Author: Various Contributors

Immerse, Culture, Trinidad and Tobago

The Carnival photo I can’t forget | Portfolio

February brings T&T’s annual Carnival, and 2021 — with the physical festival cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic — is a year to reminisce about Carnivals past. We asked three photographers — Jason C. Audain, Maria Nunes, and Shaun Rambaran — to choose one favourite image from their respective Carnival archives, and tell us the story behind it. As it turns out, the photos they chose all had something in common

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Embark, Festivals and Events

Need to know | Events calendar (Sept/Oct 2018)

Essential info to help you make the most of September and October — from Labour Day Carnival in Brooklyn to Pure Grenada’s Dive Fest and the Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival

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Culture, Festivals and Events

Island Beat (Autumn 1993)

BARBUDA IS FOR THE BIRDS (AND YOU) When visitors ask tour guide George Burton what side of the road people in Barbuda drive on, he says,...

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Culture, Festivals and Events

Island Beat (Winter 1994)

GRENADA’S FESTIVE SAILING The second edition of Grenada’s annual Sailing Festival takes place in early February 1995, and...

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Festivals and Events

Celebrating our heritage

Although there’s no fall or even autumn in the Caribbean (we’re strictly a two-season territory, so when we we’re not wet, we’re...

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Reviews, Literature

Bookshelf (July/August 2001)

PICK OF THE MONTH Derek Walcott: A Caribbean Life Bruce King (Oxford University Press 2000, 714 pp, ISBN 0-19-871131-x) Derek Walcott...

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Embark, Festivals and Events, Curacao, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago

Word of mouth (Jan/Feb 2018)

It’s Carnival time! Come on a panyard lime with Barbara Jenkins, experience the thrilling, shape-shifting ritual of J’Ouvert in a poem by Shivanee Ramlochan, and discover Carriacou’s unique Shakespeare mas. Meanwhile, Jamaica celebrates its musical heritage at Reggae Month

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Arrive, Travel, Community, Culture, Lifestyle, History

Heartland album: Andrea de Silva & Alva Viarruel explore the landscape of Indo-Trinidadian culture

Roopnarine Birbal, known to his friends as “Sarge,” cuts sugarcane on lands his family owns at San Pedro Poole. Despite the end of...

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