· December, 2010

Stories about Barbados from December, 2010

Caribbean: environmantal atlas

  29 December 2010

Repeating Islands links to a new Latin America and the Caribbean Atlas of our Changing Environment, published by the United Nations Environment Programme, which “uses over 200 images to highlight the region’s diverse ecosystems.”

Caribbean: Defining Moments of 2010

  24 December 2010

Many landmark events happened in the Caribbean this year, prompting reactions from the regional blogosphere. Here's a look back at some of the most important stories of 2010...

Barbados: Fave Christmas Carols

  24 December 2010

Ever wondered which Christmas songs put Barbadians in the festive spirit? Cheese-on-bread! lists the Top 25 faves of her countrymen.

Barbados: Recession Christmas

  13 December 2010

Cheese-on-bread! acknowledges that this Christmas “feels a bit different because, well, let's face it, we're in a recession”, and offers a few ways to “enjoy the holidays and not break the bank.”

Barbados: Drinking & Driving

  7 December 2010

On the heels of another serious road accident, Barbados Free Press laments the absence of breathalyzer laws, saying: “Our culture embraces drinking and driving and, in the absence of an accident, a drinking driver is more likely to be viewed with humour rather than with concern.”

Barbados: Arch Cot Inquest

  6 December 2010

“Five people dead, big names involved, public allegations of negligence, witness intimidation – and three and a half years later we are told that the entire power of government and force of law behind the inquest couldn’t get some brush cleared from the disaster site in time for an inspection”:...

Barbados: What's in Wikileaks?

  3 December 2010

“We have mixed feelings about Wikileaks but we have no control over what has been done, so we might as well make it a learning experience”: Barbados Free Press speculates over the content of the cables pertaining to their country.