Guiana

  • Anglo-american Corporation Planned to Financed, Direct Guiana Settlement

    It was learned today that officials of the Intergovernmental Refugee Committee are in constant telephonic communication with American Vice-Chairman Myron C. Taylor with repaid to establishment of an Anglo-American corporation to promote the experimental settlement in British Guiana recommended by a commission of experts after a survey of the South American colony. It is understood… More ▸

  • MacDonald Promises ‘Practicable Action’ on Guiana

    Colonial Secretary Malcolm MacDonald promised today that the Government would limit itself to "strictly practicable action" in aiding refugee settlement in British Guiana and would keep in mind the needs of the West Indian population. He replied to questions by Philip Noel Baker and Stanley Reed in the House of Commons. More ▸

  • Britain to Aid Guiana Project, Chamberlain Tells Commons; Money Help Ruled out

    Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain announced in the House of Commons today that the British Government was prepared to offer the fullest facilities in British Guiana for any settlement decided upon by refugee organizations. If trial colonization recommended by an Anglo-American commission of experts proved successful, Mr. Chamberlain said, the Government was prepared to facilitate settlement… More ▸

  • Britain Puts off Guiana Policy; Report Favors Trial Project; Future Mass Possibilities Seen

    The British Government has postponed stating its policy on refugee settlement of British Guiana, Colonial Secretary Malcolm MacDonald told the House of Commons today in announcing publication of a report on colonization possibilities of the South American colony submitted by an Anglo-American commission of experts. The commission’s report said land suitable for ultimate large scale… More ▸

  • London Seen Lukewarm on Guiana Prospects; Financial Backing by Regime Unlikely

    The British Government is not enthusiastic about possibilities for settlement of refugees in British Guiana, an Anglo-American Commission’s report on which will be made public tomorrow, it was learned reliably today. A white Paper to be issued tomorrow covering the Government’s policy is likely to assert that there are only limited possibilities for refugee settlement…. More ▸

  • Britain to Announce Guiana Policy Tomorrow; Plan to Settle 3,000 Seen

    The British Government’s policy on refugee settlement of British Guiana will be announced Wednesday in a White Paper, it was stated today. The White Paper will coincide with publication of the Anglo American experts commission’s report on its recent survey of the South American colony, undertaken under the auspices of President Roosevelt’s Advisory Committee on… More ▸

  • British Minsters Study Report Favoring Guiana Settlement; Cabinet to Draft Policy

    A Cabinet subcommittee is now studying a report on possibilities of refugee settlement in British Guiana made by an Anglo-American experts commission under the sponsorship of President Roosevelt’s Advisory Committee on Refugees, it was learned today. The Cabinet is expected to draft a Government policy on settlement of refugees in the South American colony which,… More ▸

  • Unanimous Report on British Guiana Turned in by U.S. Experts Group

    Members of the American commission that surveys refugee settlement possibilities in British Guiana at the invitation of the British Government have submitted a unanimous report to the President’s Advisory Committee on Refugees, it was revealed here today by the two British experts attached to the commission. Sir Crawford Douglas Jones and Sir Geoffrey Evans, who… More ▸

  • Guiana Mission Returns, Withholds Comment Pending Report to Roosevelt Body

    Several members of the British Guiana commission, including Dr. Joseph A. Rosen, returned today after a two-month survey of settlement possibilities offered to refugees by Great Britain. Other members of the six-man mission, which went under auspices of the President’s Advisory Committee on Refugees, have either already returned or are expected back within the next… More ▸

  • Commission En Route to Dutch Guiana

    A commission of experts named by the International Jewish Colonization Society left today for a three-month survey of refugee settlement possibilities in Dutch Guiana. The commission comprises Prof. Nicholas H. Swellengrebel, Amsterdam expert in tropical biology; Dr. Vink, former government agriculture inspector, and Solomon Dyk, Jewish agriculturist of Tel Aviv. More ▸