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· November, 2007

Stories about Trinidad & Tobago from November, 2007

Caribbean: Earthquake Update

Caribbean bloggers provide timely updates on yesterday's earthquake...

Caribbean: Earthquake Tremors

Just a few hours ago, the Caribbean experienced strong tremors from an earthquake that originated off the coast of Martinique - regional bloggers talk about what it was like.

Trinidad & Tobago: Fruits of the Caribbean

My Chutney Garden is reminded of “how lucky we are to have so many delicious things growing around us in the tropics.” Posted with some mouth-watering photos.

Trinidad & Tobago: Come Into My Parlour

“The concept of the ‘parlour’ is a distinctly Caribbean one,” writes My Chutney Garden, as she makes a trip to one of her favourite roadside shops.

Barbados, Trinidad & Toabgo: Minister Accused of Fraud

Barbados Free Press reports that “Trinidad & Tobago’s new Minister in the Ministry of Finance has been accused of fraud by his former Barbados-based employer.”

Trinidad & Tobago: Murder/Suicide

After a mentally unstable father kills his son, then commits suicide, Media Watch asks: “who is ultimately responsible for his (the child's) death?”

Trinidad & Tobago: Road Rage

“When we repeatedly inflict harm upon each other’s psyches, we must expect the results to be terrible”: Ramblings and Reason blogs about road rage in Trinidad and Tobago.

Trinidad & Tobago: Notable Caribbean Books

Antilles reports that The New York Times has selected four works by Caribbean authors as part of its annual list of “100 Notable Books of the Year”.

Caribbean: Giving Thanks

Thanksgiving may be a traditionally North American holiday - but more and more, the Caribbean seems to be taking notice - so much so that many regional bloggers have been...

Trinidad & Tobago, Jamaica: Art in the Everyday

Thebookmann attends the launch of Jamaica-based artist Roberta Stoddart's exhibition, which “shows a body of work that deals with the subject of discomfort and unseen social obligations.”

Trinidad & Tobago, Haiti: Film Screening

Trinidad's Studio Film Club will be screening the Haitian film Ghosts of Cite Soleil.

Trinidad & Tobago: Disconnect?

Jumbie's Watch posts “a collection of quotations showing the vast distance between brain and mouth.”

Caribbean: Blogalization

What does the term "blogalization" mean to the Caribbean? In this post, a few regional bloggers weigh in. Guyana-Gyal said: "I don't know who coined it…I first used it in...

Trinidad & Tobago: Crime Talk

“These men choose words that are meant to convince the population that crime is being handled effectively, yet the results show the opposite”: Jumbie's Watch thinks that the people in...

Trinidad & Tobago: Murder Rate

Now Is Wow loses count of the number of murders that have occurred post-elections in Trinidad and Tobago: “There has not been a word from the Government or the Minister...

Trinidad & Tobago, Venezuela: Chavez at OPEC

Further Thoughts weighs in on Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez and his open demonstration of religious fervour at the OPEC summit in Saudi Arabia.

Jamaica: Blogging for Literature

Geoffrey Philp reflects on the mission of his blog: “We need to preserve our literature. For what else is literature but memory and promise: who we thought we have been...

Trinidad & Tobago: The Yotel Life

Caribbean Free Radio discovers the value of Yotels…

Trinidad & Tobago: Too Many Differences

“You shouldn't believe everything you read”: Media Watch wonders about the vast fact discrepancies in media reporting in Trinidad and Tobago.

Trinidad & Tobago: WordPress Woes

Lifespan of a Chennette is in Turkey without WordPress and compares herself to “that cat on the wall, in Antalya, sulking a bit…I had no intention of making any kind...

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