The Port of Spain waterfront. Photo by Chris Anderson

Port of Spain: International Financial Centre (IFC)?

Economist Jwala Rambarran on the moves to make Port of Spain — Trinidad’s capital — an International Financial Centre as part of the country’s diversification thrust into financial services

A leatherback makes its way to the sea at Grande Riviere. Photo: Stephen Jay Photography

Top 10 things to do & see in Trinidad

Our top 10 picks for what to do and see in Trinidad

Filming A Story About Wendy 2. Photo: Anthony Keung Fatt

Trinidad & Tobago: the perfect film location

The T&T Film Company invites film producers to take advantage of all the islands have to offer as a film location

Trinidad Rapso Band 3canal

Rapso Band 3canal talks Trinidad music

Where is Trinidad’s music going? Discover asked popular rapso band 3canal for their opinion. The band’s Wendell Manwarren, Roger Roberts and Stanton Kewley give their views

Invaders Steel Orchestra performs at Panorama. Photo by Edison Boodoosingh

The steelpan — from creation to Panorama to the world

The steel pan (it’s really a bit of a faux pas to call it a steel drum!) is one of Trinidad’s proudest exports. It distinguishes itself by being the only acoustic, non-electric instrument invented in the 20th century, and one incubated in Laventille, Port of Spain, during the Second World War

A Rufous vented chachalaca (Ortalis ruficauda) or cocrico shouts from a guava tree at Blue Waters Inn, Speyside. Photo by Rapso Imaging

Pat Turpin talks Tobago’s beautiful natural environment

Pat Turpin is the president of Environment Tobago, a conservation body established in 1996 to safeguard the environmental future of the island. She explains why Tobago is so special

Traditional fancy sailors on the Scarborough Esplanade. Photographer: Onika Henry

Sandra Gopaul talks Tobago Carnival

Sandra Gopaul, secretary of the Tobago Carnival Bandleaders Association (TCBA), gives us the scoop

Looking north from Scarborough over the Claude Noel Highway and towards the rugged Atlantic coast. Photo by Chris Anderson

Tobago’s capital: Scarborough

Scarborough, fought over throughout its history by the Dutch, French and English, is now a thriving, bustling little town. It is by no means a tourist-trap full of souvenir shops, but rather the service centre of Tobago, with typically Caribbean shops and much that is of historical interest. Tobago’s capital hugs the shore of Rockly

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