GUYANA: BURNHAM ASSUMES NEW POWERS

Created: 10/8/1980

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GUYANA: Burnhara Assumes New Powers

The new "socialist" constitution feet this weak in Guyana makesresident of the country, formalizing he has accrued during his lS-year rule postponed elections two years agondum that scrapped the British-drafte now required to convoke an election be Opponents charge the government is eng ingrelude to another rigged bal opposition leader Cheddi Jagan is cons the election

that came into ef-inister Burnhaa the the sweepingJTharn, who

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