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· December, 2011

Stories about Guyana from December, 2011

Guyana: crime and insecurity

“Travel around coastland Guyana and you will see it too,” writes Imran Khan: “burglar bars, grillwork, heavily armed company security forces, reinforced doors, guard huts, watchmen, security lights, CCTV cameras.”...

Guyana: politics and egg-pelting

Guyana-Gyal gives a wry account of a recent political protest in Guyana, involving an egg-pelting incident. “No-bady, noooobady can do politics like Turd Whirl people. We should call it Frolitics.”

Guyana: Rape Allegations against Police Chief

Save Guyana reports on rape allegations being brought against the police commissioner, explaining: “The Alliance For Change…has called for [his] dismissal or at least interdiction from duty…and is viewing the...

Guyana: Police Versus Protesters

A new president has taken his place at the helm of Guyanese government following the country's recent general elections, but while the incumbent party got re-elected, it also lost its...

Guyana: Still Waiting on Election Results

Even as the votes are still being counted following Guyana's general election, Guyana-Gyal says: “Some might forget that they ain’t God, they gon want to dictate how the poor and...

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