Community, Culture, Food and Cuisine, Trinidad and Tobago
By Skye Hernandez ●
Issue 102 (March/April 2010)
When I was growing up in Port of Spain during the Seventies, we knew nothing about Arabic food. It was not part of the national culinary...
Community, Culture, Guyana
By Janette Forte ●
Issue 27 (September/October 1997)
It’s the height of the rainy season, in July, and several Makushi women are talking about the uniforms their children need for the new...
Community, Culture, Music, Arts, Trinidad and Tobago
By Georgia Popplewell ●
Issue 22 (November/December 1996)
To a visitor in the 1920s, Debe, in south-west Trinidad, was “almost wholly a Hindu town”. Seventy years later it’s still...
Community, Culture, People, Canada, Trinidad and Tobago
By Pat Ganase ●
Issue 31 (May/June 1998)
How does the sheltered daughter of a suburban community in Trinidad come to be one of the most decorated principals in Canada? What is it...
Community, Culture, History
By Rex Nettleford ●
Issue 32 (July/August 1998)
Professor Rex Nettleford examines the first 50 years of UWI as “a history of creative response to the challenge of change” In 1948,...
Community, Trinidad and Tobago
By David Tindall ●
Issue 34 (November/December 1998)
It is time for the invisible to reveal themselves. The drums are speaking to the ancient ancestors of Africa. Tonight in a rural garden in...
Community, Culture, Festivals and Events, Trinidad and Tobago
By Pat Ganase ●
Issue 36 (March/April 1999)
Phagwa, or Holi, in Trinidad usually follows on the heels of Carnival. It is a festival of Hindu origin brought by the Indian indentured...
Community, Culture, Festivals and Events
By O’Leo LoKai ●
Issue 64 (November/December 2003)
I remember being bathed in the soft golden glow of a thousand flickering candles, as the crisp November night air carried the scent of...
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