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· February, 2010

Stories about Caribbean from February, 2010

Dominica: Water Needed

  26 February 2010

News Dominica.com reports on the country's water woes and its impact on the island's agriculture industry, here and here.

Trinidad & Tobago: J'ouvert!

  25 February 2010

“To me J’ouvert is the purest form of Trinidad ‘mas there is, right up there with ole ‘mas and the long, oft drawn out pre-soca calypso from the tents”: Gilberte's Poetry and Rants shares her 2010 J'ouvert experience.

Trinidad & Tobago, Guyana: Rights of LGBT

  25 February 2010

gspottt has its eyes on developments in Guyana regarding the filing of “a constitutional challenge to a law criminalising ‘crossdressing’ in that country’s high court.”

Barbados, Haiti: Survival

  25 February 2010

“One of the things that has stuck out for most of us as we look on at the struggle in Haiti after the quake is that people have to go so long without food, water, basic amenities”: From Barbados, Sun, Rain Or… blogs about “what can we do to make...

Bermuda: Southlands

  25 February 2010

Bermudian bloggers discuss the issue of Southlands, which involves the government's plans to develop a green site.

Bermuda: Budget Day

  24 February 2010

“With a very important budget looming I've been thinking about what the individual parties can get out of it”: Politics.bm considers the upcoming Budget Day in Bermuda.

Haiti: On Beauty

  24 February 2010

“The problem is not lack of food. It's lack of money. Put people to work. Pay them enough to support the local economy. Pay them enough to eat good local food”: Chronicles of an Unplanned Return writes an uplifting post about “beauty, lightness, and good things” in Haiti.

Dominica: Going Green

  23 February 2010

Dominica will be hosting a Green Investment Conference later this year: Repeating Islands reports.

Haiti: 4.9 Tremor

  23 February 2010

“When houses are barely standing after an earthquake and a tremor like this comes along more houses crumble and more lives are lost”: Pwoje Espwa blogs about Haiti's latest tremor.

Haiti: Thoughts on Power

  22 February 2010

Following an incident in which children were reportedly taken from their legal guardians and placed in a UNICEF camp, Tara at The Livesay [Haiti] Weblog says: “I am so sad to have learned (as a result of the earthquake) that most everything in the world is based on money and...

Trinidad & Tobago: Do The Math

  22 February 2010

Mango Media Caribbean does the Beyonce/bmobile math, following the recent concert in Trinidad: “Great product + poor planning – expert events management + huge advertising spend – marketing thinking = 1 of the most spectacular event/concert failures in recent history…”; while Underground Trini Artiste gives a rundown of his concert...

Barbados: Cricket Industry

  22 February 2010

From Barbados, Allegiance blogs about the possibilities for a regional cricket sector: “The idea is not for Government to throw money at cricketers or to interfere with the rules of the game. It is about building an industry in which we appear to have a competitive advantage.”

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


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