Plaisance, Guyana

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Plaisance is a village in Guyana between Better Hope and Goedverwagting. It was purchased by freed slaves from cattle farmer A J Watershodt for $39,000 after the abolition of slavery in 1838. [1] It was officially declared a village in 1892. [1]

Guyana Country in South America

Guyana, officially the Co-operative Republic of Guyana, is a country on the northern mainland of South America. It is often considered part of the Caribbean region because of its strong cultural, historical, and political ties with other Anglo-Caribbean countries and the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). Guyana is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the north, Brazil to the south and southwest, Venezuela to the west, and Suriname to the east. With an area of 215,000 square kilometres (83,000 sq mi), Guyana is the third-smallest sovereign state on mainland South America after Uruguay and Suriname.

Better Hope Place in Demerara-Mahaica, Guyana

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Famous people associated with the village include musician brothers Eddy Grant and Rudy Grant, as well as footballer Alex Bunbury who were born there.

Eddy Grant Guyana born British reggae musician

Edmond Montague Grant is a Guyanese-British vocalist and musician. He was a founding member of the Equals, one of the United Kingdom's first racially integrated pop groups. He is also known for a successful solo career that includes the platinum single "Electric Avenue". He also pioneered the genre ringbang.

Rudolph Grant, also known as Little Brother Grant and The Mexicano, is a reggae deejay and singer.

Alexander "Alex" Bunbury is a Canadian retired soccer player who played as a striker.

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Coordinates: 6°48′N58°06′W / 6.800°N 58.100°W / 6.800; -58.100

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