The Guyanese diaspora is a very accomplished, complex and successful community that is also highly nuanced. Being doubly diasporic and from a variety of backgrounds add to this complexity. The sophisticated second and third generations adds a further dimension to the community that is often overlooked. This article attempts to, inter alia, examine the dysfunctional relationship between the country of origin and its large and influential diasporic community.
The Guyanese Diaspora