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Guyana is the only English-speaking country in South America; however, it is culturally and economically considered to be part of the Caribbean region. Unlike in many other countries within the Caribbean, tourism in Guyana initially failed to flourish, despite the desires of the nation to establish itself as an ecotourism destination within the region. Because of a number of badly implemented policies, tourism in Guyana was seen as a high-risk business venture, and investment in the industry failed to take place.

However, in the 21st century, Guyana has revamped its tourism product and has seen growth in its ecotourism offerings. Visitors can expect to view pristine rainforests, wide arrays of biodiversity, authentic displays of Amerindian culture, and tall mountain peaks and waterfalls. Guyana has established itself ...

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