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Georgia Popplewell · November, 2006

I'm Global Voices’ Managing Director. I'm a media producer and writer from Trinidad and Tobago. I've worked in independent media in the Caribbean and elsewhere since 1989, covering areas such as culture, music, film and sport. I started my media career at the pioneering Trinidad and Tobago television production company Banyan, and am a founding member of Earth Television. In 2005, I started Caribbean Free Radio, the Caribbean’s first podcast. Special fan of: books, bicycling, photography, jazz, travel, swimming, architecture, justice for all humans beings.

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Latest posts by Georgia Popplewell from November, 2006

Guyana: Citrus ephiphany

A taste of shaddock, a citrus fruit, re-opens Guyana-Gyal's senses to the newness of things.

Jamaica: The man who was buried twice

Ria Bacon recounts the story of the twice- — indeed thrice- — buried man and other bits of history pertaining to Port Royal, Jamaica, which, before its destruction by earthquake...

Jamaica: RIP, Perry Henzell

Geoffrey Philp pays tribute to Perry Henzell, director of the Jamaican cult classic The Harder They Come, who passed away today.

Trinidad & Tobago: New Carnival music selections

Caisoqueen reviews some of the new musical selections of the 2007 Carnival season.

Trinidad & Tobago: At a glance

Manicou offers another of his “Trinidad at a glance” lists, which highlight the country's current interests and preoccupations.

Trinidad & Tobago, Venezuela: Chance meeting in Second Life

Trinidad blogger Taran Rampersad is delighted to meet a Venezuelan in Second Life: “Perhaps this is the start of a bridge across a geographic divide. So far I've met people...

Haiti: Studying at night in Gonaïves

From Haiti publishes a photo of students studying in front of the Hotel Heberson, which, according to blogger Baturrico (ES), “is one of the few places in Gonaïves which remain...

Guyana: Piggybacking on Barbados tourism

MediaCritic proposes that the target of Guyana's most significant tourism advertising campaign should be tourists visiting Barbados, a model already adopted by St. Vincent & the Grenadines: “Through a CARICOM...

Jamaica: Marlon James’ school days

Novelist Marlon James recounts his experiences as an unpopular kid in school in Jamaica, ridiculed because of his “screwed up way of speaking”.

Trinidad & Tobago: Pastelles

Trinifood offers some historical background on pastelles, one of Trinidad and Tobago's favourite Christmas delicacies, and a recipe as well.

Guyana: Spare the rod

Guyana-Gyal reacts strongly to a newspaper headline stating that the Guyanese Education Ministry backs corporal punishment: “I ain’t anti-discipline. I just am anti-beating a child. I wonder why we can't...

Cayman Islands, SVG: Sexual harrassment

Mighty Afroditee in Grand Cayman and Abeni in St. Vincent find themselves in situations where they are touched inappropriately by men.

Caribbean: Nalo Hopkinson audiobook recording

Caribbean-born sci-fi writer Nalo Hopkinson solicits help with the pronunciation of certain Igbo words and botanical names as she prepares for the audiobook recording of her novel, The New Moon's...

Caribbean: Blind Cricket

As the West Indies prepares to participate for the very first time in the Blind Cricket World Cup, cricketwukup.com outlines the rules of blind cricket. Among them: ” Umpires give...

Barbados: Credit where credit isn't due?

A former Barbadian ambassador to the US states that whites are given too much credit for the success of the Barbadian economy. Barbados Free Press thinks he's entitled to his...

Bahamas: Threats to marine resources

The Bahamas needs to defend its marine resrources and fishing grounds against the encroachment of poachers and similar threats, says Sir Arthur Foulkes.

Trinidad & Tobago: Violence against women

To mark the 16 days of Activism against Gender Violence, Titlayo has pledged to write 16 posts on the subject of violence against women. Today, she writes about the situation...

Caribbean: West Indies cricket team's #1 fan

Cricketwukup.com profiles the “West Indies’ [cricket team's] #1 fan”.

Trinidad & Tobago, Grenada: Public transportation

Over at the Caribbean Beat weblog, Laura Dowrich shares some advice about public transportation in Trinidad and notes a few of the unique features of Grenada's buses.

Bermuda: Premier hosts students

Edward Rance reports on a dinner hosted by the Premier of Bermuda for Bermudian students studying in the UK and the post-dinner Q&A session where the students asked the Premier...

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