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Thanks to Kelly Baker Josephs (Small Axe) at The Caribbean Commons for announcing this great opportunity for recent graduates: the Rutgers University Postdoctoral Fellowship in Critical Caribbean Studies.…

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In “The dark sensibilities of ‘Kingston Noir’” Paula L. Woods reviews the recent anthology (June 2012) edited by Colin Channer, stating that “it subverts the simplistic sunshine/reggae/spliff-smoking image…

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Today, October 21, 2012 marks the birthday of the late Cuban singer Celia Cruz. Although no one quite knows whether the year was 1920, 1924, or 1925, the…

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The Turks and Caicos Islands will resume deportations of Haitians who were in the British Caribbean territory illegally before their country’s devastating earthquake, the Associated Press reports. Immigration…

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Fanatical Manchester United fan Usain Bolt has been offered the chance to fulfill a boyhood dream and turn out for the famous Red Devils, CNN reports. The fastest…

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Jamaica’s number one lovers rock singer Beres Hammond is back with his first album in four years—Erik Magni reports for unitedreggae.com. ‘One Love, One Life’ follows the acclaimed…

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Antiguan Prime Minister Baldwin Spencer said racism remains alive today and the Caribbean must continue to fight the scourge in order to build a just and equitable society—the…

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Dominica’s World Creole Music Festival 2012 (WCMF)—with its usual theme, “C’est mizik a nou” (it’s our music)—celebrates its 16th anniversary with a tribute to the late Jeff Jo.…

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Today is Zee Edgell’s birthday. Zelma I. Edgell, better known as Zee Edgell, was born on October 21, 1940, in Belize City, Belize). Educated at Regent Street Polytechnic…

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How did we miss this one? Fatal Revolutions: Natural History, West Indian Slavery, and the Routes of American Literature (UNC Press, 2012) is a new book by Christopher P.…