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News: Guyana

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Will Guyana soon be the richest country in the world?

Wednesday, May 8th 2019, 23:01

Guyana's wealth is set to rise after a huge oil discovery but will it be able to avoid the "oil curse"?
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Georgetown students approve slavery reparations fund

Friday, April 12th 2019, 14:33

Students voted to add a fee to tuition that would benefit descendants of slaves sold by the school.
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The US students who want to pay slavery descendants

Wednesday, April 10th 2019, 22:54
related countries: United States United States

Georgetown University students are voting on adding a fee to their tuition to fund reparations for descendants of the 272 slaves by the institution.
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The Texan city mayor fighting Trump on climate change

Thursday, December 20th 2018, 0:18
related places: Georgetown

Georgetown is powered by 100% renewable energy. Its Republican mayor is an unlikely climate change hero.
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Pirates 'massacre' Guyana fishermen off Suriname coast

Friday, May 4th 2018, 1:26
related countries: Suriname Suriname

Guyana's president says an attack off the Suriname coast is thought to have killed at least a dozen.
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Drone footage shows Guyana prison fire aftermath

Tuesday, July 11th 2017, 4:56

The authorities blamed inmates for starting the fire on Sunday at the country's largest prison.
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Guyana: Inmates escape as prison burns

Monday, July 10th 2017, 12:27

Prisoners are blamed as Guyana's largest prison goes up in flames.
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Hi-tech tribe

Sunday, March 19th 2017, 0:35

How a remote community in Guyana is using cutting-edge software and equipment against deforestation.
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Lost identity

Sunday, November 6th 2016, 0:38
related places: Moco-Moco Village

An Amerindian tribe in Guyana's isolated Moco-Moco village is trying to revive traditional culture.
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Fatal first

Saturday, October 15th 2016, 23:43

Gemma Handy reports from Guyana, the country with the world's highest suicide rate, on efforts to offer young people skills to stop them from attempting to take their lives.
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