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· February, 2014

Stories about Caribbean from February, 2014

14 February 2014

St. Lucian Chef Nina Compton Still the People's Champ

Saint Lucian chef Nina Compton may not have won her bid to be crowned Top Chef, but she has won the hearts - and stomachs - of the Caribbean region.

13 February 2014

The Iconic Trinidadian Film You've Never Seen

The Bridge

In 1974, Bim—widely regarded as the iconic Trinidadian film—was released, then faded into obscurity. 40 years later, one film enthusiast gives it new life via Facebook.

Trinidad & Tobago: Feminist Soca

Barbados, Guyana: Peas & Rice, Very Nice

11 February 2014

A Personal Tribute to Jamaican “Interventionist” Stuart Hall

Jamaica-based blogger Annie Paul posts a personal and stirring tribute to the late Jamaican cultural theorist Stuart Hall - a must-read for anyone who admired his work.

Trinidad & Tobago: A Deeper Carnival

10 February 2014

Remembering the Jamaican Cultural Theorist Stuart Hall

Jamaican-born cultural theorist Stuart Hall died today; netizens and academics all over the Caribbean - indeed, the world - were shocked by the news, expressing their grief on social media.

Guyana, U.S.A.: Aviation Security Threat?

8 February 2014

Station's Rights to Sochi Games Leave Caribbean Viewers in the Dark

Six regional teams are competing in this year's Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Caribbean fans would love to cheer them on - but cable providers are blocking the feed.

7 February 2014

Caribbean: Discrimination is Discrimination

Caribbean Numbers Involved in Telephone Phishing Scam

Caribbean telephone numbers are now being used as part of a "one ring" telephone phishing scam; netizens are using social media to complain and to warn others about the racket.

Puerto Rico’s Debt Downgraded to “Junk” Status

While the government tries to inspire confidence in the public, citizens fear the worse.

5 February 2014

Caribbean Diaspora Blogger Makes Meatless Monday Meaningful

One Caribbean diaspora blogger puts her own spin on a meatless pizza that will have even the most committed meat lover longing for a slice.

Trinidad & Tobago: The Fun of Forty-Something

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