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· November, 2010

Stories about Trinidad & Tobago from November, 2010

Trinidad & Tobago: CLICO Showdown

Afra Raymond tells of “amazing scenes” as the CLICO bailout debacle reaches the showdown stage.

Trinidad & Tobago: El Tucuche

“The only known Amerindian glyphs in Trinidad occur on a rock outcrop here”: wordtryst blogs about her favourite mountain.

Trinidad & Tobago: Fictitious Phone Call

aka_lol, tongue very much in cheek, posts a fictitious exchange between the former Prime Minister and the former executive chairman of the Urban Development Corporation of T&T, who was in...

Trinidad & Tobago: Closer to 40

Lisa Allen-Agostini considers what 40 might look like.

Trinidad & Tobago: 3 Strike Law

“Our suggestion for one policy that could be implemented as part of our National crime plan is being implemented by the Government of Trinidad and Tobago!”: Trin discusses the new...

Trinidad & Tobago: Children's Rights

“ALL of us together changed the world a little bit for the better by our combined actions on Universal Children's Day 2010″: gspottt and Plain Talk attended the Justice for...

Trinidad & Tobago: A Different View

Blogger Afra Raymond was “one of the three people ‘let go’” from a state-owned media house; he examines the controversy and asks: “How committed are we to a conversation with...

Trinidad & Tobago: Comunications Interception

In the context of the wiretapping debacle, KnowTnT.com republishes the Law Association's comments on the Interception of Communications Bill.

Trinidad & Tobago: Infringement on Privacy

KnowTnT.com argues that the fundamental issue surrounding the illegal wiretapping controversy is that “while we need electronic surveillance as a security option, it needs to be properly regulated because of...

Trinidad & Tobago: Regional Resolution

Globewriter is “disgusted with the ill-informed piss poor states who supported the removal” of a reference to sexual orientation from a resolution on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, adding: “The...

Jamaica: Call to End Discrimination

Globewriter takes interest in a Jamaican mainstream media article, which calls for an end to discrimination against blacks and gays: “Even having the column published is astounding. I am not...

Trinidad & Tobago: Interview with Cozier

Artzpub interviews artist Christopher Cozier about his involvement in The Global Africa Project at the Museum of Arts and Design in New York.

Trinidad & Tobago: Global Africa Project

Alice Yard is taking part in The Global Africa Project, “documenting the physical and critical spaces of the Yard and its creative network” – watch the video, here.

Trinidad & Tobago: Illegal Spying

Trin joins “in the national outrage and wait[s] for action” as more details come to light about illegal wiretapping of citizens by the former government.

Trinidad & Tobago: Marching for Children

gspottt reports that the Coalition Advocating for Inclusion of Sexual Orientation (CAISO) will be marching next week to “raise awareness of the prevalence of child abuse in T&T; lobby for...

Trinidad & Tobago: Fazeer's Firing

Bloggers discuss the firing of talk show host Fazeer Mohammed – KnowTnT.com: “If the first premise of a national media house is to promote government's agenda then it is their...

Trinidad & Tobago: Unreasonable Bailout

“The unstated assumption is that if someone has to stand the bounce…that someone must be the taxpayer. That could never be the correct position”: Afra Raymond wants the facts of...

Barbados, Trinidad & Tobago: Illegal Monitoring

As news breaks that illegal interception of private conversations was taking place within Trinidad and Tobago's National Security Ministry, Barbados Underground wonders whether the same thing could be happening in...

Trinidad & Tobago: A Miracle for Judah

Plain Talk chronicles the experience of young Judah Lovell, a burn victim who has suffered through the local health care system and deserves “his over due happily ever after.”

Trinidad & Tobago: Silencing the Media

“Fazeer Mohammed is a writer and broadcaster in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad. Last Saturday he was fired from the Caribbean New Media Group, a STATE-RUN media house in T&T”: The Undisputed Truth...

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