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31 July 2014
Constitution Day is celebrated on July 25, but it is also the date of the U.S. invasion in 1898 and the murder of two young pro-independence activists.
29 July 2014
"Poetas en Marcha is Felipe the janitor, Sofia the overworked and underpaid secretary, the young adults laughing while having a beer after their final exams, the noble lady selling fruit."
28 July 2014
Why Some Caribbean Authors Are Accusing Trinidad-Born Novelist Monique Roffey of Being a ‘Latter Day Columbus’
After U.K.-based Roffey wrote a blog post exploring modern Caribbean writers, some authors accused her of ignorance about the region's literary history.
23 July 2014
"How regressive! Did the organisers consider Saint Lucians in the diaspora, those in other countries and foreigners who might be interested in being part of Saint Lucia Carnival...?"
21 July 2014
Trinidad and Tobago's military is accused of flouting the law in the search for a soldier's killer. This isn't the first time authorities there have policed at any price.
17 July 2014
Blogger Aidan Neal argues that black Americans are "so grossly affected by racism that they almost lay-wait offensive behavior," while race isn't a common topic of discussion in the Caribbean.
15 July 2014
Groups protesting a possible repeal of a colonial-era anti-sodomy law have tried to distance themselves from being labeled "homophobic." Caribbean bloggers insist on calling a spade a spade.
13 July 2014
The second kissing sit-in, or "besada" in Spanish, protested the New Cuban Labor Code, which excludes gender identity as a motive for workplace discrimination.
12 July 2014
11 July 2014
Oscar López Rivera's imprisonment has received attention in recent weeks in various media outlets and at the United Nations from people who support his release.