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Hosted by Sint Maarten Yacht Club the 9th edition of La Course de l’Alliance (originally the initiative of Marina Fort Louis) takes place on November 23-25, 2012. The…

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Rebecca Strauss (Fodor’s Travel Blog) reports on eight special beaches that are (more-or-less) off the beaten track. She writes, “the Caribbean is a beach-lover’s paradise…and everyone knows it.…

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New Perspectives on the Black Atlantic: Definitions, Readings, Practices, Dialogues  (Oxford: Peter Lang, 2012) is a new collection of essays edited by Bénédicte Ledent and Pilar Cuder-Domínguez. Description: This…

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The Bahamas will be hosting significant international Track & Field events, the Carifta Games in 2013 and the World Relays in 2014 and 2015. Alpheus Finlayson marks the…

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The Guardian quotes a study published in Work, Employment and Society that says that the gap between the hourly pay of white people and those from all ethnic…

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Reef ecologist at the Institute of Marine Affairs (IMA) Jahson Alemu says neglect of the country’s marine ecosystem will lead to a serious loss of economic opportunity for…

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While the decision of Panther Corporation, the Canadian recycling firm, to set up shop in Jamaica is being welcomed there are renewed fears that the country could drown…

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“Doing theater these days, and in this world, might seem utopian,” said Leobaldo, of the group Teatro Viajero (Traveling Theater). “Teatro Viajero is based on one essential perspective:…

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Smarck Michel, a businessman who served for almost a year as Haiti’s prime minister after the U.S. restored President Jean-Bertrand Aristide to power in the mid-1990s, died Saturday,…

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In “Finding Haiti on Miami’s Walls,” Alexander Britell writes about the walls of Miami’s Little Haiti and how they have become a frequent canvas for the neighbourhood —“from…