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· May, 2009

Stories about Trinidad & Tobago from May, 2009

Trinidad & Tobago: Police Presence

From Trinidad and Tobago, Mauvais Langue cannot believe that “in the year 2009 they [the police] still saying they have no vehicles”, while B.C. Pires takes great pride in the...

Barbados, Trinidad & Tobago: Schengen Waived

As Bajan Dream Diary reports that “Barbadians travelling to the European Union will no longer need to obtain the Schengen visa”, Trinidad and Tobago's fake Prime Minister asks: “Since when...

Trinidad & Tobago: AG Resigns

Bloggers have their say about the resignation of Trinidad and Tobago's Attorney General. This Beach Called Life: “The AG resigned, bringing with it accusations she wouldn’t tow The Party Line....

Trinidad & Tobago: Twitter

Trinidad and Tobago's This Beach Called Life attempts to define Twitter.

Trinidad & Tobago: Summit Spend

Trinidad and Tobago's The Undisputed Truth links to a story which, to him, “highlights how the Summit [of the Americas] is a total waste of money.”

Trinidad & Tobago: Is It Art?

From Trinidad and Tobago, the bookmann reviews the exhibition of the 2009 graduating class of Visual Arts Unit of The University of the West Indies.

Trinidad & Tobago: Where's the Integrity?

Transparency and good governance have been popular topics in the Caribbean blogosphere of late. The latest debacle over integrity (or lack thereof?) comes from Trinidad and Tobago, where, in the...

Barbados, Trinidad & Tobago:

Barbados-based B.C. Pires publishes a column by the journalist who exposed alleged plagiarism by the former Chairperson of Trinidad and Tobago's now-defunct Integrity Commission.

Trinidad & Tobago: Sulphur Story

As news breaks about the presence of excessive sulfur in the aviation fuel being used to refuel aircrafts in Trinidad and Tobago, This Beach Called Life criticizes the government's downplaying...

Trinidad & Tobago: Internet Killed the TV Star?

“The one media outlet that best serves the fat, the dumb, the happy, is one that is in for a wild roller coaster ride as people around the world tune...

Barbados, Trinidad & Tobago: Crop Over

Repeating Islands, Trinidad Carnival Diary and Islandista are getting into gear for Barbados’ 2009 Crop Over festival.

Trinidad & Tobago: Why the Enquiry?

Trinidad & Tobago diaspora blogger Jumbie's Watch has his eye on developments with the Commission of Enquiry into the local construction sector, and fears that nothing with come from its...

Caribbean: Bloggers React to Walcott's Withdrawal

St. Lucian-born Derek Walcott is truly a West Indian man. He has been embraced by literature lovers of countless other regional territories who identify with his writing and see the...

Trindad & Tobago: Sorry Seems to be the Hardest Word

Trinidadian bloggers This Beach Called Life and Jumbie's Watch take issue with the President's “apology” over the Integrity Commission debacle.

Barbados, Trinidad & Tobago: CLICO Investigations

“Bad judgment or criminal wrongdoing?” asks Barbados Free Press of the CLICO debacle, adding: “The Government of Trinidad and Tobago has launched a criminal investigation into the house of cards...

Guyana, Barbados, Trinidad & Tobago: Gayle Reactions

Reactions to controversial comments made about Test Cricket by West Indies captain Chris Gayle, from Guyanese blogger Imran Khan and Barbados-based Trinidadian B.C. Pires.

Trinidad & Tobago: Seeing the Signs

“It matters not how many skyscrapers, malls, American chain restaurants or chemical plants a country has…if [it] possesses at least five or more of these signs of underdevelopment and tyranny,...

Trinidad & Tobago: Progress & Social Media

Trinidadian blogger KnowProSE.com shares his thoughts on ways in which people do not help the world progress via social media.

Trinidad & Tobago: Integrity Please

As the last remaining members of the Trinidad and Tobago Integrity Commission resign, This Beach Called Life cannot resist posting an imaginary conversation he had with the President, in which...

Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago: Poetry Picks

Jamaican litblogger Geoffrey Philp features the poems of Trinidadian author Jennifer Rahim.

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