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Quick Reads + Guyana

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Barbados, Guyana: Peas & Rice, Very Nice

tastes like home puts a Guyanese twist on a favourite Barbadian dish.

Guyana, U.S.A.: Aviation Security Threat?

Two blogs are reporting that the US has issued a security alert to its citizens about an ‘unconfirmed threat’ to flights from Guyana. Netizens are also sharing the news via Facebook.

Guyana Spurns USAID Democracy Project

Guyanese blogger, Sara Bharrat, writes an open letter to Roger F. Luncheon, Head of the Presidential Secretariat in Guyana, concerning the Guyana's decision to pull out of a USAID project to support local elections and political participation due to “lack of consultation.”

…why should the US have to come into my home and clean for me? Can I and my brothers and sisters not do it on our own? I have decided that I will clean my own house. Democracy is not a gift that someone can simply hand us. Democracy is a journey, a path of self discovery, which we must take alone and together all at once.

Guyana: Family Ties

At this time of year, Guyana-Gyal considers the true meaning of family.

Caribbean: Encouraging Innovators?

How innovative is the Caribbean? Using the criteria of The Global Innovation Index, ICT Pulse takes a look.

Guyana: Sea Wall Mended

Further to this post, Guyana-Gyal is happy to report that the hole in the capital city's sea wall has been fixed…or is she?

Guyana: Smelly City

A canal in the capital smells so rancid “it can kill a nation”. Guyana-Gyal smelled it and lived to tell the tale.

Guyana: Hole in the Wall

The Seawall in Georgetown is a unique social hub – a place to see and be seen – so naturally, Guyana-Gyal is concerned about a massive hole “on top of the wall where people walk or jog…long, from left to right…almost one foot wide at one end.”

Guyana: Taming the Beast of Power

I start to call it the red-eye beast that can whisper in you’ head and tell you to do unspeakable things.

Guyana-Gyal blogs about power, and how it affects all relationships.

Guyana: Minimum Wage and Inflation

The welfare of the working poor who have seen their purchasing power steadily eroded in the past ten years, or what one must consider, after reviewing the facts, as phantom concerns over inflation? Or is there something more than money involved?

Guyana Mosquito responds to Ralph Ramkarran's argument that increasing the minimum wage for public servants would lead to inflation.

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