The Caribbean has it all. Year-round sun, crystal blue seas, white sand, some of the most amazing dive sites in the world, fascinating flora and fauna, vibrant music, luxury shopping and Indians! There are 13 independent countries that make up the Caribbean and each one is as different and diverse to another. From 1838 to 1917, over half a million Indians from the former British Raj were taken to thirteen mainland and island nations in the Caribbean as indentured workers to address the demand for sugar cane plantation labour following the abolition of slavery. The migrations led to a significant presence of people of Indian origin, (close to 3 million), that today call the Caribbean home. They continue to prosper in countries like Guyana, St Lucia, St Kitts and Nevis, Grenada, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, Martinique and St Vincent. There are also small communities in The Bahamas, Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Belize and Dominican Republic (to name a few!). Join us as we discover, celebrate and learn more about who we have become. Our Global Indian Caribbean journey has begun.

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Indian Indenture in the Centre of World History:

The East India Company, de-industrialisation, Opium Wars, and the Global Decolonisation Movement Dr. Kirk Meighoo ABSTRACT This article will place Indian indentureship in its wider historical context as part of the historically central, long plunder of India by outside forces, and not simply an isolated, peripheral occurrence related to the end of slavery. This gives […]

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Curry Goat as a Metaphor for the Indian/Jamaican Future

As Curry Goat is quite easily and readily seen as both Jamaican and Indian, so too must Jamaican identity itself be seen. An in-depth discussion by Dr Kirk Meighoo

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Ending Identity Politics-guyana

Guyana racism and injustice – Guyana is often described as the  land of six people. Indo Guyanese  make up the majority of the population  and our legacy started from  over 180 years ago as we arrived  from India as bonded labor for the  sugar estates after the emancipation  of African slaves by the British. Our  country […]

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The Self Indulgence

Discovering the fountain of youth in St Lucia For the person who wants the most out of life, whose calendar reads more like a novel than a schedule, whose body feels more like a rusty tava than a temple, The Body Holiday is the closest thing to the fountain of youth you will ever encounter. […]

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WOMEN | IDENTITY AND BEING SINDHI – MAHTAB AKBAR RASHDI

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In today’s podcast, Rajan travels to Pakistan to meet with Mahtab Akbar Rashdi, a Pakistani politician, actress and campaigner for human rights, who has become a role model for the women of Pakistan, especially Sindh.
Mahtab shares her remar…

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