and above: various images showing villagers forced to relocate due to their
homes being destroyed, or they coming under attack because of their race, all
resulting from the violence of the time.
Left, British soldiers called into the colony to keep the peace; right, volunteers
sent to West Coast of Demerara. Below left, dogs used to restrain rioters; below
right, a news item about the notorious Casbah-Uitvlugt area.
than 1,000 homes were destroyed during the sixties' violence.
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images are a reminder of a dangerous and unfortunate time in the
history of a tiny South American country from which, the effects
of this unfortunate and dangerous time are still at work. Perhaps
these images would help to convey to the younger generations what
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