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· November, 2010

Stories about Caribbean from November, 2010

Haiti: Valid Vote?

Dying in Haiti continues to comment on Sunday's election, here and here, saying, even as the OAS announces that the vote should be deemed valid: “The methods that I witnessed...

Trinidad & Tobago: CLICO Showdown

Afra Raymond tells of “amazing scenes” as the CLICO bailout debacle reaches the showdown stage.

Barbados: Independence Day Awards

Today is Independence Day in Barbados. Cheese-on-bread! republishes the list of this year's honourees and congratulates the President of the Senate, who was honoured “for his distinguished career and his...

U.S.V.I.: Stalwart Passes On

News of St. John is saddened by the death of Ruth ‘Sis’ Frank, “a stalwart of the island's community.”

Bahamas: Power & Race

“There is a core lack of confidence in the ability—or is it the right?—of Bahamians to take control of our own destiny”: Blogworld considers the merit of a thesis “on...

Haiti: Election Results?

“So the big election day in Haiti happened. However, the whole process seemed horribly dysfunctional to me. How many voters were left out just due to logistics? And what about...

Barbados: Independence Celebrations

Tomorrow will be Barbados’ 44th anniversary of Independence – My Barbados Blog reports.

Bermuda: Wikileaks Fallout

Vexed Bermoothes thinks that the fallout from the latest Wikileaks revelations “will be deep and broad”, adding: “Interestingly, 68 of the cables mention Bermuda…one can assume that at least some...

Liveblog: Citizen Media on Haiti Elections 2010

Today (November 28, 2010), Haiti goes to the polls in an election that has been fraught with controversy and affected by the ongoing cholera epidemic. We're curating tweets and other...

Haiti: Election Day

Today, Haiti goes to the polls in an election that has been fraught with controversy and affected by the ongoing cholera epidemic. With the country's most popular political party being...

Haiti: Cholera & Elections

HAITI, Land of Freedom notes that several human rights groups have expressed concerns about the country's upcoming elections in the midst of the cholera epidemic.

St. Vincent & the Grenadines: Election Violence

“When did we become so intolerant that we are unwilling to grant people the right of association?”: Abeni is calling for an end to the violence surrounding the lead-up to...

Trinidad & Tobago: El Tucuche

“The only known Amerindian glyphs in Trinidad occur on a rock outcrop here”: wordtryst blogs about her favourite mountain.

Barbados: Shameful Vote at UN

With the country's recent abstention from the UN vote allowing executions of LGBT people, BFP says: “I have always found it shameful that Barbados – a nation founded with the...

Bermuda: The Marijuana Issue

“Truth be told, there is no way to stop people from smoking weed”: bermudashorts suggests that if politicians want to have “a meaningful conversation with young people about weed”, they...

Haiti: Football Funds to Help Earthquake Recovery

Repeating Islands reports that Haiti's earthquake recovery effort will benefit from proceeds of the 8th Annual [Football] Match Against Poverty, to be held on December 15 in Greece.

Trinidad & Tobago: Fictitious Phone Call

aka_lol, tongue very much in cheek, posts a fictitious exchange between the former Prime Minister and the former executive chairman of the Urban Development Corporation of T&T, who was in...

Bermuda: No Tourism Plan

Vexed Bermoothes argues that there was never really a plan for the country's tourism industry, “just a long list of vanity projects. Vain, costly and virtually always ineffective.”

Jamaica: U.S. Influence?

Active Voice takes on an interesting “dot connection exercise” with “the sequence of events that preceded and followed the sensational charges recently levied against JLP Deputy Leader James Robertson”.

Trinidad & Tobago: Closer to 40

Lisa Allen-Agostini considers what 40 might look like.

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