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· April, 2010

Stories about Trinidad & Tobago from April, 2010

Trinidad & Tobago: Election Issues

Both and Trinidad diaspora blogger Jumbie's Watch comment on “the resignation of High Court judge Herbert Volney and early retirement of Acting Senior Magistrate Ramraj Harripersad in order to...

Trinidad & Tobago: Drought

“Here in Trinidad our reservoirs are at record lows. This combined with severe, chronic, bush fires has meant that food prices have continued to inflate”: blogs about the regional...

Trinidad & Tobago: Checking the Facts‘s Edmund Gall thinks “it would be nice if a couple professional journalists in T&T could produce a weekly fact-check column for the duration of the elections.”

Trinidad & Tobago: Bedtime Stories

Tattoo couldn't care less about the domestic practices of the Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister's wife, saying that the talk on the election platforms has nothing to do with “any...

Trinidad & Tobago: Magistrates called to Measure

Jumbie's Watch is “aghast at the audacity of the judiciary in Trinidad and Tobago.”

Trinidad & Tobago: More UDeCOTT Lessons

“No time for distractions, in this election season”: Afra Raymond continues his quest to learn the lessons of Trinidad and Tobago's UDeCOTT fiasco.

Trinidad & Tobago: Parties Unite

Trinidad and Tobago News Blog continues to report on the lead-up to the country's general elections on May 24, saying: “History was created at Charlie King Junction in Fyzabad when...

Guyana, Trinidad & Tobago: Happy Earth Day

In honour of Earth Day, Guyana-Gyal wishes everyone “plastic-free…poo-free seas flinging up liquid diamonds”, while Survivein’ Trinidad adds: “A little will certainly go a long way if we all make...

Trinidad & Tobago: Not Making the Sale

This Beach Called Life‘s inability to find a replacement pair of shoelaces in Trinidad causes him to blog about “the level of contempt the selling class have for the buying...

Trinidad & Tobago: Making it Happen

“How dare you squander the resources by giving so much lip service and not doing much of anything…Shucks, did you think I was talking about the PNM/ UNC/COP?”: 5am at...

Trinidad & Tobago: Roffey Speaks

Pleasure blog posts an interview with Trinidad-born writer Monique Roffey.

Trinidad & Tobago: Discussing the Issues

“Someone, please, show me a platform and make the platform for a political party the center of discussion. Let us discuss issues. Let us discuss the future”: wants something...

Trinidad & Tobago: Under Warranty? has some news for the Minister of Culture when it comes to the “design flaws” in the newly completed National Academy of the Performing Arts building: “If the builders...

Trinidad & Tobago: Election Date Announced

The upcoming general election date has been announced, according to Trinidad and Tobago News Blog.

Barbados: Black, from an Island

Barbados’ Gallimaufry and Repeating Islands refer to a piece by Maxine Williams, which deals with the “black island identity”.

Trinidad & Tobago: LGBT Rights

“Thousands of GLBT voters will be participating in the upcoming general election”: Trinidad and Tobago's gspottt wants “a responsible government that is going to protect and take care of all...

Trinidad & Tobago: The Uff Report links to the report of the Uff Commission of Enquiry into the Construction Sector, while Afra Raymond provides an overview of its findings.

Trinidad & Tobago: Corruption Commentary

Trinidad and Tobago News Blog reports that Calder Hart is back in the country, while other local bloggers use the opportunity to comment on corruption.

Barbados, Trinidad & Tobago: Plan of Action

Barbados’ Allegiance wonders what Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Manning's political plan really is.

Trinidad & Tobago: Election Fever

With one action, the prorogation of Parliament, Trinidad and Tobago's Prime Minister thrust the country into election mode. As the news broke, the blogosphere was rife with speculation...

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