Stories about Trinidad & Tobago from July, 2012
Trinidad & Tobago: Hoping for Medals
The MEP Blog takes a look at the country's past Olympic greats and 2012 medal hopefuls.
Trinidad & Tobago: Panday on the Pulpit
“Mr Ramnath’s widow was driven to observe that she didn’t think her husband’s funeral would be used ‘as a platform to bash the government’. Spot the real neemakharam”: B.C. Pires blogs about a former Prime Minister's use of the pulpit to spew political vitriol.
Trinidad & Tobago: Ramadan & Coffee
What's Ramadan like for a coffee drinker? Find out here.
Trinidad & Tobago: Irresponsible Advertising
“The new tagline for the rum’s advertisements was ‘When it pours, you reign.’ My brain exploded. Really? Show images of soaking wet, drunk-looking women, in a campaign that explicitly gives complete domination to the “you” to whom the ads appeal?” Lisa Allen-Agostini wonders “what on earth [the advertising agency was]...
Trinidad & Tobago: Blogosphere Responds to Turtle Crushing Incident
The news of leatherback turtle hatchlings being crushed by bulldozers on a beach in Trinidad this past weekend has garnered international media attention as well as concern in the blogosphere - but did mainstream or social media really have all the facts?
Trinidad & Tobago: The Art of Cooking
Dawtah connects the dots for young Caribbean girls between cooking and independence.
Trinidad & Tobago: On the Exam Results Leak
The Eternal Pantomime blogs about the leak of the Secondary Entrance Assessment examination results here and here.
Trinidad & Tobago: Parenting vs. Career
Women and having it all: Lisa Allen-Agostini shatters the myth.
Trinidad & Tobago: Shaq Attack
Outlish collates and comments on some of the Facebook observations about Shaquille O'Neal's visit to Trinidad and Tobago.