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Rebellious inmates burn Guyana prison, fight police

July 10, 2017 7:53 pm
Rebellious inmates burn Guyana prison, fight police

The photo shows fire raging at the Camp Street Prison in Georgetown, Guyana, on July 9, 2017. Fire erupted Sunday at a prison in the South American nation of Guyana, according to officials who said several inmates had managed to obtain firearms at the facility in an ongoing standoff. Police […]

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Guyana

December 10, 2012 6:52 am

Guyana, country on the northern coast of South America. It was formerly a British colony known as British Guiana. In 1966, after more than 150 years of colonial rule, British Guiana achieved independence and took the name Guyana, from a Native American word meaning “land of waters.” The country’s full name is Cooperative Republic […]

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