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· March, 2008

Stories about Trinidad & Tobago from March, 2008

Trinidad & Tobago: The Laptop Incident

Trinidad and Tobago's Opposition Leader was recently suspended from Parliament for using his laptop without permission, but only a few bloggers seemed tuned in to the story...

Trinidad & Tobago: Fooling Ourselves

West Indies Cricket Blog quotes “Trinidad and Tobago cricket boss” Deryck Murray to underscore the point that “we are fooling ourselves”.

Trinidad & Tobago: A Woman Scorned

“WOMAN's son is murdered by her husband and the first thing that springs to the Trinbagonian mind is that she must have been horning him”: Trinidad and Tobago's latest murder/suicide...

Trinidad & Tobago: Politics & Sport

Notes from Port of Spain makes his case for leaving politics out of the upcoming China Olympics: “Once you establish the principle that global sports meetings can be boycotted on...

Barbados, Trinidad & Tobago: Liming

“While the term might have its origins in Trinidad, the pass time (and don't tell me it should be pastime) is truly Caribbean”: Living in Barbados is in the mood...

Trinidad & Tobago, Guyana: Dhal

Lifespan of a Chennette blogs about Dhal (a beloved dish of both Trinidad & Tobago and Guyana) and posts a helpful recipe.

Trinidad & Tobago: Tropical Dry Forests

“When people think about the destruction and degradation of tropical forests, they tend to focus on rainforests. Tropical dry forests tend to get overlooked.” Trinidadian blogger Further Thoughts explains.

Trinidad & Tobago: Robbed!

Trinidadian blogger Shivonne Du Barry‘s cell phone is stolen – recounting the incident, she says: “This country has me more emotionally conflicted than a cheating man. I love it so...

Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago, USA: Obama's Vision

Jamaican Geoffrey Philp thinks that Barack Obama “has a deep understanding of America and that he offers a transcendent vision of America that we haven't had in a long time”,...

Trinidad & Tobago: Guarding the Guards

Notes from Port of Spain asks: “Who will guard the guards?”

Trinidad & Tobago: Senseless Murder

Club Soda and Salt is saddened by news of Trinidad and Tobago's latest murder: “Ultimately, this man was shot for doing what so many of us lack the courage to...

Trinidad & Tobago: Poetic Video

Trinidadian blogger Now is Wow posts a video poem.

Trinidad & Tobago: Social Networking

Blogging from Trinidad, says social networking is nothing new.

Trinidad & Tobago: Food for Thought

Blogging from Trinidad & Tobago, This Beach Called Life offers some food for thought: “Citizens of the country are being urged to plant food in their backyards in order to...

Trinidad & Tobago, Haiti, Dominican Republic: Book Awards

Antilles reports that two of the National Book Critics’ Circle awards have been won by Caribbean writers.

Trinidad & Tobago: Breaking Point

Shivonne Du Barry is at the breaking point – and Trinidad and Tobago's transportation woes may just push her over the edge.

Trinidad & Tobago: Servant or Master?

“The servant is in fact the master,” writes Jessica at Alien in the Caribbean, as she blogs about the region's poor customer service.

Barbados, Venezuela: Petro Caribe

“We have often asked the question on this blog, ‘What is it that Chavez gets out of Petro Caribe?'”, writes Barbadian blogger Notes From The Margin: “Thankfully it seems that...

Trinidad & Tobago: Week in Review

Trinidadian blogger Jeremy Taylor gives us the week in review.

Trinidad & Tobago: Tourism Leader?

As a new study reveals that Trinidad & Tobago is set to show the greatest tourism growth in the region, Discover TnT Blog says: “What we all hope is that...

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