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With a Little Help From Humans, the Caribbean's Birds Are Attempting a Post-Hurricane Comeback

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 13:49:27 +0000

Wildlife suffers from the effects of natural disasters too, and after the tough 2017 Atlantic hurricane season, conservationists across the Caribbean are helping bird populations to be resilient.

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The Caribbean Comes Together After Hurricane Irma

Fri, 08 Sep 2017 12:28:12 +0000

"We need to see and hear and interact with each other much much more. That's the message Irma has brought to me".

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#NotMyPrince Hashtag Uses Prince Harry's Upcoming Caribbean Visit to Resist ‘Colonisation of the Mind’

Wed, 16 Nov 2016 12:36:51 +0000

"Why is it necessary for the Crown to have any symbolic, ceremonial or constitutional role in the 21st century Caribbean?"

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Back Without the Birds: Antigua & Barbuda Gets A New Government

Sat, 14 Jun 2014 19:58:45 +0000

Antigua and Barbuda has come out of its general elections with a new government, ending 10 years of rule for the previous administration.

Grenada, Antigua: Life Lessons

Mon, 21 Apr 2014 22:41:29 +0000

Kara Stevens, blogging at Groundation Grenada, shares five lessons about finances and life from Lessons her “Superhero Antiguan Grandpa”. Written by Janine Mendes-Franco · comments (0) Donate · Share this: twitter facebook reddit googleplus

Caribbean Numbers Involved in Telephone Phishing Scam

Fri, 07 Feb 2014 17:06:30 +0000

Caribbean telephone numbers are now being used as part of a "one ring" telephone phishing scam; netizens are using social media to complain and to warn others about the racket.

Pilots’ Strike Leaves Caribbean Travelers Grounded

Thu, 07 Nov 2013 18:32:48 +0000

Caribbean travelers are being adversely affected by the LIAT pilots' strike - and they are sharing their frustrations on social media.

Rapists Get Off Light in Cayman Islands

Thu, 14 Mar 2013 19:01:36 +0000

Code Red blogs about “two recent cases reported in regional media [which] demonstrate the extent of the injustice which girls who survive sexual assault face.” Written by Janine Mendes-Franco · comments (0) Donate · Share this: twitter facebook reddit googleplus

Antigua, Guadeloupe: From the Common Past

Tue, 14 Feb 2012 15:50:25 +0000

For the past decade, the tight historical and geographical bonds between the West Indian islands of Antigua and Guadeloupe have been analyzed by historians. A recent conference entitled “Antigua: From the Amerindians to an Independant Nation” [Fr] was organized in Guadeloupe by the group Yo Té Pou Nou Sé. Bloggers...

Caribbean: the meaning of identity

Mon, 07 Nov 2011 21:59:53 +0000

Creative Commess hosts a blog symposium “about Caribbean people, about West Indian people, about our contemporary experiences … ranging through race & identity to culture, mental health to constructs of beauty and more,” with contributions from seven Caribbean bloggers. Written by Nicholas Laughlin · comments (0) Donate · Share this: twitter...

Caribbean: Commonwealth Stories for Online Time Capsule

Mon, 25 Jul 2011 17:55:00 +0000

The Royal Commonwealth Society is creating the world's largest online time capsule in honour of HM Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee in 2012 and wants regional/Commonwealth bloggers to share their stories. Get involved, here. Written by Janine Mendes-Franco · comments (0) Donate · Share this: twitter facebook reddit googleplus

Caribbean: Caribe Wave 11, the first simulated tsunami alert

Tue, 22 Mar 2011 18:55:33 +0000

On Wednesday, March 23, the first full-scale simulated tsunami alert exercise will take place in 33 countries in the Caribbean to test the effectiveness of alert, monitoring and warning systems (Hashtag on Twitter: EXERCISE – NOT REAL #CW11) . Open Street Map France [Fr] and Crisis Camp Paris [Fr] will...

Latin America, Caribbean: Increase in Food Prices

Fri, 04 Mar 2011 19:53:26 +0000

Bloggings by Boz writes: “The FAO reports that February 2011 was a yet a new high on food prices. This has led to several warnings from organizations in Latin America and the Caribbean including ECLAC [Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean] and the IICA [Inter-American Institute for Cooperation...

Caribbean: environmantal atlas

Wed, 29 Dec 2010 14:20:34 +0000

Repeating Islands links to a new Latin America and the Caribbean Atlas of our Changing Environment, published by the United Nations Environment Programme, which “uses over 200 images to highlight the region’s diverse ecosystems.” Written by Nicholas Laughlin · comments (0) Donate · Share this: twitter facebook reddit googleplus

St. Lucia, Antigua & Barbuda: A Different Literature

Fri, 12 Nov 2010 15:42:31 +0000

On the 8th anniversary of the passing of Tim Hector, whom Caribbean Book Blog describes as “one of the Caribbean’s undisputed intellectual giants”, the blog thinks it fitting to republish one of his articles, especially because “new literary developments in the region seem to be re-energising the Caribbean literary community.”...