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· November, 2007

Stories about Caribbean from November, 2007

Anguilla: Invasive vs. Native

  30 November 2007

As a common beach plant threatens to take over the island of Sombrero and eliminate the remaining native species, Corruption-free Anguilla asks: “Why are they spending money sending people to invasive species workshops if we then fail to do the actual work?”

Caribbean: Earthquake Tremors

  29 November 2007

Just a few hours ago, the Caribbean experienced strong tremors from an earthquake that originated off the coast of Martinique - regional bloggers talk about what it was like.

Bahamas: Renewable Energy

  29 November 2007

“Since we rely heavily on tourism, we are especially vulnerable to the negative consequences of petroleum use”: Larry Smith at Bahama Pundit thinks that the island has the potential to set the renewable energy pace for the rest of the region.

Haiti: Reforestation

  29 November 2007

Haiti Innovation says that “Haiti is not even in the game when it comes to preserving the environment.”

Guyana: Chit-Chat

  29 November 2007

According to Guyana-Gyal, chatting, or “gyaffing” is “what we live for here…and cellaar-phones ring in the best thing for extra-communication in my lovely native land.”

Barbados: Paying The Piper?

  28 November 2007

Cheese-on-bread! suspects that many of the latest developments in Barbados are “all part of the politics game, but I'd rather my Government admit times are tough…than lull us all into a false sense of comfort.”

Haiti: Going Solar?

  28 November 2007

Denise Green writes in to Haiti Innovation wondering “if the government ever thinks about solar thermal technology as an alternative to electrical power? We should exploit the one resource that we always have plenty of – the Sun!”

Guyana: The Food of Love

  27 November 2007

“If this be the food of luuuve eat on, go on, have another”: Guyana-Gyal indulges in some “chawklit”.

Trinidad & Tobago: Road Rage

  26 November 2007

“When we repeatedly inflict harm upon each other’s psyches, we must expect the results to be terrible”: Ramblings and Reason blogs about road rage in Trinidad and Tobago.

Haiti: Progress against HIV

  26 November 2007

As World AIDS Day approaches, Haiti Innovation assesses Haiti's progress in the fight against the disease: “I hope that by this time next year, I can write that we've all become leaders in prevention.”

Guyana: Niceties

  26 November 2007

“We the people of Guyana declare war on bad manners. We the people didn’t really know who we had to fight. We did forget to look in the mirror before we head out for the battle…”: Guyana-Gyal knows that being nice matters.

About our Caribbean coverage

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


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