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· September, 2008

Stories about Trinidad & Tobago from September, 2008

Trinidad & Tobago: Spiraling Murder Rate

“The excuses ring hollower than ever, and no longer do we buy any of them…the Government has failed us! The Prime Minister would rather have this country citizens sink hundreds...

Trinidad & Tobago: Amerindian Heritage Day

The Voice of the Taino People Online reports that “Amerindian Heritage Day will be commemorated this year in Trinidad and Tobago.”

Trinidad & Tobago: Morning Glory

Spend the morning in Trinidadian blogger Sharon Millar‘s garden…

Trinidad & Tobago: Film Festival

“We need a film festival like America needs to not vote for McCain,” says Trinidadian blogger Attillah Springer, but warns: “It shouldn’t just be about film as business. What about...

Trinidad & Tobago: Budget Summary

Trinidad & Tobago News Blog provides a summary of the fiscal measures announced in the country's latest budget.

Trinidad & Tobago: Reaching for the Sky?

“In Trinidad and Tobago, we have a sadly comical way of only seeing the outer trappings of first world grandeur and not the basic infrastructure and social foundation behind it”:...

Trinidad & Tobago: In God We Trust?

“Who are they trying to keep out? Is this what we've come to?”: Trinidadian blogger Coffeewallah is incredulous that a church has erected an electric fence around its premises.

Trinidad & Tobago, U.S.A.: Six Weeks

“It looks to me as if Obama peaked too early, and that America is reassessing him…of course a lot can happen in six weeks”: Notes from Port of Spain is...

Trinidad & Tobago, Grenada: Nutmeg Industry

Caribbean Beat Blog reports that Grenada's nutmeg industry is still in recovery post-Hurricane Ivan.

Trinidad & Tobago: Hot, Hot, Hot!

A Caribbean Garden posts an authentic recipe for Trinidad pepper sauce.

Trinidad & Tobago: Financial Armageddon?

Trinidadian blogger The Liming House is concerned about “events that have shaken Wall Street, the City of London and the global financial system to its very core”, adding: “You might...

Trinidad & Tobago, U.S.A.: Sexual Politics

“Her winning smile and girl next door looks serv(e) to convince me that she could possibly be the scariest woman to be seen in western politics since Margaret Thatcher. But...

Trinidad & Tobago: What's Wrong

As a Trinidadian man dies after his car was firebombed, Coffeewallah blogs about the many things that are bothering her about her country.

Trinidad & Tobago, Guyana: Cricketer of the Year

Caribbean Beat Blog reports that “Guyanese batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul has received the International Cricket Council ‘Cricketer of the Year’ award…the first West Indian to claim such a major prize from...

Trinidad & Tobago: Sea Moss

“Men in Trinidad are not bashful to claim how much of an elixir and aphrodisiac the sea moss drink is. It is believed to be an excellent reviver and energizer...

Caribbean: Ike Strikes

The 2008 Atlantic Hurricane Season is not letting up. Beleaguered Caribbean islands like Cuba and Haiti barely had time to recover from the ravages of Hurricanes Gustav and Hanna when...

Trinidad & Tobago, Jamaica: Olympic Party

“September is the month for celebration as athletes from Trinidad and Tobago and Jamaica return home from the Beijing Olympics”: Caribbean Beat Blog wants to get the party started!

Trinidad & Tobago: Ole Time Wedding

Onika Henry at Discover T&T Blog attends the Tobago Heritage Festival and writes an interesting post on the re-enactment of the Tobago Ole Time Wedding. Photos make you feel as...

Trinidad & Tobago: Corn Soup

“Corn soup is real liming food in Trinidad; be it at a football game, Carnival, Panorama, a fete (all inclusive) or just a Friday evening lime with your friends, corn...

Trinidad & Tobago: Unstable Police Force?

As mainstream media in Trinidad and Tobago report on the arrest of a police officer in the shooting of a pastor, Coffeewallah is stunned by the poor quality of journalism:...

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