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· September, 2012

Stories about Trinidad & Tobago from September, 2012

Jamaica: In Whose Image?

Whose conception of Jamaican identity resulted in the decision to market our country in this colour-coded way?  Why are we still rubbing out black people from the big picture?  Or,...

Trinidad & Tobago: Continuing Fallout from Section 34

The fallout from Section 34 and the firing of Justice Minister Hubert Volney continues to be discussed via social media, with netizens weighing in on the (in)adequacy of the Prime...

Trinidad & Tobago: Justice Minister Fired, but is it Enough?

Earlier this week, the Prime Minister of Trinidad & Tobago, Kamla Persad-Bissessar, delivered a national address on the issue of the controversial Section 34 of the Indictable Offences Act. After...

Trinidad & Tobago: Not “Moving On” from Section 34

The Attorney General of Trinidad and Tobago advised earlier this week that the country should “move on” from the Section 34 debacle; contrary to his request, thousands of citizens marched...

Trinidad & Tobago: Sinking Ship?

After the debacle of Section 34, diaspora blogger Jumbie's Watch says that it's time to call a new election.

Trinidad & Tobago: Down the Rabbit Hole?

Further to the outrage expressed by political bloggers in Trinidad and Tobago earlier this week, the country's Parliament convened to debate the controversial Section 34, which resulted in it being...

Trinidad & Tobago: Acts of Integrity?

Afra Raymond shares a series of emails he sent to the Integrity Commission and Minister of Finance of Trinidad and Tobago, questioning “the complaince of CL Financial Directors with the...

Trinidad & Tobago: The COP Motion

Philip Edward Alexander shares audio of Vernon De Lima's motion at the Congress of the People's National Council calling for the party to “disassociate itself from the People's Partnership” if National...

Trinidad & Tobago: Section 34? Last Straw!

Political bloggers in Trinidad and Tobago are having a field day with the government's latest missteps - from a failed motion to remove the Minister of National Security from his...

Trinidad & Tobago: Internet Governance Issues

ICT Pulse lays out a few key points about Internet governance and explains why you should care; a follow-up post identifies three emerging trends in Caribbean Internet governance policy.

Trinidad & Tobago: iPads for Parliament?

If this Government…want[s] to appear to be the pillar of honesty they must go out for an open public tender for tablets…and not simply go out to tender for the...

Trinidad & Tobago: 50 Doesn't Add Up

How come the nation never learn to grow as a nation from all its peoples and from its individual talents? And how come the money and the success not giving...

Trinidad & Tobago: 50 Years Later

On August 31, Trinidad and Tobago marked its 50th year of independence from Great Britain. The weekend has been full of celebration and citizen media commentary on what the landmark...

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