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· April, 2006

Stories about Development from April, 2006

Bermuda: Technology Education portal

The Limey links to the Bermuda Ministry of Education's Technology Education Learning Portal.

Trinidad & Tobago: Press statement on aluminum smelter

The Rights Action Group T&T blog pulls no punches in the press statement outlining the group's views on the aluminium smelter project proposed for south Trinidad: “What is at stake...

Mongolia: Casino Park

Shards of Mongolia notes that a plan for a massive development project including shopping, industry, an international airport, and a casino. Curiously, it will not be anywhere near the capital,...

Barbados: Minister at Dubai tourism conference

On the eve of the Barbados Tourism Minister's participation in a conference in Dubai, Barbados Free Press wishes the minister good luck and offers a few ideas for inclusion in...

China: Red but greening

In ‘Is China Going Green, Part VIII?‘, China Law Blog‘s Dan Harris relates a Wall Street Journal story on increasing environmental awareness in the rapidly-developing Asian country to his own...

Caribbean: CSME provides chance for success

The Caribbean Single Market and Economy (CSME) may not “grab us”, says Francis Wade, but it may be the best shot the region has at a successful future.

Barbados: Future of the wetlands

Barbados Free Press posts the first in a proposed three-part series on the future of the Graeme Hall Nature Sanctuary, “the last remaining, healthy mangrove swamp on Barbados”.

Dominica: New sports stadium

ThandieLand asks whether the Windsor Park Sports Stadium, an international-standard sporting facility, is a gift or a burden.

USVI: Condo protest

Frank Barnako reports that demonstrators protesting condominium development were barred from attending a ceremony marking the opening of the port in St. John, US Virgin Islands.

Aruba: Donkeys

ArubaGirl explains the presence of bands of wandering donkey's in Aruba.

China: America's oil foe

China Confidential‘s Confidential Reporter continues to make the case that China and the United States are locked in a race to the bottom of the world's oil barrel. “Like a...

China: Underdeveloped Western region

Outside In blogger outwits a gang outside a cave during travels in Western China's Muslim-dominated Ningxia Autonomous Region.

Barbados: We want biotech

Barbados is trying to attract biotech firms, but Barbados Free Press thinks they should find a more efficient way of spreading the word than through PR newswire services.

Russia: Demographic Situation

W. Shedd of The Accidental Russophile writes about the demographic situation in Russia.

Haiti: In the news

Alice Backer rounds up Haiti-related news stories that have caught her attention lately.

Sri Lanka: Obscatles to development

Janapathi lists out the obstacles and myths that hinder development in Sri Lanka.

Trinidad & Tobago: Smelter news

At the Rights Action Group T&T blog, set up to aggregate the dialogue around a controversial aluminium smelter project in southern Trinidad, an article on the non-attendance of a the...

Caribbean: The standpipe

At The Pan Collective, Barbadian blogger Titilayo pays tribute to a Caribbean icon: the standpipe.

Barbados: Sugar cane industry

In GS's humble opinion, Barbados's refusal to abandon its sugar industry is a “smart move”.

Caribbean: The financial realities of the Cricket World Cup

The Caribbean Cricket Blog links to a Jamaica Observer article on one of the realities of the Caribbean's hosting of the Cricket World Cup next year: host countries are unlikely...

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