ROMANTIC: Newly-weds walk on the jetty at Blue Waters Inn, Tobago.

The Tobago Tourism Agency Ltd (TTAL) hosted Canada-based Weddingbells magazine on the island from September 16 to 21 in the first phase of an integrated marketing campaign that will strategically position Tobago as a key romance destination in the Canadian market.

The international destination wedding and honeymoon industry is growing steadily, with 14 per cent of Canadian weddings taking place abroad. Romance and weddings is one of the four main core attractors to Tobago, and capitalising on this lucrative niche market will be a key factor in TTAL’s efforts to increase Tobago’s market share and contribute to a growth in arrivals to the destination.


If yuh like bacchanal and lacouray, yuh will love the Kaiso Showkase calypso tent.

The long-standing Palms Club, San Fernando, tent is dripping with sarcasm and laugh-and-hold-your-belly humour.

Blisters happen from time to time. Whether they form on the hands from hard work; on the feet from shoes; or just going barefoot, they’re an aggravation. Potentially, they are a gateway to more serious conditions, if left untreated. Here’s how foot blisters happen, and can be prevented.

“NOTHING seems to make sense anymore,” David Rudder sings on repeat in “State of the Nation”—his pore-raising commentary about where our society is heading. David Bishop and MX Prime (Edghill Thomas) added their vocals to the track in which Rudder addresses crime and corruption.

Maria Bhola is a brilliant calypsonian whose lyrics are imbued with narratives that tackle social issues and advocate for the downtrodden with equal parts empathy and rage. When she delves into hard issues, she is not willing to simply make noise; in fact, according to Bhola, “When I sing, it must be that I have something to say.”