Stories about Caribbean from July, 2012
Guyana: Being Black
Imran Khan addresses the issue of racism in Guyana, saying: “[It] has become a country in which one is privileged to be Indo-Guyanese and cursed to Afro-Guyanese. It is not just not ok to be black in Guyana, it is a condemnation to a life of less.”
Trinidad & Tobago: The Art of Cooking
Dawtah connects the dots for young Caribbean girls between cooking and independence.
Trinidad & Tobago: On the Exam Results Leak
The Eternal Pantomime blogs about the leak of the Secondary Entrance Assessment examination results here and here.
Jamaica: Pardon Garvey
Geoffrey Philp is a member of the diaspora agitating for the exoneration of Jamaican national hero, Marcus Garvey.
Jamaica, Cuba, U.S.A.: Independence Day
A handful of diaspora bloggers acknowledge the United States’ Independence Day, here, here, here and here.
Trinidad & Tobago: Parenting vs. Career
Women and having it all: Lisa Allen-Agostini shatters the myth.
Trinidad & Tobago: Shaq Attack
Outlish collates and comments on some of the Facebook observations about Shaquille O'Neal's visit to Trinidad and Tobago.