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Tuesday, December 29, 2015
1. Timbuktu: This Mauritanian film—from the Northwestern Islamic Republic, not the Indian Ocean tourist destination—is a clear, unimpeachable winner.
Monday, December 28, 2015
​My name is Samantha Jagroop and I manage a luxury, high-end shoe store. I’m from Aranguez, in San Juan. Born and grew up there.
Friday, December 25, 2015
Drink a rum and ponche creme, it’s Christmas morning, and my gift to you is a rewrite of an 1882 Christmas rhyme.
Tuesday, December 22, 2015
​My name is Dave Ramlal and I design Christmas trees for important people in my life. I spent 18 years away from home.
Friday, December 18, 2015
​LGBT people have become the pre-Civil Rights Negroes in Trinidad, expected, as they clearly are, to go to the back of the social bus.
Friday, December 11, 2015
WITH only three Fridays left before Christmas, the only thing there will be more of than murders in Trinidad for the rest of the year will be office Christmas parties—and you stand almost a better cha
Friday, December 4, 2015
Prime Minister Colm Imbert—and I never thought I’d write that firetrucking phrase, let me tell you, I would have quicker bet on American President Ralph Nader or Pope Richard Dawkins or Teenager of th
Friday, November 27, 2015
Four years ago God the Uncle—my imaginary Uncle Godfrey—called me to sum up the Bible in the voice of Kenrick, the kind of tess who leaves Port-of-Spain and goes to Syria to fight jihad for the Shaita
Friday, November 20, 2015
There is great power in words—consider “nigger”—but even greater power in what we choose to name things.
Friday, November 13, 2015
We measure our own moods, wittingly or unwittingly.