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· January, 2013

Stories about Caribbean from January, 2013

11 January 2013

Jamaica, Grenada: Master Sculptor Passes On

Discussing the Caribbean's Rape Culture

The disturbing gang-rape - and subsequent death - of a young woman in Delhi, India, has elicited global outrage and discussion about gender-based violence. A handful of Caribbean-based bloggers have...

10 January 2013

Internet Boycott Leads to Resignation of “La Comay” in Puerto Rico

On 8 January, social networks were flooded with reports of the resignation of producer Antulio "Kobbo" Santarrosa, the man behind the puppet personality La Comay, probably the most controversial show...

The Three Kings Visit New York

The Three Kings came and went, but not before passing through New York City to celebrate with hundreds of children that came out for the parade. This Christmas celebration has...

What Happened to the Cable? Cubans Discuss Internet Access

Over a year after the arrival of a new fiber optic cable to Cuba, the island has failed to see improvements in connectivity speed nor an increase in access to...

8 January 2013

Cubans Defend Themselves Against Esperanza Aguirre's Accusations

The president of the People's Party in Madrid, Esperanza Aguirre, stated that she did not recognize "any justice on the island of Cuba" and called the time that Ángel Carromero...

7 January 2013

Borinquen Brass Play Music in Every Corner of Puerto Rico

The brass wind ensemble Borinquen Brass has 13 members, including a percussionist, and six years of experience giving free concerts in Puerto Rico. The ensemble's endeavor is to offer a...

6 January 2013

Tiptoeing Tradition, Cuba Welcomes the New Year

The year 2012, marked by the visit of Pope Benedict XVI to Cuba, Hurricane Sandy's trail of destruction, and the controversial legal regulation of the public use of music also...

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