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· May, 2007

Stories about Guyana from May, 2007

Guyana: If Wild Animals Could Talk..

“The sound was so lawless…raucous, vulgarhh…even the early morning sun quiver and turn pale.” Guyana-Gyal discovers what all the fracas is about.

One Caribbean; Many Identities…

Calypsonian Lord Nelson once sang, “all ah we is one family”. Optimists in the Caribbean may well agree with these words, but the reality is that if you were to...

Guyana: Monetary Compensation & Sexual Assault

Following a case in which when a 39 year-old man was accused of sexual assault against a 17 year-old girl, The Guyana Groove writes: “When a woman is forced to...

Guyana: Mother Nature

Guyana-Gyal and her mother discuss what could be ailing Mother Nature…

Guyana, Barbados: Press Freedom

Antilles, along with many regional newspapers, stands behind Stabroek News in condemning the Guyanese government's advertising boycott of the newspaper due to editorial content – while Barbados Free Press wonders...

Guyana: Digging into Living

Internet problems cause Guyana-Gyal to “dig into living good and proper.”

Talking to Jamaican litblogger Geoffrey Philp

The Jamaican writer Geoffrey Philp has published five books of poems, a collection of short stories called Uncle Obadiah and the Alien, and a novel, Benjamin, My Son. He lives...

Guyana: Noise Pollution

“Maybe the murder rate in Guyana would decline if the citizens were able to get a decent night’s sleep without noise interruption,” writes The Guyana Groove, as she addresses the...

Guyana: Sarwan Predicts Victory

West Indies Cricket Captain Ramnaresh Sarwan predicts that his team will emerge triumphant in the upcoming tour of England, according to this post from Voice of Guyana International.

Guyana: Mosquito Wars

“Paint me with citronella oil and call me Warrior-Gyal. I going on a hunt!” declares Guyana-Gyal as she and “black flocks” of mosquitoes face off.

Guyana: Indigenous Communities Claims Against Swiss Bank

The CAC Review reports that indigenous Guyanese communities are among those being represented in an international claim against a Swiss bank for “compensation for its links with a Malaysian timber...

Guyana: Copying Creativity?

Someone on My Space is using Guyana-Gyal‘s moniker and she's not happy about it: “I so vex me words chack up in me trote.”

Guyana: Mt. Roraima

Guest authoring on the Caribbean Beat Blog, Nicholas Laughlin writes an account of his hiking expedition to Mt. Roraima, a tabletop mountain located on the borders of Venezuela, Brazil and...

Guyana: HIV/AIDS Cheerleaders?

“Are you between the ages of 14 and 17? Would you like to be a CHEERLEADER for HIV/AIDS Messages?” An odd newspaper ad gets Guyana-Gyal thinking.

Guyana, Trinidad & Tobago: Teachers & Students

Living Guyana has some ideas about teacher training that may also benefit the Caribbean region. And in Trinidad, The Manicou Report shares his thoughts about student protests.

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