· December, 2006

Stories about Guyana from December, 2006

Trinidad, Guyana, South Africa: Book talk

  28 December 2006

85-year old Guyanese writer Wilson Harris has a new novel and Nobel prize-winning South African novelist Nadine Gordimer's estranged biographer is half-Trinidadian, reports Jeremy Taylor, who also reveals his favourite Caribbean novels of 2006.

Guyana: Letter to Santa

  21 December 2006

“Santa, ask not what Guyana can do for you, ask what you can do for Guyana”: GuyanaGyal writes a letter to St. Nick.

Barbados, Guyana: Stadia Behind Schedule?

  14 December 2006

Despite Guyana Providence Stadium‘s Christmas Wish, it seems like Guyana is not the only Caribbean territory behind schedule for the ICC Cricket World Cup: Barbados Free Press quotes their Local Organizing Committee's Chief Executive Stephen Alleyne, who says that “Kensington is still a construction site.”

Guyana: Palm Oil Plant

  14 December 2006

According to an article by Tim Slinger in The Nation newspaper, a Barbadian company has struck a deal with the Guyana government to use over 400,000 acres of land for a palm oil plant project to produce bio-diesel. This could herald cheaper fuel prices in Barbados, but MediaCritic wants to...

Guyana: Manners Matter

12 December 2006

Living Guyana reprints an article from The Stabroek Scene, which calls for an end to “fish market behaviour”.

Guyana: US$20M sought to quell flooding

  5 December 2006

Guyana Providence Stadium, which has been tracking the country's progress in preparing for the 2007 ICC World Cup Cricket Tournament, republishes an article from the Stabroek News about a possible World Bank loan to deal with Guyana's flooding problem.