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Explore engaging commentary, fresh insights, varied perspectives, and much more in our featured articles. Each writer represents a unique view of our region and together their voices illuminate our people’s creativity and intellect.

Festival

The Isle of Festivals

Tobago’s Blue Food Festival was named one of the 14 best food events in the world by CNN But Tobago has been experiencing a significant decline in foreign visitors. As its big sister, Trinidad, settles into...
Black Hair

Why Should We Care about “Black Hair”?

However, one can argue that Gabriela’s reaction was emotionally-charged due to how taxing the issue surrounding her identity and how she chooses to portray herself as a black woman is. It cannot be said that race is being unnecessarily brought up when the model’s desire to embody and represent black empowerment is the root of the issue.
caribbean

3 Caribbean countries to Fuel your Wanderlust in 2020

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In this vast and beautiful world, travel has the power to rip apart the monotony of everyday life, your fear of heights, or stereotypes and preconceived notions.  This year, allow travel to break down what...
Tips to Get and Keep a Caribbean Man

5 Ways to Get and Keep a Caribbean Man

Romance is always a complicated and touchy subject, but everyone needs a little relationship advice at times. In this article, I won’t be a love guru but after a simple conversation with a few...
chocolate

Not Another Chocolate Story

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The best chocolate has been made in a lab by a cocoa scientist.
culture

Re-defining Culture in Trinidad and Tobago

“Human intellectual achievement”; if we prosaically utilize this definition then sitting in a fancy coffee shop writing a thesis on a technologically advanced device is more “cultural” than wining in a glittery bikini. But we won’t do that because sometimes the stressed-out grad student is the carefree masquerader, and therein lies the beauty of acceptance.
steelpan

Keishaun Julien – Tobago’s Steelpan Icon

Keishaun Julien is an icon in the making. Known for his ever-so-often viral steelpan videos on social media, Keishaun hails from the beautiful isle of Tobago. At 21 years old, Mr. Julien has established his brand...

Top 10 Caribbean Festivals You Can’t Miss!

Our dear friend Google describes a Festival as a day or period of celebration, typically for religious reasons. In the Caribbean, we take that definition, infuse it with our culture and make it our...
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Unearthing the Art of Forest Bathing in the Caribbean

So many persons in search of this inner healing travel to this Caribbean oasis to experience the true benefits of "forest bathing" without venturing to the far East in search of this blessing.
sport

Room for growth of Squash in Trinidad an Tobago

Over the years, Squash has developed a lot in Trinidad and Tobago. However, according to the coach of I Squash TT, Roger Salandy, who has been playing and coaching since 1985, there is still...

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