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· March, 2010

Stories about Caribbean from March, 2010

U.S.V.I.: There's an App for that!

Need some tips on what to do and where to go in the U.S. Virgin Islands? There's an app for that. News of St. John explains.

Trinidad & Tobago: Drought – Stage 1

“A lot is happening each time a bushfire begins somewhere in Trinidad and Tobago, and it all leads to the dread spectre we hear of in other places – drought”:...

Trinidad & Tobago: On Corruption

“On the day the Uff Report was submitted to a happy looking President, the Prime Minister suddenly realized the people needed more hospitals and Summits”: This Beach Called Life takes...

Jamaica, Haiti: Art Aid

Art to help Haiti: Jamaican Annie Paul has the low-down.

Bermuda: Overspending

“It’s so simple that only a politician could miss it”: Vexed Bermoothes says that the Bermudian government must reduce its budget.

Trinidad & Tobago: Shouter Baptist Liberation Day

“It seems hard to believe or to fully understand the idea that practicing a faith could be considered illegal here in T&T where we pride ourselves on religious tolerance and...

Suriname: Art as a Beacon

At Paramaribo SPAN, Nicholas Laughlin blogs about artist Sri Irodikromo’s “monumentally scaled batik panel”, which, on the night of SPAN's recent exhibition opening, “served as a beacon, drawing visitors to...

Jamaica: Responding to HIV

Repeating Islands reports that with funding support from the World Bank, the Jamaican government “aims to curb the spread of HIV, improve treatment, care and support for persons living with...

Trinidad & Tobago: Food Prices

“The basket of items you bought in the grocery in Jan 2010 is just over three times the price of the same basket bought in Jan 2003…Is your salary today...

Bermuda: Political Power

Politically, says 21 Square, “Bermuda is on the verge of either destruction or greatness.”

Trinidad & Tobago: Water Crisis

Trinidadian Keith Francis weighs in on the global water crisis, saying: “There's no sense complaining about WASA or the Government or the fact that we're in this situation. The fact...

Barbados, Jamaica: Dancehall Show Cancelled

Barbados’ Boyce Voice blogs about “the On again, Off again, On again, Off again Show AKA Vybz Kartel Movado Show”, saying: “I feel for the event promoters…they were…bullied by the...

Barbados: Drought Continues

“Monday was world water day and it has brought home to many of us that we must not take this precious commodity for granted”: my rustic bajan garden blogs about...

Trinidad & Tobago: Money Done

“I yawned last night when the news on all local TV stations reported that the police, famous for being loyal to our incorruptible leader, raided UDeCOTT offices, Sunway International’s offices...

Trinidad & Tobago, Suriname: Alice Bangi

A big bench for liming? Trinidad's Alice Yard gets its own piece of traditional Surinamese outdoor furniture.

Trinidad & Tobago: Disconnected?

Trinidad and Tobago diaspora blogger Jumbie's Watch is afraid that the Prime Minister is “showing signs of ‘disconnect’”.

Haiti: Social Media Speaking

Jamaal Bell writes for The Huffington Post on how social media is helping Haitians share their stories post-earthquake.

Jamaica: Blake Dies

Jamaica Salt blogs about the death of Vivian Blake, “the convicted drug boss and reported head of the ’shower posse’”, saying: “This death is all the more relevant right now...

Guyana: Virtual Love

“What a la-la. The I-net become the We-net”: Guyana-Gyal notices that “rosemantic” things have been happening in cyberspace.

Haiti: World Water Day

Haiti Innovation blogs about World Water Day 2010.

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


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