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Stories about St. Eustatius

Caribbean: 10 best first lines

Nicholas at The Caribbean Beat blog lists his picks for the 10 best first lines from West Indian novels.

The Caribbean Single Market

It's rare to find Caribbean bloggers across different islands talking about the same issue at the same time, but one would have thought that yesterday's historic signing in Jamaica of...

Caribbean: BlogHer's site launches

BlogHer's new “internationalized” site is now online, with Karen Walrond covering Latin America and the Caribbean.

Caribbean: The Taíno & Catholicism

Indigenous issues blog Voice of the Taino people links to an article entitled “Christianity, Capitalism, Corporations, and the Myth of Dominion”, noting that the “Roman” Catholic Church still has not...

Caribbean: McWatt wins literary prizes

The Caribbean Beat Blog announces that Guyanese writer Mark McWatt has taken both the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize for best first book in the Canada/Caribbean region, and the prestigious Casa de...

Caribbean: Does “pre-Columbian” also mean Chinese?

JT at the Caribbean Beat Blog writes about the “ancient-looking map” which turned up last month, suggesting that a Chinese admiral may have visited the Caribbean before Columbus.

Aruba & Netherlands Antilles: Status Aparte

Aruba's has “status aparte” vis-à-vis the Netherlands, but recent comments from the ruling party denying the existence of poverty in the island have ArubaGirl wishing Aruba would do like the...

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