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· June, 2008

Stories about Guyana from June, 2008

Jamaica: Kingston On The Edge

From Jamaica, Active Voice reviews KOTE (Kingston On The Edge), a visual arts festival, where she says “For a brief moment in time we were treated to the kind of...

Guyana: Death of a President

Ruel Johnson's Fictions notes the passing yesterday of Arthur Chung, the first President of Guyana, at the age of 90. He held the post from 1970 to 1980, and was...

Barbados, Venezuela: Maritime Claim

Notes From The Margin sheds some light on the Barbados/Venezuela maritime controversy, saying: “The waters under discussion can ONLY be Venezuela's if you accept that 1. Half of Guyana is...

Guyana: Good Boys

Guyana-Gyal wonders where all the good boys have gone…

Jamaica, Guyana, Trinidad & Tobago: Calabashing Walcott

Jamaican blogger Annie Paul quotes Guyana's Stabroek News on Walcott's anti-Naipaul poem, The Mongoose.

Guyana: Black Friday

Signifyin’ Guyana remembers politician Walter Rodney on the 28th anniversary of his assassination.

Guyana: Love and Marriage

“It is a shock to some people system, nice, nice gyal like you ain’t married yet? A gyal should not walk around unfettered by man”: Guyana-Gyal has other ideas.

Guyana: Who's The Boss?

“Aiye, mummy, imagine what can happen to poor li’l countries that have role models and leaders like Big Boss Man”: Guyana-Gyal tells the story of an abuse of power and...

Guyana: It's Not Easy Being Green

Guyana-Gyal was trying to get into the spirit of World Environment Week – until she encountered a frog.

Guyana: Lines of Love

Signifyin’ Guyana uses John Agard's poetry to explain why she cannot separate love from sex: “The poems speak on all possible aspects of a couple's involvement–the physical, the cerebral, the...

Guyana: Wining Season

“All the time at any given time there is always a set of wining up and wining down to launch a product, open a building or school, celebrate an anniversary...

Guyana: Racism and the Writer

“In a small society such as ours, with limited access to resources, a political system that is based on racial division is going to naturally shape a racially defined socio-economic...

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