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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.


AOSIS: COP25 Lacks Ambition to Secure the Fate of Islands

AOSIS calls Ministerial meeting to address it's disappointment in COP25 as the climate negtiations come to a close. Small Island States have major concerns.
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The Trini Fans are Sad About our Football

And so am I! After spending the majority of my life on the playing fields in almost every community savannah straight into the grand savannah and everywhere else, it hurts my heart to even...

Gender-Sensitive Climate Policies Needed in the Caribbean

It is a fact that the climate change burden is unevenly distributed, and so are the resources to ease the strain of climate change-induced losses and damages. Gender-sensitive climate policies are needed in the Caribbean.

Carbon Markets and the Small Island States

Madrid’s COP25 seem blind to the urgency of the climate crisis. Where is the urgency?

All we Want for Christmas is Decisive Climate Action

With the Rule Book for the Paris Agreement set, COP25 opens a new phase in climate negotiations for enacting the demands from the street and Science with more ambitious emission reductions. So, where is the urgency? 

Slashing your Grocery Bill with Urban Agriculture!

Food is essential to life and food security is undeniably a necessity for the development of any country. In the Mid-Year budget review, the Finance minister of Trinidad and Tobago reported that retail prices...

The Caribbean and the Contemporary Hurricane Season

The Caribbean region is no stranger to natural disasters. While not always at risk, every Caribbean nation should seize the initiative and be prepared.

The Value of Fitness for Windies Players

The Importance of a Fit Team My good friend and former fellow cricket commentator, Joseph "Reds" Perreira, threw his mind back to the eighties. At that time Dennis Waithe was in charge of the West...

Make Cocoa King Again

It’s no secret that some of the best cocoa in the world comes from Trinidad and Tobago. One of the country's local food technologist is advocating a new approach for cocoa to reclaim its former glory. 

CARIFESTA: An Explosion of Caribbean Culture

  My Instagram feed during CARIFESTA was alive with colour! It was beautiful. I was thrilled to see my friends sharing images and videos showcasing various food, theatre, and artistic expressions from across the Caribbean...

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