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Two of the most common ingredients in a Trinbagonian kitchen are onion and garlic. We use them in nearly every savoury, local dish as well as in our marinades, pepper sauce… you name it. A pelau or curry could not even qualify as Trinidadian if one were to omit either—or both—of these ingredients. There is a down side to these pungent aromatics, though....

Thursday, December 9, 2010

The teachers of the Palmiste Government school spent their last Christmas with two of the school’s beloved members of staff on Friday, when a special luncheon was held for outgoing principal, Ramoudhar Sewdass, and teacher, Baby Dookie.  An emotional teacher, Muniram Sookdeo, was in high praise...

Thursday, December 9, 2010

Donkey Kong Country Returns (Retro Studios, Nintendo) is a fun romp with the iconic gorilla and his pals as they try to recover stolen bananas. Plenty of side-scroller action, collectibles and traditional movements should keep everyone entertained.

Thursday, December 9, 2010

Even amid the invasion of technological gadgets, the good old fashioned practice of reading a book has not lost its potency, especially at Nigel R Khan Booksellers.  <!--break-->  The team got a headstart when it launched its Tis the Season to be Reading campaign in October, and it is...

Thursday, December 9, 2010
Wednesday, December 8, 2010

We hear about Carpal Tunnel Syndrome everyday. The moment your hand falls asleep and you get the pins and needles in your fingers, somebody is bound to suggest that it is CTS. However, this is because most people do not have a clear understanding of what Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is.

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

St Mary’s College, more popularly known as CIC, will be celebrating its 150th anniversary in 2012.  <!--break--> The school will mark the auspicious occasion with the production of a documentary entitled St Mary’s College: 150 years of National Service.

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Jagdeo “Mad Cow” Seecharan, 47,  became interested in cars at a very young age when he started attending car races at Wallerfield.  <!--break--> Seecharan said in those early days his racing heroes were the legendary Frankie Boodram and Tanko Baboolal, two names from the golden days of...

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

A $14 million mandir will be built in honour of Mother Laskhmi, the Hindu Goddess of Wealth, and in whose honour one of the reasons, Divali is observed annually. Mother Laskhmi is always seen with Her consort, Lord Narayan (Lord Vishnu).

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Human rights are the foundation of freedom, peace, development and justice—and the heart of the work of the United Nations around the world. Laws to protect and promote human rights are indispensable.

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Despite the advocacy of women’s rights groups and the growing awareness that society’s strength is the sum total of all its citizenry, women continue to be portrayed in a less than favourable light.<!--break--> Blame it on the rapacious world of entertainment that exploits the gullible, or...

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