23, 2008 during the extraordinary summit of heads of state and government of the Union of South American Nations held in Brasília, Brazil.

The twelve signatory states of the UNASUR Constitutive Treaty.

At the time the treaty came into force on March 11, 2011, it had been ratified by Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, and Venezuela.

Eugene F. Correira International Airport

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Eugene F. Correia International Airport is located on the Atlantic Ocean coast of Guyana, 6 km east of the capital, Georgetown, in the Demerara-Mahaica region.

Leatherback sea turtle

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Largest of all living turtles and the heaviest non-crocodilian reptile, reaching lengths of up to 1.8 metres and weights of 500 kg. It is the only living species in the genus Dermochelys and family Dermochelyidae.

Largest of all living turtles and the heaviest non-crocodilian reptile, reaching lengths of up to 1.8 metres and weights of 500 kg. It is the only living species in the genus Dermochelys and family Dermochelyidae.

Size of leatherback compared to human
Esophagus of a leatherback sea turtle showing spines to retain prey
Hatchlings crawling to the sea
Leatherback turtle at Sandy Point National Wildlife Refuge
A leatherback turtle with eggs, photo taken on Salines de Montjoly beach (French Guiana)
Baby leatherback turtle
Decaying plastic bag resembling jellyfish

The most significant Atlantic nesting sites are in Suriname, Guyana, French Guiana in South America, Antigua and Barbuda, and Trinidad and Tobago in the Caribbean, and Gabon in Central Africa.