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· July, 2010

Stories about Caribbean from July, 2010

Haiti: Displaced Women and Girls Victims of Gender Violence

In the aftermath of the devastating Haiti earthquake, women and girls are still facing gender violence, as some of them not only experience rape, but then have to face an...

Trinidad & Tobago: TTFF 2010

Repeating Islands has the lowdown on this year's Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival.

Trinidad & Tobago: Up Paramin Way

“This village is stunning – the scenery, the variety of panoramic views, and even the crops on the steep hillside are mesmerising”: MEP Caribbean Publishers visits the village of Paramin,...

Jamaica: The Politics of SoE

Girl With a Purpose says that “the Limited State of Emergency in Jamaica…has now become a political football.”

Jamaica: Fastest Man Alive

“All is in place for a showdown featuring the three fastest men over 100 metres”: YardFlex.com is looking forward seeing the performance of Jamaican athletes in an upcoming meet in...

Trinidad & Tobago: From the Archives

The Caribbean Review of Books posts some interesting content from its archives.

Dominica: Going Virtual

“The Commonwealth of Dominica has gone virtual with great alacrity” in order to promote tourism; Repeating Islands has the details.

Trinidad & Tobago: Eating for Emancipation

TriniGourmet.com posts some ideas for a mouth-watering menu that honours the spirit of Emancipation Day.

Caribbean: New Memoirs

Repeating Islands blogs about the release of two memoirs: by editor Diana Athill, who worked with V.S. Naipaul and Jean Rhys, and by Fidel Castro.

Trinidad & Tobago: Types of Discrimination

gspottt applauds new Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar for acknowledging that discrimination “includes, but is certainly not limited to, racial bias.”

Trinidad & Tobago: Local Government Reps

KnowTnT.com republishes the results of the country's recently-held local government elections.

Trinidad & Tobago: Missed It

Ever wondered how to miss a coup? Caribbean Free Radio knows first-hand.

Jamaica: Reverend's Case Postponed

Girl With a Purpose provides an update on the Dudus extradition case.

Francophonie: Like Fine Wine, Twitter Experience Gets Better With Age

An unexpected but deliciously nostalgic hash tag #jesuisvieux (I am old) has been trending in French social media. The timeline for the hashtag is filled with often humorous updates, and...

Trinidad & Tobago: 20 Years Later

“For twenty years, successive governments ignored calls from citizens both prominent and ordinary for a formal probe”: On the anniversary of the 1990 attempted coup d'etat, The Caribbean Review of...

Trinidad & Tobago: Argyle Falls

MEP Caribbean Publishers visits Argyle Waterfall in Tobago.

Trinidad & Tobago: PP Wins

As the People's Partnership once more trumps the People's National Movement – this time in the local government elections – B.C. Pires quips: “How much licks can one party take?”

Guyana: Media Accreditation

“If it is his contention that journalists should be admitted into Presidential press conferences solely on the basis of a Guyana Press Association general media accreditation then he is being...

Bahamas: Race & History

“If…young Bahamians imagine that they can take their twenty-first century notions of black and white and translate them into what they may one day read about the history of this...

Bermuda: Media Code

“I do believe that whether we like it or not, blogs are now part of the media. By definition we publish publicly and with that freedom comes responsibility” – which...

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