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· December, 2010

Stories about Caribbean from December, 2010

Barbados: top stories for 2010

What were the top Barbados news stories in 2010? Barbados Free Press shares their list, and asks readers to vote.

Bahamas: Junkanoo colours

Bahamaboy posts images of Junkanoo — the traditional year-end masquerade celebrated in Nassau and other parts of the Bahamas — at Flickr.

Bermuda: bird's eye view

FreshieBlog posts high-resolution aerial photographs of Bermuda from 1940 and 1973, “a valuable tool for seeing how Bermuda has developed over the past 70 years.”

Caribbean: environmantal atlas

Repeating Islands links to a new Latin America and the Caribbean Atlas of our Changing Environment, published by the United Nations Environment Programme, which “uses over 200 images to highlight...

Barbados: abolish income tax?

The Bajan Reporter covers a recent panel discussion on abolishing the income tax in Barbados.

Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago: Earthquake

YardFlex.com reports on an earthquake in Trinidad and Tobago.

Trinidad & Tobago: Types to Stay Far From

Outlish recommends 5 types of people to let go of in the coming year.

Trinidad & Tobago: Year in Review

Afra Raymond reviews the critical events of the last year, saying: “The Code of Silence must be broken if we are to progress.”

Bahamas: Patience for Junkanoo

“During the Christmas and New Year period, little else animates Bahamians than showing vociferously where there hearts are in support for the groups that grace the annual street parades”: Grasshopper...

Tragedy bookends Year 2010 for Francophone Citizen Media

It appears that tragedy will bookend yet another year rich in remarkable events in the world of francophone citizen media. The month of January set the tone with the fallout...

Caribbean: Defining Moments of 2010

Many landmark events happened in the Caribbean this year, prompting reactions from the regional blogosphere. Here's a look back at some of the most important stories of 2010...

Trinidad & Tobago: A Vote vs. Human Rights

Trinidad and Tobago bloggers are upset about their country's abstention on a UN vote regarding an amendment to a resolution “condemning extrajudicial, summary, or arbitrary executions” which “restores a reference...

Barbados: Fave Christmas Carols

Ever wondered which Christmas songs put Barbadians in the festive spirit? Cheese-on-bread! lists the Top 25 faves of her countrymen.

Jamaica: Honouring Huie

The National Gallery of Jamaica Blog is thrilled to be honouring the late modern art pioneer Albert Huie “on the eve of what would have been [his] ninetieth birthday.”

Guyana: Inner Beauty

The Guyana Groove is convinced that true beauty comes from within.

Christmas Recipes in Global Food Blogs

Christmas means ‘coming home’ to many people - but if this isn’t possible, preparing a magic meal can be a consolation. Bloggers of many continents have shared their favorite holiday...

Haiti: Post-Election Update

“Two weeks after the preliminary results were announced, the streets of Port-au-Prince are calm, but the situation is just as confusing and worrying”: prophet N gives an update.

Bermuda: Government Inspiration?

Vexed Bermoothes suspects that the government has sent him an inspirational postcard, saying: “Sending a post card won’t change the tone of Bermuda politics, halt the gang warfare, and or...

Haiti: Behind Cholera

“Cholera is a disease of the poor, of the disenfranchised. Poor people in poor countries. Cholera thrives where there is no clean water, where there is inadequate sanitation, where there...

Guyana: Making Connections

Guyana-Gyal is convinced that everything is connected.

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