Stories about Caribbean from July, 2005
Taran Rampersad has an unbelievable list of Caribbean blogs which will soon be making its way into the Bridge Blog Index.
Both Caribbean Free Radio and Subway Chronicles point out that the Trinidad and Tobago Computer Society now has Creative Commons licensed podcasts. The first podcast is 44 minutes and discusses everything from last week's bomb in Port of Spain to cell phone dependence with lots of nerdery inbetween.
From the excellent photoblog, Caribbean Free Photo, comes this portrait, entitled “Steel and Brass.” 22-year old trumpeter Etienne Charles, photographed at the Phase II Pan Groove panyard, home base of one of Trinidad & Tobago’s most celebrated steel orchestras. “This place is my home,” says Etienne, “For me this was...
Taran Rampersad writes of the former train system in Trinidad and Tobago which was mostly used to transport sugar during British colonial times.
Taran Rampersad tests out his newly arrived Indian Simputer in Guyana.
Caribbean Free Radio links to a Skype interview with “Guyanese adventurer Duane de Freitas, who lives in the Guyanese interior and uses a satellite internet connection to communicate with the outside world.
Taran Rampersad discusses Hindi in Trinidad and Tobago.
Charles Norman Todd of Freiheit and Wissen has an excellent collection of links on the civil strife in Haiti.
Taran Rampersad describes his experience at the St. Joseph Mercy Wings Vocational School's computer lab in his ongoing quest to help bridge the digital divide.
After a batch of hurricanes and tropical storms, Caribbean Free Radio links to an open source tropical storm tracking software program.
Caribbean Free Radio has a podcast dedicated to tracking Tropical Storm Emily's damage to the Caribbean.
Taran Rampersad is keeping tabs on Tropical Storm Emily with great links to other Caribbean bloggers and pocasters.
Haitian Sugar Worker-Dominican Republic 1988 by firechick.
Taran Rampersad compares the Caribbean big media and blogosphere's coverage of Hurricane Dennis and the London Bombing.
While the international big press keeps its gaze set on any new developments coming out of London regarding 7/7, the Caribbean blogosphere has done an excellent job covering yesterday's explosion in the Trinidad and Tobago capital city, Port of Spain. Caribbean Free Radio has a podcast and skype interview discussing...
Taran Rampersad discusses Wikipedia in the Caribbean and specifically, Guyana. He's also got some good updates on Hurricane Dennis. Agua Fuertes 2004 starts a long discussion when questioning whether Google Earth respects Argentina's privacy [es]. Nada importante sucedió hoy… writes about the potential future of biotech in Argentina [es]. MABB...