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Dreams of Wealth, Fears of Problems As Guyana Finds Oil

Sleepy Guyana has long been one of the hemisphere's poorest places, a sparsely populated nation on South America's northern shoulder that relies heavily on exports of sugar, rice and gold. But these days, there's a surge of excitement about an anticipated windfall from major oil-and-gas deposits found in the deep seabed 120 miles (193 kilometers) off the coast - as well as worries about the disruptions and conflicts it might bring. Hopes are high that fuel siphoned in a few...

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