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· April, 2007

Stories about Ideas from April, 2007

Trinidad & Tobago: Constitutional Reform

Trinidad and Tobago is talking about constitutional reform – Jeremy Taylor puts in his two cents’ worth.

Jamaica: Caribbean Networking

In considering the concept of regional networking, Jamaican Francis Wade thinks “it is critical that our region's professionals take the task of managing their online brand as an essential one...

Cuba: The truth of the truth

mi isla al mediodia quotes Carlos Varela's lyrics to make a statement (ES) on truth.

Bahamas: Elections Thoughts

On the virtual eve of the Bahamian elections, Nicolette Bethel shares her thoughts about politics and governance: “No matter who we think we support, or what party we will elect...

Arabeyes: On Selling a Palestinian Kidney and Changing the Israeli Flag

Do you want to know why a Palestinian wants to sell his kidney, or what had happened to the bicycle of a Lebanese blogger on September 10, 2001? What is...

Cayman Islands, Jamaica: Interesting Cartoons

Writing from the Cayman Islands, Mad Bull posts three cartoons drawn by the Jamaica Gleaner’s Las May that he thought “were either funny, or interesting, or funny AND interesting, all...

Morocco: Fez for Weddings

Moroccan blogger Sameer tells us why the ancient city of Fez is an ideal wedding spot.

St. Vincent & the Grenadines: The Art of Letter Writing

Posting from St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Abeni wonders if letter writing has become a lost art.

Trinidad & Tobago: Getting Your Blog Read

Caribbean Public Relations asks the question, “What is it that gets a blog read by lots of people?” and comes up with some helpful advice: “You can form relationships online...

Qatar: Seven Wonders

Hamlet, who is based in Qatar, blogs about the seven wonders of his host country. Among the wonders are: ‘Wonder No. 2, “It is all about connections (wasta)” Got all...

Israel: Keeping Faith

Jerusalem-based blogger Desert Peace spent Israel's National Day in an Arab village in Northern Israel where he met a man who has still not lost his faith in God. “I...

Barbados: Analysing 2007 CWC

Adrian Loveridge, guest authoring at Barbados Free Press, believes that “as the 2007 Cricket World Cup (CWC) event draws to a close, with the hosting of the final in Barbados...

Bermuda: The state of the blogosphere

Bermuda's governing Progressive Labour Party has a new blog, prompting BravoZulu.bm to write, “While I applaud the idea of yet another Bermuda blog, suddenly blogging just became less cool. Like...

Israel: The Vatican and Terrorism

Israel-based blogger Aussie Dave discusses what he sees as The Vatican's double standards when it comes to terrorism.

Trinidad & Tobago: Reading the Signs

Thebookmann is amused and somewhat intrigued by “two eloquently painted wall signs” in Trinidad.

Israel: The Vatican and Terrorism

Israel-based blogger Aussie Dave discusses what he sees as The Vatican's double standards when it comes to terrorism.

Guyana: Society Producing Murderers?

“In light of this (Virginia Tech) incident and other such brutal attacks, like the one at the Kaieteur News printery last year”, The Guyana Groove thinks that “the debate at...

Egypt: Facebook Birthday

Facebook has given blogger Tom Gara a special 26th birthday he explains here. “# of people who wished me happy birthday yesterday – 51 # of them who only knew...

Barbados: Media Responsibility

What crazy looks like is unhappy about the Barbados media's treatment of the issue of domestic violence following the murders of two women on the island: “Domestic violence is not...

Bahrain: Elevator Politics

Bahraini blogger Mo, who is an intern in a hospital, discusses elevator politics at his hospital. “Do you just enjoy being in elevators? Have you no understanding that you're delaying...

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