Guyana

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The judge who was barred from the tennis club | Brief letters
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Letters

25, Jul, 2022 @5:41 PM

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‘We can’t eat a new road’: Guyanese voice fears over true cost of Exxon’s oil bonanza
Multibillion-dollar deal promising to lift country out of poverty may be false dawn with dire impact on climate, warn campaigners

Chris McGreal in Georgetown

12, May, 2022 @11:04 AM

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Cecily Haynes-Hart obituary
Other lives: Teacher in Guyana and south London determined to raise achievement and foster leadership in young people

Kay Johnston

24, Mar, 2022 @2:39 PM

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David Lammy requests pardon for 1823 slave rebellion convicts
Exclusive: Shadow minister says pardon would be ‘significant step in Britain’s acknowledgement of its role in history of slavery’

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

13, Feb, 2022 @11:05 AM

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Grace Nichols’ ‘pioneering voice’ wins her Queen’s gold medal for poetry
Poet laureate Simon Armitage, who chaired this year’s award committee, said the Guyanese writer’s works ‘echo with the rhymes and rhythms of her family and ancestors’

Lucy Knight

10, Dec, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Guyana to seek better royalties and terms for future oil contracts
Country’s vice-president’s remarks after investigation highlighted concerns about ExxonMobil deal

Antonia Juhasz for Floodlight and Reuters

18, Aug, 2021 @3:58 PM

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Exxon’s oil drilling gamble off Guyana coast ‘poses major environmental risk’
Experts warn of potential for disaster as Exxon pursues 9bn barrels in sensitive marine ecosystem

Antonia Juhasz for Floodlight

17, Aug, 2021 @10:15 AM

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All that glitters: why lab-made gems might not be an ethical alternative
Switching to synthetic gems may have environmental upsides but it could harm the very communities consumers worry about

Tess McClure in Christchurch

23, Jul, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Guyanese citizens challenge ExxonMobil offshore drilling on climate grounds
Case is first in Caribbean to challenge fossil fuel production on climate and human rights grounds

Isabella Kaminski

31, May, 2021 @10:28 AM

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The Guardian view on the world’s rarest stamp: obsession conquers all | Editorial
Editorial: The appeal of the British Guiana One-Cent Magenta may seem inexplicable, but it tells a very human story

Editorial

30, Apr, 2021 @4:49 PM

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World’s most valuable stamp expected to sell for up $15m in New York
British Guiana One-Cent Magenta was created in 1856 and is currently on display in London

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

28, Apr, 2021 @12:59 PM

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Claude James obituary
Other lives: Pioneering British Rail station manager who spent his life campaigning against racism

Mel Wright

16, Mar, 2021 @4:23 PM

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