British Guiana

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British Guiana:

see GuyanaGuyana
, officially Co-operative Republic of Guyana, republic (2005 est. pop. 765,000), 83,000 sq mi (214,969 sq km), NE South America. It is bordered on the N by the Atlantic Ocean, on the E by Suriname, on the S and W by Brazil, and on the W by Venezuela.
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The article has two goals: to find out why Indian women were excluded from the literature of leadership roles in British Guiana during indenture (1838-1920) and to find out if indentured Indian women were really involved in leadership roles.
His assessment of regimes in Brazil, British Guiana, and elsewhere led him to defend the U.
These included copies of Soviet Weekly magazine, as well as the books Hands off British Guiana, and Towards the Third World Trade Union Congress.
We met the general secretary of affairs of the British Guiana Labor Union and formed a political-affairs committee.
In 1814, these three colonies were ceded to the British who, in 1831, merged them into one colony which they called British Guiana.
PANAMA Jones once earned a few coins a day shining shoes for sailors in colonial British Guiana.
The others a rededicated to James Clarke, who came to Liverpool from British Guiana and saved dozens of children from drowning in the Leeds/Liverpool canal; the old community of Little Italy; Billy Collins, tireless promoter of youth football; and St Martin 's Gardens, the first municipal housing in Britain.
Guyana - the former British Guiana - is the only English-speaking country in South America, a product of its colonial past.
She was born in British Guiana in 1870, adopted by Mr and Mrs William Imrie and brought up in West Derby Village, before entering holy orders.
The reasons for his leaving Georgetown, British Guiana (now Guyana) as a shy 14-yearold were never fully explained.
7, 1942, while en route from British Guiana to New York.

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