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Guyana officials stay nearly 20 years in mandates

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GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) — In colonial times, the governor of what was then called British Guiana would impose hefty fines on officials who refused to show up and do their jobs. Today, the rugged South American country of Guyana has the opposite problem: Many city officeholders assumed their posts nearly 20 years ago and never left. Political maneuvering has led both major parties to...