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· July, 2006

Stories about Trinidad & Tobago from July, 2006

Trinidad & Tobago: FTAA

With the Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA) practically a “dead duck”, Jeremy Taylor suggests that Trinidad & Tobago remove the sign at the airport proclaiming the country “the...

Global Food Blog Report #25

#1: From Malaysia, Tham Jiak on Tastes of YesterLife: If one's life can be determine by food preferences, I believe that I might be an Indian in my past life....

Trinidad and Tobago: Hare Krishna

Rentaempress posts a charming vignette of life in multicultural Trinidad: an encounter with some Hare Krishna devotees. “Trinidad remains sweet and unbelievably bizarre.”

Trinidad & Tobago: Nature sounds

Editing two books about Trinidad written by naturalists, Jeremy Taylor realises how deaf he's become to the sounds of nature.

Trinidad & Tobago, USA: Caribeana Imperia

Caribbean Free Radio releases its 44th podcast, which comprises a series of interviews with the members of Trinidadian rapso band 3canal about the theatrical production “Caribeana Imperia”, which is now...

Israel, Lebanon, Palestine: The road to war

“To punish the people of Gaza and Lebanon because their governments haven't figured out how to control these outfits would be a bit like bombing the Vatican as retribution for...

Caribbean: Stanford 20/20

Jeremy Taylor at the Caribbean Beat weblog notes the début of the Stanford 20/20 in Antigua, the “fastest and whackiest form of the game [of cricket] yet,” adding that “the...

Caribbean: New HR aggregator and T&T labour shortage

Chronicles from a Caribbean Cubicle announces the arrival of “CaribHRNews, a Squidoo-hosted aggregator of the most recent internet-based news related to the Human Resources profession,” and takes note of an...

Trinidad & Tobago: World's 2nd worse carbon polluter

Jeremy Taylor's worst fears are realised when he digs beneath the surface of the Trinidad & Tobago government's 20-20 Vision website, “where all the plans for making T&T a “fully...

Cuba, USA, UK: On Guantánamo, the democracy fund & nuclear power

More lively discussion between Trinidad blogger Jeremy Taylor and his American pal “Roger“, this time about Guantánamo, and Bush's $80 million fund to “boost democracy in Cuba”. And London-based “Kamla”,...

Trinidad & Tobago: Amerindian Soca Warriors

Referring to the seemingly Native American-style costumes worn by fans of the Soca Warriors, Trinidad and Tobago's football team, Maximilian C. Forte provides evidence to support his claim that the...

Canada, Caribbean: West Indian restaurants

Barbadian blogger Jdid writes at length, and with great humour, about his experiences of West Indian restaurants in Toronto.

Trinidad & Tobago: Baptising a window

Trinidadian artist/activist Elspeth Duncan “baptises” one of her artworks in the ocean, with interesting results.

Martinique: First Caribbean Social Forum

Le Blog de [Moi] is pleased (Fr) to learn that the first Caribbean Social Forum is happening in Martinique this week (July 5-9) but does not think its timing was...

Caribbean: New series of news blogs

Online newsmagazine announces a series of blogs by writers and columnists.

Trinidad & Tobago: Conversations about home

“Kamla”, a Trinidadian resident in London, joins the conversation taking place between Trinidad-based Jeremy Taylor and his US friend “Roger”

Trinidad & Tobago: Greenlight network

The Greenlight Network announces its next “simple, symbolic, creative event”, which takes place on the first Saturday in August and involves asking random people in the street to commit to...

The Global Voices Show #3

The third episode of the Global Voices Show is here! In this edition we feature excerpts from the following podcasts: PodView (Podbazaar) (India) Pinoy Podcast (Philippines) Tango City Tour...

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