Guyana

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LocationSouth America
Typenation state
The only UK colony on the mainland on South America.

From 1953-64, the UK and the US went to great lengths to prevent a democratically elected leader of British Guiana/Guyana from governing. Cheddi Jagan had tried to remain neutral and independent and was elected three times. Using a variety of tactics including general strikes and disinformation to "terrorism" and British legalisms, the U.S. and Britain finally forced Jagan out in 1964. John F. Kennedy had given a direct order for his ouster, as, presumably, had Eisenhower. One of the better-off countries in the region under Jagan, Guyana, by the 1980s, was one of the poorest. Its principal export became people.[1]

 

Event

Event
Jonestown

 

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  1. A Brief History of U.S. Interventions 1945 to the Present by William Blum - Z magazine, June 1999.