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Roosevelt Body Names 6-man Commission to Study Guiana Project

A six-man American expert commission will leave for British Guiana early in February to investigate possibilities of refugee settlement offered by Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain, it was announced in the House of Commons today by Colonial Secretary Malcolm Macdonald.

The commission will be sent by President Roosevelt’s Advisory Committee on Refugees under an agreement with the British Coordinating Committee for Refugees, Mr. MacDonald said. One or two experts nominated by the British Government will accompany the investigating body.