| Oct 16, 2013
| 1:42 PM
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...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 1:42 PM
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,...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 10:30 AM
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...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 6:30 PM
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...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 11:00 AM
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...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 4:40 PM
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.
| Feb 13, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Thursday’s nor’easter, which piled more than a foot of new snow onto this longest of winters, dumped the ultimate cold shower on local romance.
Allentown’s Manny Trinidad wanted to woo his girlfriend for Valentine’s Day. So he...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 8:06 AM
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14-Night Exotic Southern Caribbean Cruise
2010 Departure Date: Feb. 14
Cruise Ports: Miami, FL; Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas; St....
| Sep 17, 2013
| 8:14 AM
JetBlue Airways is spreading its wings to the island of steel pan music.
The value carrier announced plans on Monday to start new daily nonstop service May 1 from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport to Port of Spain in Trinidad and Tobago....
| Feb 11, 2014
| 8:01 PM
Scarlet, Deakin, Fudge, Nugget and Shyla are in the prime of life and pretty good-looking to boot, but their puppy-making days ended for good Tuesday in the back of a big blue van in Sylmar.
Nine dogs and a cat named Smokey marched up the stairs of...
| Nov 24, 2012
| 6:38 AM
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...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 10:12 PM
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.