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· March, 2010

Stories about Trinidad & Tobago from March, 2010

Trinidad & Tobago: Drought – Stage 1

“A lot is happening each time a bushfire begins somewhere in Trinidad and Tobago, and it all leads to the dread spectre we hear of in other places – drought”:...

Trinidad & Tobago: On Corruption

“On the day the Uff Report was submitted to a happy looking President, the Prime Minister suddenly realized the people needed more hospitals and Summits”: This Beach Called Life takes...

Trinidad & Tobago: Shouter Baptist Liberation Day

“It seems hard to believe or to fully understand the idea that practicing a faith could be considered illegal here in T&T where we pride ourselves on religious tolerance and...

Trinidad & Tobago: Food Prices

“The basket of items you bought in the grocery in Jan 2010 is just over three times the price of the same basket bought in Jan 2003…Is your salary today...

Trinidad & Tobago: Water Crisis

Trinidadian Keith Francis weighs in on the global water crisis, saying: “There's no sense complaining about WASA or the Government or the fact that we're in this situation. The fact...

Trinidad & Tobago: Money Done

“I yawned last night when the news on all local TV stations reported that the police, famous for being loyal to our incorruptible leader, raided UDeCOTT offices, Sunway International’s offices...

Trinidad & Tobago, Suriname: Alice Bangi

A big bench for liming? Trinidad's Alice Yard gets its own piece of traditional Surinamese outdoor furniture.

Trinidad & Tobago: Disconnected?

Trinidad and Tobago diaspora blogger Jumbie's Watch is afraid that the Prime Minister is “showing signs of ‘disconnect’”.

Trinidad & Tobago: Horning

From Trinidad and Tobago, This Beach Called Life blogs about “horning”.

Trinidad & Tobago: No to Co-Ed

“One of the latest national topics is the Ministry of Education's pilot project to convert twenty co-educational (or co-ed) secondary schools into same-sex (or single-sex) schools”: KnowTnT.com and Ken Sambury...

Trinidad & Tobago: Red Earth

MEP Caribbean Publishers has the scoop on Trinidad and Tobago's Red Earth Eco Arts Festival, which, in commemoration of World Environment Day, plans to focus the spotlight on the country's...

Barbados, Trinidad & Tobago: The Law is an Ass

From Barbados, B.C. Pires comments on the political goings-on in Trinidad and Tobago, saying, “There is only a small difference between prosecution and persecution.”

Trinidad & Tobago, Guyana: Miss Tourist

Lifespan of a Chennette goes “touristing” in Guyana's capital city.

Trinidad & Tobago: Anti-Everything

KnowTnT.com‘s Edmund Gall asks himself, “Are we Trinis more likely to be *against* something than *for* the opposite?”

Trinidad & Tobago, Barbados: The Order of Things

Barbados-based B.C. Pires posts some observations about the Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister's statements “that a war is on between the PNM government and some elements of the construction sector”:...

Trinidad & Tobago: Untouchable?

Trinidadian bloggers discuss the Prime Minister's behaviour during a recent “walkabout”.

Trinidad & Tobago: Issues with the Academy

KnowTnT.com links to “a report entitled The Tragedy & The Hidden History of NAPA” and comments: “I'm hoping that the accusations are fully investigated and that, if they are true,...

Trinidad & Tobago: Green Fund Gives Green Light

Trinidad and Tobago's environmental Green Fund is supporting two worthwhile projects – a reafforestation initiative and a plastic recycling drive. Greenlight Network has the details.

Trinidad & Tobago: New vs. Traditional Media

“Without newspapers, local blogs would be dead in the water. Try as I might to disagree, a poll of Trinidad and Tobago blogs reveals that this is fairly true”: KnowTnT.com...

Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago: Water Shortage

Water issues continue to plague the Caribbean region.

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