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Need to know | Event calendar (Jan/Feb 2022)

Essential info to help you make the most of January and February — even in the middle of a pandemic

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Embark, Reviews, Literature

Bookshelf (Jan/Feb 2022) | Book reviews

This month’s reading picks from the Caribbean, with reviews of Dangerous Freedom by Lawrence Scott; How the One-Armed Sister Sweeps Her House by Cherie Jones; The Disordered Cosmos: A Journey into Dark Matter, Spacetime, and Dreams Deferred by Chanda Prescod-Weinstein; and Nature’s Wild: Love, Sex, and Law in the Caribbean by Andil Gosine

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Embark, Music, Reviews

Playlist (Jan/Feb 2022) | Music reviews

This month’s listening picks from the Caribbean — featuring new music by John Arnold; Intra-I; Tigana Thomas; and various other artists

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Arrive, Festivals and Events, Trinidad and Tobago

Trinidad Carnival is love | Backstory

This year’s Trinidad Carnival season is once again a time of uncertainty, thanks to the ongoing pandemic. But while lovers of the festival dream of spectacular Carnivals to come, they also cherish memories of Carnivals past. Janine Mendes-Franco, Mark Lyndersay, Laura Dowrich, and Caroline Taylor share their treasured Carnival memories in this year’s instalment of “Carnival is love”

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Arrive, People, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela

Maria Nuitter Espinal: “We want to keep the tradition alive” | Own words

Venezuelan Burroquite performer Maria Nuitter Espinal on keeping this traditional masquerade alive in her home country, and bringing it into Trinidad Carnival — as told to Raquel Vasquez La Roche

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Homepage Slider, Arrive, Travel, Antigua and Barbuda, Trinidad and Tobago, Suriname, Dominica, Curacao

Ready to go | Round trip

The start of a new year is a chance to imagine future travel plans — and after two pandemic years, we’re all ready for a break! Are you thinking of a quick weekend getaway, a week of relaxation, or an even longer escape? Here are six itineraries from across Caribbean Airlines’ regional network

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Homepage Slider, Arrive, Food and Cuisine

Hungry yet? | Did you even know

Consider yourself a true foodie? How much do you know about Caribbean culinary traditions? Let our trivia column put you to the test

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