Journalist and Digital Content Creator from Trinidad and Tobago.
Latest posts by Jada Steuart
Vetiver: One of Trinidad & Tobago’s neglected climate solutions
Vetiver is one of the greatest, cheapest, and most eco-friendly solutions to flooding, landslides, slope stabilisation and erosion control.
Size matters: US donation to Trinidad & Tobago sparks conversation on vaccine equity
The US Embassy in Trinidad and Tobago's decision to tweet about its donation of 80 vials of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine to Trinidad and Tobago has received severe online backlash.
Trinidad and Tobago edges closer to amending its Equal Opportunity Act to include sexual orientation
Discussions about the need to amend Trinidad and Tobago's Equal Opportunity Act have reignited after one of the country's biggest banks made a major move towards diversity and inclusion.
Trinidad & Tobago's problem with gender-based violence
Since the murder of Andrea Bharatt, parliament has passed the Evidence Bill and approved the use of pepper spray for self-defence, but are these measures really addressing the core issue?
Black Lives Matter protests in Trinidad & Tobago spark discussions about race
The Black Lives Matter movement brings racism into sharp relief in the twin-island Caribbean nation.
How can the Caribbean prepare for a post-COVID-19 world?
As the Caribbean begins to think about a post-COVID-19 future, Lesley Ann Noel proposes a design thinking approach to building back the region's economies and social services.
Trinidad & Tobago's traditional Carnival characters offer women sexual healing
Onika Henry, a licensed and trained sex educator, counselor and expressive arts teacher, combines her teachings to explore female sexuality and sensuality through Carnival.
Restoration of Trinidad and Tobago's heritage buildings stirs debate
The restoration of heritage buildings in Trinidad and Tobago has sparked a national conversation on whether this is the best use of public funds.
Trinidad and Tobago continues to face HIV stigma and lack of sex education
Drugs that can prevent HIV are available, but Trinidad and Tobago's Ministry of Health won't make it available because he thinks it will promote promiscuity.
Cultures clash after release of Trinidadian soca music video featuring cricketer Ali Khan
“In ‘Me Gusta’, Destra is trying to represent something global, and other cultures are reading it in different ways.”
Sexual harassment case in Trinidad & Tobago highlights need for better policies
A recent case has highlight Trinidad and Tobago's lack of laws protecting citizens from workplace sexual harassment, especially members of the LGBTQ community, who can be quite vulnerable.
Remains of Trinidad and Tobago's First Peoples returned to resting place
The remains of 60 indigenous ancestors were reinterred in a ceremony to properly honour the dead and recognise the importance of the local First Peoples community.
Trinidad's First Peoples say the indigenous name of airport should not be changed
The Trinidad prime minister's announcement about a possible airport name change from Piarco International Airport to the Eric Williams Airport has left the public divided.
Trinidad and Tobago president's stance on unmarried partners faces backlash
Not legally married? Don't expect your partner to receive an invitation to an event at President's House — unless President Weekes reconsiders her "Victorian era" decision.
Trinidad & Tobago government unimpressed with BBC report on Venezuelan refugees
A BBC report about Venezuelan migrants in Trinidad and Tobago has not been well received by locals. Many feel the report did not portray an accurate representation of the situation.
Tobago's coral bleaching alert makes it clear there is ‘no alternative’ to fighting the climate crisis
As warmer ocean temperatures wreak havoc on coral reefs around Tobago and other islands in the Caribbean Sea, we talk to a biologist who is concerned for their future.
Sedition charge against union leader sparks debate about freedom of speech in Trinidad and Tobago
The legislation is being called into question following the arrest of a prominent trade union leader, over fears it infringes on freedom of speech rights.
As a top government official is arrested in Trinidad & Tobago, the corruption debate rages
Why was McDonald fired and reappointed so many times? Does Trinidad and Tobago have a culture of enabling corruption? The minister's arrest has prompted a wider debate.
Netflix's ‘The Great Hack’ highlights Cambridge Analytica's role in Trinidad & Tobago elections
Cambridge Analytica whistleblower Christopher Wylie may visit Trinidad and Tobago to talk to a parliamentary Joint Select Committee about campaign election interference — and who hired and paid the company.
Trinidad and Tobago prime minister refuses to impeach embattled chief justice
"The conclusion I have reached in all the circumstances is that [there is] an insufficient basis, in fact, to warrant [...] that the chief justice's removal ought to be investigated."
Trinidad & Tobago's history of government relations with gang leaders exposed
A local newspaper exposé shows how government contracts have contributed to the flourishing of gang culture in Trinidad and Tobago.