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A short history of U.S. meddling in Guyanese elections

I just finished reading the book U.S. Intervention in British Guiana: A Cold War Story by Stephen Rabe. One in a series of textbooks on the Cold War published by the University of North Carolina Press, the book explores the … Continue reading

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My Literary Introduction to a Wild Coast

When I learned my family and I would be picking up and moving to a town called Georgetown, Guyana, my first association of the place was to a book I had read recently. Papillon, the memoir of a French convict … Continue reading

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