· September, 2007

Stories about Photos from September, 2007

Belize: Carnival Time

  24 September 2007

“Due to our most recent hurricane scare, Carnival was rescheduled to yesterday”: Belize-y Livin’ mixed fun with responsibility as she “handed out the condoms and HIV/AIDS literature to adults when we were walking behind the float…HIV/AIDS affects Belize more than any other Central American country.”

Jamaica: Moving House

  21 September 2007

Montego Bay Day By Day posts a photographic account of the moving of a “chattel house” in Jamaica.

Arabeyes: Driving in Ramadhan

  19 September 2007

Staying up all night, sleep deprivation and lack of water, food and cigarettes from sunrise to sunset during Ramadan, the month of fasting, is having its toll on drivers - especially those stuck in traffic jams. Here are some of the rants from exasperated bloggers.

Trinidad & Tobago: Beach Cleanup

  14 September 2007

“I hope that this post makes you more appreciative of your environment…it really was sad (and gross) how much plastic debris we cleared. I wish that here in Trinidad and Tobago we took our roles as collective custodians more seriously”: TriniGourmet.com takes part in a beach cleanup effort and posts...

Iran: Dogs arrested

  13 September 2007

The blogger Dastan reports on the arrest of dogs by Iranian police on September 9th, to rid the country of ‘western influences’ and ‘immodesty’. The dog owners are shocked at the arrests and are worried about the fate of their pets. Furthermore, dastan notes that the dogs are neither fed...

St. Kitts & Nevis: Volcano Hike

  12 September 2007

“Mt Liamuiga is St Kitts tallest mountain at 3,792ft, and a ‘potentially active’ stratovolcano with a very well defined crater…” Steve's Dominica goes hiking.

Israel: Sderot's Invisible Wounds

  12 September 2007

How long does it take before the remote feels closer, and how can invisible wounds draw more attention? Both remoteness and invisibility take a lead role in the story of this Israeli city, Sderot, located at a distance of one km from the Gaza strip. It is far enough from the central Israeli metropolis to be forgotten, yet due to recent campaigns, has been coming up in local news more and more frequently.

Iran: Families remember mass executions of 1988

  8 September 2007

August 31 was the 19th anniversary of the execution of thousands of Iranian political prisoners in 1988 who were buried in a mass grave in Khavaran. Friends and relatives of the victims visited the grave where their chidren, brothers, sisters are buried without name or sign. In spite of pressure...

Barbados: Safety First

  6 September 2007

Living in Barbados is concerned about the lack of enforcement of safety measures on one of the island's construction sites.

Trinidad & Tobago: Public Art

  5 September 2007

“As cities in the first world move to celebrate their works of art we hide ours behind facades and glass”: Blogging from Trinidad and Tobago, Thebookmann makes a case for preserving public art.

Cuba: Musical Chacon

  3 September 2007

Photographer Roy Llera posts a shot of Chacon, a Cuban musician who passed away in 2003: “One day I found him at home in a small shack on a hillside in Casablanca…as most Cubans he invited me into his home and proudly stated ‘mi casa es su casa'…I felt at...

Trinidad and Tobago: Port of Spain under water

  3 September 2007

The weather phenomenon subsequently named Hurricane Felix caused flooding and landslides in Trinidad and Tobago on Saturday 1 September. Blogger Attillah Springer photographed the capital, Port of Spain, under water.

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