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· July, 2010

Stories about Caribbean from July, 2010

Trinidad & Tobago: Up Paramin Way

  30 July 2010

“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, “one of the few communities where some of the older residents still speak French patois.”

Jamaica: Fastest Man Alive

  30 July 2010

“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 Sweden.

Dominica: Going Virtual

  29 July 2010

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

Caribbean: New Memoirs

  28 July 2010

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: 20 Years Later

  27 July 2010

“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 Books believes “it’s time to face the truth and its consequences.”

Trinidad & Tobago: PP Wins

  27 July 2010

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

  27 July 2010

“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 most unreasonable”: Imran Khan attempts to sort through the confusion of media accreditation procedures in Guyana.

Bahamas: Race & History

  26 July 2010

“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 nation, they will never fully understand their country and its rich and difficult past”: Nicolette Bethel explains the significance of...

Bermuda: Media Code

  26 July 2010

“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 is why Breezeblog has voluntarily adopted the Media Council of Bermuda’s Code of Practice.

Jamaica: Living Vicariously

  26 July 2010

Annie Paul wasn't at this year's Reggae Sumfest, but thanks to Twitter, she's able to share all the details, here and here.

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