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· March, 2007

Stories about Trinidad & Tobago from March, 2007

Trinidad & Tobago: Second Life for Caribbean Teens?

Caribbean Public Relations reports on Coca-Cola‘s latest marketing concept for Caribbean teenagers – “a virtual city…called Caribbean Connection. The idea borrows from the Second Life concept, where you can go...

Trinidad & Tobago: Blog Karma

Caribbean Public Relations links to Rohit Bhargava for some tips on good blog karma: “They’re really common sense approaches to being courteous and open online, and expanding your network.”

Trinidad & Tobago: Abolition of the Slave Trade

As the International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition is celebrated today, Roi Kwabena posts a poem that “tries to show the links between the...

Trinidad & Tobago: Westwood Copyright

Christopher at Subway Chronicles has just bought the Season 1 DVD of the Trinidad and Tobago soap opera Westwood Park – and he's already impressed just by the copyright warning...

Jamaica: Leonie Forbes for Award of Excellence

“Ms. Forbes has been an inspiration to actors and artists all over the world… especially black actresses and people of Caribbean decent.” Caribbean Beat Blog is thrilled that West Indian...

Trinidad & Tobago: Corporate Responsibility

Caribbean Public Relations is pleased at the Trinidad and Tobago government's introduction of measures to increase corporate social responsibility best practices in businesses.

Trinidad & Tobago: Cook Book Review

Can Cook, Must Cook reviews “The Soul Of A New Cuisine” by Ethiopian-born chef Marcus Samuelsson and is impressed by his “fantastic tribute to a continent that has inspired so...

Trinidad & Tobago: Lara on his Team Mates

Ever wondered who's the biggest moaner on the West Indies cricket team? Who has the best dress sense? Or who takes longest in the shower? Captain Brian Lara spills the...

Trinidad & Tobago: Farewell to Icons

ttgapers.com pays tribute to three Trinbagonian icons who passed away recently: calypsonian The Mighty Terror, journalist George John and economist Lloyd Best.

Trinidad & Tobago: Panday's Conviction Squashed

Trinidad and Tobago News Blog reports that the court conviction of former T&T Prime Minister Basdeo Panday, who was found guilty of not declaring a million-dollar London bank account to...

Trinidad: Just Breathe

A poetic take on breathing from Elspeth at Now is Wow.

Trinidad & Tobago: Farewell, Lloyd Best

Nicholas Laughlin pays tribute to Caribbean intellectual Lloyd Best, who passed away on March 19: “We will desperately miss–because we desperately need, now more than ever–his hard-won but lightly worn...

Trinidad & Tobago: A podcast returns

Caribbean Free Radio returns with its first podcast in 200-plus days, a look behind the scenes at the repeat performance of the annual Carnival show by the rapso band 3canal.

Cricket World Cup 2007 through the eyes of the bloggers

The 9th World Cup cricket started with a colorful opening ceremony in the Carribean islands. The tournament is scheduled for 51 matches in a span of one and a half...

Trinidad & Tobago: New Shakespeare play?

“How this previously unknown Shakespeare play came to be in the West Indian Reference Library in Port of Spain I don't know,” writes blogger Jeremy Taylor, as he runs an...

Trinidad & Tobago: Cricket World Cup ticket woes

Caribbean Free Radio goes to collect tickets for the Cricket World Cup, and is given number C92: “The saleswoman who handed out the first batch of number-papers did so with...

UK, Trinidad & Tobago: Half-caste

London-based Trinidadian blogger Sinistra posts part three in her “Young and black in Babylondon” series. In this installment, she's asked whether she's “half-caste”.

Trinidad & Tobago: Shoot the moon

Nicholas Laughlin didn't manage to watch this weekend's eclipse from a mountaintop, but he invites anybody who watched it from “a strange or interesting location” to leave comments and share...

Trinidad & Tobago: What's hot

The Manicou Report posts its latest “Trinidad at a glance” list: “Weather: Cool nights. Days are getting hotter. It is, after all, the dry season.”

Trinidad & Tobago: Globalisation – what me, worry?

The hoops he's being made to jump through by the two large multinational banks where he's trying to open accounts, reminds Trinidadian blogger Seldo (who recently relocated to San Francisco...

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