Latest posts by Janine Mendes-Franco from February, 2017
Birds, dragons, poetic Midnight Robbers, stilt walkers — the competition for the 2017 King and Queen of Carnival titles in Trinidad and Tobago was fierce. Here's what you missed.
One Photographer's Stunning Glimpse Into the Beauty of Trinidad & Tobago's Traditional Carnival Masquerade
A spirit of joy sweeps through Trinidad and Tobago on 'Fantastic Friday', the start of the Carnival weekend.
A high-profile footballer, a controversial travel ban and an Iranian stamp in a passport all converge to blow a simple visa issue out of proportion.
An opinionated mini-guide to the music that's setting Trinidad and Tobago's Carnival celebrations alight this year, Part Two.
An opinionated mini-guide to the music that's setting Trinidad and Tobago's Carnival celebrations alight this year.
"As per our usual culture. Let's victim-blame, right? She should've chose[n] better? How about he should've been brought up better?"
"Our women and girls seem to be the major target of crime and assault. We must do something now!"
"A good soldier has fallen. Inevitable but still very sad. You will be missed by a whole country. History certainly will NOT forget YOU.”