British Guiana: Race War

Terrorist bands of East Indians and Negroes roamed British Guiana day and night last week, waging sporadic war on each other, murdering and looting, burning homes and assaulting women. Only the presence of 1,200 British troops with orders to shoot to kill prevented the ugly violence from erupting into a full-scale civil war, pitting the country's 295,000 East Indians, led by Premier Cheddi Jagan, against its 190,000 Negroes, who hate Jagan as a racist and rabble-rousing Marxist.

Cats in the Cane. Tensions have been building up for years between the two peoples in Britain's small, self-governing South American colony. Instead...

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