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· August, 2007

Stories about Ideas from August, 2007

Trinidad & Tobago: 45 Years of Independence

Nicholas Laughlin quotes BC Pires on the occasion of Trinidad and Tobago's 45th anniversary of Independence, while IZATRINI.com compares the country's first Independence Day celebration with how the holiday is...

Trinidad & Tobago: CCA7 Closes

“Caribbean Contemporary Arts will close its doors on the day the country celebrates forty five years of independence,” writes Thebookmann, who thinks that the Trinidad and Tobago gallery's final “show”...

Guyana: A Few Things…

From listing the things on her desk (“a pen with invisible feet”) to things she can do (“cheer up sooner rather than later”), Guyana-Gyal will put a smile on your...

Trinidad & Tobago: The Caribs

The CAC Review finds “noteworthy” a news story about the indigenous Caribs in Trinidad and Tobago in the context of the work of a government-appointed Amerindian Projects Committee.

Bahamas: The Power of Print

“There's an email making the rounds entitled ‘Blacks Don't Read’. Being Black, I read it”: Nicolette Bethel, guest authoring at Bahama Pundit, blogs about the power of print.

Barbados, Cuba, Venezuela: Literacy and Health Care

Individuality1977 weighs in on literacy and health care in Cuba and Venezuela.

Barbados: Answers for Britton's Hill

Barbados Underground suggests that Barbados’ Chief Town Planner should provide some answers on the Britton's Hill tragedy: “It is not BU’s intention to engage in the blame game but we...

Bahamas: End of the Monopoly?

Rick Lowe at WeblogBahamas.com thinks that a Supreme Court action questioning the constitutionality of the Bahamas Telecommunications Company’s monopoly on the industry could be “great news” for consumers.

Trinidad & Tobago: Poor Salesmanship

Caribbean Public Relations blogs about “a perfect example of poor customer service and salesmanship.”

Cuba: Changes?

Is change imminent in Cuba? Child of the Revolution offers two opposing views.

Trinidad & Tobago: A Study in Contradiction?

“First world is not about having things, it is about how we value our musicians, artists, writers, actors as well as our businessmen. We talk about the arts et al,...

Israel: 19th Anniversary

Savtadotty, from Israel, marks her 19th anniversary in the country.

Egypt: Inferiority Complex

D.B. Shobrawy reflects on what he describes as the Egyptian inferiority complex in this post. “..many Egyptians have an inferiority complex in regards to their Egyptian identity. Somewhere in our...

Egypt: Is Mubarak Dead?

“I got a call late tonight from a friend asking, “is Hosni Mubarak dead?” I dont quite know where he got his information from but supposedly there is a rumor...

Jamaica: Are You Busy?

Francis Wade examines the concept of busyness from a Jamaican perspective.

Anguilla: Sea Bath

Bob Morris fondly remembers what Anguilla's “most famous citizen” taught him about the “unspeakable joy” of a good sea bath…

Malaysia: Bangsa Malaysia at Blog House

Young Malaysian blogger Aishah blogs about the recent gathering of bloggers in Malaysia.

Bahamas: Election Fever Still Burns

Post-election issues are causing “a divided nation”, according to Craig Butler in this post at Bahama Pundit.

Trinidad & Tobago: On The Money

Adele at Thebookmann ponders the value of money in Trinidad and Tobago – “a nation where currency is a paper that represents as much about emotion as consumption.”

Japan: Brain Inside Maker

What Japan thinks introduced an online game called “brain inside maker”. By entering your name in the box, it will analyze what your brain is made of. Mari has translated...

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