BRITISH GUIANA: Back on the Track

But for its first and only Premier, Communist Cheddi Jagan, British Guiana could now be far along the road to a stable economy and peaceful self-government. As far back as 1945, Britain earmarked $10 million for the country's long-term development. But in early 1954, when it came time to draw up new requests for aid from Britain, the colony's first try at self-government had blown up in the ouster of Jagan. In the political confusion left behind by the Commonwealth's first Communist Premier, no one ever got around to applying for Guiana's...