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· February, 2010

Stories about Caribbean from February, 2010

Barbados: Cricket Industry

From Barbados, Allegiance blogs about the possibilities for a regional cricket sector: “The idea is not for Government to throw money at cricketers or to interfere with the rules of...

Barbados, Haiti: The Widening Gap

Barbados Underground says that “the recent catastrophic earthquake which rocked Haiti has exposed one of the weaknesses of modern civilization; the failure to narrow the gap between rich and poor...

Bermuda: Accountability

Bermuda's Vexed Bermoothes bemoans the fact that “government’s debt is scratching the ass of $1 billion dollars now”, but takes heart “that some of Bermuda’s institutions are doing their job...

Haiti: Reading the Reports

Repeating Islands republishes segments of a report on HIV infections in Haiti, while Haiti Vox links to a story on “who's getting the first Haiti contracts”, saying: “It's important for...

Haiti: Moving On

“The men and women of Haiti are strong and ready to show the world that they can rebuild their country”: Wadner Pierre says that Haitians are ready to move on...

St. Lucia, Grenada: Water Crisis

Repeating Islands reports on water woes in the Caribbean territories of St. Lucia and Grenada.

Jamaica, U.S.A.: R.I.P. Rex

Both Labrish and Repeating Islands republish The New York Times’ obituary on the late Jamaican educator and choreographer, Rex Nettleford.

Bahamas, Haiti: Migration Debate

“The level of ignorance, fear and hate-mongering surrounding the Haitian migration to the Bahamas is astounding – especially when one considers the fact that Africans living in Haiti achieved the...

Trinidad & Tobago, Barbados: Beyonce & Beyond

B.C. Pires shares a humourous perspective on the Beyonce concert, happening later today in Trinidad.

Jamaica: Honouring Nettleford

Tallawah notes that “the University of the West Indies (UWI) is set to establish The Rex Nettleford Foundation for Caribbean Cultural and Social Studies” in honour of its late Vice-Chancellor...

US Bloggers On The Case Of Kidnapping Haitian Orphans

As Haiti slowly treads on the path to recovery and rebuilding, there is a sense of renewed concern for the countries children - especially the orphans. US bloggers react on...

Anguilla: Elections Results

Corruption-free Anguilla reflects on the country's recent elections: “I am happy with the election results. I have no doubt that the Anguillian electorate has spoken loudly and clearly.”

Guyana: Visiting Kaieteur

Lifespan of a Chennette blogs about Guyana's Kaieteur Falls.

Trinidad & Tobago: Saving Carnival

B.C. Pires links to a column by Mark Lyndersay, which, “if listened to, could rescue Trinidad Carnival for photographers; or at least stave off the death of yet another of...

Trinidad & Tobago: Carnival Tuesday

Trinidadian bloggers post photos from the Carnival Tuesday festivities.

Barbados, Canada: Sentencing Today

The convicted murderer of a Canadian tourist is to be sentenced today – Barbados Free Press is “hoping he rots in jail until he draws his final breath.”

Haiti: A Month Later

“The time has come for each Haitian wherever you are, and whoever you are to take a stand, and say ‘NO’ to the bureaucracy that worsens the situation in Haiti...

Haiti: Between Grief and Love

Despite the difficulties encountered by Haitians to get back to a normal daily life after the destructive earthquake of January 12th and the ongoing grieving in people's hearts, a place...

Haiti: On Orphans

“There are a small handful of beautiful programs working in Haiti to raise orphans to adulthood and teaching them to give back to their country. It takes a lot to...

Trinidad & Tobago: Poetry in the Mas’

Trinidad & Tobago Carnival inspires a poem by blogger Andre Bagoo.

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Janine Mendes Franco is the Caribbean editor. Email her story ideas or volunteer to write.


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