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Stories about Guyana
2 March 2016
"Rodney, who attracted support across the race-divide, had to die. And Burnham thought nothing of killing him. Something we, Walter’s friends, knew all along."
22 September 2015
From schoolboy raps to ministerial threats, women across the Caribbean continue to pay the price for speaking out, says the Code Red feminist blog.
22 August 2015
Outdated laws in Guyana make it possible for the police service to dismiss female officers who get pregnant while on probation. Could that change sometime soon?
5 August 2015
2 June 2015
"The Caribbean electoral systems need to be relooked at and be fixed immediately. They are failing the democratic nature of the region."
24 April 2015
The Minister of Health's tirade against a women's rights activist raises questions about gender equality, human rights and the political status quo in Guyana.
16 December 2014
3 December 2014
President Donald Ramotar has prorogued the country's parliament for six months (discontinuing the body, without dissolving it), aggravating already polarized political times in Guyana.
3 September 2014
9 July 2014
Guyana's Foreign Minister Comes Out Swinging After the US Ambassador Criticizes the Lack of Local Elections
The ruling People's Progressive Party (PPP) administration has failed to hold local government elections for 20 years.
8 July 2014
13 June 2014
Are you a community working for, from, or in the Amazon and need funding and support for an idea of how participatory media can help tell your story? Keep reading!
6 June 2014
In the future, Caribbean islands could theoretically be a thing of the past unless the world starts to take climate change seriously. Regional bloggers speak out on World Environment Day.
1 June 2014
18 May 2014
14 May 2014
30 April 2014
A blog that discusses issues of violence, sexual assault and child abuse is infuriated at Caribbean governments' response to recent allegations of child exploitation in some state institutions.