· November, 2011

Stories about Trinidad & Tobago from November, 2011

Trinidad & Tobago: Mauby Drink

  10 November 2011

Interested in making mauby? TriniGourmet.com posts her recipe, along with a few facts about mauby bark that you may not have known.

Trinidad & Tobago: Final Bailout Formula

  9 November 2011

Afra Raymond comments on the new bailout formula which was recently approved by Parliament: “Whatever one thinks of the actual [CL Financial] bailout, which I maintain is a perversion of our Treasury, there are valuable lessons to be learned from all this. The main lesson for me is the Power...

Trinidad & Tobago: Court Says “No” to Extradition

  8 November 2011

Trinidad and Tobago News Blog and Globewriter report on an “important ruling” that was handed down yesterday, resulting in “Ishwar Galbaransingh and Steve Ferguson [winning] their judicial review hearing against the decision of Attorney General Anand Ramlogan to sign extradition warrants against them” for their alleged roles in the corruption...

Trinidad & Tobago: Controversial Show Suspended

  8 November 2011

Plain Talk “congratulate[s]…the Telecommunications Authority of Trinidad & Tobago for their intervention in the issue surrounding the continuous breaches of the law, the Broadcast Code and common decency that has become the hallmark of the Crime Watch show and its subsequent suspension from broadcast”, while Facebook comments left by the...

Caribbean: the meaning of identity

  7 November 2011

Creative Commess hosts a blog symposium “about Caribbean people, about West Indian people, about our contemporary experiences … ranging through race & identity to culture, mental health to constructs of beauty and more,” with contributions from seven Caribbean bloggers.

Trinidad & Tobago: State to Take Action Against TV Station

  2 November 2011

With the Director of Public Prosecutions poised to take legal action against the TV station that aired footage of a child being assaulted, Gerard Best “think[s] we may be on the brink of a watershed moment in the history of our local media…because [the Telecommunications Authority of Trinidad and Tobago]...

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