· December, 2007

Stories about Caribbean from December, 2007

Trinidad & Tobago: Chutney Christmas

  27 December 2007

“The thought of Christmas gift buying practically brings me out in hives, because I can’t bear pre-Christmas crowds and the over-commercialisation of Christmas.”: Can Cook, Must Cook is giving homemade Christmas presents to her friends.

Trinidad & Tobago: Lara's Return?

  27 December 2007

West Indies Cricket Blog wonders whether there is more than meets the eye regarding Brian Lara's “intention to make himself available to play first class cricket for Trinidad & Tobago in January.”

Bahamas, Barbados, Jamaica: Caribbean Christmas

  24 December 2007

“Not only do we enjoy warm weather when most of the rest of the world is cold, but we also have a way of making the season festive”: Living in Barbados offers a glimpse of Christmas in the Caribbean.

Barbados: X Marks the Season?

  24 December 2007

“Who will be coming down your chimney and bringing you gifts this year? Not Santa Claus: the politicians!”: Boyce Voice wishes all Barbadians an election campaign Christmas.

Trinidad & Tobago: Christmas Messages

  24 December 2007

“I know, its a busy time of the year. It really is. And I understand that you feel the need to share your seasonal feelings with my computer, I do”: The Christmas season has KnowProSE.com thinking about messages.

Antigua, U.S.A.: Copyright Rights

  24 December 2007

Both Talk Antigua and Caribbean Free Radio blog about Antigua being awarded the right to violate copyright protections on goods like films and music from the United States.

Barbados: Election Date

  23 December 2007

“For most Barbadians who have not become completely apathetic, this general election will be one of the most interesting since Independence in 1966″: Barbados Underground reports that the island's Prime Minister has set a date for elections.

Bahamas: Go Slow?

  23 December 2007

Rick Lowe at WeblogBahamas.com wonders if the island's air traffic controllers are on a go-slow.

Caribbean: Christmas Traditions

  23 December 2007

All over the world, people get together with friends and family to celebrate Christmas. They exchange gifts, and invite one another to their homes for parties, lunches or dinners, signifying the trademark Christmas message of peace and goodwill. Karel McIntosh speaks to a few regional bloggers to get a glimpse into what Christmas traditions are like in the Caribbean...

Barbados, Jamaica: Navel String

  20 December 2007

“Dirt under the nails is a good thing”: Living in Barbados blogs about an interesting Jamaican tradition and the joys of being close to the earth.

Barbados: Matters of Race

  20 December 2007

Barbados-born pop star Rihanna's revelation that she was bullied at school for being “white” causes Barbados Free Press and What crazy looks like to blog about “the intersections of race, colour, class and gender in the Caribbean.”

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