To stay independent, free, and sustainable, our community needs the help of friends and readers like you.
Donate now »
See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.
Sign up to receive the best of Global Voices!
Merisa Thompson is a Ph.D candidate studying Food and Power in the Caribbean at the Institute for Gender and Development Studies (IGDS), University of the West Indies, Trinidad & Tobago.
In La Brea, Trinidad, a fishing community continues to feel the impact of an allegedly cleaned-up oil spill that occurred over four months ago.
Global Voices is supported by the efforts of our volunteer contributors, foundations, donors and mission-related services. For more information please read our Fundraising Ethics Policy.
Special thanks to our many sponsors and funders.
Please support our important work:
This site is licensed as Creative Commons Attribution 3.0. Please read our attribution policy to learn about freely redistributing our work Some Rights Reserved
Help us understand our readers by completing a quick survey »