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· November, 2012

Stories about Guyana from November, 2012

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Protests Put an End to Chris Brown's Guyana Gig

27 November 2012

Just over a month ago, Guyanese bloggers were voicing their displeasure over talk of a Chris Brown concert that was allegedly being supported by the government. Much of the controversy was linked to the singer's 2009 assault of then-girlfriend Rihanna and the message that his notoriety could send in a country with a high incidence of domestic violence. Now, two Guyanese bloggers are reporting that the Chris Brown concert has been cancelled.

Guyana: Women are not Objects

9 November 2012

[It is] a racist, sexist colonial throwback which draws on a long history of the sexualisation, commodification and thingification of the brown woman’s body. Code Red is trying to raise awareness of the dangers of sexist advertising.

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