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· May, 2009

Stories about Guyana from May, 2009

Guyana, St. Lucia: Child Dies in Car

Guyanese blogger Imran Khan draws attention to the curious circumstances surrounding the death of a toddler in St. Lucia.

Guyana, Barbados: Illegal Immigration

When it comes to the issue of illegal immigrants in Barbados, Guyanese blogger Imran Khan says: “What is wong is wrong”, adding in another post: “I’m interested in learning what,...

Guyana: R.I.P.

“An era has quietly passed and hardly anyone has paid any notice”: Imran Khan pays his last respects to the Guyanese tradition of broadcasting death announcements.

Guyana, Cuba: Day Against Homophobia

“What did it mean that there were no openly lesbian women where I lived in Guyana, a little over 20 years ago?” asks Signifyin’ Guyana, as she acknowledges the recent...

Guyana: Prayer Calling

“It is an injustice being blatantly perpetrated upon thousands and thousands of Guyanese on a daily basis and one against which many feel helpless”: Imran Khan takes issue with the...

Guyana, Barbados, Trinidad & Tobago: Gayle Reactions

Reactions to controversial comments made about Test Cricket by West Indies captain Chris Gayle, from Guyanese blogger Imran Khan and Barbados-based Trinidadian B.C. Pires.

Guyana: Telling Tales

“If flu does spread from animal to people and kill people…we better look out for mini-bus drivers flu starting in Guyana”: Guyana-Gyal has a tale worthy of the Grimm Brothers.

Guyana: There Goes the Community

“As we, as a nation, strive to put food on tables and to build, renovate or spruce up our homes we have developed a culture of neglecting our wider environment...

Guyana: Saving the Rainforest

“When ordinary folks talk, nobody don’t listen. When celebrities talk, everybody care” – which is just fine with Guyana-Gyal, as long as they keep talking about saving the rainforest.

Guyana: Advertising Issue

The new Banks beer commercials in Guyana have blogger Imran Khan incensed: “What does it say about a company which foists upon a nation an advertisement lecturing to the citizenry...

Guyana: Press Freedom Ranking

As mainstream media sources (and a regional blog) report that Guyana's press freedom ranking has improved, Signifyin’ Guyana says: “Well, in a region with Mexico and some of the other...

Guyana: With Benefits

Guyanese cartoon blogger Paul Harris posts his take on the controversial Presidents Benefits Bill.

Caribbean: On Press Freedom

Yesterday - May 3 - was World Press Freedom Day - declared by the United Nations General Assembly in order to raise awareness of the importance of freedom of the...

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