· December, 2010

Stories about Jamaica 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...

Jamaica: Honouring Huie

  24 December 2010

The National Gallery of Jamaica Blog is thrilled to be honouring the late modern art pioneer Albert Huie “on the eve of what would have been [his] ninetieth birthday.”

Jamaica: Documentary on Police Abuse

  17 December 2010

Repeating Islands reports on the launch of a documentary which chronicles instances of police injustice and debuted “to a crowd of more than 300 to commemorate International Human Rights Day.”

Jamaica: Kartel & Cake Soap

  15 December 2010

“I never understood Bleaching, I can't understand how this is an actual phenomena in the same place that gave birth to Marcus Garvey”: The Phoenix in a Gas House explains.

Jamaica: Celebrated Journalist Dies

  13 December 2010

Distinguished Jamaican journalist John Maxwell has passed away; The National Gallery of Jamaica Blog pays him tribute, while Geoffrey Philp adds: “In this time of Wiki Leaks and other journalistic scandals, his ethics, wisdom, and courage are surely needed…”

Jamaica, Haiti: Democracy & Elections

  9 December 2010

In looking at the fallout over the Haitian elections, Jamaican diaspora blogger Dennis Jones says: “The search for democracy is more than about having free and open elections. People have to have a certain disposition.”

Jamaica: Commission of Enquiry

  8 December 2010

Jamaica and the World comments on the Commission of Enquiry set up to investigate matters relating to Christopher “Dudus” Coke's extradition: “What is particularly amusing (or annoying)…is that we are not supposed to need it. The Prime Minister has assured us on several occasions that he has already made a...

Jamaica: The Wikileaks Discussion

  1 December 2010

Jamaican diaspora blogger Grasshopper Eyes The Potomac says that “the wikileaks debate or discussion will be and should be about what needs to be put in front of the eyes of the general public.”