Caribbean News – New York Times Stands By Guyana Story Despite Criticism From Nationals

An aerial view of Georgetown, the capital of Guyana, which Clifford Krauss referred to as a “a clapboard city.”

By NAN Staff Writer

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Aug. 3, 2018: The New York Times is standing by its man Clifford Krauss, or at least his story, “The $20 Billion Question for Guyana,” despite the condemnation it continues to elicit in Guyana, in its US Diaspora and globally.

On Thursday, a spokesperson from The Times told News Americas: “We are confident in the accuracy of our story, which was rigorously reported.”

The spokesperson also added: “We have also seen a positive response to the article from various sectors of Guyanese society and are proud that it has spurred a healthy debate.”

The comment contrasts to the many commentaries, letters and…

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