Trinidad and Tobago

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Portrait of tyrant Thomas Picton moved to side room in Welsh museum
Exhibition includes two specially commissioned works reframing story of former Trinidad governor

Steven Morris

01, Aug, 2022 @11:00 AM

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‘The pendulum has swung’: Why we female Trinidadian writers are having our moment
Monique Roffey, the Costa-winning author of The Mermaid of Black Conch, on the lit-boom that’s happening on the Caribbean island

Monique Roffey

03, May, 2022 @1:03 PM

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The Guardian view on Trinidad writers: women take the lead | Editorial
Editorial: The latest shortlist for the Women’s prize for fiction is a show of strength for a small island

Editorial

01, May, 2022 @5:25 PM

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‘She broke boundaries’: how textile artist Althea McNish made Britain bloom
An inspiration for Balenciaga and Dior, the flamboyant fabrics of the Trinidad-born artist brought Caribbean colour into 50s British households

Skye Sherwin

28, Mar, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Eighty-year-old study of British slave trade is back in the bestsellers list
Capitalism and Slavery, by the future first prime minister of Trinidad and Tobago Eric Williams, argues that the abolition of slavery was motivated by economic, not moral, concerns

David Barnett

02, Mar, 2022 @1:59 PM

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Infant killed after coast guard opens fire on boat carrying Venezuelan migrants
The baby’s mother was injured after the Trinidad and Tobago coast guard shot at the boat, later saying it fired in ‘self defence’

Joe Parkin Daniels

07, Feb, 2022 @9:28 PM

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Reparations to the Caribbean could break the cycle of corruption – and China’s grip | Kenneth Mohammed
The belt and road initiative is ensnaring vulnerable countries in debt via corrupt infrastructure projects. Slavery reparations from former colonial powers could help turn the tide

Kenneth Mohammed

25, Jan, 2022 @5:01 AM

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Female leadership is good for the world. Just look at Barbados
Mia Mottley is just one of a raft of strong women across the Caribbean and South America tackling society’s most pressing issues. The world could learn a lot from them

Mandeep Rai

21, Jan, 2022 @7:45 AM

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Barbados can be a beacon for the region – if it avoids some of its neighbours’ mistakes | Kenneth Mohammed
The Caribbean’s newest republic must avoid the corruption that has hampered Trinidad and Tobago and use its presidency to ensure good governance

Kenneth Mohammed

14, Dec, 2021 @10:20 AM

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Grace Hallworth obituary
Other lives: Children’s librarian and storyteller who was part of an ancient tradition that stretches from the Caribbean to Connemara

Annemarie Young

21, Sep, 2021 @3:52 PM

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Nicki Minaj claim that Covid vaccine can cause impotence dismissed by Trinidad and Tobago
Minister says health officials found no evidence that any patient reported such side effects: ‘We wasted so much time running down this false claim’

Lauren Aratani

15, Sep, 2021 @9:51 PM

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‘It’s outrageous’: Trinidadian fishers film ‘half-hearted’ oil spill clean-up
Hundreds of spills off Gulf of Paria having ‘dire’ impact on local fishing in one of the most biodiverse areas of Trinidad and Tobago

Sarah Johnson

13, Aug, 2021 @7:39 AM

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