Culture

We Put You On: The Coconut Craze

Words by Nneka Samuel When coconut water hit the U.S. market, it sent consumers into a frenzy over what was deemed the latest health fad. Years later, American...

Christmas in the Caribbean: Four Unique Tropical Traditions

Words by Natalie Goode-Henry Nine Mornings holiday festival, Bursting Bamboo and Junkanoo parade are all telltale signs...it's beginning to look a lot like Christmas in the Caribbean. These tropical locales may not have roasting chestnuts by an open...

A Slice of the Caribbean: Rum Cake

Words by Natalie Goode-Henry Nothing completes a holiday meal like black cake, fruit cake or what most Caribbean countries call the moist, fruit and nut mixed ...

View It: Best Caribbean Films of 2014

Words by Nneka Samuel The diversity and artistic contributions of Caribbean films have been celebrated in festivals and theaters worldwide. 2014 proved an especially exciting year for the diaspora, with films garnering prestigious accolades, competi...

My Caribbean: The Holiday Dish

Words by Natalie Goode-Henry When I married my best friend four years ago, I not only gained a new family, but a Caribbean culture to go along with it. My husb...

7 Worst Caribbean Accents in Film and TV

Words by Nneka Samuel Whoever invented the saying imitation is the sincerest form of flattery clearly never heard anyone butcher a Caribbean accent. Rife with ...