Spotlight on the Warao People of Guyana

Spotlight on the Warao People of Guyana

Also known as the Warrau or Guarauno people, the Warao are a nomadic South American tribe who live in Guyana. In this article, we look at the Warao people’s history, culture, identity, religion, and their lives in Guyana and South America today. The Warao people are known as “Masters of Canoes.” This indigenous tribe has… Continue Reading

Everything You Need to Know about Guyana’s Oil Industry

Everything You Need to Know about Guyana’s Oil Industry

Guyana has a long history of oil exploration, attracting prospectors from global companies like ExxonMobil, Total, and Shell since the 1940s. We look at the country’s oil industry and how recent offshore discoveries could boost Guyana’s economy. The history of Guyana’s oil industry Prospectors have suspected there may be oil reserves in Guyana since Dutch… Continue Reading

6 Important Events in the History of Guyana

From the arrival of European colonists to Guyana’s independence from Great Britain, we look at a few of the historic events that have shaped Guyana and helped make the country what it is today. 1.         Guyana is believed to have been populated 35,000 years ago. Experts suggest that the first peoples to arrive in Guyana… Continue Reading