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“House of Ashes” by Monique Roffey: Book Review

Niki Shakallis (The Upcoming) reviews Monique Roffey’s House of Ashes, calling it “a brave political thriller, for which Roffey has risked much to deliver.” Roffey was the winner of the 2013 OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature for  432 more words


Catfish in Trinidad....Well Not Really

Since moving to Trinidad and Tobago I have been posting photos on Instagram of the island and applying the searchable hashtags #TrinidadAndTobago #TouristByWeekend etc. Recently I posted a photo of one of the two swinging bridges on the island. 358 more words

Brent Holder: The Steel Pan Saved My Life

As Notting Hill Carnival celebrates the 50th anniversary of the steel pan, The Voice highlights the trajectory of pan artist Brent Holder. Considered as one of the brightest stars of steel pan music, he speaks about how this special instrument impacted his life and why this important tradition needs to be protected. 482 more words



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Six Apple Retail Store employees charged in iPhone grand theft ring

“Six Apple store employees at the Galleria mall are accused of teaming up to defraud the store out of nearly 600 iPhones worth an estimated half-million dollars, police said Wednesday,” Wayne K. 284 more words


Vishnu Singh, Caribbean Junior Chess Champion

Vishnu Singh, a student of Presentation College, Chaguanas, and Trinidad and Tobago’s junior champion, finished unbeaten en route to winning the Under-20 category and the top prize of $1,800 at the 2014 Caribbean Chess Carnival tournament. 300 more words