Stories about Guyana from December, 2008
Litblogger Signifyin’ Guyana lists her picks for best Caribbean books of 2008.
Living Guyana congratulates the government on the opening of the Berbice bridge, but reserves the right to ask a few questions.
“There's no doubt about it. The Guyanablogoshere has seen a surge of new bloggers within the past year or so,” writes Signifyin’ Guyana, adding: “I couldn't be prouder of them if I'd given birth to each and every one of them myself.”
Guyana Providence Stadium extends kudos to two local teens who made a documentary about the potential effects of flooding in Guyana should current weather patterns continue.
Living Guyana posts photos of the capital city, which has been inundated with flood waters.
The Voice of the Taino People Online reports that Damon Corrie, “the sometimes controversial Barbados born Indigenous Rights activist of Guyanese Arawak descent” is attending negotiations on the draft American Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
“It seems that the CARICOM members have no handle on technology and its positive impact on the economy, and Guyana is no different”: Blogging from Trinidad and Tobago, KnowProSE.com is not surprised that Guyana seems to be on the verge of closing cyber-cafes because of competition from VoIPs.
Living Guyana is "reliably informed" that new hotspots for criminal activity are developing west of Guyana's capital, Georgetown: "another major crime development … which the mainstream media have not yet picked up."
Living Guyana urges political leaders to overcome their differences and cooperate to solve the problem of "vehicular homicide": "there is a prevailing sense of madness on our roads and efforts need to be made to reduce it."
Living Guyana blogs about the latest developments in the “Fineman Gang” crime story, here and here.