Congrats to Trini islandista Anya Ayoung-Chee on winning Project Runway last night with her Tobago-inspired collection! Way to represent girl! We proud a yuh! Check out this interview that fellow fab islandista, Afrobella’s Patrice Grell-Yursik did with Anya.
[picapp align=”center” wrap=”false” link=”term=Trinidad+elections&iid=8901433″ src=”3/6/d/5/Opposition_leader_PersadBissessar_7be6.jpg?adImageId=12976890&imageId=8901433″ width=”380″ height=”268″ /] As Denyse Plummer said it then, it has become now – Woman is boss in Trinidad & Tobago. The news is just in that Kamla Persad-Bissessar will now be the first female Prime Minister of Trinidad & Tobago, after her People’s Partnership coalition won the snap elections […]
She finally did it – Kamla Persad-Bissessar will take her seat today in the Red House in Port-of-Spain as Trinidad & Tobago’s first female Oppostion Leader. On Wednesday, after weeks of public bad john talk from Basdeo Panday and quiet negotiation behind the scenes by Kamla, she finally got enough support from the parliamentary group […]
Or so Sparrow said. Yet, despite a 10-1 drubbing by Kamla in the UNC leadership elections, Bas, like Denyse Plummer, ‘nah leaving.’ Not yet. Kamla polled 13, 929 votes to Panday’s 1,359 votes – or more than 10 times as many votes as the Silver Fox. But he made it clear in an interview with […]
UPDATE: Turns out our hunch on Lyndsey Scott’s islandistaness was spot on! She responded to our email query today, confirming that her mother is from Trinidad. Our islandista-spotting instincts are on point! We’re loathe to paraphrase Kanye West (especially since he ent really in style nowadays) but … Milan Fashion Week don’t like black […]