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· November, 2006

Stories about Guyana from November, 2006

Guyana: Citrus ephiphany

A taste of shaddock, a citrus fruit, re-opens Guyana-Gyal's senses to the newness of things.

Guyana: Piggybacking on Barbados tourism

MediaCritic proposes that the target of Guyana's most significant tourism advertising campaign should be tourists visiting Barbados, a model already adopted by St. Vincent & the Grenadines: “Through a CARICOM...

Guyana: Spare the rod

Guyana-Gyal reacts strongly to a newspaper headline stating that the Guyanese Education Ministry backs corporal punishment: “I ain’t anti-discipline. I just am anti-beating a child. I wonder why we can't...

Guyana: Little progress on eradicating homophobia

SASOD, the Guyana-based Society Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination, publishes on their blog a letter sent to the Kaieteur News acknowledging the progress made in other developing countries towards reducing discrimination...

Guyana: Every stale bread?

Turns out that the local ne'er-do-well is one of Guyana-Gyal's admirers. . . .

Guyana: New styles in political talk

Stella Ramsaroop introduces some of the latest additions to the repertoire of rhetorical styles in Guyanese politics, including “Ramotarian dialect”, “Persaudian Grandstanding” and “Ramsaroopian Hyperbole”.

Guyana: New magazine

Guyana 360 has good things to say about a new Guyanese publication called E-Buzz.

Guyana: Melancholy and migration

After her brother returns to England, Guyana-Gyal muses on personal melancholy and the more general issue of migration: “I don’t think people here recover yet from the splintering of families,...

Guyana: Where the wild hogs are

“Don’t come to Guyana for the nightlife. Come for the wild life,” says Guyana-Gyal, as she and her brother reminisce about encounters with wild hogs.

Caribbean Women's Forum

Collectif Haiti de Provence points to a Radio Kiskeya news article stating (Fr): “The 2d Caribbean Women's Forum ended the evening of November 10th in Fort-de-France, Martinique with the participation...

Guyana: Cinema memories

Guyana-Gyal and her brother reminisce about going to the cinema in the days “of banned goods and scarce items, Wang Yu, Bruce Lee and vampires used to grab the audience...

Guyana, India: The Blue Billion photoblog

Guyanese Imran Khan purports to present a picture of “the other India” on a new photoblog named for a Pepsi cricket slogan.

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