Prince Swanny


Prince Swanny possesses an irrepressible energy. Born Taryll Swann, the outspoken 21-year-old dancehall act leads an emerging pack of alternative music acts on the island. Swanny’s street-savvy lyrics delve into issues of gun violence, poverty and the daily struggles in the ghetto.

And the five million plus views his music videos have amassed on social media shows his messages are resonating with youths across the region.


The Region of the Americas made major advances in expanding access to health in 2019 but faces new challenges in 2020 as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Director of the Pan American Health Organisation, Carissa F Etienne has said.

BEACHES may be off limits for now but the surf therapy programme offered by the NGO Waves for Hope continues as usual. Surf Therapy Trinidad, which was founded by professional surfer and surfing instructor Chris Dennis and his wife Manuela Giger, combines surfing with therapeutic activities.

The Bocas Lit Fest is celebrating its tenth year with a birthday poster by Jackie Hinkson of the iconic Old Fire Station in downtown Port of Spain, and the National Library, the usual home of the NGC Bocas Lit Fest.