· March, 2010

Stories about Caribbean from March, 2010

Bermuda: Coming to Term

  17 March 2010

Bermudian bloggers comment on term limits. Politics.bm: “The requirement to prove Bermuda status for entry is draconian and unnecessary…”; Vexed Bermoothes: “I believe that term limits are very dangerous, particularly combined with all the other mixed messages sent by this Government towards international business.”

Trinidad & Tobago: Issues with the Academy

  16 March 2010

KnowTnT.com links to “a report entitled The Tragedy & The Hidden History of NAPA” and comments: “I'm hoping that the accusations are fully investigated and that, if they are true, that the powers that be are stung into changing their reprehensible treatment of our artists.

Bermuda: Taking a Gamble

  16 March 2010

“I am generally ambivalent on gambling, I don't see it as a tourism silver bullet or a social death knell, and while I have little interest in it myself I do have some serious affiliated concerns”: Politics.bm thinks that Bermuda needs to “reform first. Gambling might follow.”

Trinidad & Tobago: New vs. Traditional Media

  15 March 2010

“Without newspapers, local blogs would be dead in the water. Try as I might to disagree, a poll of Trinidad and Tobago blogs reveals that this is fairly true”: KnowTnT.com examines the relationship between social and mainstream media.

Jamaica: Extradition Issue

  15 March 2010

Jamaican bloggers take on the issue of the United States’ extradition request regarding Christopher “Dudus” Coke.

Guadeloupe: Mainstream media biased?

  12 March 2010

On March 14th and 21st, French people (including Overseas residents) will be asked to vote for the “Regional elections”. In Guadeloupe, blogger Gwakafwika condemns [French Creole] the local press, which he sees as a vehicle of propaganda for the current President, Victorin Lurel.

Bahamas: Staying Power?

  10 March 2010

Bahamian Nicolette Bethel questions the staying power of a Ministry of Tourism marketing campaign which commissioned 14 films from British filmmakers. Here's what peeves her: “It’s the idea that lies at the heart of the way in which the Bahamian government spends its money: ‘their output is likely to be...

Barbados: Murder Charge

  10 March 2010

Barbadian bloggers report that three men have been charged with the recent murder of a retired senior police officer.

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