Essays Tagged: "Guyana"


Guyana is a country located on the northern coast of South America. It is bounded on the north by th ... ica. It is bounded on the north by theAtlantic Ocean and on the east by Suriname. On the south side Guyana is bordered by Brazil, and on thewest side is Brazil and Venezuela. Guyana achieved its indep ... . Guyana achieved its independence on May 26, 1966 when it broke awayfrom Britain.Land and ResourcesGuyana has three different major geographical regions. These consist of a belt of soil whichranges f ...

(4 pages) 79 1 4.6 May/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

All about Piranha

live in and around South America. They are widespread throughout the rivers of Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, Paraguay, Brazil, and central Argentina.Piranhas live in packs, or shoals. They spend most o ...

(1 pages) 49 1 3.9 Jun/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

An account of The People's Temple Mass suicide and Jim Jones's persuasion and propaganda

(Dickerson 2). The demise of the People's Temple and the killings of over 900 people in Jonestown, Guyana were due to the Temple's contradicting beliefs, Jones's growing insanity and abuse of prescri ... an government. Because he commanded the largest single protestant movement in California (and later Guyana) history, he was able to command his some 10,000 members to 'block vote,' or to swap their se ...

(3 pages) 62 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Comparison between Half-Caste by John Agard and Presents From My Aunts In Pakistan by Moniza Alvi

in another country and moved to England at an early age, where as John Agard was born and raised in Guyana and then moved to England during early adulthood. During this essay I will be comparing the i ... dulthood. His parents were mixed of race, his father black and mother from Portugal but was born in Guyana.The author of Presents Form My Aunts In Pakistan, Moniza Alvi moved to England at a very youn ...

(4 pages) 36 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

The History of Social Work in the Caribbean

of this essay, specific focus will be on two of its English speaking countries namely Barbados and Guyana.Compton and Gallaway (1990) defined Social welfare as "an organized set of norms and institut ... between the mid 1300s and the mid 1800s which were adopted by English colonies such as Barbados and Guyana. It should be noted however that these laws were not established due to the declining social ...

(13 pages) 88 0 4.8 Oct/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community


ina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, and Venezuela. It is sometime ...

(3 pages) 37 0 4.5 Nov/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Teaching moral development to school children in the Caribbean

ue to their own religious beliefs.When we look at certain Caribbean islands like Jamaica, Barbados, Guyana and some other territories have different customs and in relation to moral development meanin ... o moral development meaning that it might be acceptable to attend school bare-footed and in rags in Guyana but not in Barbados because of our economy is high as well as our moral standards.Evaluating ...

(8 pages) 131 2 4.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Does the Caribbean have an independent judiciary?

elve independent countries:- Antigua and Barbuda, the Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, St. Lucia, St. Kitts-Nevis, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, and Trinidad and Tobago ... me Minister and the Leader of the Opposition, while in the Constitution of Co-operative Republic of Guyana contains similar provisions: both the Chancellor, who is President of the Court of Appeal of ...

(5 pages) 44 0 4.6 Jan/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

How does grief from violent deaths differ from other deaths?

ke, and therefore maybe this is how grief ought to be tackled through a person's inner strengths.In Guyana there has be more than its fair share of sudden violent deaths over the last few years. Many ... ggle to see justice don, deny themselves a proper mourning period. Grief counseling is available in Guyana, but is seldom offered in sudden violent death situations because our culture does not readil ...

(2 pages) 44 0 4.4 Feb/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The Jonestown Tragedy

rt the group. When Jones and about nine-hundred followers moved to their new remote location in the Guyana jungle known as "Jonestown," odd occurrences were reported and many began to question the exi ... Jones was extreme but they did not have a choice. Many of the Peoples Temple members believed that Guyana would be, as Jones promised, a paradise. Instead, everyone (including children) ended up rais ...

(6 pages) 64 0 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Peoples Temple

of the cult called The People's Temple and he drove his followers to commit mass suicide/murder in Guyana in 1978.Intro I. You are scared.A. You are in the jungle and craziness surrounds you.B. Every ... on and wanted to leave the United States.B. He moved his group to the jungle outside of Georgetown, Guyana and started Jonestown.C. There Jones could manipulate his people's lives completely.D. Jones ...

(4 pages) 11 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Immigration in an Anthropology Perspective

One of those groups that have influenced the American way of life is the people of the Trinidad and Guyana. To be more specific, the people of East Indian descendants. From since the Early 1980's the ... e of East Indian descendants. From since the Early 1980's the first wave of Immigrants arrived from Guyana and Trinidad. Some came legally but most entered illegally. They all came for a chance at a n ...

(6 pages) 50 3 4.7 Oct/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers

Het regenwoud in zuid amerika

of een aap. De witkraaggierzwaluw, de blauwgele ara, de brulaap, het grijsgroen doodshoofdaapje, de Guyana-toekan, de slingeraap en de amazone leven ook in de top van de reuzenbomen.2 Daarna komt de k ...

(5 pages) 2040 1 0.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers

What is ethnicity and the issues faced by Guyanese people?

the reader more at-ease with the concept of ethnicity and understand better the particularities of Guyana and the issues faced by Guyanese people.An ethnic group or ethnicity is a population of human ... presumed common genealogy or ancestry, culture, language and any other social aspect of their life.Guyana's society historically always have had a heterogeneous population due to the different coloni ...

(5 pages) 12 0 0.0 Apr/2014

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Story of my life

chooler.Everything was so confusing to me. I did not know that there are four different seasons. In Guyana there is only one; you can wear a light top everyday but here you have to wear sweaters or a ...

(3 pages) 3 0 0.0 Jun/2014

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Jim Jones:raper or murderer

bout relations inside the church, So with that Jones moved all his followers to renovated jungle in Guyana he named it "Jonestown" where he cut down trees and built cabins. In order todo this he had t ...

(3 pages) 2 0 0.0 Jun/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy


(2 pages) 1 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature