People

Embark, Food and Cuisine, People, Antigua and Barbuda

Doubles with slight | Food buzz

A love match introduced South African Bridget van Dongen Cadet to doubles, Trinidad’s beloved street food. And it was an affair to remember. Some 15 years later, she and her Trini husband opened their own doubles stall — in Antigua! Shelly-Ann Inniss learns more

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Embark, Food and Cuisine, People

Rum: the Caribbean’s precious elixir | Try this

Cayman Islands-based Food Network chef Dylan Benoit celebrates the region’s favourite spirit, and offers a sinful rum-infused recipe

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Immerse, Literature, Science, People, United States

Chanda Prescod-Weinstein: Griot of the universe | Snapshot

With a trailblazing Barbadian mother and CLR James for a step-grandfather, award-winning author and scientist Chanda Prescod-Weinstein shares with Erline Andrews how her Caribbean roots have shaped her success

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Arrive, Homepage Slider, Film and Television, People

YouTubers of the Caribbean | Take 5

Caribbean content creators have been producing a range of video material on YouTube and other platforms, attracting hundreds of thousands of viewers from around the world. Laura Dowrich recommends five of her favourites

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Homepage Slider, Arrive, Arts and Architecture, People

Bridging the divide | Portfolio

This year, Caribbean artists will have their biggest ever presence at two of the world’s most significant contemporary art events — the Venice Biennale and documenta fifteen. Janine Mendes-Franco learns more

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Arrive, Literature, People, Trinidad and Tobago

Ayanna Lloyd Banwo: opening the door | Snapshot

Ayanna Lloyd Banwo grew up surrounded by stories. Now, as the Trinidadian writer publishes her already acclaimed debut novel, she tells Shivanee Ramlochan how family and home have indelibly shaped her writing

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Arrive, People, Science, Trinidad and Tobago

Tonya Villafana: “I never worked so hard in my life” | Own words

T&T-born Tonya Villafana on her love for science, her work developing a COVID-19 vaccine at AstraZeneca, and keeping grounded in mid-pandemic — as told to Marvin Espinoza

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Arrive, Film and Television, People, French Guiana

Audrey & Maxime Jean-Baptiste: when images speak | Backstory

For sibling filmmakers Audrey and Maxime Jean-Baptiste, their family history in French Guiana and historic image archives were equally important sources for their latest film project. Jonathan Ali learns more

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