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· October, 2011

Stories about Trinidad & Tobago from October, 2011

Trinidad & Tobago: Role of the Telecommunications Authority

31 October 2011

Plain Talk suggests that the Telecommunications Authority of Trinidad and Tobago is abdicating its responsibility in light of the recent national broadcast of the rape of a child and the release of a soca song that “glorif[ies] and promote[s] human trafficking and sexual slavery”, saying: “Much of what is being...

Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago: After Anya

31 October 2011

“I was struck by her looks of course and her flagrantly innovative personal style but complementing these was her personality, the warm intelligence of someone totally comfortable in her skin”: From Jamaica, Annie Paul blogs about Anya Ayoung-Chee, the Season 9 Project Runway winner, while back in Trinidad, Outlish asks...

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Trinidad & Tobago: Celebrating Anya's Project Runway Win

29 October 2011

The Trinidad and Tobago blogosphere has been extremely active over the past week as Season 9 of Lifetime's hit reality show, Project Runway, drew to a close. Home-grown design hopeful, Anya Ayoung-Chee eventually walked away with the coveted title of Season 9 designer.

Trinidad & Tobago: Divali Delicacies

25 October 2011

“The cross-section of families and individuals from all walks of life always brings a smile to my face and reminds me of the Divali celebrations of my childhood”: TriniGourmet.com posts her mouth-watering menu for this year's Divali celebrations, which take place tomorrow.

Trinidad & Tobago: Making Anya the Fan Favourite

24 October 2011

The deadline for voting for the Project Runway Fan Favourite is this Wednesday, October 26, at midnight – and Trinidad Carnival Diary is drumming up support for local designer Anya Ayoung-Chee in this post, complete with instructions as to how to upload tweets in bulk.

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Trinidad & Tobago: Project Runway’s Social Media Queen

19 October 2011

The season finale for Lifetime network's hit reality show, Project Runway, is almost here and Trinidad and Tobago’s Anya Ayoung-Chee, a designer who has made it into the top five, has a shot at winning this season's coveted prize. Caribbean netizens rally around her.

Trinidad & Tobago: The Question of Race

18 October 2011

“I feel that a person loses a bit of who he or she is internally by having to limit themselves by that one word. And it can be quite a burden to live up to. And with the growing group of interracial individuals who identify with more than one group,...

Trinidad & Tobago: Children & the Internet

18 October 2011

In the wake of a controversy in which a teacher was allegedly involved in a sexual relationship with a student [the situation came to light because of photos he posted online], blogger Mark Lyndersay posts an interview in which he discusses ways in which parents can help manage children's use...

Trinidad & Tobago: Integrity Commission Chair Resigns

13 October 2011

Gerard Best tries to connect the dots between the resignation of the Chair of Trinidad and Tobago's Integrity Commission and the Opposition Leader's rejection of an offer by former FIFA vice-president Jack Warner “on the same day that a Daily Telegraph article reported that ‘Warner…appears to be recorded telling other...

Trinidad & Tobago: Need for Proper Tender Process

13 October 2011

Afra Raymond continues to blog about the tender process surrounding the proposed development of public lands at Invaders Bay: ” To proceed as things stand is to continue on a path which lacks the necessary transparency and public participation. The quantities of money involved and the absence of those critical...

Trinidad & Tobago: 5 Fave Foods

12 October 2011

If it's true that women can cook five things really well, what would the Top 5 dishes be for Caribbean women? Can Cook, Must Cook finds out.

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