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Why French Creole matters

If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his own language, that goes to his heart – Nelson Mandela

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International Creole Month 2018 and Calypso History Month 2018
Patwa ka viv toujou!! Patois is still alive!!
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Latrinité (Trinidad) : Sé yon bagay patwa

       Moun Latrinité ka kontinié gloriyé lang kréyol la abo disparet pres pwan'y nan péyi-a, sof yonndé koté kontel Maraval, Morne Coco oben Paramin. Yo pa lé léritaj-tala anni déchèpiyé ek yo ka pòté mannev adan légliz, lékol, linivèsité kisasayésa...pou viré ba'y balan.

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 Kréyol Latwinité (Trinidad) ka tjenbé labriz

   Anlo moun pa sav ki jik nan sé lanné 1930 la, primié lang Trinidad (ki an kréyol yo ka kriyé "Latwinité") té kréyol. An kréyol ki ka sanm anlo kréyol Matinik ek Sent-Lisi.

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T&T and Venezuela sign historic gas deal

Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley and Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro have signed a historic gas deal, which will allow T&T to access gas from Venezuela’s Dragon Gas Field.

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Francis Felix monté nan Galilé i té ni 112 lanné anlè tet-li

   Kon anlo moun pa sav, Trinidad (ki an kréyol yo té ka kriyé "Latwinité") té ni yon sel lang nan tout 19è ek koumansman 20è siek-la : kréyol. Sé an kalté model kréyol ki ka sanm anlo ta Sent-Lisi ek soutou ta Matinik.

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Mwa Kwéyòl Toupatou Asou Latè-a - International Créole Month in Trinidad & Tobago 2017

We are pleased to announce an exciting series of events for International Creole Month, right here in T&T! Nou kontan di zòt i ni anpil bagay pou sélébwé Mwa Kwéyòl Toupatou asou Latè-a, isit a Latwinité épi Tabag.

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SAT HITS GOVT’S OFFER TO DOMINICANS
Close your homes

A day after Prime Minister Keith Rowley urged citizens to open their homes and hearts to Dominicans in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, Secretary General of the Sanatan Dharma Maha Sabha Satnarayan Maharaj yesterday insisted doors to the homes of locals should remain closed to their distressed Caribbean neighbours.

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YOUR MASTERS DEGREE IS PROBABLY WORTHLESS.
Jeremy Francis https://www.linkedin.com/

If you live on a small island in the Caribbean like me, and you have a Masters degree, MBA or similar designation, you may feel it isn't worth as much as it did a few years ago. You would be right.

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DR FUAD KHAN: TRINI WOMEN GETTING TOO FAT
http://www.looptt.com/

A former minister of health says there are simply too many obese people in this country. Dr Fuad Khan told News Power Now that the situation is getting out of hand. On Wednesday the Joint Select Committee for foreign affairs expressed concern with obesity, particularly in children.

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TRINIDADIAN ISIS SOLDIER ADMITS TO LOCAL KILLINGS, URGES MUSLIMS TO WAGE JIHAD IN HOMELAND
http://www.caribbean360.com/

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Sunday December 11, 2016 – It’s no secret that several Trinidadian Muslims have left the country to join Islamic group ISIS.

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WHY WAS T&T NOT DESTROYED YESTERDAY... A SEISMOLOGIST EXPLAINS
By Richard Charan http://www.trinidadexpress.com/

Why did Trinidad and Tobago's 6.1 magnitude earthquake leave only negligible damage, but that same day, a 6.5 magnitude earthquake devastate Indonesia, killing more than 100 and destroying buildings.

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Décès du grand créoliste trinidadien Mervyn C. Alleyne

   Docteur en linguistique de l'Université de Strasbourg dans les années 70, le Trinidadien Mervyn C. Alleyne fut l'une des grandes figures de la créolistique internationale. Il est décédé ce mercredi 23 novembre 2016. Le texte ci-après décrit sa carrière et ses recherches...

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Dr Kumar Mahabir

The Ministry of Community Development, Culture and the Arts of Trinidad and Tobago placed a full-page, full-colour advertisement in the daily newspapers (e.g. Guardian June 14, 2016. Page A43). A similar version of the notice was posted on the Ministry’s website (see attached).

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   Les langues meurent aussi. Regardez la vidéo ci-après de Holly BETAUDIER, un vieux monsieur trinidadien de 87 ans, qui vient de décéder. Il parle un créole très proche du créole martiniquais tout comme un petit millier d'habitants des villages de Morne Coco, Paramine et Blanchisseuse situés dans le nord de l'île de Trinidad.

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http://www.caribbean360.com/

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Thursday March 10, 2016 – Caribbean countries are among the biggest generators of trash in the world, per capita, and Trinidad and Tobago has the unenviable distinction of being at the top of that list.

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http://www.caribbean360.com/

NEW YORK, United States, Wednesday January 20, 2016 – The Trinidadian man who was convicted in the United States for conspiring to blow up fuel tanks and pipelines under the John F Kennedy International Airport has died of heart failure at a prison medical facility.

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By Carolyn Kissoon www.trinidadexpress.com/

The Chamber noted that technology becomes obsolete quickly and needs to be replaced regularly. It stated that with increased prices the many people would be left behind with outdated equipment.

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http://www.hindustantimes.com/

Jwala Rambarran, Indian-origin Central Bank governor of Trinidad and Tobago, has been removed for being “discourteous” to the government by making public details about foreign exchange and recession.

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Fiction
Caryl Phillips http://www.theguardian.com/

The Caribbean is celebrating the news that one of its most famous literary sons has won the Nobel Prize. But why, asks a fellow writer, is VS Naipaul so hostile to his native land?