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· July, 2017

Stories about Trinidad & Tobago from July, 2017

Arrest Over a Facebook Rant Brings Trinidad & Tobago's Cybercrime Legislation Into Sharp Focus

"Overbroad content offences are always illegitimate, but are particularly dangerous online, where many people are still in the process of discovering their voice."

Up-and-Coming Trinidadian Soca Singer Devon Matthews’ Journey Comes to an End

The 36-year-old, whose "star was on the rise", collapsed after performing at a Carnival band launch and was rushed to hospital, where he could not be revived.

Is the Legalisation of Marijuana in Trinidad & Tobago an ‘Idea Whose Time Has Come'?

"The only ones benefiting from keeping marijuana illegal are the drug gangs and they will be forced out of business by legitimate dealers..."

CNN Show ‘Parts Unknown’ Holds Up a Mirror to Trinidad & Tobago’s Social Divisions

"Sometimes it takes an outsider to remind us that we have more in common than we think."

Trinidad & Tobago's Secondary School Entrance Exam: Elitist, Divisive, Irrelevant?

"An education system that rewards a few at the expense of the rest. . . is not about education at all; it's about divide and conquer."

The Brief Contentious Ministership of Trinidad & Tobago’s Marlene McDonald

"#ThingsLongerThanMarleneWuk the continued acceptance of sub-par governance from both parties"

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