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· August, 2014

Stories about History from August, 2014

In Defense of the National Gallery of Jamaica's Director

Ferguson Evocative of Civil Rights Movement, Says Trinidadian Diaspora Blogger

Digital Reconstruction of Cambodia's Angkor Wat

Beatriz’s War: East Timor's First Feature Film

Bahamian Women Battling for Equal Rights

Do You Have to Be Christian to Be Jamaican?

A Jamaican politician has sparked debate over his comments that "the country has moved too far from God, and has ceased pleasing God."

Lessons from Marcus Garvey, Jamaica's First National Hero

Marcus Garvey, who was born 127 years ago, was a fervent supporter of Pan-Africanism. On the anniversary of his birthday, two bloggers commemorated the leader.

Yasmine: Brunei's First Feature Film

Activists Are Connecting Peruvians With Their Country's Impressive Archaeological Heritage

Lima is famous for its cuisine and Republican, colonial-style historic center, but not so much for its archeological history. A group of activists are working to change that.

Simón Bolívar, Esteemed Liberator or Infamous Dictator?

"It is harder to maintain the balance of freedom than it is to endure the weight of tyranny," said Simón Bolívar, known as the "Liberator" of many South American countries.

PHOTO: Five Jewish Graves in WWI Gaza Cemetery

More Than a Half Century Later, How Should Jamaica View Its Independence Day?

The learning curve for a people who historically never had a say continues to be a steep one, especially in a climate where corruption was already entrenched.

A Weibo Spat Hints at the Battle Brewing Over Journalism's Future in China

Lin Zhibo's appointment as dean of journalism school at Lanzhou University pitted the country's leftist nationalists against liberals pressing for more media freedom.

5 Things One Blogger Thinks You Should Know About People of African Descent in Trinidad & Tobago

Emancipation Day Sees New Triumph as Haitian-Born Dominican is Declared a National

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