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· October, 2012

Stories about Caribbean from October, 2012

31 October 2012

Puerto Rico: Political Parties Reap the Benefits of Social Media

Social media have become a key part of daily life in Puerto Rico, a fact which has not escape the attention of the country's various political parties. Each of these...

Saint Lucia: Jounen Kwéyòl Festivities (Creole Day)

On Sunday, Saint Lucia celebrated its annual Jounen Kwéyòl (Creole Day). The day of activities were the culmination of Creole Heritage Month. On Jounen Kwéyòl, selected communities host a fair...

29 October 2012

Cuban Government Lifts Travel Restrictions for Citizens

On October 16, the Cuban government announced plans to eliminate controversial travel restrictions on Cuban citizens. The policy will take effect in January of 2013.

28 October 2012

Caribbean: Hurricane Sandy's Wake

As Hurricane Sandy closes in on the east coast of the United States, bloggers in the Caribbean who have already experienced the storm share their experiences.

Puerto Rico: Another Way to Look Up

Puerto Rican street artist and photographer Enrique Arce, known as Aslan, has been posting photographs of airplanes on his Instagram account for over six months now as part of his...

25 October 2012

Jamaica, Cuba: Handling Hurricane Sandy

Tropical Storm Sandy, which had been on a direct course towards the Greater Antilles over the past few days, got upgraded to Category 1 hurricane status shortly before it made...

African and Caribbean Magazine Thrives in Japan

24 October 2012

Cuba: Four Years Jailtime for Angel Carromero

Cuba: Cell Phone Use on the Rise

Grenada: Remembering a Revolution

October 19 marked the 29th anniversary of the bloody military coup in Grenada which ousted leader Maurice Bishop from government and prompted the United States-led invasion of the country. Two...

23 October 2012

Trinidad & Tobago: Working with Windows 8

Guyana: Upcoming Chris Brown Concert Upsets Anti-Violence Advocates

When news broke that Barbadian-born singer Rihanna's then-boyfriend Chris Brown had allegedly assaulted her, Caribbean bloggers were outraged. Talk of an upcoming Chris Brown concert in Georgetown has bloggers speaking...

Trinidad & Tobago: R.I.P., Bertie Marshall

21 October 2012

Caribbean: Blog Action Day 2012

Since its founding in 2007, Blog Action Day has united bloggers from all over the world by having them devote space to a specific topic or theme. Caribbean bloggers weigh...

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