French Guiana is a region of France located on the north-east coast of South America. Despite  its location bordered by Brazil and Suriname, French Guiana is a part of the European Union, and its official currency is the euro. Until the French colonized the area in the 18th century, the region was inhibited by the indigenous Arawak, Kalina and other peoples.

The ethnically-diverse population enjoys one of the higher standards of living in the continent, propped up by the French social security system and subsidies. After WWII, Charles de Gaulle established the Guiana Space Centre in 1965, a European Space Agency rocket launch site, accounting for a significant slice of GDP and lending strategic value for the country.

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Today in U.S. history on June 27, 1884, the Bureau of Labor was established. The Bureau of Labor Statistics today is a government agency that collects, processes, analyzes, and distributes statistical data on employment, labor, and economics! #BureauofLaborStatistics #LaborLaws

Guanacaste Day is a public holiday in Costa Rica, celebrated on July 25th. Also known as 'Annexation of Nicoya Day, this day marks the annexation of Guanacaste in 1824 when the province became part of Costa Rica. #globalcompliance #CostaRica

Considering expanding your business? Choosing the right country is an extremely important decision that has many factors, such as barriers to entry, politics, labor laws, economics, and more! Here is a list of the top 5 countries in Europe for expansion: https://t.co/m3RduHdqbh

Looking for a new pasta recipe? Tagliatelle al ragù Alla Bolognese is a recipe derived from Bologna, Italy, consisting of tagliatelle noodles, beef or pork, and tomatoes! Try this recipe out for yourself here: https://t.co/PHh3f1K6ma #GlobalRecipes #Italy #FoodFriday #Global

In 2021, the date of Marine Day was changed to Thursday, July 22nd to coincide with the day before the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics. It is a day for the island nation of Japan to show appreciation for the seas and oceans. #globalcompliance #globalhr #JapanMarineDay

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