Latest posts by Matthew Hunte
28 January 2014
The 2014 Carnival season in Trinidad and Tobago is heating up, as a controversial calypso is banned from live performances at a venue whose owner often courted controversy himself.
13 January 2014
The success of the carnival song, Differentology, by the Trinidadian artist Bunji Garlin has spurred public debate about what exactly constitutes soca music.
10 January 2014
On Christmas Eve several islands in the Eastern Caribbean, including Dominica, Saint Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines experienced heavy rainfall and severe flooding.
6 January 2014
Haitians celebrate their culture with a creative hashtag on Haiti's independence day. Here's an interview with Bertin Louis who started the hashtag.
1 December 2013
Just over week ago, thirteen Jamaican citizens were refused entry to Trinidad and Tobago. The Trinidadian export sector may already be feeling the backlash as Jamaicans respond with a boycott.
20 November 2013
Jamaica's drug testing program is under fire thanks to a recent investigation by the World Anti-Doping Agency. Conversation about the controversy has been rife on Twitter.
7 November 2013
Caribbean travelers are being adversely affected by the LIAT pilots' strike - and they are sharing their frustrations on social media.
26 October 2013
Thirty years ago this month, former Prime Minister Maurice Bishop was executed by a firing squad. It was the beginning of the end of the People's Revolutionary Government in Grenada.