Cane Grove

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Cane Grove
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Cane Grove
Location in Guyana
Coordinates: 06°37′N57°55′W / 6.617°N 57.917°W / 6.617; -57.917 Coordinates: 06°37′N57°55′W / 6.617°N 57.917°W / 6.617; -57.917
Country Flag of Guyana.svg Guyana
Region Demerara-Mahaica
Population
 (2012) [1]
  Total1,630
Time zone UTC-4
Climate Af

Cane Grove is an agricultural community in the Demerara-Mahaica Region of Guyana, standing at sea level on the coastal plain, along the Mahaica River, about eight kilometres upstream of its mouth. John Carter, Guyana's first ambassador to the United States and a key figure in the pre-independence turmoil of what was, before 1966, British Guiana was born in Cane Grove. [2]

The diaspora of Cane Grove hold an annual reunion in New York City where proceeds go toward funding various charity projects that help the current residents of the village. [3]

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References

  1. "2012 Population by Village". Statistics Guyana. Retrieved 16 August 2020.
  2. "Sir John Carter". The Guardian. Retrieved 17 August 2020.
  3. "We Support the Cane Grove Community in Guyana". Raphelson Levine. Retrieved 17 August 2020.