Does Guyana Foretell an American Future?
A disputed election. Racialized parties. A constitutional crisis. Washington already has a model for what could go wrong.
Ethnic Conflict Threatens Democracy in Guyana
The country’s simmering ethnic tensions threaten to undermine a fragile democratic system and bring on the resource curse before the proceeds from massive offshore oil discoveries arrive.
New Oil Finds Could Mean a Tripling of Guyana’s GDP
Here’s how the country can avoid the resource curse.
The Country That Wasn’t Ready to Win the Lottery
Guyana just discovered it owns enough oil to solve all its problems — and cause even bigger ones.
CIA Meddling, Race Riots, and a Phantom Death Squad
Why a tiny South American country can't escape the ugly legacies of its idiosyncratic past.
An Oil Strike in No Man’s Land
A new oil field near Venezuela could be the miracle Maduro was waiting for. There's just one problem — it's in territory claimed by Guyana.