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Topic “Trinidad and Tobago”

New report urges repeal of Caribbean countries’ criminal defamation laws

Several Caribbean nations have pledged to reform their criminal defamation laws but must continue to work to fully repeal them, according to a new report published by the International Press Institute (IPI). Read more »

Government bullies investigative reporters, private broadcasters in Trinidad and Tobago, says IPI

The International Press Institute (IPI) decried government harassment of investigative reporters in Trinidad and Tobago and accused the islands' communications ministry of abusing a dormant broadcasting rule, reported the organization on Thursday, Oct. 4, and Friday, Oct. 5. Read more »

Critics say Trinidad TV host was fired over religion

The removal of journalist Fazeer Mohammed from his position as a TV host for the State-owned Caribbean New Media Group (CNMG) has led to charges from activists and journalism groups that he was fired for his Muslim faith, the Trinidad Express reports. Read more »


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