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· September, 2005

Stories about Caribbean from September, 2005

Aruba: Elections

  27 September 2005

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

  22 September 2005

Anguilla Eric Olsen has a post on Blogcritics.org about Anguilla's upcoming Tranquility Jazz Festival from November 9th to the 13th. Bob Green's Anguilla News covers American Eagles’ recent announcement of more frequent flights from San Juan to the small island as well as the 2006 dates for Anguilla's annual Regatta....

Bahamas: “Bahamas Government Admits Cronyism

  15 September 2005

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 adequate job.”

Guyana: Caribbean Internet Governance Forum

  12 September 2005

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 the Caribbean Internet Governance Forum.

Jamaica: Reprieve from Protests

  7 September 2005

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

  7 September 2005

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.”

Aruba: Natural Bridge Collapses

  6 September 2005

Lost in Smallness reports that the same day a judge released all three suspects in the Natalee Holloway case, Aruba's famed Natural Bridge collapses.

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Janine Mendes Franco is the Caribbean editor. Email her story ideas or volunteer to write.


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