Stories about Trinidad & Tobago
12 June 2015
How many more inadvertently ROFL-inducing videos will Jack Warner release? This one's in reaction to John Oliver's roast of the ex-FIFA VP on Trinidad and Tobago television.
10 June 2015
The British comedian's barbs at Warner, who threatened last week to reveal an "avalanche" of secrets related to FIFA and Trinidad and Tobago's government, were less side-splittingly funny than usual.
9 June 2015
6 June 2015
There has been much discussion about the United States' motivation behind the FIFA arrests - so is it a power grab or is it about doing the right thing?
2 June 2015
"The Caribbean electoral systems need to be relooked at and be fixed immediately. They are failing the democratic nature of the region."
29 May 2015
There was also a video featuring a popular local puppet as he spent a night in jail with Jack Warner, a Trinidadian former FIFA vice president who was indicted.
27 May 2015
There's a frenzy on Caribbean social media today, following the announcement that the US Department of Justice indicted 9 FIFA officials and 5 corporate executives for racketeering, conspiracy, and corruption.
1 May 2015
11 April 2015
As political groups allegedly pay internet trolls to spew racial slurs and cyber-bully, netizens express their disgust over the depths to which politics in Trinidad and Tobago have plunged.
27 March 2015
"Vernella has offended every victim of rape and sexual abuse, every child born out of rape and incest...As a woman, she should know better. I am appalled and disgusted."
23 March 2015
"When you put self before country, when you hold an entire nation to ransom, when you play politics with your duty to protect and serve, you have failed us."
14 March 2015
"I know what space did for me -- it pulled me outside of myself -- and I wanted to give that back," Dr. Camille Wardrop Alleyne tells Global Voices.
27 February 2015
Residents noticed a strong smell of oil coming from their taps - but why was was the water supply still operational if authorities could not contain the threat?
26 February 2015
"We believed the subject of human trafficking had not received the level of public appreciation which it deserved and it was our duty to bring awareness to it."
25 February 2015
Carnival mentality refers to the carefree attitude on display at Trinidad and Tobago's biggest party. Some argue the term should represent industriousness -- Carnival takes a lot of work.
23 February 2015
Student attorneys from various parts of the Caribbean come together to help eradicate bullying in schools, which they regard as a human rights issue.
21 February 2015
Did a candidate for prime-minister just 'wine' on a female reveller at the carnival? This political scandal is a potent cocktail of sex, race and patriarchy.
20 February 2015
In this photo post, take a look at all the amazing aspects of Trinidad and Tobago Carnival 2015 - from traditional characters to the ever-popular "pretty mas'".
19 February 2015
Are the organisations charged with stewardship of the national festival sacrificing it to the almighty dollar? Broadcasters claim their sub-par coverage was due to their restrictions.