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Commonwealth of Guiana OTL: Peru, Ecuador, Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana, Brazil (a small portion)
Flag of Guiana
250px
Language English, Guianese
Capital city Georgetown
Government Federal parliamentary constitutional monarchy

Monarch
Elizabeth II

Prime Minister
James Sant

Legislature Parliament

Upper house
Senate

Lower house
House of Representatives

Independence from Mexico Declared
1819

Recognised
1821

Constitution
1821

Currency Guianese Dollar (GUD)
Date format dd-mm-yyyy
Drives on the Left
ISO 3166 code GU
Internet TLD .gu

Guiana is a country located in Northeastern South America, South of Mexico. It is a Commonwealth realm. The prime minister is James Sant.

HistoryEdit

Pre-Colombian PeriodEdit

The earliest archeological finds were dated to 14,400 BCE, during the Paleoindian period (18,000 - 8,000 BCE). Groups of Amerindians such as the Muisca, Quimbaya, and Tairona developed the political system of "cacicazgos" with a pyramidal structure of power headed by caciques. The area was also part of the Incas.

European ColonisationEdit

The area was colonised by the British and was named Guiana in the 1490s. It later becomes part of Mexico in the mid-16th century. The Old World diseases spread by the conquerors, such as smallpox, killed many indigenous inhabitants. Anglican missionaries were built in the attempt to spread the Protestant religion to its colonies. Spain had tried to take control of Guiana, but failed and headed for Mexico, which would later bring to the Union of Katana,

Mexican Dependency and IndependenceEdit

After Mexico became an independent state in 1798, Guiana was a Mexican dependency. Led by Simon Bolivar, the Guianese ideology of Bolivarianism was a rival against the Mexican state and start a war in 1810. Finally in 1819, they form a separate nation. In 1821, Guiana had a war with Peru, a Spanish colony over a territorial dispute, however, Peru lost and it became part of the Guiana. Guiana is one of the founding members of the British Commonwealth.

World War I, Great Depression and World War IIEdit

As a commonwealth nation, it had great support for the Mexicans and the British, so they sided with the Allies.

During the Great Depression, many people lost their jobs in unemployment. But with support of the Commonwealth, it helped the country get out of it quickly and enter World War II.

During World War II, Japan bombs the British overseas territory of Hawaii and Mexico and Grenada joins in to help Britain.

Administrative DivisionsEdit

Guiana is divided in 4 divisions; Peru, Equator, Columbius and Bolivia.

GovernmentEdit

The government is a commonwealth, so it is ruled by Elizabeth II and the British parliament. The executive branch is the Prime Minister. It also has a parliament and a Supreme Court.

PartiesEdit

The dormant party is the Guianese Bolivar Party (GBP) based on the idea of Simon Bolivar. There are also the Liberal Party, the Centrist Party, among others,

MilitaryEdit

The prime minister is commander-in-chief. And the military has 3 divisions, the Royal Navy, Army and Airforce.

CrimeEdit

Guiana is considered one of the most violent countries. It is also has a drug trafficking control. They are of course many drug and gang wars going on in the counry.

EconomyEdit

DemographicsEdit

Ethnic groupsEdit

Among 56% are meztics, 42% are white, 1.5% are black and 0.5% are other races.

LanguagesEdit

Most people speak English, but people also speak Guianese creole, Spanish and indigenous languages.

ReligionEdit

While most people are Protestant (Anglican) they are also Roman Catholics, and Jews.

CultureEdit

Culture is mixed Inca, Arawak, Carib and Anglo-Caribbean.

EducationEdit

90% of people are literate.

HealthEdit

It has health care.

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