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Trinidad & Tobago: The “Granny Quilla” Video

Categories: Caribbean, Trinidad & Tobago, Ethnicity & Race, Law, Media & Journalism, Politics, Technology, Youth

Railing against the current state of emergency, a teen posts a video on YouTube; the government interprets it as racist and containing threats against the Prime Minister [1] - Jumbie's Watch [2] agrees [3], but B.C. Pires [4] says: “The video is OBVISOULSY [sic] an attempt at comedy…doesn’t work very well…but that doesn’t mean it’s not MEANT to be funny. And we’re going to arrest this little girl. O Trinidad! Why do you make column-writing so easy on the mind and so hard on the soul?”