Stories about Guyana from February, 2008
“Perhaps…this can be the precursor to a properly organised Caribbean-based defence initiative which…moves us one step closer, even through tragedy, to a single pan-Caribbean nation”: Keith in Trinidad shares his thoughts on T&T's offer of assistance to Guyana.
“The murders at Lusignan and Bartica are outside my realm of reality…”: Signifyin’ Guyana tries to make sense of the recent massacres and bridge the gap between the Guyanese disapora and those still living at home.
Politics.bm blogs about the implications of state-owned media in Bermuda.
“It seems like only yesterday the Government said they had a plan, today 13 more souls lay cold as gunmen strike bold”: Guyana 360 experiences deja vu, saying: “This is the worst ever state of insecurity.”
As reports of another massacre – this time in Bartica – reach bloggers, Living Guyana asks “How many more?”
The Voice of the Taino People Online reports that this year's Carifesta celebration – “the region’s roving, multidisciplinary, mega arts festival will return to its birthplace – Guyana.”
Boy, does West Indies Cricket Blog have a book for you!
Signifyin’ Guyana laments the passing of writer Deryck Bernard.
Lifespan of a Chennette is still in shock over the Lusignan tragedy, but says: “The people of Guyana haven’t given into this unfathomable move on the part of vicious, inhuman criminals.”
Signifyin’ Guyana posts “the angels warn”, a poem by Guyanese writer Balwant Bhagwandin, and notes, “The recent history-making violence in Lusignan makes the warning prophetic and urgent.”