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· May, 2006

Stories about Belize from May, 2006

Caribbean: What blogging is for

“Blogging … challenges the elitism that pervades the Caribbean and is a great experiment in the democratization of data,” says Geoffrey Philp in a thoughtful essay on the potential role...

Belize: Fauna photos

Mollusca‘s “Belize 2006″ photoset on Flickr includes some dramatic images of the country's fauna, including the highly venemous fer-de-lance snake, a colourful grasshopper and some tiny tree frogs.

Caribbean: Hurricane outlook

Over at the West Indies Cricket blog, Ryan Naraine cites the NOAA’s 2006 Atlantic hurricane season outlook, which says there is “an 80% chance of an above-normal hurricane season, a...

Caribbean: A West Indian anthem?

Kyk-Over-Al links to a column in Guyana's Stabroek News criticising the new West Indian anthem adopted recently by CARICOM (the Caribbean Community), and the Caribbean Beat blog asks its readers...

Caribbean: The meaning of “excellent service”

Jamaican Francis Wade at Chronicles from a Caribbean Cubicle thinks about customer service in the Caribbean. “There is not a single island I have visited in which there is a...

Caribbean: New West Indies anthem

At the Trinidad & Tobago World Cup blog Stacy-Marie Ishmael parses some of the mixed reactions to the new West Indies anthem, which was sung for the first time at...

Belize: Unspoiled

An outing in the Belize countryside renews in Lee Vanderwalker “a sense of urgency in photographing old Belize before the cruise ships and big buck tourists “discover” that Belize is...

Caribbean: Regional Telecom Penetrates French DOMs

“For 155 million dollars, Denis O'Brien's Digicel Group just acquired Bouygues Telecom Caribbean, the second wireless network in the French Caribbean DOMs i.e. about 160,000 subscribers and 80 employees,” says...

Caribbean, US: Ripping off immigrants

Prompted by an article appearing the New York Times on May 1, the day of country-wide pro-immigrant demonstrations in the US , Haiti-born Nightshift thinks about the hardships that immigrants...

Belize: Copyright regulations

Nyashazasha at The Global Parish reproduces an article by the president of the Belize Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (BSCAP) outlining the copyright regulations soon to come into effect...

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