Guyana and the United States

Differences between the U.S. and Guyana

Dating and Marriage: U.S.

There are many differences between the United States and Guyana. Dating and marriage are no acceptation. In the U.S. people date according to their emotions and how they feel about a person, without the parents being involved.

Dating and Marriage: Guyana

Guyana is a different type of country that has many differences. People in Guyana don't date until after their formal schooling and their parents play a major role in deciding who they date.

Dating and Marriage: U.S.

In the U.S. people make a wedding as they typically want without there being too much tradition involved.

Dating and Marriage: Guyana

Weddings in Guyana are very traditional and the couple either have a traditional christian, Hindu, or Muslim wedding.

Food, Eating, and Diet: U.S.

With food, the United States isn't the healthiest country around. The people in the U.S. eat very unhealthy foods that either have a lot of sugar or a lot of oily foods that add on plenty of calories.

Food, Eating, and Diet: Guyana

Guyana has a healthier variety of food and diets then people in the U.S. Most of the people in Guyana are vegetarians. others still eat meat but most of the country enjoys fruits and vegetables.

Food, Eating, and Diet: U.S.

The people of the United States enjoy their sweets and unhealthy food. The population enjoys eating very sweet foods with a lot of calories and not too much healthy foods.

Food, Eating, and Diet: Guyana

The people of Guyana, while they may enjoy sweets, dessert is reserved for other food items. For dessert, they enjoy eating fresh fruit over sweets and other unhealthy foods.

Holidays: U.S.

The U.S. shares many holidays with Guyana. but there are some differences with them. The U.S. celebrates Thanksgiving, when we celebrate and be thankful for the things that we have, instead of always thinking about what a person wants.

Holidays: Guyana

Guyana doesn't celebrate Thanksgiving, but the U.S. does not celebrate Caricom Day. Caricom Day celebrates the signing of a treaty that benefited the Caribbean people, (Caricom) and the Cubans.

Holidays: U.S.

The U.S. celebrates the birthdays of famous people that made a great change in the way that we see the world. The U.S. celebrates the birthdays of Martin Luther King Jr., George Washington`s birthday, and Columbus day.

Holidays: Guyana

They celebrate another different holiday that we in the U.S. don't celebrate. The people in Guyana celebrate Boxing Day, when workers and employees get gifts from their bosses.