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· July, 2008

Stories about Guyana from July, 2008

Guyana: Death Announcement Ban?

Living Guyana reports that the President plans to ban the broadcast of death announcements because they “are too negative and make people unhappy”, yet MediaCritic notes: “There is still no...

Guyana: Blogger covers journalist ban

On 12 July, news broke in Guyana that a senior journalist had been banned from entering the office of the country's president, allegedly in response to a critical news report....

Guyana: The Value of Life

“Human life in Guyana is treated with such scant regard”: Living Guyana is at a loss as to why.

Guyana, Bahamas: Carifesta Contingent

Signifyin’ Guyana is concerned about the level of regional participation in the upcoming Carifesta celebrations in Georgetown.

Barbados, Guyana: Guyanese Immigrants Shot

Following the shooting of two immigrants in Barbados, Living Guyana believes that Guyanese are being targeted, while Barbados Underground posts a statement from the Guyana Consul, which dismisses the notion...

Guyana: Disturbing Legislation

Living Guyana draws attention to “a worrying piece of legislation that was sneaked into Parliament” that would give great power to the Director of Public Prosecutions.

Guyana: Dangerous Times

As news breaks about a reported shootout between Guyana's law enforcement and two of the country's most wanted criminals, Living Guyana examines the impact of such dangerous times on the...

Jamaica, Guyana: “Small Boys”

Jamaican litblogger Geoffrey Philp features a poem by Guyanese writer Marc Matthews.

Guyana: Summer Time?

Guyana-Gyal notices some strange weather patterns at work in her neck of the woods…

Guyana: Carifesta X

Signifyin’ Guyana looks beyond the challenges of life in Guyana, and celebrates Caribbean women writers, as she prepares for the regional cultural festival, Carifesta.

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