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· September, 2007

Stories about Trinidad & Tobago from September, 2007

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Trinidad & Tobago: Talking with Filmmaker Frances-Anne Solomon

  30 September 2007

Trinidad-born Frances-Anne Solomon is a blogger and award winning filmmaker who has just completed her most recent project, A Winter Tale. Set in the violent downtown Toronto community of Parkdale, the story begins with the gathering of a black men’s support group, which was formed after a bullet meant for...

Trinidad and Tobago: The Course of Justice

  28 September 2007

“This Chief Justice matter is no joke. The integrity of the entire judiciary rests upon it,” writes Manicou, who is incredulous at the refusal of Trinidad and Tobago's Attorney General to allow himself to be cross examined by the tribunal investigating allegations that he conspired with the Chief Magistrate to...

Trinidad & Tobago: Book Picks

  28 September 2007

“V.S. Naipaul's latest book, A Writer’s People, was published this month and lands on the top of my book-pile”: Tattoo posts a list of great reads.

Trinidad & Tobago: Oil Spill

  27 September 2007

“If it takes the Environmental Management Authority a week to take notice of an oil spill, how can we trust them to monitor the daily emissions coming from a plant?” asks Rights Action Group T&T, as it calls for “an immediate introduction of proper emergency response mechanisms to be put...

Trinidad & Tobago: Republic Day

  24 September 2007

“Now, I am not necessarily enamoured of our leaders, our government and our politics, but I am proud of our Republic status”: Lifespan of a Chennette wishes Trinidad and Tobago a happy Republic Day!

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[GV Show Special] Trinidad & Tobago: Anti-smelter activism meets the Internet

  20 September 2007

Atillah Springer is a journalist, activist and blogger from Trinidad and Tobago and a member of a protest movement which, earlier this year, succeeded in driving the aluminium industry giant Alcoa out of a community in rural Trinidad where they had proposed to establish a smelter under somewhat dubious circumstances. In this podcast I talk with Atillah about the movement's use of the Internet in their organising activities.

Trinidad & Tobago, Barbados: Cover Controversy?

  20 September 2007

Caribbean Beat Blog reports that the cover of its magazine's latest edition, which features “Barbadian singer Rihanna draped on a purple couch in a provocative pose, looking over her shoulder straight into the camera” has turned out to be quite controversial for some readers.

Trinidad & Tobago: We Are Open

  19 September 2007

“Claiming to ‘be open’ doesn't mean you are being open. Know your audience. Globalization is built on this principle, as is Free Software/Open Source and Open Content”: KnowProSE.com thinks it's all about the perspective.

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