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· September, 2011

Stories about Trinidad & Tobago from September, 2011

Trinidad & Tobago: Expenditure & Accountability

“Discussion is revolving around the country’s earnings from our energy resources and the likely size of the next year’s budget, expected to be delivered in early October”: Afra Raymond warns...

Trinidad & Tobago: Cuban Film at T&T Film Festival

B.C. Pires has a couple more must-see film picks at this year's Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival.

Trinidad & Tobago: Black Power Documentary

“You could put all of the scholarship produced by the University of the West Indies and all the newspaper and TV stories done about the 1970 uprising in Trinidad and...

Trinidad & Tobago: Loving Delicious

TECHTT shares his thoughts on the new Delicious site.

Trinidad & Tobago, U.S.A.: Troy Davis’ Execution

Trinidadian bloggers share their thoughts on the Troy Davis execution, with Afrobella saying: “I’m not here to rehash the facts of the Troy Davis case or to analyze the details...

Trinidad & Tobago: 2011 Film Festival Launch

Regional bloggers are excited about some of the films that will be screened at the 2011 Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival, which opens today.

Trinidad & Tobago: Non-Communicable Diseases

Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar recently brought the issue of non-communicable diseases to the attention of the United Nations; aka_lol agrees: “It will be no point taking guns and drugs of...

Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago: Bocas 2012 Literature Prize

Jamaican litblogger Geoffrey Philp is excited about “the second OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature, which will reward the best Caribbean book published this year with a US$10,000 prize.”

Trinidad & Tobago: Republic Day Fare

As Trinidad and Tobago prepares to celebrate Republic Day this weekend, TriniGourmet.com posts “a menu suggestion for your table!”

Trinidad & Tobago: Chicken Weed

Bloggers have a field day with news that 31 million dollars worth of marijuana was found in a container “that was supposed to contain only chicken parts.”

Trinidad & Tobago: Questions on the State of Emergency

Gerard Best has a few questions he'd like answered about the country's State of Emergency.

Trinidad & Tobago: New Curfew Areas

Gerard Best notes that five new curfew areas have been established in Trinidad and Tobago's ongoing State of Emergency.

Trinidad & Tobago: A Sleeping Giant?

aka_lol says of recent developments in Trinidad and Tobago's State of Emergency: “The plus side of extending the SOE and increasing the number of hot spots by eleven is that...

Trinidad & Tobago: Looking Forward to Film Festival

MEP Caribbean Publishers is “really excited for the opening of this year's installment of the Trinidad & Tobago Film Festival”, which begins next week.

Trinidad & Tobago: Intellectual Property Guideline

Mark Lyndersay on yet another instance of copyright infringement: “If an image, or a video, or a story or any other intellectual property is still owned by its creator, whether...

Trinidad & Tobago: Hair & Now

Struck by a report in which a detained man's hair was shaved by soldiers, Attillah Springer says: “This shouldn’t be the story that gets you the most vexed out of...

Trinidad & Tobago: Sylvia Hunt's Legacy

“Even as a young child I was attracted to her warm, charismatic persona and soothing voice. She had a way of making every dish seem undaunting, approachable, and effortless. Unfortunately...

Trinidad & Tobago: Addiction Advice

“What every single one of us have found is that at some point…it stops being your decision. You lose control over it, and using becomes involuntary. Willpower has nothing to...

Trinidad & Tobago: Ramifications of “Granny Quila”

Of the controversial “Granny Quila” video, Mark Lyndersay says: “It’s clear that for many locals, Facebook and to a lesser extent other Internet based media such as blogs and Twitter...

Trinidad & Tobago: True Freedom

Attillah Springer blogs about this year's (post-riot) Notting Hill Carnival and compares the experience with Trinidad and Tobago's current State of Emergency: “The State, whether British or ‘Trinbagonian,’ cannot control...

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