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· March, 2008

Stories about Guyana from March, 2008

Guyana: Walking Trees?

Guyana-Gyal will believe anything…except that.

Guyana: Baccoo

Guyana-Gyal says that “bandits is the new baccoo” – one of the most feared creatures in Guyanese folklore.

Trinidad & Tobago, Guyana: Dhal

Lifespan of a Chennette blogs about Dhal (a beloved dish of both Trinidad & Tobago and Guyana) and posts a helpful recipe.

Guyana: Learning to Live

“The confusion I come to is this – something new growing in we the people”: Guyana-Gyal says that her fellow Guyanese are “learning to live despite the threats of badness,...

Guyana: Commonweath Writers’ Prize

Signifyin’ Guyana notes that among the regional winners of the 2008 Commonwealth Writers’ Prize “was Guyanese-born, Nigerian-based Karen King-Aribisala for Best Book.”

Barbados: Easter Traditions

Living in Barbados blogs about Easter traditions in the Caribbean.

Guyana: Firsts

Guyana-Gyal gets “first”ed.

Guyana: Rumours

Guyana-Gyal considers going into the business of rumour-mongering.

Guyana: Threads that Bind

“Sometimes we life is one unending seam, same colour, same strand, same stitch, not varying in size. Then suddenly the thread snap and…”: Guyana-Gyal discovers a “delightful variation” from her...

Guyana: At the Ready

Living Guyana is not getting much sleep these days…

Guyana: On the Alert

As the sister of the man suspected in the two Guyana massacres is murdered, Living Guyana says: “This spells some serious trouble for the ordinary citizens of the nation.”

Guyana: Hedonism Too?

Guyana-Gyal spends a hedonistic moment in the tropics…almost.

Guyana: The Art of Living

Guyana-Gyal has not blogged since the massacre in Lusignan, but she's back, stronger and braver than ever before: “…Though I am furious about them murders, though I am full of...

Guyana: Land of Fear

Living Guyana remembers the days before Guyana was a “land of fear”.

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