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· April, 2014

Stories about Caribbean from April, 2014

Trinidad & Tobago: The Implications of Style

Puerto Rican feminist organization Taller Salud Celebrates 35 years

Does the Caribbean Sanction Violence against Children?

A blog that discusses issues of violence, sexual assault and child abuse is infuriated at Caribbean governments' response to recent allegations of child exploitation in some state institutions.

Robert Antoni Wins 2014 Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature

Spare the Rod, 10 Tips From a Peaceful Parent

After people applauded the discipline in a viral video of a mother hitting her child in Trinidad, our Caribbean editor felt compelled to share her thoughts on peaceful parenting.

Trinidad & Tobago: Green Business

Pure Grenada

Video of Mother Hitting Daughter With Belt Goes Viral in Trinidad & Tobago

A video depicting a mother's punitive idea of discipline has gone viral in Trinidad and Tobago, after it was posted on Facebook to supposedly teach the child a lesson.

Guyana: The Walter Rodney Enquiry

Grenada, Antigua: Life Lessons

Caribbean: The Writing & Politics of Gabriel García Márquez

The literary fraternity is only just starting to adjust to the idea of life without “Gabo” – the inimitable Colombian-born author who was beloved by the world – Gabriel García...

Jamaica Names Poet Laureate

Farewell to Puerto Rican Salsa Singer Cheo Feliciano

The music world mourns the unexpected loss of one of salsa's most important singers of all time.

Putting the Brakes on Independent Films in Cuba

The Ministry of the Interior (MININT) has been recently in charge of reviewing the scripts of the film projects produced in the island.

Caribbean: Kids & Technology

Trinidad & Tobago: End of Traditional IT?

Trinidad & Tobago: Lack of Accountability

Trinidad & Tobago: Bocas Lit Fest Embraces Audio Technology

Indians in the Caribbean

Extending bridges between Miami and Havana

During this interview, Jorge De Armas speaks about recent event in Miami directed to building bridges between Cuba and the United States after more than 50 years of conflict.

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