Stories about Trinidad & Tobago from February, 2021
Tired of dealing with the effects of quarrying in the area, including river water "unfit for human use," residents are trying their best to prevent further extraction and environmental degradation.
One attorney posited that the government’s ability to regulate borders “is no way in question." However, whether the exercise of that power intersects with citizens' rights remains to be argued.
Nationals who were unable to make it back home before the country's borders closed following its index case of COVID-19 are now at the mercy of the travel exemption system.
Since the murder of Andrea Bharatt, parliament has passed the Evidence Bill and approved the use of pepper spray for self-defence, but are these measures really addressing the core issue?
The Lowy Institute, an Australia-based international think tank, has attempted to deconstruct various countries’ response to the pandemic.
'I want an island where we wake up and board taxis with the certainty that we will not be abducted. I would like to live here and not be afraid.'
'We get to focus on how we want to make [Carnival] work for us again: activity and participation rather than production and consumption.'