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28 July 2014
Why Some Caribbean Authors Are Accusing Trinidad-Born Novelist Monique Roffey of Being a ‘Latter Day Columbus’
After U.K.-based Roffey wrote a blog post exploring modern Caribbean writers, some authors accused her of ignorance about the region's literary history.
21 July 2014
Trinidad and Tobago's military is accused of flouting the law in the search for a soldier's killer. This isn't the first time authorities there have policed at any price.
15 July 2014
Groups protesting a possible repeal of a colonial-era anti-sodomy law have tried to distance themselves from being labeled "homophobic." Caribbean bloggers insist on calling a spade a spade.
10 June 2014
One political blogger is tired of the mud slinging that passes for political debate in Trinidad and Tobago, suggesting instead that the electorate must demand that politicians address issues.
4 June 2014
As the Prime Minister remains mum about polarizing comments made by a religious and political leader, Trinidad and Tobago netizens wonder if the country will ever get beyond tribal politics.
2 June 2014
The West Indies Cricket Board has not picked off-spin bowler Sunil Narine to play in the upcoming test matches against New Zealand because they think he chose club over country.
23 May 2014
An investigative journalist testifies that his life was threatened. One Trinidad and Tobago-based blogger discusses how this troubling development challenges citizens' social contract with their democracy.
22 May 2014
Trinidad and Tobago recently hosted Virtual Educa, an initiative designed to explore cutting-edge developments in education, technology and e-learning. A few netizens wonder if technology will actually help improve schooling.
21 May 2014
Vice News produces a damning video about the level of corruption in Trinidad and Tobago, alleging that high-level players involved in international drug trafficking are driving the country's gang wars.
17 May 2014
The jewels of Trinidad and Tobago's dry season, the pink and yellow Poui trees, are offering a last burst of splendour as the country looks forward to the rainy season.