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· May, 2007

Stories about Trinidad & Tobago from May, 2007

Trinidad & Tobago, Jamaica: Rex Nettleford & Today's Thinkers

“It was undoubtedly a pleasure to hear from one of the few great Caribbean minds–with the recent passing of Lloyd Best, their numbers are even fewer now, and needed no...

One Caribbean; Many Identities…

Calypsonian Lord Nelson once sang, “all ah we is one family”. Optimists in the Caribbean may well agree with these words, but the reality is that if you were to...

Trinidad & Tobago: Indian Arrival Day

Both CULTURAL LITERACY and HAVEWORLD acknowledge the celebration of Indian Arrival Day.

Trinidad & Tobago, Venezuela: Media & Politics

“When media become political players themselves, they lose their credibility, and they betray the people who rely on them for truthful, accurate information.” Jeremy Taylor weighs in on the controversy...

Trinidad & Tobago, Jamaica: Caribbean Customer Relations

“We all like to belong, most of us like to be acknowledged, and if we're paying you for a product or service, we most definitely like to be kept in...

Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago, Grenada: Gold at Chelsea

The Life and Times of Michmac applauds both Trinidad and Tobago and Grenada for winning gold at the prestigious Chelsea Flower Show in London.

Trinidad & Tobago: News Roundup

In reviewing the top news stories of the week, Trinidadian blogger Jonathan Ali finds a recurring theme – forgiveness.

Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago: Drummer Muhtadi Thomas

Geoffrey Philp features Trinidad multi-media artist Elspeth Duncan as she talks about the experience of working on a Leda Serene documentary about Master drummer Muhtadi Thomas: “I asked him if...

Trinidad & Tobago: Soca Star Arrested

Trinidad and Tobago girls, politics, sports, technology, carnival and lifestyle reports on the arrest of soca singer Machel Montano following an incident that occurred outside Zen nightclub a few weeks...

Trinidad & Tobago, Barbados: Cozier on West Indies’ Performance

“At Lord’s, there was an unmistakable hint that old uncertainty had been replaced by new resolve.” West Indies Cricket Blog quotes cricket commentator Tony Cozier on the West Indies team's...

Bosnia & Herzegovina: Mostar

Wu Wei visits Mostar (among other things, the unofficial capital of Herzegovina) and learns what Bosnia & Herzegovina has in common with Trinidad & Tobago: “At our meeting in Mostar,...

Trinidad & Tobago: Journalistic Responsibility

Attending a conference on Haiti gets Trinidadian blogger Jonathan Ali thinking about stereotyping and the role of the media.

Trinidad & Tobago: Political Scandals

“Trinidad and Tobago has to be the most exciting place on earth without a war”: Trinidad and Tobago girls, politics, sports, technology, carnival and lifestyle examines recent political scandals, adding...

Trinidad & Tobago: Environmental Policy

According to the Chairman of Trinidad and Tobago's Environmental Management Authority, Cedros, a village on the island's southwesterly coast, is sinking. Club Soda and Salt thinks “it’s likely to take...

Trinidad & Tobago: Good Art

“I was so jolted by its delightful simplicity, directness and beauty…such poetry, such artifice and in a word, sublime.” Adele at the bookmann refers to the work of Henri Toulouse...

Trinidad & Tobago: Vital Supplies

“All Trinis have a story about Crix because it’s one of the first things we eat as children. I’ve eaten Crix with practically everything…it’s because of this versatility that Crix...

Haiti, DR, Trinidad & Tobago: HIV in the Caribbean

“AIDS is a human disaster that we can no longer ignore, especially when it's in the backyard of the wealthiest country in the world,” writes Chris Hamilton, who traveled to...

Trinidad & Tobago: Naipaul's Rules for Writing

Want to improve your writing? Antilles features “V.S. Naipaul's Rules for Beginners”.

Trinidad & Tobago: Cricket Curfew

“If it was in my hands I’d have had guys more free to do what they want to do in the lead-up to the first Test match.” West Indies Cricket...

Trinidad & Tobago: The Player Diaries

West Indies Cricket Blog links to the Player Diaries: Hear what Sarwan, Gayle and Ramdin have to say about the upcoming West Indies tour of England.

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