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· June, 2011

Stories about Trinidad & Tobago from June, 2011

Trinidad & Tobago: Art & Politics

“Once more, art confronts us with the intersection of ideas”: Pleasure reviews Richard Rawlins’ recent art exhibition, saying that the icons of “white elephants, dangling flies that become pianos, non-performing...

Trinidad & Tobago: Disorganised Tourism

Lisa Allen-Agostini says that Trinidad tourism “is so poorly developed it’s a shame. I was horrified and embarrassed half the time at the paltry quality of our tourism product.”

Trinidad & Tobago: New Social Network Platform

TECHTT has its eye on Google+, “a social networking platform [that] will compete with Facebook and Twitter for a piece of our online socialising.”

Trinidad & Tobago: Progress for Gay Rights

gspott says that the President's assention to the Data Protection Act is “of great significance to gay, lesbian and bisexual communities in Trinidad & Tobago” as it “provides heightened protections...

Trinidad & Tobago, Jamaica: Buju's Prison

“Buju Banton was the one who helped us figure it out. He danced between social commentary and slackness. He transformed himself into a thoughtful prophet”: Attilah Springer says it's “a...

Trinidad & Tobago: A Case for Children & Computers

Lisa Allen-Agostini is irritated by “a call for the dismantling of the Government initiative to give laptop computers to all incoming secondary school students” and explains why “our children…deserve to...

Trinidad & Tobago: The CL Financial Letter

Afra Raymond posts a copy of “the CL Financial letter of 13th January 2009″, which he finally has in his possession after “three applications for this document under the Freedom...

Trinidad & Tobago: Markets & Monasteries

From “soots” to Benedictine monasteries, Chookooloonks photoblogs about a lovely day spent during her time in Trinidad.

Trinidad & Tobago: Warner's Resignation

Jumbie's Watch and Plain Talk share their thoughts on Jack Warner's resignation from FIFA.

Caribbean: Thanks, Dad!

Father's Day, that worldwide celebration honouring dads and their important role in the family dynamic, is marked in the Caribbean on the third Sunday of June and regional bloggers posted...

Trinidad & Tobago: Defending Our Dialect

“I doh know bout alyuh, but I love to talk Trinidadian Creole English all de time”: Karel Mc Intosh suggests that “an educational approach to Creole must start by raising...

Trinidad and Tobago: Cruz de Mayo

Guanaguanare blogs about this year's Cruz de Mayo celebrations in Trinidad.

Trinidad & Tobago: Preferred Smartphone Platforms

Triniberry provides “a snapshot of what the current mobile internet user base looks like right now in terms of device preference.”

Trinidad & Tobago: A Lawsuit Too Late?

When it comes to the lawsuit filed by the Central Bank against top CL Financial directors, Afra Raymond is “doubtful of the choice of targets in the apparent attempt to...

Trinidad & Tobago: Violence & Healing

“Even the gentle souls here brush up against the face of violence. And some of us carry our scars outside but there are many more of us carrying our scars...

Trinidad & Tobago: Planning for an iPhone 4?

“There is no mention of local access to iTunes or the app store and no mention of trinidad or bmobile on the apple website”: TECHTT has the details on the...

Trinidad & Tobago: The Imagine Cup

TECHTT is “happy to see that Trinidad will have a representative team at Imagine Cup 2011…a student technology competition organised by Microsoft.”

Trinidad & Tobago: iPhone Coming

TECHTT confirms that “bmobile will be launching the iPhone 4 next week” and says that “one of the features that caught [his] attention was the retina display.”

Trinidad & Tobago: Enforcing Road Rules

“Of all the plagues in our society that require urgent attention, far and away the easiest one to deal with is the scourge of needless death due to drag racing...

Trinidad & Tobago: There's an App for that!

Mod Blog 101 says that it's “exciting times for Trinidadian iOS users” as “mNAV…the people who brought to Trinidad the Official Maps for Garmin and other GPS devices…are working with...

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