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The name "Guyana" is derived from Guiana, the original name for the region that formerly included Guyana (British Guiana), Suriname (Dutch Guiana), French Guiana, and parts of Colombia, Venezuela and Brazil.
According to the Oxford English Dictionary, Guyana is derived from an Indigenous Amerindian language and means "land of many waters".
Jim Jones's bodyguards had earlier attacked people taking off at a small remote airstrip close to Jonestown, killing five people, including Leo Ryan, a US congressman.In 1899 an international tribunal ruled the land belonged to Great Britain.The British territorial claim stemmed from Dutch involvement and colonization of the area also dating to the sixteenth century, which was ceded to the British.The American government supported Forbes Burnham during the early years of independence because Cheddi Jagan was identified as a Marxist.
They provided secret financial support and political campaign advice to Burnham's People's National Congress, to the detriment of the Jagan-led People's Progressive Party, which was mostly supported by Guyanese of East Indian background.After the British assumed control in 1796, Since its Independence in 1824 Venezuela has claimed the area of land to the west of the Essequibo River.