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· November, 2005

Stories about Caribbean from November, 2005

Beautiful Horizons: Haiti Elections Delayed – Again

Randy Paul comments on yet another delay in the Haitian election. Caribpundit, meanwhile, argues that ex-President Aristide has been completely discredited both domestically and abroad.

Aruba, Jamaica: Homosexuality and the Law

As Jamaica begins to discuss the possible repeal of laws which criminalize homosexuality, Lost in Smallness wonders if either Aruba or the Netherlands Antilles were consulted when introducing state-sanctioned gay...

Central America, Caribbean: Garífuna Summit Declaration

Roberto Borrero posts a copy of the Garífuna Summit Declaration signed by six Central American and Caribbean heads of state to safeguard Garífuna culture.

Trinidad and Tobago: A Dinner of Peers

Taran Rampersad has a meditative post on his dinner with fellow Trini bloggers, Georgia Popplewell, Nicholas Laughlin, and Jonathan Ali.

Bahamas: Being Found

Lynn Sweeting describes what it's like to realize there really are people out there reading what she has to say.

Aruba: “Another Hotel: Yay?”

Lost In Smallness weighs out the pros and cons of a proposed new Ritz-Carlton hotel along Aruba's coast.

Haiti on the Internet – a chat with Alice Eddie Backer

Haitian American blogger Alice Eddie Backer My conversation with Nicholas Laughlin about the Caribbean blogosphere has elicited some strong reactions from Caribbean bloggers. Haitian-American blogger Alice Eddie Backer, a lawyer...

Bermuda: Bermuda Triangle Museum? Daylight Savings?

A Limey In Bermuda seeks input on why there's no museum commemorating the mythic Bermuda Triangle and also whether or not the island nation should alter its daylight savings schedule...

The Caribbean Blogosphere: Football fever and more

If only in terms of sheer volume, the leading story in the Caribbean blogosphere this week was the Trinidad & Tobago football team's qualification for the 2006 World Cup on...

Trinidad and Tobago, Bahrain: World Cup Qualifier

Caribbean Free Radio has plenty of links (and a podcast) on reaction to Trinidad and Tobago's latest match against Bahrain.

Barbados: Sweat Shop Allegations

Ryan Patrick of West Indies Cricket Blog is following the story of Indian immigrant laborers suing World Cup Barbados over sweat shop allegations at the Kensington Oval Re-development Project.

Dominica, Venezuela: Bird Rock or Isla de Aves?

Nicholas Laughlin has his eye on recent events that have led to a resurfacing of the land dispute between Venezuela and Dominica over a small island between the two countries.

A taste of the Caribbean blogosphere

Barbados Titlayo's view of noted Barbadian poet Edward Kamau Braithwaite “as some sort of iconic academic abstract figure” is altered by the poet's accounts of his fight to hold on...

Guyana: Compiling Guayana News with SuprGlu

Scott Stadum has made a website on SuprGlu that lumps a wide variety of sources on Guyana in one place.

Jamaica: Gas Station Strike

Kingston Girl says it's not looking good as all of Jamaica's gas stations are on strike for the next two days.

Trinidad and Tobago: Crime Debate

Taran Rampersad goes over the crime debate that took place in Trinidad and Tobago's Parliament.

Selections from the Caribbean blogosphere

Expat Wolfgang has his tongue firmly in his cheek when he says that his is not a Bahamian blog. The bloggers at Bahama Pundit had plenty to say this week,...

Medical School Muse at BlogMatrix

Paul Gardenghi podcasts about customer service in Grenada.

Saint Kitts: Interview with PM Douglas

Caribbean World Radio has an audio interview with St. Kitts Prime Minister, Dr. Denzil Douglas which can be downloaded in three mp3 files.

Saint Lucia: Focusing Domestically

Lordzenn emphasizes at length that recent controversy over a “secret meeting” of former Prime Minister Sir John Compton with authorities from Taiwan shouldn't take away attention from Saint Lucia's domestic...

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