Latest posts by Atiba Rogers
'I noticed how scarce and inaccessible Black children's literature was, compared to other fictional children's books.'
From a COVID-19 survivor to a teenager with autism, here's how some Caribbean netizens are coping with self-isolation.
When the volcano last erupted in 1997, the village of Piparo was unprepared; if it happens again, residents are doing everything they can to ensure the response will be different.
"If we weaken indigenous culture, we weaken an integral part of Guyanese culture."
"#Guyana is the only South American country where homosexuality is still illegal. It just held its first LGBT Pride parade. Let's hope decriminalisation is next..."
This week, Caribbean netizens rail against the US president's "shithole" comment, discuss violent crime in Jamaica and debate the new "wining" law that will impact Trinidad and Tobago Carnival.
A new musical project delivers an inspirational message of unity to the people of Trinidad and Tobago, challenging them to collectively create "a more peaceful society".
The 36-year-old, whose "star was on the rise", collapsed after performing at a Carnival band launch and was rushed to hospital, where he could not be revived.
A soul/jazz/Haitian creole melody mashup by two accomplished female performers just in time for Women's History Month in March? What's not to love?
Think bird counts are something only scientists and serious birdwatchers do? A new e-book, out just in time for the annual Caribbean bird count, gets everyone involved.
Caribbean bloggers are out there, and they do have voices that deserve recognition.
Why should we still care about civil rights leader Marcus Garvey? Florida-based Jamaican author Geoffrey Philp explains Garvey's relevance, and why black lives have always mattered, through his new novel.
A passion for partying has inspired two young Trinidadian software developers and entrepreneurs to design an app that makes it easy for other partygoers to find their groove.
In a new report, Trinidad and Tobago has been identified as "a destination, transit, and source country for adults and children subjected to sex trafficking and forced labor".
The Caribbean Memory Project Is Crowdsourcing Family Histories to Preserve the Region's Cultural Heritage
"We come from a very complex place, and that the histories we possess are even more complex. We -- Caribbean people -- are very fragile keepers of our history."
In the midst of an economic recession, Trinidad and Tobago's government promises to find money to restore an important historical building as citizens discuss whether heritage should be a priority.
"While many of the Windrush Generation experienced similar circumstances arriving in Britain, not much is actually documented. Animation can help to bridge generational gaps when the story is relevant."
Haiti's legislative elections took place last August. Months later, the country has been left with no president, an interim government and a mandate for new elections by April 24, 2016.
An opening ceremony for a children's hospital that was never actually opened to the public. Public funds used despite a government-to-government arrangement. A collapsed access road. What next?
"Jamaica is in need of a leader who is truly interested in laying aside partisan politics...What I witnessed in the video is hyped up bravado and noise..."
"I’d love for people to take away an appreciation of Mokko’s culture, the beauty in simplicity, and start to think about where their food and energy comes from."