ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Guyana s Far-Flung Voters

November 30, 1968 a few water connections have to be given to the bustees. No such concern was shown till now for the sanitation needs of the hutment dwellers. Often open places were available around the bustees so they did not intrude on the city's sense of propriety. With the city's building activity extending itself to these reserves, hutment dwellers have been driven to use railway tracks and yards, public gardens and public roads. The problem of sanitation is bound to become more acute as plots are cornered for housing and more people flock into the city. Once again, this has sufficiently hurt the aesthetic sense of the city's householders and those with a commercial interest in the city's appearance to move them on 'slum clearance'.

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