Stories about Trinidad & Tobago from December, 2009
Trinidad & Tobago: Small Farmers
“Hopefully after viewing this you will be inspired to plant your own organic garden (i.e. if you don't have one already)”: Now Is Wow Too posts a video she recorded of an initiative by the students of a Trinidadian primary school.
Trinidad & Tobago: Carnival Breathalyser
Trinidad Carnival Diary says: “I think the breathalyser is a long time coming…though it will certainly take some adjusting to in a culture where there is a rum shop on practically every corner.”
Trinidad & Tobago, Barbados: We are the Windies
B.C. Pires thinks that Roebuck and Berry, two well respected names in the cricket fraternity, are “simply wrong…in their contention that the West Indies national cricket team should be allowed…to splinter into its constituent island teams and have the smaller, purportedly more strongly motivated teams seek Test-playing status on their...
Trinidad & Tobago: The Importance of Human Rights
Trinidad and Tobago bloggers Tattoo and gspottt are critical of the Prime Minister's comments on human rights issues in his capacity as incoming Commonwealth Chair.
Trinidad & Tobago: Value of Money
This Beach Called Life worries “that the TT dollar might soon be worth less, if not worthless. Hops bread will be the new Miami condo.”
Trinidad & Tobago: If Only…
In the third installment of her video series If I were Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, Gab Hosein “takes on both the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting and the Copenhagen talks on Climate Change.”
Trinidad & Tobago: Writing on the Wall
Trinidad's Pleasure blog links to a video of local graffiti artist, Manf.
Trinidad & Tobago: Gay Issues at CHOGM
gspottt says that “for the first time at a Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting…in Trinidad & Tobago, there was significant representation of GLBTQ (gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender/queer) activists among civil society participants, and a concerted effort to highlight issues of sexual citizenship and rights.”
Trinidad & Tobago: Blogging & Journalism?
KnowTnT.com explores the question of whether blogging is journalism.
Caribbean: World AIDS Day
Regional bloggers discuss World AIDS Day.
World AIDS Day: Reflections and Raising Awareness
While it's true that most people know by now that HIV/AIDS poses a threat, World AIDS Day, which takes place today, attempts to focus the world's attention on this disease for a day and show just how big a threat still persists.