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· November, 2012

Stories about Trinidad & Tobago from November, 2012

Trinidad & Tobago: Kublalsingh's Hunger Strike Continues; So Does the Debate

Dr. Wayne Kublalsingh's ongoing hunger strike to protest the proposed route of a highway in south-western Trinidad is raising questions of transparency, good governance and the approach to political debate....

Trinidad & Tobago: Losing My Accent

What does an accent have to do with it? Outlish investigates.

Trinidad & Tobago: Parang, Parang!

In the spirit of the Christmas season, Outlish posts a list of its Top 10 Parang songs.

Trinidad & Tobago: No Simple Highway

University lecturer and environmentalist Dr. Wayne Kublalsingh, who began his hunger strike on November 15 outside the Prime Minister's office as a protest against the construction of one part of...

Trinidad & Tobago: Alternate Highway Proposal

Environmental activist Wayne Kublalsingh, who is currently on a hunger strike, explains the alternate proposal for the Debe to Mon Desir section of the San Fernando to Point Fortin Highway...

Trinidad & Tobago: Hunger Striker Prepared to go the Distance to Protest Highway

Environmental activist and literature professor Dr. Wayne Kublalsingh has gone on a hunger strike to protest the construction of the Debe to Mon Desir section of a highway in southeastern...

Trinidad & Tobago: Bond…Jack Bond?

aka_lol compares James Bond and Jack Warner.

Trinidad & Tobago: Cropper was an Exemplar

A finer exemplar of the best that the Caribbean has to offer the world, one could hardly find. Norman Givan mourns the passing of philanthropist and Deputy Executive Director of...

Blogging Contest Focuses on Child Development

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has announced its first contest for bloggers, which will focus on issues related to child development.

Trinidad & Tobago: Useless Labels

In a society where name-calling and labelling is the easy way out, we must be mindful of the words we use. West Indian Mother suggests that it's time to throw...

Protest in Trinidad & Tobago over Section 34 Scandal

On Friday, various sectors of the Trinidad and Tobago public participated in a protest march calling for the resignations of Attorney General Anand Ramlogan and Minister of National Security Jack...

India: Playwright Girish Karnad Slams Award for V.S. Naipaul

The audience was surprised at the Tata Literature Live! festival in Mumbai on November 2, when playwright Girish Karnad spoke angrily about the presentation of an award to Nobel laureate...

Trinidad & Tobago: Taking Steps To Combat White Collar Crime

This crisis is an important opportunity to decide if we want to do differently. Do we?  If not, crapaud smoke we pipe.  If we really want to do differently, we...

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