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· December, 2007

Stories about Trinidad & Tobago from December, 2007

St. Vincent & the Grenadines: Windies Beat South Africa

“This victory is so huge given the history of South African tours”: Abeni is thrilled that the West Indies cricket team have finally won a test match.

Trinidad & Tobago: Trip to Cairo

“I spent most of my first day swearing never to return, but I’ve been won over. I’ll be back.”: Club Soda and Salt visits Cairo, Egypt and finds a few...

Trinidad & Tobago: Permaculture

Sharon Millar at My Chutney Garden interviews Johnny Stollmeyer – “a conceptual artist/deep ecologist working on issues of sustainability.”

Trinidad & Tobago: Stop the Traffic

“How can an island of 2 million people with an area the size of London have major traffic problems?”: Seldo.com blogs about the gridlock in Trinidad's capital city.

Trinidad & Tobago: Remembering Bhutto

“While she was far from perfect, and her government was plagued by corruption, I will always remember her as she was when she first came to power in the late...

Puerto Rico, Trinidad & Tobago, Pakistan: RIP Bhutto

“Benazir Bhutto was for me an inspiration. She was fierce. She was bold. She was beautiful and smart and fearless”: Puerto Rican born blogger Liza Sabater recognizes Bhutto as a...

Trinidad & Tobago: Slang

Jumbie's Watch responds to a Letter to the Editor that he finds “doltish”.

Trinidad & Tobago: Chutney Christmas

“The thought of Christmas gift buying practically brings me out in hives, because I can’t bear pre-Christmas crowds and the over-commercialisation of Christmas.”: Can Cook, Must Cook is giving homemade...

Trinidad & Tobago: Lara's Return?

West Indies Cricket Blog wonders whether there is more than meets the eye regarding Brian Lara's “intention to make himself available to play first class cricket for Trinidad & Tobago...

Trinidad & Tobago: Christmas Messages

“I know, its a busy time of the year. It really is. And I understand that you feel the need to share your seasonal feelings with my computer, I do”:...

Caribbean: Christmas Traditions

All over the world, people get together with friends and family to celebrate Christmas. They exchange gifts, and invite one another to their homes for parties, lunches or dinners, signifying...

Trinidad & Tobago: Media Accuracy

“It's not enough to just present the news. You have to be accurate”: Media Watch corrects several reporters’ poor pronunciation.

Trinidad & Tobago: Bah Humbug!

Jeremy Taylor wants to call off Christmas.

Trinidad & Tobago: Hanky Panky

The Leader of the Opposition wiped his hands on a handkerchief after reluctantly shaking hands with the Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago at the ceremonial opening of the 9th...

Trinidad & Tobago: Wet Christmas?

Now is Wow is dreaming of a wet Christmas.

Trinidad & Tobago: Christmas Cheer

“The wonderful part of Trinidad and Tobago is that its people of all religious backgrounds celebrate the Christian holiday”: Theboookman explains.

Haiti: Haiti Now! Film Festival

kiskeácity links to a review of the Haiti Now! Seminar, held earlier this year: “There have been some misunderstandings between anglophone West Indians and Haitians over Caricom and its role...

Trinidad & Tobago, Barbados, Jamaica: Death of Traditional Media

“I think blogs…and other online mediums can and should take the place of traditional media, if only because it saves trees…but also because…I do not think that traditional journalism is...

Trinidad & Tobago: Technology as Marketing Tool

KnowProSE.com has definite ideas about what he wants the Internet to reflect in the coming year: “I want it to be about the individuals who are using technology to get...

Caribbean: A More Violent World?

Are we living in a more violent world? Some say we are; others believe that violence is simply more widely reported. Earlier this year, the World Bank suggested that the...

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