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· February, 2011

Stories about Trinidad & Tobago from February, 2011

Trinidad & Tobago: Economic Parallels

“It is an epic failure in that the world’s strongest and most diversified financial system was brought, literally, to its knees by a tidal wave of greed”: Afra Raymond says...

Trinidad & Tobago: Making Carnival Locally

Guanaguanare applauds the announcement of the Minister of Culture about putting a stop to the importation of Carnival costumes, saying: “Supporting indigenous creativity and opportunities for employment of locals will...

Trinidad & Tobago: Keith Smith Passes Away

“The real measure of the man is the gap that will be left in…Trinidad & Tobago now…he was a one-of-a-kind, and there are precious few of those in this plastic...

Trinidad & Tobago: R.I.P., Mighty Striker

Trinidad & Tobago bloggers acknowledge the passing of calypsonian The Mighty Striker.

Trinidad & Tobago: What Egypt Can Teach Us

“It would be extremely poor of me to compare our situation with that of the people in Egypt. They have legitimate reasons to demand a change and have stood by...

Trinidad & Tobago: Celebrity Carnival

Trinidad Carnival Diary has been trawling through Twitter to find out which celebrities are coming for Carnival 2011.

Caribbean: Looking at Cairo

Caribbean bloggers have their eyes on Cairo. From Bermuda, Wishful Thinking republishes an image that offers “hope for humanity”; Cuba's Yoani Sanchez says: “The insinuation is clear: five decades of...

Trinidad & Tobago: Watching Egypt

Globewriter is “gripped” by the unfolding situation in Egypt, saying: “It is analogous to numerous other struggles going on within countries by groups of people who demand the right to...

Trinidad & Tobago: Having a Say on the SSA

“The ever-increasing power that is being cultivated via Twitter and Facebook (just ask Hosni Mubarak) needs to be recognised by the government”: Bloggers are still discussing the matter of the...

Trinidad & Tobago: Where's the Culture?

“Carnival is slowly becoming nothing but a two day drunken orgy to music where a celebration of a people used to be”: Plain Talk is underwhelmed by this year's Carnival...

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