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· August, 2005

Stories about Caribbean from August, 2005

Jamaica: Thoughts on Katrina

Fyr, writing from Jamaica, is heartbroken over Katrina's destruction of New Orleans, which he says has always held a special place in his heart.

Aruba: Natalee Holloway Reporters

Lost in Smallness, written from Aruba, compares reporters covering the Natalee Holloway case to hungry donkeys.

Barbados: Trip to Rock Hall

This, that, & Whatever describes a visit to the historic Freedom Monument of Rock Hall, which was the first free village in Barbados founded by a group of ex-slaves from...

Trinidad: “We Gone International Now”

Small Island Girl was happy to see “Trini flags” waving during Ludacris’ performance on the MTV Video Music Awards.

St. Vincent: Brock Peters

Abeni from Saint Vincent and The Grenadines mourns the death of actor Brock Peters.

Guyana: Guayana Night 2005

Taran gives his summary of Guyana Night 2005 in Georgetown which celebrates all things Guyanese. Complete with photos.

Caribbean: Telecom Industry

Taran Rampersad covers the telecommunications industry in the Caribbean.

Trinidad and Tobago: Crime

Taran Rampersad continues his discussion of crime in Trinidad and Tobago.

Jamaica: Inspecting Hurricane Damage

Fyr has a look around the Saint Thomas river in Jamaica to inspect the damage wrought by hurricanes Dennis and Emily.

Caribbean: Blog Ring

Doan Mind Me directs us to a newly created webring for Caribbean bloggers.

Aruba: Election Madness

Lost in Smallness says that in Aruba, “by law, every voter must get four continous hours free from work.

Grenada: Carnival Review

Richard says this year's Grenada Carnival was a slight disappointment compared to last year's.

Trinidad and Tobago: Tobago Jazz Festival

Small Island Girl has two long posts summarizing the Tobago Jazz Festival.

Trinidad and Tobago: Two New Podcasts

Two new podcast shows coming out of Trinidad and Tobago today including the 29th installment of Caribbean Free Radio and the second of the Trinidad and Tobago Computer Society.

Caribbean: Cooking Caribbean Style

The Daily Bite offers some mouth-watering tips on cooking Caribbean style.

Trinidad & Tobago: Bombing Suspect in Custody

Taran Rampersad posts an update about this week's bombing in Trinidad. "It seems that a suspect has been held in the explosion on George St. here in Trinidad, but with...

Suriname: Art and Design Trip

A little late on this one, but the University of Michigan School of Art and Design has a wonderful collection of 11 posts documenting the month-long stay by faculty and...

Trinidad & Tobago: Another Bombing, Evidence All Washed Up

Taran Rampersad reports on the second bombing this summer in Trinidad & Tobago, neither of which has generally received much attention in the international press. Speculation so far has been...

Trinidad and Tobago: 15th Anniversary of Bomb

Through the Lens, Trinidad and Tobago remembers the 15th anniversary of the bombing of Trinidad and Tobago's parliament and police station by a radical Islamic group.

Flickr Pick from Grenada

“May Day Procession (St. George's, Grenada)” by Caribeean Free Photo Found this one among some old family photos and I’m assuming it’s Grenada because the inscription on the back said...

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