Trinidad’s semi-professional cricket, long a feeder for Caribbean cricketers to play broad, has lost of its lustre. Tom Hodgkinson
Kilawan, the co-founder of Sadhana: Coalition of Progressive Hindus, is a leader in the Indo-Caribbean community, but for
Trauma begins when your colonizers use your ancestral grandmother as a sex slave, and re-emerges generations later when the Indo-Caribbean standard of feminine beauty becomes characterized by how Indian a woman doesn't look. "She's so pretty -- she doesn't even look like a coolie girl."
One of the most compelling vestiges of Hinduism's Transatlantic migration can be found in a tiny Dutch speaking country on the northeast tip of South America.
The Whitby was the first of many chartered ships that would bring Indians -- mostly poor Hindus from rural northern India -- to work on the sugar cane plantations in the British West Indies.