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· December, 2008

Stories about Trinidad & Tobago from December, 2008

Trinidad & Tobago: Carnival Culture

“Minister of Culture Marlene Mc Donald has no doubts that Carnival 2009 will be a success even in the face of the global economic crisis”: Trinidad Carnival Diary is not...

Trinidad & Tobago:

“It is an interesting note on which to end this year. Going back in order to go forward, knowing what went to know what comes next”: Trinidadian blogger Attillah Springer...

Trinidad & Tobago: The Goings-On in Gaza

Notes from Port of Spain examines the situation in Gaza: “In terms of resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, it is a total waste of time and of life. It is a...

Trinidad & Tobago, Cuba: City of Contradictions

Trinidadian blogger Tattoo spends Christmas in Havana and comes away with the impression that “the revolution has not achieved a new equilibrium. Instead, it has re-appropriated the inequalities inherent in...

Trinidad & Tobago, U.S.A.: Sock & Awe

Trinidadian blogger Attillah Springer is playing Sock and Awe, “the simply brilliant online game” in which more than 46 million people have pelted shoes at President Bush – but more...

Trinidad & Tobago: Booming

Caribbean Free Radio posts an interesting podcast with Trinidad rapso artistes 3 Canal.

Caribbean: 2008 in Review

From natural disasters to lightning bolts of the athletic kind, 2008 was a busy one for the Caribbean blogosphere. Here are some of the highlights...

A Caribbean Christmas

'Tis the season - and nowhere celebrates Christmas quite like the Caribbean! Here's a glimpse into what bloggers are doing to get into the spirit of the festivities...

Trinidad & Tobago: A Day in the Life

TriniGourmet.com posts “A Day in the Life” flickr photoset.

Barbados, Trinidad & Tobago: Stanford's Legends

Barbadian Cheese-on-bread! and Trinidad-based Caribbean Beat Blog talk about the uncertainty surrounding US billionaire Allen Stanford's continued involvement in Caribbean cricket, following the dissolution of his West Indies 20/20 Cricket...

Trinidad & Tobago: Earthquake & Flood

From Trinidad and Tobago, Coffeewallah blogs about an early morning earthquake: “It was really something that jolt, makes you wonder if the universe is trying to tell us something, floods,...

Trinidad & Tobago: Eating Blue

Onika Henry at Discover TnT Blog recounts her experience at this year's Tobago Blue Food Festival.

Trinidad & Tobago: Where is the Love?

Trinidad and Tobago girls, politics, sports, technology, carnival, and lifestyle is “totally shocked by the lack of support from regional leaders” with regard to the Prime Minister's recent cancer surgery.

Trinidad & Tobago, Cuba: National Shame

“The Prime Minister's gone to Cuba to get a tumor removed. He surveyed the length and breadth of our islands and decided there was neither a well equipped hospital nor...

Trinidad & Tobago: Christmas Drinks

In preparation for the Christmas season, TriniGourmet.com posts a recipe for Punch de Creme, “another of Trinidad’s traditional Christmas drinks”, while Simply Trini Cooking does the same for Sorrel: “To...

Barbados, Trinidad & Tobago, U.S.A.: Ducking the Issue

West Indian bloggers continue to comment on the Bush shoe-throwing incident. Barbadians Jdid and Cheese-on-bread! are unimpressed with the Secret Service's response time, while Notes from Port of Spain says:...

Trinidad & Tobago, St. Kitts & Nevis: Niche Marketing

Trinidadian Sharon Millar makes a trip to Nevis for the annual NICHE food festival.

Trinidad & Tobago: Oval Art

The walls of the Queen's Park Oval in Port of Spain have been plastered “with large posters showcasing the who's who in local contemporary art” – the bookmann thinks a...

Trinidad and Tobago: Prime Minister's Health

Trinidadians and Tobagonians were shocked yesterday by news that Prime Minister Patrick Manning was diagnosed with kidney cancer. While few bloggers commented publicly, in more private forums like Facebook discussions...

Trinidad & Tobago: Artistry

Blogging from Trinidad and Tobago, the bookmann interviews Trinidadian wire artist Susan Dayal and reviews graphic artist Marlon Darbeau's most recent installation.

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