· July, 2005

Stories about Caribbean from July, 2005

Trinidad and Tobago: New Podcast

  29 July 2005

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.

Flickr Pick from Trinidad and Tobago

  26 July 2005

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...

Trinidad: Trains

  25 July 2005

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

Guyana: Skyping the Remote Guyanese Interior

  21 July 2005

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.

Tropical Storm Emily

  13 July 2005

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

More Bomb Posts … In Trinidad and Tobago

  12 July 2005

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...

Americas Friday Blog Roundup

  8 July 2005

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...

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