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· September, 2007

Stories about Caribbean from September, 2007

Trinidad & Tobago: Talking with Filmmaker Frances-Anne Solomon

Trinidad-born Frances-Anne Solomon is a blogger and award winning filmmaker who has just completed her most recent project, A Winter Tale. Set in the violent downtown Toronto community of Parkdale,...

Trinidad & Tobago: Indian Sweets

Through The Lens Trinidad and Tobago posts an appetizing photo of traditional Indian sweets.

Trinidad and Tobago: The Course of Justice

“This Chief Justice matter is no joke. The integrity of the entire judiciary rests upon it,” writes Manicou, who is incredulous at the refusal of Trinidad and Tobago's Attorney General...

Jamaica: Grateful Day

In light of the situation in Myanmar, Montego Bay Day By Day writes: “Although this little rock called Jamaica isn't perfect, I am indeed grateful that, as of this date,...

Bahamas: Artists or Liars

“Where we don't explore ourselves, we pay the price”: Nicolette Bethel, guest authoring at Bahama Pundit, explains how lack of any real emphasis on the arts translates into creating “a...

Trinidad & Tobago: Book Picks

“V.S. Naipaul's latest book, A Writer’s People, was published this month and lands on the top of my book-pile”: Tattoo posts a list of great reads.

Trinidad & Tobago: Oil Spill

“If it takes the Environmental Management Authority a week to take notice of an oil spill, how can we trust them to monitor the daily emissions coming from a plant?”...

Trinidad & Tobago: Visiting Curaçao

Lifespan of a Chennette makes a trip to Curaçao and gives us a guided tour…

Jamaica, Barbados, Trinidad & Tobago: Outsourcing Service

Francis Wade makes a case for the customer service function to be outsourced in Jamaica – and Barbados and Trinidad, for that matter.

Trinidad & Tobago: The Secret Interview

Caribbean Free Radio snags the first-ever interview with the secret blogger claiming to be the Prime Minister of Trinidad & Tobago.

Cuba, Jamaica: Under Siege in Burma

Uncommon Sense blogs about the struggle in Burma, while Montego Bay Day By Day says: “Freedom is not a thing that is earned. It is a right that is obtained...

Bahamas: Education Challenges

Larry Smith at Bahama Pundit examines the problems facing Bahamian education.

Trinidad & Tobago: What Kind of Unity?

“If the UNC and the COP do unite, what kind of unity could this be?” asks Manicou, who is confused about some of the moves being made in Trinidad and...

Trinidad & Tobago: Blogging Against Abuse

“Abuse is all over, in many forms. If anything, citizen media can highlight abuse…”: KnowProSE.com gets a jump on Blog Against Abuse Day, which will be observed tomorrow.

St. Vincent & the Grenadines: HIV/AIDS Awareness

“As far as am concerned, fighting the HIV war calls for effective use of all available tools”: Blogging from St. Vincent & the Grenadines, Abeni comments on a steamy ad...

Jamaica: Home Sweet Home

Francis Wade blogs about how “life became easier when I realized that I was Jamaican, first and foremost.”

Dominica, Guyana: Making Music

Living Dominica posts video of street musicians in the island's capital, while Living Guyana shares what he thinks is the problem with Guyanese music.

Haiti: I'm Sorry

The Latin Americanist reports that “exiled former Haitian dictator Jean-Claude ‘Baby Doc’ Duvalier has apologized for any ‘wrongs’ committed under his rule.”

Trinidad & Tobago, Jamaica: By Association

Caribbean Public Relations republishes an article that she wrote for the Jamaica Gleaner about the benefits of joining a professional association.

Barbados: Future for Agriculture?

Notes From The Margin recounts a conversation he had concerning the future of Barbados’ agriculture industry.

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