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- Guinea Pigs
(Sometimes visitors misspell as ginny, genny, or geny.)
- Guinea Pigs (Wikipedia.org)
"Though guinea pigs are currently classified in order Rodentia, there is some scientific dispute over whether or not they are actually rodents...."
"Contrary to popular belief, cavies are not pigs, nor do they come from Guinea." 12-04
- New Giant Rat Discovered in Papua New Guinea (CNN News)
"Scientists have discovered a new species of giant rat in a remote rainforest in Papua New Guinea." 09-09
- Equitorial Guinea (Dinar)
- Guinea (Dinar)
- Guinea-Bissau (Dinar)
- Guinea News (AllAfrica.com)
Provides news directly from each country in Central Africa, including Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo (Brazzaville), Congo (Kinshasa), Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Sao Tome and Zambia.
- Equitorial Guinea (CountryReports.org)
Provides a profile by topic, including Economy, Defense, Geography, Government, People, National Anthem, Lyrics and Related Links. Provides a map and a flag. 6-02
- Equitorial Guinea
- President Joao Bernardo Vieira of Guinea-Bissau assassinated by army (TimesOnline.co.uk)
The President of the tiny West African state of Guinea-Bissau was shot dead, apparently in revenge, yesterday, hours after the army chief was killed. The deaths plunged Africa’s first “narco-state” into crisis.
- Guinea, the Republic of (Wikipedia.org)
"Guinea, officially Republic of Guinea..., is a country in West Africa formerly known as French Guinea. The country's current population is estimated at 10,211,437 (CIA 2008 estimate)." 03-09
- Guinea, the Republic of (Infoplease.com)
"Guinea, in West Africa on the Atlantic, is also bordered by Guinea-Bissau, Senegal, Mali, Côte d'Ivoire, Liberia, and Sierra Leone. Slightly smaller than Oregon, the country consists of a coastal plain, a mountainous region, a savanna interior, and a forest area in the Guinea Highlands. The highest peak is Mount Nimba at 5,748 ft (1,752 m)." 03-09
- Guinea, the Republic of (LonelyPlanet.com)
"Guinea’s landscape is spectacular. The country has some of the world’s few remaining tropical dry forests, and the rainforests that remain in the south are lush and verdant and full of wildlife. The waterfall-rich Fouta Djalon Plateau in the west has breathtaking scenery and some of the best hiking in West Africa. Guinea is not well endowed with beaches, but those it has are superb; and often empty. It's capital, Conarky, while not heavy on the must-sees, has a vibrant nightlife and is safer than most other West African capitals." 03-09
- Guinea-Bissau (LonelyPlanet.com)
Like most sub-Saharan nations, Guinea-Bissau is an arbitrary European construct, yet it possesses two qualities that make this small country stand out from its neighbours. First and foremost are the people themselves."
Editor's Note: Based on events in March of 2009, this may not be a safe tourist destination.
- Guinea-Bissau (State.gov)
"The United States welcomes the successful transition of power in Guinea-Bissau to Parliament Speaker Raimundo Pereira, the constitutional successor to the late President Joao Nino Vieira. We congratulate Guinea-Bissau for adhering to its constitution under extraordinary circumstances." 03-09
- Exotic Pets (Planet-Pets.com)
Provides descriptions, pictures, and suggestions for the care and feeding of Chinchillas, Ferrets, Frogs, Gerbils, Goats, Guinea Pigs, Hamsters, Hedgehogs, Llamas, Prairie Dogs, Rats, Snakes, Sugar Gliders, Tarantulas, and Zebus.
- Rulers by Country - G-I (Schulz)
Provides a list of leaders by country and date. Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Ireland, Iran, Israel, and Italy. leaders, rulers, Presidents, and Prime Ministers 9-00
- -01-08-09 Woman Suspected of Witchcraft Burned Alive (CNN News)
"A woman in rural Papua New Guinea was bound and gagged, tied to a log and set ablaze on a pile of tires this week, possibly because villagers suspected her of being a witch, police said Thursday."
"Emory University anthropology professor Bruce Knauft, who lived in a village in the western province of Papua New Guinea in the early 1980s, traced family histories for 42 years and found that one in three adult deaths were homicides -- 'the bulk of these being collective killings of suspected sorcerers,' he wrote in his book, 'From Primitive to Postcolonial in Melanesia and Anthropology.' " 01-09