· September, 2012

Stories about Caribbean from September, 2012

Trinidad & Tobago: 50 Doesn't Add Up

  4 September 2012

How come the nation never learn to grow as a nation from all its peoples and from its individual talents? And how come the money and the success not giving the happiness we stop longing for? Matters Arising republishes a letter from a friend, commenting on the state of the...

#OccupyGuyana ‘Inspired’ by Linden Protesters

  4 September 2012

The #OccupyGuyana movement was launched after the shooting of peaceful protesters in Linden on July 18. Global Voices spoke with activist Sherlina Nageer to learn more about the movement's formation, the reaction it has been getting from the authorities, and its future.

Trinidad & Tobago: 50 Years Later

  2 September 2012

On August 31, Trinidad and Tobago marked its 50th year of independence from Great Britain. The weekend has been full of celebration and citizen media commentary on what the landmark anniversary means.

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