Featured stories about Grenada
The 2008 Atlantic Hurricane Season is not letting up. Beleaguered Caribbean islands like Cuba and Haiti barely had time to recover from the ravages of Hurricanes Gustav and Hanna when Mother Nature struck once again, this time in the form of Ike. Tensions were high with bloggers Caribbean-wide.
It's that time again - hurricane season - and while 2008 has produced a motley crew of storms in three short months, Gustav is the one that stands out. At least so far. Bloggers were bracing themselves for anything.
Stories about Grenada
11 February 2015
A couple of recent cases reveal that one of the most disturbing aspects of the region's complicated relationship with sex and gender is alive and well.
4 December 2014
The unassuming Mt. Zion library in the heart of St. George's is having a positive impact on the lives and literacy of young people in Grenada.
14 October 2014
"Never mind the Caribbean, I don't believe the average resident of any of the developing countries...are as conscious of the issue as they should be."
1 August 2014
As the debate on marijuana's legal status rages in the Caribbean, attorney and activist Richie Maitland argues in favor of decriminalisation.
11 March 2014
A new online campaign replaces homophobic slurs in popular Caribbean music with ethic ones, to emphasise that all discrimination is equal. Shocking? Yes, but it's also making its point.
8 February 2014
Six regional teams are competing in this year's Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Caribbean fans would love to cheer them on - but cable providers are blocking the feed.
4 February 2014
Netizens from all over the Caribbean took part in a month-long blog carnival called e-Mas: "To the Caribbean, With Love", hosted by the online feminist collective CODE RED.
26 October 2013
Thirty years ago this month, former Prime Minister Maurice Bishop was executed by a firing squad. It was the beginning of the end of the People's Revolutionary Government in Grenada.
25 February 2013
The "One Billion Rising" campaign, created in response to statistics which suggest that one in three women will be assaulted or raped in their lifetime, called on women across the...
20 December 2012
The first part of this post observed that in the Caribbean blogosphere, the year was punctuated by hunger strikes - the first in Cuba and the second in Trinidad and...
24 October 2012
October 19 marked the 29th anniversary of the bloody military coup in Grenada which ousted leader Maurice Bishop from government and prompted the United States-led invasion of the country. Two...
10 August 2012
Earlier this week, Kirani James won the Gold Medal in the Men's 400 Metres race at the London Olympics with a time of 43.94, making him the first person from...
9 April 2012
Rawle Titus -veteran journalist and president of the Media Workers Association of Grenada since 2008- was dismissed from his post as editor of the Grenada Advocate after he refused to...
9 October 2009
30 April 2009
17 April 2009
As the heads of member states of the Fifth Summit of the Americas gather today in Trinidad and Tobago, bloggers Caribbean-wide are eager to discuss the pros and cons of...
10 March 2009
The Rihanna/Chris Brown headlines have been capturing the interest of bloggers Caribbean-wide recently, not only because Rihanna is Barbados-born and bred, but because the whole issue of domestic abuse hits...
5 January 2009
Trinidad and Tobago's 2009 road death toll has already started, with the loss of a young and high-profile female boxer, Giselle Salandy (also known as Jizelle Joseph). Just a few...
23 December 2008
3 November 2008
U.S. billionaire Allen Stanford is trying to remake the face of cricket. His latest "big idea" is a 20/20 contest in which the winning team walks away with US$20 million...