Latest posts by Janine Mendes-Franco from October, 2013
First reports indicated low voter turnout for Local Government Elections, but the reality was the total opposite, confirming some netizens' suspicions that the electorate is anything but apathetic.
The opposition People's National Movement has won Trinidad's Local Government Elections - but that hasn't stopped the other political parties from claiming some measure of victory. Netizens, meanwhile, are incredulous.
Today, Trinidadians voted in the country's Local Government Elections; Facebook was full of photos of citizens' ink-stained fingers. The question remains: have their votes sent a message to the government?
Local Government Elections will take place in Trinidad and Tobago next week, but any chance of hearing the political leaders debate one another about relevant issues, has been foiled.
If social media had a Richter scale, comments about the earthquake that struck last night would have registered high, judging from the timelines of Twitter and Facebook users.
The Caribbean Court of Justice's decision in a controversial discrimination case sends the signal that regional citizens have the right to freedom of movement across CARICOM states, without suffering harassment.