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· September, 2006

Stories about Guyana from September, 2006

Guyana: Message from the Cold

The common cold guest-posts on Guyana-Gyal's blog: “So all you people who go around maligning me, saying things like, “Man, I got a Miserable Cold,” or “Man, I ketch a...

Guyana: Jumbie intervention

Guyana-Gyal is almost disappointed that it was she herself — and not a ghost — who pulled the phone line out of her computer.

Five years on from 9/11, the world remembers

The mainstream media in many countries have been preoccupied with events in the United States to commemorate the fifth anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Centre and Pentagon...

Caribbean, USA: West Indian Day Parade

Will, a Dutch student newly arrived at New York's Columbia University, takes in last Monday's West Indian Day Parade: “A giant Caribbean parade which takes place in Brooklyn on the...

Guyana: Old-look cabinet

MediaCritic receives news of the cabinet appointments made by the newly re-elected government in Guyana, and concludes that the nation has been duped.

Guyana: The ubiquitous Guyanese

Guyanese are everywhere, observes a wistful MediaCritic: “Lost, gone, no more. Building other nations, building a brighter future overseas.”

Guyana: Alien kidnapping

Guyana-Gyal hasn't heard from her brother in over week. “I hope them aliens ain't kidnap he again,” she says.

Caribbean: West Indian Day Parade

TrinidadJunction attends the annual West Indian Day Parade in Brooklyn, New York on Labor Day: “every single island in the Caribbean is represented. Each island typically has their own truck...

Guyana: Activist journalists

Guyana's MediaCritic adds his two cents’ to the discussion — started by a Trinidadadian journalist — on whether a journalist can be an activist.

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