June 2009 Blog Posts (3)

Bermuda joins UWI

HAMILTON, Bermuda -- At the recently concluded Annual Business Meeting of the University of the West Indies' Council, which was held for the first time at the St Augustine Campus, the petition by Bermuda to be recognised as a full contributing country was unanimously accepted.



This means that the government of Bermuda will contribute to the revenues of the UWI based on an agreed formula. Bermuda's addition will transform the UWI-12 to the UWI 13 , contributing countries which do not… Continue

Added by CShout1 on June 30, 2009 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Reggaeton fever shakes up Cuba's culture

By Esteban Israel

HAVANA, Cuba (Reuters) -- To record his next hit El Micha, one of the rising stars of Cuba's reggaeton music blending reggae, Latin and electronic rhythms, just has to knock on his neighbor's door.



A microphone plugged into an old computer in an apartment in Havana's working-class suburb of Reparto Electrico serves as the studio where some of Cuba's most successful reggaeton songs are recorded.



"Reggaeton… Continue

Added by CShout1 on June 30, 2009 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Guadeloupe Demonstrations



POINTE-A-PITRE, Guadeloupe (AFP) - Between 1,200 (according to Guadeloupe police) and 3,000 people (according to the organisers), rallied on Saturday in Pointe-a-Pitre in a demonstration concluding the “week of mobilisation” called by the LKP protest movement, the group that organised the general strike at the beginning of the year in Guadeloupe.



However, the “week of mobilisation” went almost unnoticed, with the picketing of less… Continue

Added by CShout1 on June 30, 2009 at 9:30pm — 1 Comment

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