Support Global Voices

To stay independent, free, and sustainable, our community needs the help of friends and readers like you.

Donate now »

· October, 2008

Stories about Guyana from October, 2008

Jamaica, Guyana: Academic Performance is proud that Jamaicans are among the regional high school students being honoured for their outstanding academic performance and encourages them “to continue reaching for the stars.”

Guyana, U.S.A.: Making History?

“We may see in the possibility of America’s first Black president the sign of more tolerant times. We may see in the possibility of this particular Black president the sign...

Guyana: Social Services

“Increasing access to social services is among the priorities identified by indigenous women leaders in the region as key to empowerment”: The Voice of the Taino People Online reports on...

Guyana, Suriname: River Dispute

Living Guyana blogs about an escalating diplomatic dispute between Guyana and Suriname over access to the Corentyne River, while Guyana 360 suggests that a boat accident along the river in...

Talking to Guyanese litblogger Charmaine Valere

Guyanese Charmaine Valere has lived in the US for over twenty years, but she remains deeply engaged with her home country and its cultural debates via her literary blog, Signifyin'...

Guyana: EPA Signed

Living Guyana reports that the government has finally signed the new European Union Economic Partnership Agreement.

Guyana: Ladylike?

Guyana-Gyal isn't quite sure what “ladies living in proper places” actually do.

Guyana: Road Deaths

As a young reporter is killed in a road accident while on assignment, Living Guyana calls on her company to take some measure of responsibility for her death. Signifyin’ Guyana...

Guyana: Customer is Always Right

Guyana-Gyal and her mother teach some young entrepreneurs a thing or two about business.

Guyana: EPA – To Sign or Not To Sign?

The European Union is ushering in the first phases of a new trade pact between regional territories and the 27 members of the EU. What's the big deal about a...

Guyana: Economic Woes

Guyana-Gyal has found a way to fend off her worries “about this melt-down goin’ around, how it gon affect we the people in Guyana.”

Guyana: Working It

Guyana-Gyal gives an example of the “true, true story that some watch while you labour in the heat, then they sneak in cool, cool and reap.”

Guyana, U.S.A.: Remittances

Living Guyana says that his countrymen should not feel smug over the US financial crisis “for a simple reason: The great pillar of this economy is not sugar, rice or...

Guyana, U.S.A.: On Mavericks

Litblogger Signifyin’ Guyana dispenses some advice to Sarah Palin “and her vocabulary advisors”.

Guyana: Cartoonist Passes On

Living Guyana acknowledges the passing of retired Stabroek News cartoonist Hawley Harris.

Receive great stories from around the world directly in your inbox.

Sign up to receive the best of Global Voices!

Submitted addresses will be confirmed by email, and used only to keep you up to date about Global Voices and our mission. See our Privacy Policy for details.

Newsletter powered by Mailchimp (Privacy Policy and Terms).

* = required field
Email Frequency

No thanks, show me the site