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The Indian Presence In Port Of Spain Literature

By Dr. Kumar Mahabir This year’s annual Bocas Lit Fest (Bocas Literary Festival) has just ended in Port of Spain in Trinidad and Tobago (23-35/4/21). For...

Indians In West Indian National Football

By Dr. Kumar Mahabir  Indians in India and the Indian Diaspora love cricket. However, it seems that football - also called soccer - is not...

The Impact Of Chinese, Hispanic & Haitian Migrants On Trinidad, Guyana And Suriname

By Dr. Kumar Mahabir In recent years, there has been both legal and illegal mass movement of people from China, Venezuela, and Haiti within and...

Iere Theatre Productions Of Trinidad: Preserving Heritage Through Staged Plays

By Dr. Kumar Mahabir Not many Indian parents in India and the Indian Diaspora are inclined to encourage their children to participate in or study...

How Should Indo-Caribbean Culture Be Treated By The New Governments In Trinidad, Guyana And Suriname

By Dr. Kumar Mahabir In the multi-ethnic countries of Trinidad and Tobago, Guyana, and Suriname in the southern Caribbean, newly elected Governments were sworn into...

The 2020-21 National Budgets in Trinidad, Guyana and Suriname

By Dr Kumar Mahabir In Trinidad and Tobago, Guyana and Suriname in the Southern Caribbean, National Budgets were read in their Parliaments recently (October 5th,...

Trinidadians Are Divided By Race In Politics And In Death

By DR. Kumar Mahabir I wish to express my deep and sincere condolences to the family and friends of popular Trinidad and Tobago entertainer, Dennis...

The Unprecedented Oil Wealth In Guyana And Suriname, And Opportunities For Trinidad

By Dr. Kumar Mahabir Guyana in the Southern Caribbean is set to receive the highest estimated total income from its multi-billion-barrel oil and gas resources...

Political Violence Against Indians in Suriname is Rare

With reporting by Dr Kumar Mahabir The following is a REPORT on Indo-Caribbean Cultural Centre (ICC) ZOOM public meeting (6/9/20) on the topic “Political violence...

Letter to the Editor: Political Violence Against Indians in Guyana, Suriname and Trinidad

(Dr. Kumar Mahabir drafted this letter to address the issue of Political violence against Indians in Guyana, Suriname and Trinidad) The Editor, Political violence against Indians...

Worshipping many Gods in Hinduism is a Sin in Christianity: says a newspaper ad in a Trinidad Newspaper

Trinidad and Tobago: September,08,2016: The Internet is divided into two sects: one the worshipers of Ganesha with pictures of idols swamping their timelines, other...

Hindus and Muslims at peace in Trinidad and Tobago: Strong need to convey Indian diaspora stories to the world, says Author Aliyyah Eniath

New Delhi, September 1, 2016: Debuting with a book that gives voice to the lives of people of Indian origin in Trinidad and Tobago,...

‘Calcutta To The Caribbean- An Indian Journey’: A Film on heart-rendering Experience of Indian Indenture in Trinidad

Directed by Gideon Hanoomansingh, "Calcutta To The Caribbean- An Indian Journey" is a documentary film tells the history of Indians who went to the...

Evolution of Indian Radio Stations in Trinidad & Tobago

Indian Arrival Day is a national holiday celebrated in various nations of the Caribbean and the island country of Mauritius on different days to...

Catholics and Hindus share church in Trinidad and Tobago on Good Friday

By Yajush Gupta An interesting phenomenon of religious intersection occurring only in Trinidad & Tobago. On Good Friday, Roman Catholics share their church with thousands of...

Religion and Conversation – Haldi and Hindu women in Trinidad

By Annesha Das Gupta In the above video, Dr. Kumar Mahabir -an anthropologists and faculty at the University of Trinidad and Tobago, talks about his...

Pholourie: Trinidad’s street food that you must not miss

Trinidad's cuisine has many tasty foods in its kitty. Here is a story about Pholourie, a Trinidadian street food, taken from the blog- Taste...

What are you? I am Indo-Carribean

By Vicki Soogrim “Complacency is a far more dangerous attitude than outrage.” —Naomi Littlebear In thinking about this quote, I’m reminded of the instances and ways...

Trinidad’s media mogul Mohan Jaikaran’s WIN communication in trouble

Trinidad: Less than a year after the death of media mogul Mohan Jaikaran, the company that he built is on the verge of shutting...

Former PIO minister, MP, musician inducted in T&T Hall of Pioneers

Port-of-Spain: Eleven persons of Indian origin (PIOs), including a former minister, the youngest MP in the Commonwealth and a musician, have been inducted in...

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