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Stories about Turks & Caicos Isl.

Caribbean: Hurricane Names

Repeating Islands reports that “three Atlantic hurricane names—Gustav, Ike and Paloma—have been retired after those storms killed more than 200 people in the Caribbean region during the 2008 season.”

Bermuda, Turks & Caicos: Better Representation

Vexed Bermoothes is disappointed in his Premier's performance at the recently concluded Fifth Summit of the Americas: “I wish he had stuck to working for Bermudians’ benefit rather than playing...

Bermuda, Turks & Caicos: The Intervention Issue

Bermudian bloggers Vexed Bermoothes and Catch a fire continue to discuss the suspension of self-governance in the Turks and Caicos islands.

Anguilla, Bermuda, Turks & Caicos: Good Governance

A couple of regional bloggers have been keeping track of the inquiry into official misconduct and corruption in the Turks and Caicos Islands. Vexed Bermoothes says: “I don’t want to...

Turks & Caicos, Bermuda, Anguilla: No Confidence

The current administration of the Turks & Caicos Islands has been faced with corruption allegations, sparking an independent inquiry by the United Kingdom. Bermudian blogger Vexed Bermoothes has been following...

Caribbean: Ike Strikes

The 2008 Atlantic Hurricane Season is not letting up. Beleaguered Caribbean islands like Cuba and Haiti barely had time to recover from the ravages of Hurricanes Gustav and Hanna when...

Bahamas, Turks & Caicos: Political Storm

Bahama Pundit reports that a political storm “is brewing right next-door to us in the Turks & Caicos Islands, but most Bahamians don't have a clue about what's happening.”

Caribbean Women's Forum

Collectif Haiti de Provence points to a Radio Kiskeya news article stating (Fr): “The 2d Caribbean Women's Forum ended the evening of November 10th in Fort-de-France, Martinique with the participation...

Caribbean: Languages spoken here

Island Tips posts a list — by island — of the languages spoken in the Caribbean.

Caribbean: Colonial artifacts

Jeremy Taylor ponders the appropriate uses of colonial forms and artifacts in the Caribbean context.

Martinique: First Caribbean Social Forum

Le Blog de [Moi] is pleased (Fr) to learn that the first Caribbean Social Forum is happening in Martinique this week (July 5-9) but does not think its timing was...

Caribbean: New series of news blogs

Online newsmagazine Caribbean360.com announces a series of blogs by writers and columnists.

Haiti: Telecom Wars

Digicel billboard, Martinique. By blogger Greg at InternetRapide.com. Jamaica-based Caribbean telecom giant Digicel has a presence in over a dozen countries in the region. Digicel officially launched operations on the...

Caribbean: Hurricane unpreparedness?

As hurricane season begins, Taran Rampersad worries that “the Caribbean in general can't handle a Category 3 hurricane. All everyone is discussing at this point is how fast one can...

Haiti Rejoins CARICOM

Collectif Haiti de Provence points to an AFP article that announces (Fr)Haiti's official rejoining of Caricom. Haiti temporarily ceased being a member of the 15-country Caribbean body in 2004, after...

Global Voices, Caribbean Accents: report on Caribbean blogging roundtable

THE CARIBBEAN STUDIES ASSOCIATION (CSA), one of the major assemblies of scholars of the history, culture, and society of the Caribbean region, held its annual conference in Port of Spain,...

Caribbean: What blogging is for

“Blogging … challenges the elitism that pervades the Caribbean and is a great experiment in the democratization of data,” says Geoffrey Philp in a thoughtful essay on the potential role...

Caribbean: Hurricane outlook

Over at the West Indies Cricket blog, Ryan Naraine cites the NOAA’s 2006 Atlantic hurricane season outlook, which says there is “an 80% chance of an above-normal hurricane season, a...

Caribbean: A West Indian anthem?

Kyk-Over-Al links to a column in Guyana's Stabroek News criticising the new West Indian anthem adopted recently by CARICOM (the Caribbean Community), and the Caribbean Beat blog asks its readers...

Caribbean: The meaning of “excellent service”

Jamaican Francis Wade at Chronicles from a Caribbean Cubicle thinks about customer service in the Caribbean. “There is not a single island I have visited in which there is a...

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