Trinidadians of European ancestry are called "White" or "French Creole." There are a number of designations for those of black–white ancestry, including "Mixed," "Colored," "Brown," and "Red" among other terms.
The term Creole, from the Spanish criollo , meaning "of local origin," refers to Blacks, Whites, and mixed individuals who are presumed to share significant elements of a common culture as well as biogenetic properties because most claim these designations do not represent "pure races." The term Creole thus tends to relegate non-Creoles like East Indians to a somewhat foreign status. The term "French Creole" refers to white families of long standing whether their surname is French-derived or not.
And she said she couldnt even signal for help, (or indicate) that she didnt know these men who were taking her out.Stating that date rape was a fact of life in Trinidad and Tobago, Attorney General Anand Ramlogan yesterday urged young girls to be very responsible, especially with the imminent Christmas and Carnival seasons, because their drinks can be spiked by different types of drugs.Speaking on the Precursor Chemical Bill in the Senate, Ramlogan spoke of the use of recreational drugs to facilitate rape.The terms "Trinidad White" and "Pass as White" are sometimes used to deride those who are considered White in Trinidad but would not be so considered elsewhere.Trinidadians and Tobagonians (the population of Tobago is almost 100 percent of African descent) identify strongly with their home island and believe each other to be different culturally. Trinidad and Tobago are the southernmost islands in the Caribbean Sea.