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Home based Economic Activities and Caribbean Urban Livelihoods
Poor urban households in the economic 'south' deploy various livelihood activities. One of these is a Home-Based Economic Activity (HBEA), e.g. sales of home-made snacks or car maintenance. This study examines the prevalence, organisation and relevance of HBEAs in four neighbourhoods in the Caribbean cities Paramaribo (Suriname) and Port of Spain (Trinidad and Tobago). Recent economic developments in these countries diverge; Suriname recovers slowly from a crisis while Trinidad and Tobago's economy is buoyant. These economic features together with local political developments have produced distinct institutional contexts. This gives ground for a comparison between the two cities. In addition, the study discusses the relevance of currently popular policies on entrepreneurship and micro-finance. The above issues have been assessed through use of multiple quantitative and qualitative methods. The study shows that forty percent of households in the examined neighbourhoods earn money through operating HBEAs. These are mainly operated by women and assist households in improving their livelihoods from a level of survival to a level of security. Most HBEA-operators aim at earning additional incomes and reducing vulnerability. Only a small group meets the image of the classic operator who innovates, takes risk and aims at growth and profit. The two groups organize their HBEA in very distinct ways. Differences between Suriname and Trinidad and Tobago are small. First of all economic growth has limited impact on assets and vulnerability of low-income groups. Moreover, policies aiming at stimulation of entrepreneurship such as micro-credit are relevant to classic entrepreneurs and not to the largegroup of security-seeking HBEA-operators.
The Rough Guide to Trinidad & Tobago is the definitive guide to these lively twin islands. Beautiful white-sand beaches, swaying palms and reef-studded waters are all on offer, but there's more to Trinidad and Tobago than sun and beach life: Tobago is home to one of the densest populations of bird species in the world, and the oldest protected rainforest in the western hemisphere. Up-to-date listings and tips give you the lowdown on the islands' brilliant dining and nightlife scenes. And from boutique hotels on the sand to budget dorms, local guesthouses to lavish villas, our accommodation reviews will help you find a room that suits your needs. The Rough Guide to Trinidad & Tobago also gives you insider information on everything from watching leatherback turtles lay eggs on the beaches, to navigating the multitude of carnival fetes and Calypso tents. So whether you feel like striking out on rainforest hikes, cooling off in hidden waterfalls, or exploring Hindu temples and Indo-Trinidadian food, The Rough Guide to Trinidad & Tobago will ensure you get the very best out of your stay. Make the most of your time on Earth with The Rough Guide to Trinidad & Tobago.
This new atlas contains comprehensive coverage of the countries and oceans of the Caribbean and includes up-to-date statistics. It includes clear thematic, topographic maps of all the Caribbean Islands and uses satellite images to enhance and clarify map details. Easy to use features include a multi-access contents page, clear explanations of graphics and flags of the Caribbean at a usable size.
Author: Trinidad and Tobago. Central Statistical Office
There have been many great and enduring works of literature by Caribbean authors over the last century. The Caribbean Contemporary Classics collection celebrates these deep and vibrant stories, overflowing with life and acute observations about society. 'Tiger thought, To my wife, I man when I sleep with she. To bap (father), I man if I drink rum. But to me, I no man yet.' Trinidad is in the turbulent throes of the Second World War, but the war feels quite far away to Tiger - young and inexperienced, he sets out to prove his manhood and independence. With his child-bride Urmilla, shy, bewildered and anxious, with two hundred dollars in cash and a milking cow, he sets out into the wilderness of adulthood. There is no map or directions for him to follow, he must learn for himself and find his own way. Suitable for readers aged 15 and above.
Gender, Imperialism and Global Exchanges presents a collection of original readings that address gendered dimensions of empire from a wide range of geographical and temporal settings. Draws on original research on gender and empire in relation to labour, commodities, fashion, politics, mobility, and visuality Includes coverage of gender issues from countries in Africa, the Americas, Europe, and Asia between the eighteenth to twentieth centuries Highlights a range of transnational and transregional connections across the globe Features innovative gender analyses of the circulation of people, ideas, and cultural practices
G K Hall Interdisciplinary Bibliographic Guide to Black Studies
Author: Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
A handbook to the diverse Caribbean nation that comprises the small is land of Tobago and its more rural and much larger neighbour, Trinidad. Features include: critical listings of the best places to stay and eat; practical tips on how to explore; and coverage of the islands' cultural life, including Trinidad's world-famous carnival, traditional Indian festivals, indigenous music and local folklore. The guide also provides tips on birdwatching and exploring forested peaks and mangrove flats, as well as diving and snorkelling.