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...Connecticut, at age 77.In 1978, U.S. Rep. Leo J. Ryan, D-Calif., and four others were killed in Jonestown, Guyana, by members of the Peoples Temple; the killings were followed by a night of mass murder and suicide by more than 900 cult...
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Obama says fight against Islamic State will take time

...his country, and urged the international community to restrain Moscow's veto power in the U.N. Security Council.? Guyana's president, David Granger, accused Venezuela of being a bully as the two countries brought their long-running border...
Nation and World
With humor and honesty, Carter talks about his cancer

...he added playfully.Carter said his cancer story began in May, when he caught a bad cold while monitoring an election in Guyana. Doctors found a spot on his liver during a follow-up exam and recommended its removal. But he wanted to complete a book...
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Plane catches fire at Florida airport; 1 burned, others hurt

...passengers to their final destinations.Dynamic is a 5-year-old airline that connects Fort Lauderdale, New York, Venezuela and Guyana. It operates seven 767s. Dynamic said on its website its Boeing 767s can accommodate up to 250 people. Officials said 110...
Nation and World
Jimmy Carter says he has cancer, revealed by recent surgery

...making public appearances at its headquarters in Atlanta and traveling overseas including a May election observation visit to Guyana cut short when Carter developed a bad cold. Carter Center spokeswoman Deanna Congileo called the surgery earlier this month...
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Carter says he has cancer, revealed by recent surgery

...appearances at the center's headquarters in Atlanta and traveling overseas, including a May election observation visit to Guyana cut short when Carter developed a bad cold.Carter also completed a book tour this summer to promote his latest work, "A...
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Photo: 'The Odyssey,' 1989

The cast of Perserverance Theatre's adaptation of Homer's "The Odyssey" appear in the opening scene of the play in September 1989. The theater opens its 2005 season Sept. 2 with "The People's Temple," a play based on the Jonestown massacre in Guyana.
'The People's Temple':

...politicians. Jones and his followers emigrated to Jonestown, Guyana, to build a utopian community, but when outsiders began questioning...points in between. The second act chronicles their migration to Guyana and the group's eventual collapse. There is no re-enactment...
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Perseverance announces its '05-'06 lineup

...directed by Emmy-nominated screenwriter Leigh Fondakowski - "The People's Temple," about the mass suicide in Jonestown, Guyana, in 1978; and "The Laramie Project," about the fatal 1998 beating of gay college student Matthew Shepard. Here's a look...
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Encroaching sea already a threat in Caribbean nations

...water, so that's not an issue."Shyn Nokta, who heads Guyana's office of climate change, said there's ample evidence...climate system in the region is changing," Nokta said from Guyana's capital of Georgetown, which sits below sea level behind...


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