8 January 2006

Stories from 8 January 2006

Development of Information and Communication Technologies in Cambodia

  8 January 2006

Since the computer made its debut in Cambodia, using Khmer-language characters has not been easy. Although different Khmer language fonts are available such as: Limon, ABC, Khek, Battambang, ABC-Zero-Space and Khek, etc., these non-interchangeable fonts have also undermined communication among khmer users. Without font uniformity among users, users certainly cannot...

Jamaica: Eat jerk and die

  8 January 2006

Caribbean Free Radio links to several news stories reporting that Jamaican jerk pork and chicken have been included on a list of “50 things to eat before you die” compiled by chef Ainsley Harriot for a BBC television special. Also making the grade were kangaroo, Moretown bay bugs, reindeer and...

Bahamas: Junkanoo as metaphor

  8 January 2006

Junkanoo just isn't junkanoo without the rhythm drum says Nicolette Bethel, who suggests that the traditional Bahamian street parade could teach Bahamians a few lessons about priorities.

Guyana: Family heirlooms

  8 January 2006

On throwing away some “family heirlooms”, GuyanaGyal remembers the “grandpoopa” of them all. And during a family storytelling session Monologist learns of a dark episode in Guyanese history commonly referred to as the “Wismar atrocities”.

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