Stories about Trinidad & Tobago from April, 2016
Goodnight, Sweet Prince: The Caribbean Bids Farewell to the Consummate Artist
"Going to wear assless pants and eyeliner out of respect. I guess this is why Doves Cry. #Prince."
Following Olympics Drama, Trinidad & Tobago Fans Lobby for Gymnastics Board to Resign
"This is about years of horribly poor stewardship of the board of an organization, for whom it seems the welfare of athletes is nowhere on their to do list."
In the Lead-Up to Trinidad and Tobago's Bocas Lit Fest, a Valediction for a Writer We Should Have Known Better
Trinidadian writer Irma Rambaran died In February, the scale and scope of her talent largely unknown. A pre-festival event at the Bocas Lit Fest begins the process of remedying that.
One Trinidadian Gymnast's Olympic Dream Is Killed, While Another's Is Born
The cut and thrust in the gymnastics fraternity as Trinidad and Tobago tries to qualify for its first Olympic place in the sport is startling.
Jamaicans Aren't Feeling the Neighbourly Love From Trinidad and Tobago's Airport Border Control
There is supposed to be free movement of CARICOM nationals throughout the region, but Jamaicans keep getting denied entry -- particularly in Trinidad.
West Indies Fans Rally Against the Region's ‘Corrupted’ Cricket Board After T20 Victories
"The historic victories didn't come from bureaucrats of the WICB, it came from the players they clearly want to muzzle."
Meme vs. Movie Theatre—Dawn of Consumer Justice in Trinidad & Tobago?
"BRAPS!!! Screen gone blank [...] BRAPS...screen gone down again." One Trinidadian film fanatic tries his best to enjoy a movie, but technical difficulties win out...until he retaliates with a meme.