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Trinidad Tobago

A Cultural Psychosis

Helen Shair-Singh | Posted 02.03.2015 | World
Helen Shair-Singh

This is a continuation of my last post, "System Failure," addressing the issue of Domestic Violence in Trinidad & Tobago. My hope is that if we persist in shining a light here, refusing to let it be swept under the rug of deliberate ignorance any longer, it will effect some positive change.

Book Review: If I Never Went Home

Arlene M. Roberts | Posted 02.12.2014 | Books
Arlene M. Roberts

What if someone never quite felt at home -- at home? This quest for a sense of place is the dominant theme in If I Never Go Home, the debut novel by author Ingrid Persaud.

Is the Trans-Pacific Partnership the Solution to Latin America's Fractured Trade Regime?

Daniel Wagner | Posted 07.16.2013 | World
Daniel Wagner

Many hope an agreement on the TPP will provide a much-needed boost to a still prostrate global economy, but what is being widely hailed as profound progress in the evolution of trade integration globally is having the opposite effect in Latin America.

A $25,000 Rum?

Tony Sachs | Posted 06.04.2013 | Taste
Tony Sachs

What's Scotch got that rum hasn't got? Rum has been an "on the brink" spirit for ages, but its breakthrough may finally be nigh.

Project Runway Winner Anya on Finding Her Voice

Deborah Stambler | Posted 12.28.2011 | Women
Deborah Stambler

"For young girls and their moms, fashion is an opportunity to discuss identity, self-respect and pride. It shows women there are ways to be expressive without being disrespectful to yourself. "

Caribbean Writers in the Shadow of Sir Vidia Naipaul

Arlene M. Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Arlene M. Roberts

No doubt Naipaul deserves the accolades that have been bestowed upon him, bit the fixation on his personal life overshadows the accomplishments of a generation of Caribbean writers.

Musings on Trinidad Noir

Arlene M. Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Arlene M. Roberts

Rest assured, long after the Solo and Peardrax have been poured, after the last morsel of jerk chicken wings has been eaten, Trinidad Noir will be savored for years to come.