iOS app Android app

Trinidad

The Evolution of Anya: The Fashion Designer, the Mentor, the Winner

Danielle James | Posted 11.15.2014 | Style
Danielle James

Her presence is undeniable -- as all eyes turn to her in intrigue. Dressed in a zebra print jumpsuit (her own) and Gerard Yosca jewelry, a New York born and raised designer, the amalgamation of an island queen with a city chic cool style is here.

A Tour of Hemingway's Cuba

J. Michael Welton | Posted 11.05.2014 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

Anyone with a serious desire for an intimate look at Cuba would do well to sign up for a tour sponsored by the intrepid Finca Vigia Foundation in earl...

If Perfect Beaches Existed, This Would Be It

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 08.27.2014 | Travel

Crescent-curved bay. Swaying palms. White sand and gentle waves. If there were such thing as a perfect beach, Maracas Bay would be it. The natural ...

Actress Mishael Morgan of The Young and the Restless Had a Near Death Experience Which Changed Her Life

Ilana Rapp | Posted 08.17.2014 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

When you have determination like Mishael Morgan, nothing can stop you. Her near death experience completely altered the way she views things and put a 180 degree spin on her career path.

Not For Everyday Use

Arlene M. Roberts | Posted 05.29.2014 | Books
Arlene M. Roberts

Ask any parent and they hasten to tell you about the vision or aspirations they harbor for their children. The method adopted for realizing the dream...

Oil Spills Leave Trinidad's Beaches Covered In Crude

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green

At least 11 oil spills have crippled parts of Trinidad and Tobago, coating miles of beach with crude as the state-owned energy company scrambles to co...

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.

4 Gay Women, 8 Jews and the Pope Walk into a Midlife Crisis...

Zachary Dominitz | Posted 02.05.2014 | Good News
Zachary Dominitz

We're eating Manischewitz-brined turkey with latkes, 11 of us, lighting candles for Hannukah in a mishmash of celebration. There's my father and mother, friends for more than 50 years. My mom's two ex-girlfriends are also here, these women who have known me, and loved me, for decades.

As Flies to Whatless Boys: Trini Vernacular and Caribbean Identity

Arlene M. Roberts | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Arlene M. Roberts

"It's Trini vernacular cell phone text speak," author Robert Antoni announced before reading an excerpt from his novel, As Flies to Whatless Boys, at a Brooklyn Book Festival bookend event held recently at MoCADA.

A Jump in the Sea

Sofia Maldonado | Posted 11.23.2013 | Arts
Sofia Maldonado

Ten artists speak one language. It is Caribbean. It is Contemporary. It is World-art. It is the voice of an emerging generation of artists that speak a universal language independently of our Caribbean heritage.

Five Things You Should Do in the Caribbean Before You Die

Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon | Posted 11.16.2013 | Travel
Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon

It'd be a real shame if all you brought back from the world's favorite warm-weather destination was a blistering sunburn, a wicked hangover and a cheap souvenir. Instead, choose one (or more) of these singularly Caribbean experiences and come home with memories that'll last a lifetime.

6 Snacks You Can't Leave the Caribbean Without Tasting

Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon | Posted 10.14.2013 | Travel
Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon

Forget the fries. When you're in the Caribbean, snacking on the go isn't about rolling up to the drive-through. Instead, grab some grub from a roadside stall or beachfront shack.

Beyond The Comments: One HuffPoster's Redeeming Story Of Her Tumultuous Past

Jessica Joseph | Posted 07.01.2013 | Religion
Jessica Joseph

Instead, I had a knock down, screaming match with "Whoever the hell is up there!" I laid out my case, my fears, my doubts and I demanded an answer!

Young Concert Artists Presents Ravishing Soprano at Merkin Hall

Jim Luce | Posted 06.22.2013 | Arts
Jim Luce

The LA-based pianist, conductor, and composer André Previn called Susan Wadsworth, who founded Young Concert Artists (YCA) in 1961, last week to tell her how much he loved soprano Jeanine de Bique's singing of his cycle, Honey and Rue.

Hawaii vs. Trinidad

Islands | Posted 06.18.2013 | Travel
Islands

A great travel experience is about a lot more than beautiful beaches, dreamy suites and posh spas. It can also be about the meals. There's no better way to explore a new culture than by sampling their food.

Native Tongue: Speaking With a Caribbean Accent

Arlene M. Roberts | Posted 04.06.2013 | Media
Arlene M. Roberts

As a Caribbean islander transplanted in New York, I am often perplexed by the response even the slightest lilt can elicit, from curiosity to downright imitation. But is imitation always the highest form of flattery? The recent Super Bowl ad by Volkswagen seems to have reignited the discussion.

PHOTOS: South America's Northern Coast

Stewart A. Swerdlow | Posted 03.16.2013 | Travel
Stewart A. Swerdlow

On the east side, there is only volcanic rock and wild surf. Dangerous for swimmers. Great for photographers.

Two Perfect Weeks In Cuba

Tyler Wetherall | Posted 01.14.2013 | Travel
Tyler Wetherall

As a travel writer specializing in Cuba, I often get asked about the best things to see and do. Here's my ideal two-week itinerary.

PHOTOS: 24 Hours In Trinidad

Tyler Wetherall | Posted 11.15.2012 | Travel
Tyler Wetherall

I sit in the rocking chair of their cool veranda and we chat about the crazy street scene.

Bride Attacked By Pit Bull Mix

Posted 08.18.2012 | Denver

Brittany Schults' wedding day was turned upside down when a man she considered to be a close friend ordered a roommate's pit bull to attack her and th...

Work Crews Crush Thousands Of Sea Turtle Eggs On Trinidad Beach

AP | DAVID McFADDEN | Posted 09.09.2012 | Green

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Thousands of leatherback turtle eggs and hatchlings have been crushed by heavy machinery along a Trinidad beach widely rega...

Romany Malco Is At Home In The World -- From The White House To Hollywood

Tamar Abrams | Posted 05.02.2012 | Entertainment
Tamar Abrams

At 43, Romany Malco is still learning and stretching. His next goal is to blur the lines between fiction and nonfiction on television.

PHOTOS: The Joy Of Carnival In Trinidad

John Oseid | Posted 04.14.2012 | Travel
John Oseid

A year ago, I put in a 10-hour-day under a beating sun in the streets of the Trinidadian capital Port of Spain. By 9 a.m., I was drenched in sweat, by noon my muscles ached fiercely. And I loved every minute of it.

Beloved Neighborhood Diner Is Closing Its Doors

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.27.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- After nearly two years in business, the Capital City Diner in Ward 5's Trinidad neighborhood will close its doors this weekend. The dine...

The West Indian Day Parade: An Island Woman's Perspective

Arlene M. Roberts | Posted 02.07.2012 | New York
Arlene M. Roberts

I am stunned by the disparity in perception on the part of some New York City police officers and the reality of my experiences at the West Indian Day Parade.