· January, 2007

Stories about Guyana from January, 2007

Guyana: Press freedom

  18 January 2007

In light of the recent withdrawal of state-sponsored advertising from the Guyana news daily The Stabroek News (an act condemned by Reporters Sans Frontières), Guyana360 writes a series of posts (one, two, three, four) on press freedom in Guyana.

Guyana: The Brown Book

  18 January 2007

GuyanaGyal recounts her struggles with a ledger known in her household as “The Brown Book”: “When I read about accountants cooking books I does imagine that they get so vex with they Brown Book they does reach boiling point and when they touch the book, it boil too, and that...

Guyana: Fear of a pen

  15 January 2007

GuyanaGyal's pen raises suspicions in a supermarket, which causes her to wonder about the source of the fear people in her community seem to have of pens and writing.

Guyana: Illegal World Cup mug

  6 January 2007

Ryan at the West Indies Cricket blog finds a photo on Flickr of a piece of illegal Cricket World Cup merchandise, a mug allegedly purchased in a craft store in Georgetown, Guyana: ‘This is going to be a big problem for the World Cup authorities as the tournament gets near,”...

Guyana: Eid-Ul-Adha specialities

  5 January 2007

Chenette posts several well-captioned photos on Flickr of foods traditionally associated in Guyana with the Eid-Ul-Adha observances, including Guyanese vermicelli and Maleeda.