Plan for Settling 500 Refugees in British Guiana to Be Ready Soon

A scheme for settlement of refugees in British Guiana is expected to be ready in two months, it was disclosed today by Roland Robinson, Member of Parliament and chairman of the largest gold-producing company in Guiana, after an informal conference with Colonial Secretary Malcolm MacDonald.

The plan is to be sponsored by the Coordinating Foundation for Refugees, whose president, ex-Premier Paul van Zeeland of Belgium, is now in New York. The colonization will start with 500 picked pioneers, both in agricultural and industrial spheres, Robinson said, adding that he had found much influential support for the scheme when he visited America last December.

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