· March, 2007

Stories about Guyana from March, 2007

Guyana: UK should support Reparation

  30 March 2007

On the occasion of the 200th anniversary of the Abolition of the Slave Trade, Propaganda Press highlights Guyanese President Bharrat Jagdeo's call to British Prime Minister Tony Blair to “go one step further and support reparation.”

Guyana: Purity or Responsibility?

  28 March 2007

The latest US phenomenon – Purity Balls – causes Stella Ramsaroop to raise the question of teen sexuality : “We can be such prudes sometimes with our own sexuality that we shy away from the important task of educating our teens about sex. In the meantime, they are learning about...

Guyana: Cricket Venues Ready?

  27 March 2007

With the South Africa vs. Sri Lanka World Cup Cricket match due to take place in Guyana tomorrow, Living Guyana refers to “a strongly worded e-mail” by the World Cup's senior legal counsel about Guyana's “failure to proceed satisfactorily or effectively” in relation to the Host Venue Agreement.

Guyana: Match Fixing & Woolmer's Death?

  23 March 2007

On the heels of the Jamaican police confirming that Pakistan's cricket coach, Bob Woolmer, was strangled to death, Guyana Providence Stadium refers to a report by Paul Newman and Mike Dickson speculating that the murder had to do with match-fixing.

Guyana, Venezuela: Roraima, here I come!

  4 March 2007

At the Caribbean Beat blog, Nicholas Laughlin writes about his upcoming trip to Venezuela to climb Mount Roraima: “Pico Duarte in the Dominican Republic is taller, but for sheer quantity of myth and legend, Roraima towers up there with Everest and Kilimanjaro. Its remoteness, its breathtaking, near-vertical cliff-faces rising abruptly...

Guyana: Piss poor Mashramani

  1 March 2007

Mashramani, the carnival-style festival commemorating Guyana's independence on February 23, is “piss poor”, says MediaCritic: “We begin planning for Mash around Valentine's Day, at best just after New Years day. That's pathetic and woeful and disgraceful and piss poor.”