Through The Lens, Trinidad & Tobago

One World Unity

March 04, 2006

One World Unity

The photo originally scheduled for today has been delayed by some technical difficulties. In its place, a brief return to Tobago, lightly seasoned with some political commentary.

Nestled under a towering tree on the Store Bay Road is the One World Music Shop. It's impossible to miss. The proprietor is a quiet, unassuming gentleman who does double duty as a football coach on the island. He is genuinely thrilled that T&T has made it to its first ever football World Cup. As well he should be, considering that the team is captained by local lad legend, Dwight Yorke. At the same time though, were subtle questions about the commitment of the country's leaders to supporting the sport's continued growth.

Considering the headline on the daily newspaper outside his store, highlighting political infighting of the bitterest sense in one of the major parties, he clearly has good cause for concern. Until these woeful excuses for human beings who masquerade as politicians and leaders of this country are stopped it's unlikely that any worthy cause will be given the support it deserves.

Until then, the cries of “One country”, “One love”, “One unity” are nothing but empty, insincere bleating.

Posted by phototakeouter at 06:26 PM | Comments (4)

This is a beautiful site. Really interesting:)

March 30, 2006 11:17 PM, Thomp

I love this shot :)

March 21, 2006 09:36 PM, Rikki

Wow! A site dedicated to T&T!
We have many happy memories of this place.
Great sign.

March 16, 2006 05:20 PM, Jeannie

Not quite Paradise then....seems to be the same the world over....self interest rules.

March 13, 2006 02:49 PM, jasp

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