Guyana is on the verge of an oil bonanza that could bring in US$1 million a day. But if it's not careful, this poor nation – population 750,000 – could fall prey to the dreaded 'resource curse.'
Once a sport associated with anti-colonialism, cricket in the Caribbean has become a career path for young men with dreams of wealth and glamour.
Guyana can show how distractions or buffers are a powerful means to concentrate and maintain economic power.
An oil discovery means more income for this small South American country – and some unwanted attention.
Research among the Makushi of southwestern Guyana shatters stereotypes about men wanting casual sex and women wanting relationships.