Latest posts by Flora Thomas
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.
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.
5 May 2014
Trinidad and Tobago is still reeling from news of prominent attorney Dana Seetahal's death, but one blogger thinks the time for impotent outrage has long gone.
4 May 2014
Attorney Dana Seetahal was gunned down in Trinidad and Tobago early this morning; police say her death may be linked to her involvement in a high-profile murder case.
22 January 2014
News that a cocaine shipment with a street value of US $100 million was intercepted in Virginia, has T&T netizens pondering whether the country is becoming a narco state.
21 February 2012
The investigative magistrate looking into human rights charges against Haiti's ousted dictator Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier, recently came to the decision that “the statute of limitations had run out” on...
22 March 2011
Early on Sunday 20 March, 2011, while Haitians headed to the polls for the second round of a historic and controversial presidential election, a story about Wyclef Jean, the Haitian-born...
17 March 2011
Election-related violence in Haiti appears to be escalating. As Haitian presidential candidate and legal scholar Mirlande Manigat set out to begin a campaign rally in Mirebalais yesterday, her convoy was...