Derek Walcott. Photo: Bruce Paddington, via Caribbean Beat magazine

Remembering Derek Walcott

This morning, the legendary St Lucian writer, Derek Walcott, passed away. Over the years, commensurate with the scope and magnitude of his work, we have covered him a great deal…

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The top articles on Caribbean Beat and Discover Trinidad & Tobago for 2013

It’s been a busy web year for us at MEP, launching two new websites for our two biggest publications, Caribbean Beat and Discover Trinidad & Tobago. The former is particularly…

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Discover Trinidad & Tobago

Discover Trinidad & Tobago open photo call 2012

It’s that time of year again! We already have our list of treasured photographers we reach out to, but since there’s new talent emerging every day we like to make…

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Jeremy Taylor on 25+ years of MEP & more

MEP founder & MD Jeremy Taylor on over 25 years of MEP, and publishing in Trinidad & Tobago

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Debra Ehrhardt visits Brooklyn and the Bronx next on “Jamaica Farewell” US tour

It’s an old Caribbean favourite – Jamaica Farewell – and it’s been touring the US starring Debra Ehrhardt. Its next stop is New York City, playing the Bronx and Brooklyn…

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“Coming Home” by Theresa Awai premieres at Trinidad’s Queen’s Hall

It is not often that an award-winning team of local actors are assembled on one stage, led by an award-winning director in a gripping local play by an award-winning local…

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Caribbean Beat 20th anniversary issue

The 20th anniversary of Caribbean Beat, with cover girl Anya Ayoung-Chee

Our exciting new 20th anniversary issue (#114: March/April 2012) of Caribbean Beat is on Caribbean Airlines planes; in the mail to subscribers; and online, where you can also access a complete flip-book of…

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Bocas LitFest: the Trinidad & Tobago Literary Festival

Tomorrow, the first Bocas Lit Fest – Trinidad & Tobago Literary Festival kicks off! And Discover Trinidad & Tobago and Caribbean Beat are proud to be a part of it…

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"It is never my own voice"

Vahni Capildeo, reading from her poems last night at the Reader’s Bookshop in Port of Spain, hosted by the CRB. Photo by Georgia Popplewell. See more photos of the event…

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"Dark and unaccustomed…."

In today’s Newsday, Andre Bagoo profiles Trinidadian poet Vahni Capildeo:   “What is dark and unaccustomed in one context is clear and bright in another,” Capildeo explains of her newest…

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