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16 December 2016
For bloggers in the Caribbean, “2016” has nearly become an obscenity. Adjectives now used to describe this "annus horribilis" include "sucky", "terrible" and "the worst".
16 November 2016
#NotMyPrince Hashtag Uses Prince Harry's Upcoming Caribbean Visit to Resist ‘Colonisation of the Mind’
"Why is it necessary for the Crown to have any symbolic, ceremonial or constitutional role in the 21st century Caribbean?"
28 June 2016
"He spoke his mind unafraid, he stirred the pot [...] He was a citizen of the world but always belonged to Barbados. He was a proud native son."
12 May 2016
His voice would always make you smile -- and it wasn't just because of its smooth, dulcet tone -- it was what he said and how fairly he said it.
7 April 2016
"The historic victories didn't come from bureaucrats of the WICB, it came from the players they clearly want to muzzle."
25 March 2016
2 February 2016
The World Health Organisation has just declared the Zika virus an international public health emergency. Some Caribbean territories have been preparing for it, while others have been slow to mobilise.
22 September 2015
From schoolboy raps to ministerial threats, women across the Caribbean continue to pay the price for speaking out, says the Code Red feminist blog.
18 August 2015
The dark brown seaweed that the Sargasso Sea was named for is washing up in bulk along Caribbean beaches. One diver takes us underneath the thick layer of algae.
5 August 2015
9 June 2015
Some Caribbean netizens contend that the region abandoned all logic over #CharlieCharlie, prior to finding out the game was an Internet gimmick and not the work of the dark side.
4 February 2015
It's nothing new, but netizens cannot understand why natural black hairstyles are deemed so offensive to authority figures in the Caribbean. Could race, rank and personal grooming be so intertwined?
16 December 2014
20 October 2014
Many prominent Islamic scholars have condemned ISIS, but that unfortunately hasn't stopped some from conflating the militant group with the religion of Islam, like popular blog Barbados Free Press did.
16 September 2014
How could something as seemingly remote as the issue of Scottish independence have an effect on Caribbean states? The long arm of colonial history connects more than you might think.
8 August 2014
19 June 2014
11 June 2014
Eight months after the Caribbean Court of Justice ruled in her favour, Shanique Myrie, who was strip-searched and denied entry to Barbados, still has not received her award.