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· October, 2009

Stories about Trinidad & Tobago from October, 2009

Trinidad & Tobago: Death Penalty

“The term ‘death penalty’ is a literary iceberg – two words that hide a huge amount of detail beneath the surface”: Know TnT.com examines the issue.

Trinidad & Tobago: National Pride?

Trinidad and Tobago bloggers react to news that a massive flag erected at the National Stadium may have cost TT $2 million.

Trinidad & Tobago: India Tour

Trinidad and Tobago's rapso ambassadors, 3 Canal, are preparing for an upcoming tour of India. Caribbean Free Radio posts a podcast with all the details.

“When it comes to swine flu, if the MoH sanitises our minds of the myths, there won’t be a need for special sanitisation of buildings”: KnowTnT.com comments on the Trinidad...

Trinidad & Tobago: Politics & Race

“When it comes to race in politics, Trinidad and Tobago has a colourful past”: Taran Rampersad thinks it's time for a change.

Trinidad & Tobago: Long Live The Queen!

Tongue very much in cheek, This Beach Called Life is pleased that the Queen of England is coming to Trinidad, since the Minister of Works, “fearing his ass would be...

Caribbean: Rethinking Online Publishing

Caribbean bloggers imagine an online writing and publishing community using participatory media to overcome the difficulties of book publishing in the region.

Trinidad & Tobago: Trini To The Bone?

“Every day that I go through the news I become more convinced that I want to quit the ‘I am a Trini’ club and head off to somewhere else”: Coffeewallah...

Trinidad & Tobago: 350 Action

“Trinidad and Tobago is a wealthy small island developing nation rich in oil and natural gas. But we are also seeing the damaging effects of aggressive industrialisation on our islands....

Trinidad & Tobago: Twenty 20

This Beach Called Life and Trin are excited about Trinidad and Tobago's prospects in today's Champion's League Twenty 20 Cricket final.

Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago: Dealing With H1N1

KnowTnT.com and Jamaica's Girl With a Purpose blog about the H1N1 virus in their respective countries,

Global: International Creole Month

October has become the month of the worldwide celebration of Creole language and the Creole blogosphere is paying attention.

Trinidad & Tobago: A Mockery of Parliament

“Yesterday, as PM PM took to the floor to mash up his former loyal friend and watchdog, Parliament became the #1 entertainment house in the country once again”: Trinidad and...

Trinidad & Tobago: No Hope?

As a legendary Trinidadian artist's sculpture is given a coat of paint to “spruce it up”, Nicholas Laughlin says: “This…is a telling symptom. It tells me how unaware we are,...

Trinidad & Tobago: Truth or Dare

“We are a society that publicly cries corruption but privately upload mega-project photos on Flickr with misguided pride”: This Beach Called Life uncovers “the hidden truth” about Trinidad and Tobago.

Trinidad & Tobago: Line Up

“Trinidadians and queuing? what is that?” Know TnT.com explains.

Trinidad & Tobago: Who's to Blame?

As the Trinidad and Tobago government is criticized over the sub-standard living conditions of Chinese labourers brought in to work on state construction projects, Survivein’ Trinidad says: “If a private...

Trinidad & Tobago: Open Content

“In Trinidad and Tobago…copyright culture is confused. Fortunately, most people who are creating content on the Internet from Trinidad and Tobago seem to at least have a clue about how...

Trinidad & Tobago: Poor Coverage

An incident at Beetham Gardens in Port of Spain causes KnowProSE.com to take a look at the roles of both mainstream and new media: “Here's what I got from the...

Trinidad & Tobago, Barbados: Salt

“Things must be bad in Trinidad when Chinese (from China) workers, who seem to constitute the government’s entire economic stimulus plan, don’t get paid…the most visible indicator of what we...

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