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 News & Current Affairs, CARICOM Affairs - Mar 6, 2010 - 2 Comments

Region in drought: the thirsty Caribbean

The countries of the Caribbean from Jamaica in the North to Trinidad in the South are facing the worst drought in decades. Throughout March, the Antillean will cover the water crisis in the region, causes, complications and the regional response. Caribbean countries are considering options like desalination...

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 OP-Ed & Features, CARICOM Affairs - Mar 11, 2010 - 9 Comments

Harpooning Caribbean tourism: Swallowing a dead rat

CHIBA, JAPAN - JUNE 21: Japanese Fishermen slaughter a 9.95m Baird's Beaked whale at Wada Port on June 21, 2007 in Chiba, Japan. Under the coastal whaling program, Japan is only allowed to hunt a limited number of whales every year and Wadaura villages are permitted to hunt 26 whales during the season...

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 OP-Ed & Features, Gender & Sexuality - Feb 6, 2010 - 0 Comments

The Caribbean, religion & the legislation of sexuality

Even as clerics in the United Kingdom are lamenting the absence of ‘God’ in government (Times), religion still preserves some legislation in many of the states in the former British West Indies – particularly with respect to the rights of gays and lesbians. Our features writer Zak Rose makes the...

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