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· February, 2014

Stories about Caribbean from February, 2014

Trinidad & Tobago: Glitter Glee

Caribbean: How the Media Shapes Perception

Jamaican Dancehall Artiste Deported from Dominica

The Dominican government has refused to allow a controversial Jamaican dancehall artist to enter the country on the grounds that he is a security threat. Netizens sound off on Twitter.

Trinidad & Tobago: Concerns About the What'sApp Purchase

Jamaicans Make Do with Fake Verdict in Vybz Kartel Trial

Bahamas: The Cerasee Cold Cure

Trinidad & Tobago: The Truth of J'ouvert

Celebrating Puerto Rican Poet Julia de Burgos on the 100th Anniversary of Her Birth

The Spanish-speaking world celebrates the 100th anniversary of the birth of Puerto Rican poet Julia de Burgos.

PHOTOS: Humans of the Caribbean

Slices of life in the Caribbean brought to you by a group of regional photographers who, like many across the globe, were inspired by the Humans of New York project.

Jamaica Awaits Verdict in Murder Trial of Dancehall Reggae Star Vybz Kartel

There is as yet no verdict in the Vybz Kartel murder trial, but Jamaicans are awaiting the outcome with bated breath - and tweeting about the possibilities in the interim.

Jamaica: Breakespeare & Bob Marley

Indie Music from Puerto Rico is Rocking the World

The world is already listening to us. Time to spread the word in Puerto Rico.

Empty Office Buildings in Trinidad's Capital

Photographers Snap Over Online Accreditation for Trinidad Carnival

Social media has taken the enjoyment of Trinidad and Tobago Carnival to a new level - but photographers are being told that their 2014 accreditation fees won't cover online use.

Bermuda: Political Shenanigans

Trinidad Lecture Ignites Fiery Discussion on Gay Rights & Religious Freedom

A public lecture on gay rights, following a Catholic priest's suggestion that LGBT rights should be included in the Trinidad and Tobago constitution, has generated heated discussion on social media.

Race as a Political Weapon in the Caribbean

Could Barbados’ Economic Crisis Spread to Other Islands?

Trinidad and Tobago: The Soca Kings Play Songs of Anti-Love

Pity Valentine's Day for falling during Trinidad and Tobago's Carnival season, when infectious soca rhythms render human beings powerless against the forces of bad behaviour.

Carnival Love Songs From the Caribbean

Valentine's Day in the Caribbean is usually overshadowed by Carnival, so GV's Caribbean team posts a few of its favourite soca songs in an effort to spread the love...

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