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Transition to democracy in the Caribbean: Haiti, Guyana, and Suriname

hearing before the Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere Affairs of the Committee ... Congress, first session, June 26, 1991

by United States

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Published by For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office .
Written in English


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Number of Pages110
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ISBN 10016035711X
ISBN 109780160357114


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Transition to democracy in the Caribbean: Haiti, Guyana, and Suriname by United States Download PDF EPUB FB2

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