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Do You Know This Building? YES!

Are you a student, alumni, staff or former staff of the UWI, Mona Campus? How well do you know the Mona campus landscape? The UWI Museum is giving you an opportunity to test your knowledge of the campus landscape by engaging in an exciting activity of identifying the building(s) in photographs of the Mona Campus from the late 1940s onwards.

Over the next few months we will be posting on our social media pages thought provoking photos that will either drag your memory or stimulate your imagination.

Photo by Dr. Owen Minott.

Epidémies et quarantaines en Guadeloupe au 19ème siècle/Epidemics & Quarantines in 19th Century Guadeloupe

*The English Translation is located below the French

Gérard LaFleur

This too Shall Pass: Memories of the Barbados Cholera Epidemic of 1854

By Dario Forte
20, 727 Barbadians died during the cholera epidemic which ravaged the island between May and November 1854. Of this number, St. Michael and Bridgetown accounted for 9,127 of the lives lost.

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The cholera epidemic in Puerto Rico and COVID-19

by Daniel Mora-Ortiz
Cholera, a disease caused by the bacteria Vibrio cholerae, produces a serious intestinal infection, which causes severe dehydration that can cost a person their life. Damage can range from several days to as little as a few hours. This post provides a snapshot of the cholera epidemic that ravaged Puerto Rico from 1855 to 1856.

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