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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.

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...
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...
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...
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.

Why I believe Happiness is Subjective

Should we allow others define our happiness?
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.
literature

The Formation of Caribbean Identity in Literature

In order to build a nation of today through the eyes of tomorrow we must first engage what was yesterday. Yesterday in terms of where we came from, who we are and how to use these findings as a mechanism to empower and change where, as a nation, we are heading.
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...
SportsTourism

Sports Tourism in the Caribbean

Today’s definition of tourism has spread itself throughout the Caribbean in a manner which leads to entertainment through sports.
biotechnology

Biotechnology in the Caribbean Basin

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Biotechnology stems from biology, the study of life and uses the discoveries of living organisms and biological processes which are then enhanced or evolved to new products. The ability to discover, acquire knowledge and...

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