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12 August 2007

Stories from 12 August 2007

Sierra Leone: facts about Sierra Leone elections

Facts about the Sierra Leone elections: * More than half of the voters are under 35 years old. * There are 7 presediential contenders. * There are 566 parliamentary candidates...

Sierra Leone: post-election day

Post-election day in Sierra Leone: “Sunday, August 12. remained quiet overnight which means that we no longer have a curfew. So this morning I went to church with a couple...

Trinidad & Tobago: Windies New Head Coach?

West Indies Cricket Blog makes his pick for the new Head Coach of the West Indies Cricket Team…

Barbados, Trinidad & Tobago: Gas Timeline

Notes from the Margin asks “the billion dollar question….how much time does Trinidad have before it runs out of gas?”

Jamaica: Politcal Debates

“Your guess is as good as mine,” writes Jamaica and the World, talking about what effect, if any, the political debates will have, while Francis Wade thinks that the Jamaican...

Philippines: Extreme weather events alarm the public

Situated in the pacific ring of fire, the Philippine archipelago is usually ravaged by strong typhoons, earthquakes and volcanic eruptions. Yet, despite being no strangers to natural calamities, many Filipinos...

Trinidad & Tobago: Bloggers’ Union?

Caribbean Public Relations wonders whether bloggers should become unionized.

Bermuda: The Right Timing

Paradise Found “would like to institute a new timekeeping standard for Bermuda”…

Barbados: Caribbean Top Ten

Both Cheese-on-Bread and Barbados Free Press report on recently-released rankings of the Top 10 richest countries in the Caribbean.

Bahamas: “Mother” Pratt

Guest authoring at, Oswald Brown tells the inspiring story of Cynthia “Mother” Pratt, adding: “the final chapter has not yet been written.”

Korea: The Second Meeting between North and South Korea

The Second North and South Korea summit will be held in the North Korean capital Pyongyang from the 28th to 30th of August. Seven years have passed since the first...

Bahrain: Top Tips for Secret Smokers!

Children are the future, right? Some bloggers in Bahrain are not too optimistic. We find others who are fed up of religious leaders, are enjoying watching people, and are smoking...

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