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1 June 2014

Stories from 1 June 2014

Reusing Tin Cans

Would you like to know how to reuse tin cans? Rut de Esturirafi explains [es] how to make out of them very decorative vases for flowers, with photos to make...

Maya Angelou: A Phenomenal Woman with a Caribbean Connection

The passing of Dr. Maya Angelou on May 28 has resonated deeply in the Caribbean region, thanks in part to the author's West Indian ancestry.

Accessibilty for Handicapped in El Salvador

Jaime Vásquez notes [es] on his blog Desde mi silla [From my wheelchair] about accessibility issues for handicapped people in El Salvador and concludes: La adecuación de espacios para lograr...

“Life is a Dream and we can Live With Illusion”

Carlos Mora reflects [es] on elbikramyoga about yoga, philosphy, elections and life in general: Ayer había Elecciones Europeas y yo voté con ilusión por primera vez en muchos años. Soy...

Real Madrid Football Club and their Tenth UEFA Cup

Rogelio Vieto writes [es] on his self named blog about the UEFAChampions League that won Real Madrid Football Club: ¿Pero realmente que significa esta dècima copa de europa? – Es...

Reconsidering Educational Tasks

School teacher Marcela Gómez writes [es] on her blog Las notas de clase de Marcela Gómez [Classnotes by Marcela Gómez] about the challenge of motivating her students to learn more...

Cuban Journalists & Bloggers

One side questioned the silence of the press on issues of interest to the public and the other cast doubt on the convenience of publishings posts with ‘incendiary’ news. Havana...

The Rise of Podemos, Spain's “We Can” Citizen Party

The party represents the coming of age of the protests and new ideas that have occupied the streets of Spain in recent years.

Guyana's Walter Rodney Inquiry

David, at Barbados Underground, admits—in the interest of full disclosure—that he represents the Guyana Trades Union Congress in the Commission of Inquiry into Walter Rodney's death, and has some concerns...

Caribbean: Hurricane Season is Here

Whether you believe in climate change and its possible effects on the weather, you need to be prepared… Abeng News Magazine reminds us that today is the official start of...

Untranslatable Words Graphically Explained

The web site Pijamasurf [es] shares the curious “30 untraslatable word list” the artist Anjana Iyer [en] tried to capture on humorous illustrations. Like for instance: Bakku- shan (Japanese) A...

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