· November, 2007

Stories about Caribbean from November, 2007

Dominica: Happy Hour

  26 November 2007

“Politicians in Dominica don't think much of the electorate and it may be that they are right”: Caribbean Man shares his views as the island approaches “Happy Hour”.

Anguilla: Near-Disaster?

  26 November 2007

As abandoned pilings are washed out to sea, threatening vessels and Disaster Preparedness teams, Corruption-free Anguilla asks: “Was there no agency with the authority to order their removal before the hurricane season…began?”

Bermuda: Xenophobia?

  23 November 2007

A Limey In Bermuda thinks that “some members of the (governing) PLP are wearing their xenophobia as if it were a perfume.”

Caribbean: Giving Thanks

  22 November 2007

Thanksgiving may be a traditionally North American holiday - but more and more, the Caribbean seems to be taking notice - so much so that many regional bloggers have been paying a warm West Indian tribute to Thanksgiving…

Bermuda: Political Season

  22 November 2007

“May be we should hold an election every year as it would appear that’s the only time when anything gets done, or the public is actually listened to,” writes IMHO.bm, while Politics.bm has some advice for Bermudan politicians on how not to canvass.

Belize: Flight Ban

  22 November 2007

Back to Living in Paradise reports that a civil aviation ban barring two of Belize's airlines from flying into Guatemala has been having far-ranging effects: “While the airlines have been forced to refund fares…the biggest loser has been the tourist industry in Peten which has been deprived of around thirty...

Caribbean: Blogalization

  21 November 2007

What does the term "blogalization" mean to the Caribbean? In this post, a few regional bloggers weigh in. Guyana-Gyal said: "I don't know who coined it…I first used it in June, then found others have been using it before. In some small way, can blogging for the Caribbean be like globalization?..."

Trinidad & Tobago: Crime Talk

  21 November 2007

“These men choose words that are meant to convince the population that crime is being handled effectively, yet the results show the opposite”: Jumbie's Watch thinks that the people in charge combating crime in Trinidad and Tobago are “flapping lips” and “bumping gums”.

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