Stories about Trinidad & Tobago from July, 2007
Trinidad & Tobago: Caribbean Tales
Caribbean Free Radio is in Toronto for the second annual Caribbean Tales Film Festival…
Trinidad & Tobago: Political Alliance
Keith in Trinidad toys with the idea of titling his post “Lost Credibility Day”, while Club Soda and Salt thinks that the newly-announced political alliance among several “irrelevant” parties is the “Silly Act of the Week”.
Trinidad & Tobago, Jamaica: Kei Miller Reading
Antilles blogs about the work of Jamaican author Kei Miller and links to a podcast in which he is interviewed.
Trinidad & Tobago: Lara Back at Bat
West Indies Cricket Blog reports that Brian Lara is “coming out of retirement as part of the 125th-anniversary celebrations for his old club, Warwickshire.”
Trinidad & Tobago: The WICB and Stanford
Vaneisa Baksh weighs in on the ineffectiveness of the West Indies Cricket Board in the context of billionaire Allen Stanford's US$100 million offering: “Whether Stanford's model should be the way forward is not likely to cross their minds as a positive move, instead the forces will gather to preserve the...
Trinidad & Tobago, Antigua: Stanford & WICB?
West Indies Cricket Blog links to a story on the proposal made by Antigua-based billionaire Allen Stanford to the West Indies Cricket Board.
Trinidad & Tobago: Catching a Vapse
Elspeth at Now is Wow speculates on the origins of the Trinidadian expression “to catch a vapse”…
Trinidad & Tobago: The Police
Now is Wow blogs about the police (no, not the band) in Trinidad and Tobago.
Bahamas, Trinidad & Tobago: The Business of Culture
“Caribbean governments need to be thinking about what they must do to foster innovation and creative talent while developing enabling policies designed to keep our creative industries attuned to domestic and global realities.” Bahamian Nicolette Bethel reprints an article by a Trinidadian media consultant to make the point that culture...
Trinidad & Tobago: A Nation's Wealth?
“Corn-curls are important to any nation aspiring to become developed. You can tell by the speed and urgency with which the corn-curls delivery trucks pelt down the highway at six in the morning.” This Beach Called Life lists some of the indicators of a wealthy nation.
Barbados, Trinidad & Tobago: The Social Impact of Gambling
“The Government of Trinidad & Tobago under President George Maxwell Richards just passed a law that will see the phasing out of slot machines in that country.” Barbados Free Press wishes Barbados would follow suit.