Stories about Curaçao from February, 2006
Caribbean: Hurricane season
“My Caribbean and Florida bloggers, do you realise we are less than 16 weeks away from hurricane season”? asks Cayman Islands-based blogger Ri.
Caribbean: Food stories
Iriepeople.com publishes a recipe for Escovitch Fish, while Can Cook Must, Cook hunts for a good roti in London and reviews a new Caribbean cookbook.
Caribbean, South Africa: Legacy and succession
South Africa-based Caribbean blogger Crossing Worlds wonders whether the struggle begun by the architects of the independence movement is safe in the hands of the current generation. “As the US Civil Rights leaders, the black power activists and the liberation leaders begin to die, it seems even more important to...
Caribbean: Caribbean Single Market ignored
Barbados Free Press notes the striking lack of attention paid to last week's historic ratification of the Caribbean Single Market by the international press.
Caribbean: Plantains & film
The Caribbean Beat Blog links to a NY Times article about an ingenious new plantain peeler, and reports that the 1957 film “Island in the Sun”, which was filmed in the Caribbean and stars Jamaica-born Harry Belafonte, is now available on DVD.
Caribbean: where to put “Caribbean”?
“A little while ago, I corrected someone who called me “a writer of Caribbean science fiction.” I said that it would be more accurate to call me a Caribbean writer of science fiction,” writes Nalo Hopkinson in a post which generates a long string of comments.
Caribbean: Countdown to Cricket World Cup
The West Indies Cricket Blog notes on February 4 that there are “exactly 400 days left until the opening ceremony of World Cup 2007“
Caribbean: Bloggers invited to tourism press conference
Don Dunnigton at the IAOC Blog reports that bloggers have been invited to attend a press conference hosted by the Caribbean Tourism Organization in New York, which causes the Caribbean Beat Blog to wonder whether bloggers have arrived, and also whether Caribbean governments might be persuaded to implement free municipal...
Caribbean: 10 best first lines
Nicholas at The Caribbean Beat blog lists his picks for the 10 best first lines from West Indian novels.