Daily Archives: January 28, 2015

Kennedy and British Guiana: A Cold War International History

Kennedy and British Guiana: A Cold War International History

Published on Apr 23, 2013

13-03-13 Institute for the Study of the Americas
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Fifty Years Without JFK: Rethinking Global Diplomacy – Americas: Panel 2

Kennedy and British Guiana: A Cold War International History
Robert Anthony Waters Jr. (Ohio Northern University)

This paper will re-examine the Kennedy administration‘s relations with British Guiana and Premier Cheddi Jagan. It is a revisionist account that puts U.S. policy in the larger context of Cuban and Soviet intervention. The paper will do the following:
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Guyana: Capitol TV News Videos – 27 January 2015

Guyana: Capitol TV News Videos – 27 January 2015

  • Revelations that PPP sought weapons from Czechoslovakia in 1964
  • UG students not ruling out demonstrations
  • GDF announces promotions
  • GGMC strike ends
  • Woman jumps off Demerara Harbour Bridge
  • Robb street fire victim complains of death threats
  • Sports

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Revelations that PPP sought weapons from Czechoslovakia in 1964

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Cut out corruption, US Vice President Biden tells Caribbean leaders

Cut out corruption, US vice president tells Caribbean leaders
Published on January 28, 2015-  By Caribbean News Now contributor
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US Vice President Joe Biden (front, 4th right) with Caribbean leaders at the Caribbean Energy Security Summit in Washington on Jan 26,2015

WASHINGTON, USA — Speaking at the Caribbean Energy Security Summit in Washington on Monday January 26, US Vice President Joe Biden told Caribbean leaders to get a handle on corruption and pick the projects that make the most sense.

Otherwise, he said, while the United States was ready to help with aid and other financing, it would not do so with its eyes closed.
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