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· July, 2005

Stories about Caribbean from July, 2005

Caribbean: Taran's Caribbean Blog List

Taran Rampersad has an unbelievable list of Caribbean blogs which will soon be making its way into the Bridge Blog Index.

Trinidad and Tobago: New Podcast

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...

Flickr Pick from Trinidad and Tobago

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...

Trinidad: Trains

Taran Rampersad writes of the former train system in Trinidad and Tobago which was mostly used to transport sugar during British colonial times.

Guyana – The Simputer

Taran Rampersad tests out his newly arrived Indian Simputer in Guyana.

Guyana: Skyping the Remote Guyanese Interior

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...

Trinidad and Tobago: Hindi Dictionary Updated

Taran Rampersad discusses Hindi in Trinidad and Tobago.

Haiti: Free Haiti – More Campaign Update

Charles Norman Todd of Freiheit and Wissen has an excellent collection of links on the civil strife in Haiti.

Guyana: St. Joseph Mercy Wings Vocational School; The Computer Lab

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.

Carribean: Tropical Storm Tracking Software

After a batch of hurricanes and tropical storms, Caribbean Free Radio links to an open source tropical storm tracking software program.

Caribbean Free Radio

Caribbean Free Radio has a podcast dedicated to tracking Tropical Storm Emily's damage to the Caribbean.

Tropical Storm Emily

Taran Rampersad is keeping tabs on Tropical Storm Emily with great links to other Caribbean bloggers and pocasters.

Flickr Pick from Dominican Republic

Haitian Sugar Worker-Dominican Republic 1988 by firechick.

Hurricane Dennis vs. London Bombing –

Taran Rampersad compares the Caribbean big media and blogosphere's coverage of Hurricane Dennis and the London Bombing.

More Bomb Posts … In Trinidad and Tobago

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...

Americas Friday Blog Roundup

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...

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