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· March, 2014

Stories about Caribbean from March, 2014

11 March 2014

Trinidad & Tobago: Lara's Poor On-Stage Innings

Bermuda: Discussing International Women's Day

Grenadian Social Action Collective Challenges Caribbean to #BunDiscrimination

A new online campaign replaces homophobic slurs in popular Caribbean music with ethic ones, to emphasise that all discrimination is equal. Shocking? Yes, but it's also making its point.

10 March 2014

Fathers in the Caribbean Have to Fight to See the Birth of Their Kids

The Bridge

Fathers are still routinely denied the right to witness the birth of their children in Trinidad and Tobago and many other Caribbean territories.

7 March 2014

Documentary Highlights Resilience of Puerto Ricans Living in New York

A new documentary, "Toñita’s," exposes the crossroads at which the Caribbean community, and the Puerto Rican community in particular, finds itself, in the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn in New York...

5 March 2014

Trinidad & Tobago Carnival in Danger?

By all accounts, Trinidad and Tobago Carnival 2014 was a rousing success, but a couple of bloggers have concerns about the sustainability of the festival in its current form.

3 March 2014

Nine Questions for Carola Cintrón Moscoso, or Why “Silence Doesn't Exist”

"In everyday life, we often don't let ourselves walk, contemplate, and much less listen," says the artist Carola Cintrón Moscoso.

Trinidad & Tobago: Between Governments

2 March 2014

In Cuba, Everything Increases Except State Workers’ Salaries

In Cuba, the median salary of state workers stands at around 15 dollars per month.

1 March 2014

A Quick Guide to Trinidad & Tobago Carnival

It's Carnival weekend in Trinidad and Tobago - and one blogger has decided to give a rundown of the main aspects of what many call "the greatest show on earth."