· January, 2009

Stories about Trinidad & Tobago from January, 2009

Trinidad & Tobago: Tragedy at Sea

  13 January 2009

Trinidadian diaspora blogger Further Thoughts is a relative of the two researchers whose bodies were recovered at sea after an incident this past weekend: “I am so thankful for the outpouring of support. I always felt that those simple words – ‘I’m sorry’, or ‘my condolences’ meant so little, were...

Trinidad & Tobago: Economic Position

  12 January 2009

Blogging from Trinidad and Tobago, Paolo's Blog says: “Remarkable is perhaps the only word I can summon after digesting the latest position from the government on the impact of the global economic slowdown.”

Trinidad & Tobago: The Summit

  12 January 2009

Trinidad and Tobago will be hosting The Fifth Summit of the Americas later this year, prompting This Beach Called Life to comment: “Citizens of The Island were excited as The Great Summits approached. Thought the economy of The Island was in a tailspin and pensioners were being shortchanged, no expense...

Trinidad & Tobago: The Face of Crime

  9 January 2009

“Now that Christmas is over and Carnival is coming up, every crook will do whatever it takes to get their fete money, money for their costume and money necessary to keep up with the Joneses”: Trin recounts an unsettling incident in a Trinidad neighbourhood.

Trinidad & Tobago: Wisdom of Children

  7 January 2009

Spending New Year's with friends and their children in “Babylondon” makes Trinidadian blogger Attillah Springer realise that: “I have the power to create what version of the future I want to live in.”

Guyana: The Politics of Dual Citizenship

  5 January 2009

“How come no media house has raised the issue of dual citizenship…?” Guyana 360 says that “it's a debate taking place throughout the Caribbean” and thinks that the discussion should be at the forefront of Guyanese politics.

Trinidad & Tobago: Farewell to Friday

  2 January 2009

One of Trinidadian blogger Nicholas Laughlin‘s favourite columnists is fired from a mainstream newspaper, prompting him to comment: “It's sad and frankly embarrassing that the Express apparently thinks there is no place for a writer like B.C. Pires in our national conversation.”

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