Archive | 2001

Parties Tied In Trinidad Elections

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad – Trinidad’s first prime minister of East Indian descent and the black-dominated opposition were locked in a tie Tuesday after elections – a dramatic twist that has sparked a constitutional crisis and set the stage for a lengthy political battle. … click for AP story on Guardian Unlimited

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'Kick 'Em Jenny' Volcano Causes Caribbean Quake

ST. AUGUSTINE, Trinidad – The undersea volcano called “Kick ’em Jenny” generated a moderate local earthquake on Thursday night as it bubbled near the Caribbean’s Lesser Antilles islands, seismologists said on Friday. Kick ’em Jenny submarine volcano in the southern Grenadine Islands is going through a period of unusual activity. Go to http://www.uwiseismic.com for the […]

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How to exegete a STOP sign

Suppose you’re traveling to work and you see a stop sign. What do you do? That depends on how you exegete the stop sign. (more…)

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Leaders Order New Vote in Trinidad

Trinidad’s leader called for new elections Wednesday after a purge of dissidents from his party cost the government its Parliamentary majority.

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World largest methanol plant for Trinidad

Trinidad and Tobago will be home to the world’s largest methanol plant, which will have the capacity to produce 5,000 tonnes per day, plant owners said.

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What is a Missionary?

Somewhere between saintliness and foolishness we find a curious creature called a missionary. Missionaries come in assorted sizes, weights and colors, but all (more…)

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What is ah Trini? (Trini perspective)

What is ah Trini? Is how yuh go define dat one? Dey have plenty dat born right here, who navel string bury right in dey own back yard, but when yuh study dem good, yuh has to wonder. Den again, it have plenty plenty Trini dat wasn’t born widin ah thousand mile of T&T, never […]

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BP makes major gas find in Trinidad

BP Trinidad and Tobago said it discovered one trillion cubic feet of gas off the Caribbean nation’s east coast.

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Archbishop's Appointment Causes Stir

The new Roman Catholic archbishop of Trinidad and Tobago, Edward J. Gilbert, embodies all the qualities many locals fear – he’s white, American and in charge.

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Prime Minister: Drug Cartels Threaten Trinidad

Insurgent groups within Trinidad and Tobago have teamed up with drug cartels to try to destabilize the oil-rich southeastern Caribbean nation, its prime minister told troops participating in U.S.-Caribbean military exercises on Wednesday.

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