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· April, 2007

Stories about Trinidad & Tobago from April, 2007

Trinidad & Tobago, U.S.A.: R.I.P. Kurt Vonnegut

Both Caribbean Free Radio: “Like many of my ilk (US-educated Trinidadians of a certain age?), I had my Vonnegut phase” and The Latin Americanist: “One of his best science fiction...

Trinidad & Tobago: Moko Jumbie Movie

Stefan Falke's Eye takes note of German filmmaker Harald Rumpf's documentary about the Moko Jumbies (stilt walkers) of the Dragon Kilimanjaro School of Arts & Culture in Trinidad and Tobago.

Trinidad & Tobago: PM's Residence before Carnival Centre

Trinidad Carnival Diary is puzzled about the T&T government's construction priorities: “While the Prime Minister (or new Prime Minister given that General Elections is carded for later this year) will...

Trinidad & Tobago: Lara Apologizes

The West Indies cricket team's loss to South Africa yesterday will likely leave them out of the World Cup finals – reports on Captain Brian Lara's apology to the...

Trinidad & Tobago: Caribbean Fruit

Posting from Trinidad, Thebookmann begins a new photographic series – this time, of succulent Caribbean fruit.

Trinidad & Tobago: Bird Photos

Posting from Trinidad, Caribbean Free Photo has a gorgeous Flickr photoset of birds.

Trinidad, Guyana: Roti Musings

Just in case you were confused about the different types of roti (a soft, flour-based nan that is a staple of Indo-Caribbean cooking) Lifespan of a Chennette clears things up.

Trinidad & Tobago: Good Friday Bobolees

The Good Friday tradition of beating bobolees (effigies of Judcas Iscariot, the disciple who betrayed Christ) has inspired a call by Rights Action Group T&T for the dedication of community...

Trinidad & Tobago: Panday in Full Political Flight

Stephen Kangal at Trinidad and Tobago News Blog thinks that Basdeo Panday is making a mockery of Parliament with his “current tantrums of wanting to serve his constituents of Couva...

Antigua, Trinidad & Tobago: WICB Job Vacancy

Wanted by the West Indies Cricket Board: Strength and Conditioning Coordinator. The West Indies Cricket Blog links to the job advertisement that seeks to ensure “West Indies teams are the...

Trinidad & Tobago: Caribbean Flowers

Thebookmann‘s Caribbean Flower Series is a heady combination of compelling photography and interesting tales on each flower's origins.

Trinidad & Tobago: Quotes of the Week

Jeremy Taylor catches announcers out on their pronunciations and scores two very amusing quotes of the week.

Trinidad & Tobago: Smelter Fight Just Beginning

Trinidad and Tobago's Environmental Management Authority announced yesterday that they have given Alutrint the go ahead for an aluminum smelter to be built in La Brea. “This in spite of...

Trinidad & Tobago: April Fool's?

Jonathan Ali is highly amused at what clearly must have been the Trinidad Guardian's April Fool's prank.

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