Stories about Trinidad & Tobago from July, 2012
The MEP Blog takes a look at the country's past Olympic greats and 2012 medal hopefuls.
“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.
What's Ramadan like for a coffee drinker? Find out here.
“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]...
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?
Dawtah connects the dots for young Caribbean girls between cooking and independence.
The Eternal Pantomime blogs about the leak of the Secondary Entrance Assessment examination results here and here.
Women and having it all: Lisa Allen-Agostini shatters the myth.
Outlish collates and comments on some of the Facebook observations about Shaquille O'Neal's visit to Trinidad and Tobago.