Paradise, Guyana

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Coordinates: 6°47′0″N57°59′0″W / 6.78333°N 57.98333°W / 6.78333; -57.98333 Coordinates: 6°47′0″N57°59′0″W / 6.78333°N 57.98333°W / 6.78333; -57.98333
CountryFlag of Guyana.svg  Guyana
Region Demerara-Mahaica
 (2012) [1]
Time zone UTC-4

Paradise is a village located in the Demerara-Mahaica region of Guyana, and used to be its regional capital, however the administrative building burnt down in 2006, and the regional capital moved to Triumph. [2] [3] (Paradise is also the name of several other smaller villages in Guyana; one in Region 5, Region 10, and two in Region 2.) [4]

Paradise has a primary school. [5]

The village also had a team [6] in the 592 Inter-Village Football Festival, a local event started in 2019 to encourage football in the East Coast Demerara area. [7] The Paradise Invaders team plays in the Berbice Football Association (BFA) ‘West Berbice League. [8] [9]

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  2. "Region Four RDC office moves to Triumph". Stabroek News. Retrieved 18 August 2020.
  3. "Regional Democratic Council Region No. 4 - Demerara/Mahaica, Guyana". Regional Democratic Council Region No. 4via Facebook. Retrieved 18 August 2020.
  4. "Publications – Bureau of Statistics – Guyana" . Retrieved 2020-12-24.
  5. "Eight primary schools to get computer laboratories". Retrieved 2020-12-24.
  6. "Paradise, Friendship into semi-finals". Stabroek News. 2019-12-27. Retrieved 2020-12-24.
  7. "Friendship crowned the inaugural 592 Inter-Village Football Champion". Kaieteur News. 2020-01-04. Retrieved 2020-12-24.
  8. "Paradise Invaders stay unbeaten with 3-0 defeat of Hopetown United". Stabroek News. 2016-04-27. Retrieved 2020-12-24.
  9. "Wilson brothers spur Paradise Invaders to victory". Stabroek News. 2013-10-09. Retrieved 2020-12-24.