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· September, 2005

Stories about Caribbean from September, 2005

Trinidad and Tobago: Lilliput Theater Alumni

Caribbean Free Radio Podcast number 33 – a conversation with Lilliput Theater Company alumi, Elisha Bartels and Nicholai LaBarrie – is now available.

Trinidad and Tobago: 2005-2006 Budget Statement

Taran Rampersad has an informative, hyperlinked remix of Prime Minister Patrick Manning's 2005-2006 Budget Statement followed by Taran's own commentary on its significance.

Jamaica: Rules for Driving

Scratchie's World offers a 13 point guide to driving in Jamaica.

Jamaica: Primer to Reggae Music

Lusan has a brief introduction to the history of reggae music in Jamaica.

Belize: New Company to Search for Oil

With global oil reserves running low, Belizean writes about a company which will begin searching for oil in Belize.

Bermuda: Tropical Storm Philippe

Bermuda Blog has some photos of tropical storm Philippe's passing 60 miles south of the island.

Bahamas: “Religious Con Artist”

Bahamas Blog calls preacher Neil Ellis a “religious con artist.”

Aruba: Elections

Lost in Smallness reminds readers that all political campaigning must end several days before the election. Results are available from the A.P.

Spotlight Caribbean

Anguilla Eric Olsen has a post on about Anguilla's upcoming Tranquility Jazz Festival from November 9th to the 13th. Bob Green's Anguilla News covers American Eagles’ recent announcement of...

Bahamas: “Bahamas Government Admits Cronyism

Bahamas Blog says that Minister of Education, Alfred Sears, admitted at a town hall meeting that construction “contracts were given to people for political reasons who did not do an...

Aruba: Moving On Past Holloway

Lost in Smallness promises to not post again on Natalee Holloway and has her last say in doing so.

Anguilla: 2005 Parade of Troupes

Janine Edwards has posted photos of this years Parade of Troupes on Bob Green's Anguilla News.

Trinidad and Tobago: Soucouyant Legend

My Issues Are Showing posts about the Trinidadian folk legend of the Soucouyant. In a comment, Abeni says the same legend exists in St. Vincent.

Guyana: Jagdeo's Promise to Business

Living Guyana is reluctantly optimistic about president Jagdeo's promise to clear the red tape around investing.

Grenada: Remebering Ivan

Blah, Bloh, Blog remembers hurricane Ivan on its first anniversary and recounts her own experiences.

Belize: Chosen as Technorati Featured Blog

Simone Engeln is thrilled that Simones Belize Blog was chosen as one of Technorati's featured weblogs today.

Guyana: Caribbean Internet Governance Forum

Taran Rampersad has a summary of last week's Caribbean Internet Governance Forum held in Guyana as well as Software Freedom Day. Jacqueline Morris, from Trinidad and Tobago was also at...

Jamaica: Reprieve from Protests

FYR looks for some humorous distraction as protests continue on outside his workplace. He also says Bruce Golding, who called for the protests, has definitely lost his vote.

Barbados: Ironic Sugar Shortage

this, that, & whatever writes about an apparent raw sugar shortage in Barbados’ supermarkets and notes the irony that the island “produces about 50,000 tonnes of the commodity a year.”

Anguilla: No More Late Night Ferry Service

Bob Green's Anguilla News warns that late night ferry service has stopped between Anguilla and St. Martin.

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