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Trinidad and Tobago

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  • Prime minister of Trinidad & Tobago here for funeral

    The Prime Minister of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobego, Kamla Persad-Bissessar, arrived in Broward County yesterday, March 17, for the funeral of Vishwanath Sawh Ramsaroop, a Trinidad national, who owns Joy’s Roti Delight, a restaurant in the...
  • Valley Preferred #Cycling Center announces 2014 World Series of #Bicycling @mcall

     
    The Valley Preferred Cycling Center will host seven UCI races, all in June, to kick off the 2014 World Series of Bicycling international professional racing season. VPCC executive director Marty Nothstein said that the seven UCI races will be sprint-...
  • Eat globally, buy locally

    Eat globally, buy locally
    This is the year of quinoa, by decree of the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations. The ancient grain is prominent in the cookery of many Central and South American countries. Every time a new ethnic-cooking ingredient comes on the...
  • World's hottest pepper hits 2.2 million Scoville heat units

    World's hottest pepper hits 2.2 million Scoville heat units
    Until recently, the Trinidad Moruga Scorpion was known as the world's hottest chile pepper. But according to the Guinness Book of World Records last month, it's now the Carolina Reaper grown by Ed Currie of PuckerButt Pepper Co. in South Carolina. The...
  • The best place to hear music? Cruising in the car, speakers booming

     The best place to hear music? Cruising in the car, speakers booming
    Dusk had settled on virtual Los Angeles, and I'd just hit a few pedestrians and smashed my stolen roadster near City Hall. The sound of police sirens was getting closer, and the nearest vehicle was an idling delivery truck. I pulled the driver out, kicked...
  • Filipinos start over in city wiped out by typhoon

    Filipinos start over in city wiped out by typhoon
    TACLOBAN, Philippines — Rising from a sea of debris, the small, rickety shell of a new house already was beginning to take shape. Rolito Solayao worked swiftly Monday, using pieces of wood and nails scavenged from the wreckage of this coastal...
  • The Caribbean Targets a New Kind of Tourist: Film, TV Productions

    The Caribbean is targeting a new kind of tourist -- film and TV productions. At least nine film commissioners from key Caribbean nations, including Jamaica, Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic and Trinidad and Tobago, are teaming up to create an...
  • Gourmet and specialty markets

    Gourmet stores and specialty markets stock hard-to-find ingredients, including ethnic goods. Abu Maher International Grocery: 6148 Hanging Moss Road, Orlando; 407-677-8000 (Mediterranean, Mid-Eastern, Turkish, Persian, Indo-Pak and Asian groceries,...
  • Boxer Hector 'Macho' Camacho dies days after being shot in head

    Hector “Macho” Camacho, a former three-division boxing champion who had 88 professional fights against a who’s who of legendary opponents stretching from Ray Mancini (whom he defeated in 1989) to Oscar De La Hoya (who beat him by...
  • Yale's Tarell Alvin McCraney Gets Major Writing Award

    Yale's Tarell Alvin McCraney Gets Major Writing Award
    Dramatists Naomi Wallace, Stephen Adly Guirgis, and Yale School of Drama grad Tarell Alvin McCraney are the nine recipients of the new writing prize — and one of the most lucrative — the Windham Campbell Prizes, a new global writer’s...
  • Mervyn Dymally dies at 86; former lieutenant governor, congressman and legislator

    Mervyn Dymally dies at 86; former lieutenant governor, congressman and legislator
    Mervyn M. Dymally, the Trinidad-born former teacher whose ground-breaking if sometimes-controversial political career spanned more than four decades and included a stint as California's only black lieutenant governor, has died. He was 86. Dymally, who...
  • A dance with Castro's Cuba

     A dance with Castro's Cuba
    HAVANA — "It's been 51 years since the event you Americans call the Bay of Pigs, but now Playa GirĂ³n is a popular beach destination for foreigners," the guide tells me. It is hard to imagine that the words "Bay of Pigs" could do anything but fill...