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· April, 2007

Stories about Guyana from April, 2007

Guyana: Sarwan New W.I. Captain

Voice of Guyana International is thrilled that Guyanese Ramnaresh Sarwan is “being entrusted with the arduous task of taking West Indies cricket forward”, following former captain Brian Lara's recent retirement...

Caribbean: Farewell to a cricketing legend

In the early ’90s, the West Indies' dominance of the international cricket scene entered its long decline. There were fewer victories to celebrate, fewer exceptional demonstrations of the brilliance to...

Guyana: Society Producing Murderers?

“In light of this (Virginia Tech) incident and other such brutal attacks, like the one at the Kaieteur News printery last year”, The Guyana Groove thinks that “the debate at...

Guyana: Life in the Fast Lane

Guyana-Gyal likens herself to “a drunk man lolling on grass parapet” after a fast-paced weekend gets the better of her.

Guyana: Do The Chicken!

The Jolly Spectator reports that the enthusiastic, fun-loving attitude of Irish cricket supporters (not to mention their team's unique dance moves) have made the Irish the darlings of the Caribbean:...

Guyana: Parent-Child Relationship

“Everyday, in between silly mother-daughter struggles, we insist on taking care of one another…sometimes we appreciate, sometimes resent because it feel so over-protective; other times, we take it for granted.”...

Guyana: Cricket…Yawn!

Guyana Providence Stadium features an article by Peter Roebuck that calls the 2007 ICC World Cup Cricket Tournament “an abysmal failure”.

Guyana: World Cup Hosting a Success?

As Guyana's President lauds the efforts of his country in successfully hosting its leg of the Cricket World Cup Super Eight matches, Guyana Providence Stadium calls for “an audit of...

Guyana: Brown Dawg and Cricket Security

Security at the ICC World Cup Cricket tournament is tight – Part 2 of Brown Dawg's post on Guyana Gyal‘s blog explains why.

Trinidad, Guyana: Roti Musings

Just in case you were confused about the different types of roti (a soft, flour-based nan that is a staple of Indo-Caribbean cooking) Lifespan of a Chennette clears things up.

Guyana, Jamaica: Driving Miss Crazy?

Living Guyana drives home his point about the local taxi drivers: “Clearly, the Guyana taxi industry lives by two codes – ‘we'll get you there – dead or alive’ and...

Guyana: Every Dawg has its Day

Brown Dawg finally gets his day, managing to slip in a post on Guyana Gyal‘s blog in much the same fashion that he slips into practically every cricket match “more...

Guyana: Failed strategy for World Cup Cricket

Guyana Providence Stadium links to a story by by Vaneisa Baksh about the failed marketing strategy of the Cricket World Cup: “West Indians sensed early that this World Cup cared...

Guyana: Berbice River Dance

Andy Moonsammy posts a video mashup on YouTube mixing video from the show “Riverdance” with tassa drumming and Indo-Caribbean chutney music.

Guyana: Her mother's voice

Guyana-Gyal's mother's hoarse voice – the result of a foreign “taliban flu” – reminds Guyana-Gyal of the voices of the vendors on Water street who “don’t talk to one another....

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