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· March, 2013

Stories about Caribbean from March, 2013

31 March 2013

St. Vincent, Haiti: Easter Traditions & Changes

Blackout has Trinidad & Tobago Bloggers Seeing Red

Good Friday in Trinidad and Tobago was suddenly dubbed “Black Friday” as the country descended into darkness, thanks to a nationwide blackout. Most people were communicating via Facebook and Twitter,...

30 March 2013

Crash that Killed Cuban Democracy Advocate Still Shrouded in Mystery

The car accident that killed leading democracy advocate Oswaldo Payá has been shrouded in mystery and misinformation since it happened in eastern Cuba last July. Angel Carromero, the Spanish politician...

29 March 2013

Will Brazil Stem New Tide of Immigration?

The global financial crisis, wars and natural disasters have inspired a new wave of immigration to Brazil. The development of successful immigration policies may contribute to Brazil’s reputation as an...

Caribbean: Technology Regulation

Trinidad & Tobago: Warner's Woes

The headlines in Trinidad and Tobago's mainstream media over the last couple of days have focused on a Reuters exclusive report that Daryan Warner, son of former FIFA Vice-President (and...

26 March 2013

Trinidad & Tobago: The Golden Globe

Barbados: Shutting People Out?

How Will St. Lucia's Civil Servant Strike Turn Out?

A civil service strike in St. Lucia has dominated online conversation in the country, as netizens discuss issues like the size of the public service, St. Lucia's debt burden and...

25 March 2013

Latin America after Chávez: Change and Continuity

As a staunch critic of the United States and a leading figure of the left-wing revival across Latin America, Hugo Chávez Frías has undoubtedly left a remarkable footprint on contemporary...

Trinidad & Tobago: Falling Apart?

24 March 2013

Is President Carmona Trinidad and Tobago's Hope?

Last week, Trinidad and Tobago swore in its fifth President, retired high court judge Anthony Carmona. The new president's inaugural address, in which he vowed to “[hold] fast to the...

Jamaica: The Female Image in Dancehall

21 March 2013

Dominican Republic Wins World Baseball Classic

The hearts of the Dominicans are rejoicing thanks to their incredible performance during the III Baseball World Classic. On March 19, 2013, the Dominican team obtained the definite victory of...

Cuba: A Pope from the Americas

20 March 2013

Trinidad & Tobago: Crime & Punishment

Jamaica, Barbados: Vying for Tourists

Puerto Rico Second in the Caribbean Final of the World Baseball Classic

Although Puerto Rico did not win the World Baseball Classic, the country played memorably, managing to position itself as the number two team. Twitter users congratulated the Dominican Republic, which...

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