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.It was officially declared a village in 1892.
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 is a town located in the Demerara-Mahaica region of Guyana.
Famous people associated with the village include musician brothers Eddy Grant and Rudy Grant, as well as footballer Alex Bunbury who were born there.
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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Mayaro is the name of a county on southeastern Trinidad island, in Trinidad and Tobago.
Demerara-Mahaica is a region of Guyana, bordering the Atlantic Ocean to the north, the region of Mahaica-Berbice to the east, the region of Upper Demerara-Berbice to the south and the region of Essequibo Islands-West Demerara to the west.
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The Arawak village of Wakapau is located in the Pomeroon-Supenaam Region of Guyana, on the Wakapau River, a tributary on the west bank of the Pomeroon River, 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) from its mouth, located at. The village is one of the best examples of an Amerindian community that has not only preserved the traditional Arawak culture, but also retained its tribal language.
Belfield is a village in the Demerara-Mahaica Region of Guyana, standing on the Atlantic coast, three kilometres west of Enmore.
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Beterverwagting, also known as B.V., is a village in Guyana, on the East Coast of the Demerara River. Located roughly 10 miles from the capital, Georgetown, it is an important feeder village for the sugar estate in La Bonne Intention, a village adjacent to it. The name Beterverwagting comes from the Dutch words "Beter verwachting", literally "better expectation". It was the birthplace of British actor and singer Cy Grant.
Castle Hill is an area containing the remains of both French and British fortifications, overlooking the town of Placentia in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. The site was originally established in order to protect the French fishing interests in Newfoundland and the approaches to the French colony of Canada.
Tlilapan is a municipality located in the central zone in the State of Veracruz, about 85 km from state capital Xalapa. It has a surface of 23.85 km2. It is located at. The name comes from the language Náhuatl, that means “Black creek ". The village exists from the 16th century and the national independence constituted the consumarse a municipality that was adjacent to Orizaba, San Andrés Tenejapa, San Francisco Necoxtla and San Juan of the Rio, in 1880 the municipal cemetery is established and, in 1916 the first Municipal President is named.
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