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A tragic accident on a dangerous but historically significant bridge leads Jamaicans to discuss road safety options -- with a few ghost stories thrown in for good measure.
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"I hope the Guyana Government knows that this can affect Guyana in a positive or negative way depending on how it is handled."
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Economic fallout, a hostile view towards immigration, and a world where Donald Trump could be the next US President. Surprise: many Caribbean Internet users are not pleased about Brexit.
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Her tweet saying it was "disrespectful of Jamaica's laws" for the US Embassy to fly the rainbow flag sparked a discussion on Twitter of LGBT rights in Jamaica.
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"English language must be taught as a second language. Let us take care of home before we look abroad."
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As the country faces an economic recession, there are concerns that students have been abusing the government's funding of their tertiary education. Will the programme be discontinued or merely restructured?
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"He spoke his mind unafraid, he stirred the pot [...] He was a citizen of the world but always belonged to Barbados. He was a proud native son."
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"If we don't invest in the youth, we will never grow. They need our hands, our wisdom, our support, our investment. Let's have a collective vision."
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"There are heroes in name and then there are heroes in legend who will live on through the ages. The late Harold La Borde was the latter."
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One citizen was so frustrated with the level of crime in the country that she wrote to the Queen of England for help. Social media users, meanwhile, created a hashtag.
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Know anyone with an inspiring story to tell? Please share our call for submissions!
Everybody has one. Storytelling has been such an important part of our oral history as Caribbean people — it has helped us to understand our ancestors' experiences and discover more about ourselves. It shows us what we have in common — we can all identify with that “Me too!
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