Stories about Guyana from July, 2009
Guyana-Gyal takes her nose for a walk.
As reactions to the government's clampdown on illegal immigrants goes “off the boil”, Barbados Underground “condemns…the holier than thou attitude which President Jagdeo of Guyana and his cronies have directed at Barbados.”
Signifyin’ Guyana, Jamaican Geoffrey Philp and Bahamian Nicolette Bethel all comment on the arrest of (and subsequent dropping of charges against) Harvard professor and black American scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
“My thesis is that Caribbean governments today are run exactly like the plantations of old, the only difference being that there are fewer white people cracking whips; the overseers have taken over the Great House”: Barbados-based Trinidadian blogger B.C. Pires builds on the late Lloyd Best's Theory of Plantation Economy.
Diaspora blogger Signifyin’ Guyana thinks that blogging just may be “a cut above the rest” when it comes to avenues of social networking.
From Guyana, The Intellectual Elite finds himself “preoccupied with the purpose of writing.”
Guyana-Gyal says that CARICOM is “just a free lunch”.
Signifyin’ Guyana writes an I-poem.
Writing at Havana Times, Guillermo Fernandez Ampie examines the Honduran coup d’état, while Repeating Islands reports that “heads of state throughout the Caribbean region have expresses their condemnation of the military coup in Honduras that has removed President Manuel Zelaya from office.”