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· September, 2013

Stories about Caribbean from September, 2013

Bermuda: Safety at the Risk of Privacy?

  21 September 2013

Vexed Bermoothes says that the public will tolerate a certain level of surveillance in the interest of safety, but is concerned that “Bermuda has no established regulations regarding the collection, storage, and use of such data. Nor do we have any privacy legislation worth talking about.”

St. Lucia: Hair's the Issue

  20 September 2013

[The Principal] believes that if he allows this…long haired boy, who never did anything wrong at the school, to enter the classroom, then chaos will prevail…[but] by resisting the simple, inevitable change, HE is falling into the trap of the being the agent of Chaos. The FLOGG BLOGG is incensed...

Jamaica: Art to Spark Discussion

  19 September 2013

A must-read post by Under the Saltire Flag, that delves into the difference between great poets and novelists, public art and the way in which Caribbean people interact with it.

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Crowdsourcing Jamaican Patois

  4 September 2013

Global Voices talks with Varun Baker, the creator of the website Patwa.org, the first online audio dictionary for Jamaican's national language.

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