1953: Britain sends troops to Guiana Naval and military forces are on their way to British Guiana in response to what the UK Government says is a threat to the administration of the British colony.
What does BG stand for?
BG stands for British Guiana
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Samples in periodicals archive:
Pogany, assisted by staff of the British Guiana Museum in Georgetown, spent two and a half months in Guyana and Trinidad collecting and studying specimens.
On his last journey, he and co-pilot Bill Bjorkland departed from Los Angeles in early April for their final destination, British Guiana.
The company ran regular cargo services between Britain, the eastern Caribbean and British Guiana (Guyana) until the 1980s.
Lured by half truths and shady contracts, they embarked for the terra incognita of a small, anomalously anglophone part of South America named British Guiana.
Palmer covers other less known regional imbroglios, for example the attempt to create unitary statehood with Grenada and to find a Caribbean solution to the ethnicized political rivalry that threatened the newly emerging state of British Guiana.
Demerara was one of the British colonies that joined together to become British Guiana.
Her parents were born in British Guiana in the 1930s; they sailed to England in 1957, the place of her birth.