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· June, 2014

Stories about Trinidad & Tobago from June, 2014

Trinidad and Tobago Parliament Asks Itself For Pay Raise, Says Yes

  27 June 2014

When two controversial bills are passed swiftly and unanimously by a country’s parliament, the alarm bells go off. The passage, on June 13, 2014, of amendments to two parliamentary acts governing pension payments for legislators and judges in Trinidad and Tobago has been called unconstitutional and a threat to the independence...

Trinidad & Tobago: Secrets of the CL Financial Bailout?

  26 June 2014

The public is being told that the CL Financial bailout is being resolved, while at the same time the Minister of Finance & the Economy is withholding the fundamental information which any prudent person would need to make a decision. Afra Raymond wonders what is being hidden.

Trinidad & Tobago: Give Suarez a Menu

  25 June 2014

It is irrefutable now. Uruguay and Liverpool striker Luis Suarez either needs a psychologist or a new dietician. Thank heavens Uruguay was not playing Chile. Wired868 sinks its teeth into a post about the behaviour of the Uruguayan footballer after he bit an opposing player in his team's World Cup...

Trinidad & Tobago: Why the Smile over Baby Simeon?

  9 June 2014

The Attorney General uses the presentation of a report into circumstances surrounding a baby's horrific death during a C-section “as a photo opportunity”. Jumbie's Watch calls it “a symptom, and a cause, of what is wrong in Trinidadian society.”

Caribbean: Corruption & the World Cup?

  3 June 2014

The sooner the international investigation is able to bring closure to the matter…the sooner the Caribbean maybe able to purge this sore from the…landscape. As the 2014 World Cup draws closer, Barbados Underground tackles the issue of alleged corruption within the world governing football body and its ties to the...

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