Stories about St. Vincent & the Grenadines from August, 2008
Bermuda, Trinidad & Tobago: Reviving the Federation?
Vexed Bermoothes weighs in on the call by Trinidad and Tobago's Prime Minister for regional territories to move towards economic and political integration: “My advice to Bermuda: stay out of it. As a community, we treasure our cultural and family links to the Caribbean. But there’s little benefit to us...
St. Vincent & the Grenadines: Rapist at Large
The women of St. Vincent and the Grenadines are under siege by a serial rapist and Abeni is “very uneasy about the whole scenario…I have now developed an intense hatred for the rapist or rapists who have turned women into prisoners in their own homes. Is it too much to...
Barbados: To Sign or Not To Sign
“The buzz issue in the Caribbean media in recent weeks is whether the CARIFORUM members will sign-on to the CARIFORUM/EU Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA)”: Barbados Underground examines a few of the issues.
St. Vincent & the Grenadines, Barbados: UWI Sued
A Rhodes Scholar sues the University of the West Indies for failing to give him first-class honours and Abeni from St. Vincent and the Grenadines says: “I really do not know what to make of this.”
Jamaica: Woman Power!
Jamaica has done it again! If there was any doubt after Usain Bolt's 100m Gold Medal that this Caribbean nation is a powerhouse of Track and Field, the female Jamaican sprinters made sure to underscore the point by placing first (Shelly-Ann Fraser) second (Kerron Stewart) and...second (Sherone Simpson) in the final of the Women's 100m in Beijing.
St. Vincent & the Grenadines: Reaping What You Sow
Abeni from St. Vincent and the Grenadines pays a visit to the Serious Offences Court and says she felt “sick to (her) stomach at the number of youths facing charges…it appears we have too many angry youths out there who seem to know only one way of resolving conflicts.”
Caribbean: Emancipate Yourselves
Today is Emancipation Day in many West Indian territories - the day that effectively celebrates the end of slavery, when all slaves were legally declared free. One hundred and seventy odd years later, a few Caribbean bloggers pay tribute to their forefathers, whose sacrifice has earned them their freedom today...