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· November, 2008

Stories about Trinidad & Tobago from November, 2008

Caribbean: Watching Mumbai

From the other side of the world, Caribbean bloggers monitor the recent terrorist attacks in Mumbai, and react with anxiety and consternation.

Trinidad & Tobago: Licensing Issue

As the license plate of the Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister's car is deemed “illegal”, Jumbie's Watch writes two scathing posts on the matter, here and here.

Haiti, Trinidad & Tobago: Letter to Zoellick

HaitiAnalysis.com republishes a letter from the former Trinidad and Tobago Ambassasdor to the US (and special advisor to the UN on Haiti) to the President of the World Bank.

Trinidad & Tobago: The Art of Stuart Hahn

From Trinidad and Tobago, the bookmann features an interview with artist Stuart Hahn, while Antilles focuses on “three Caribbean-related titles” that have made The New York Times annual list of...

Trinidad & Tobago: Monkeying Around

From Trinidad and Tobago, Paolo's Blog is convinced that “Patrick Manning and his roving band of capuchins have thrust us headlong into an economic conundrum that will be far more...

Trinidad & Tobago: Predictors

This Beach Called Life makes a few “psychic” predictions about Trinidad and Tobago.

Trinidad & Tobago, U.K.: McDonald Signs Off

Discover TnT Blog pays tribute to Trinidad-born journalism icon Sir Trevor McDonald, who “has stepped down from ITN's main nightly news programme.”

Trinidad & Tobago: Gender Gap

“The World Economic Forum's Global Gender Gap Report 2008 not only listed Trinidad & Tobago as the regional leader in both the Caribbean and Latin America in closing the gender...

Jamaica, Barbados, T&T: Bolt is Athlete of the Year

Jamaican Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt has been chosen as the International Athletic Foundation's ‘Athlete of the Year'; regional bloggers congratulate him.

Trinidad & Tobago: Belt-Tightening

About seven months after the global food crisis was showing up on people's radar and two months after the global financial crisis made headlines, Trinidad and Tobago's Prime Minister decided...

Trinidad & Tobago: Carnival Sins

Trinidad Carnival Diary blogs about the 7 deadly sins of Carnival bands.

Trinidad & Tobago: Godliness?

This Beach Called Life suggests that the members of Trinidad and Tobago's government are “Gods of The Good Times”: “The bad and hard times fall squarely on the lap of...

Trinidad & Tobago: Effects of Flooding

Trinidad and Tobago bloggers are keeping an eye on the flood waters, here and here.

Trinidad & Tobago: Gotham City?

Trinidad and Tobago's The Liming House blogs about Baby Marisa, who died from a rare but treatable liver problem: “The death of this innocent should rest on all our minds....

Trinidad & Tobago: Flood!

Trinidad and Tobago has been at the receiving end of some heavy rains over the past few days, resulting in severe flood waters that have immobilized commuters, compromised infrastructure and...

Trinidad & Tobago: Up on the Mount

Simply Trini Cooking makes a trip to Mount St. Benedict – “a terrific place for a retreat or just to get away from it all.”

Trinidad & Tobago: Accountability

“More than three years have passed already since the Saturday morning in October 2005 when thousands of Trinidadians marched through the streets of Port of Spain to protest the Manning...

Anguilla, Trinidad & Tobago: Memories of The Abbey

Anguillian Don Mitchell takes a trip to his Alma Mater at Mount St. Benedict in Trinidad.

Trinidad & Tobago: Manning & the Media

The furor surrounding the Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister's recent radio station visit has not abated.

Trinidad & Tobago: Is this Development?

Trinidadian blogger Coffeewallah finds it “distasteful on so many levels that a man could be reduced to less than my dog, that as a nation stumbling towards what we call...

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