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On Saturday night at the well appointed Government Plaza on Richmond Street, Port-of-Spain, it was a bit of this, and a bit of that when young calypso promoter Stagieann Henry staged Gems of the Past. The pot pourri of music included past calypso gems, some of the current hits, a couple yet to be released and a pinch of sweet pan music.

Monday, November 13, 2017

Recent publicised displays of school violence and other negative behaviour have stirred Education Minister, Anthony Garcia, to call for stronger enforcement of a policy against the use of mobile phones with cameras on school compounds.

Sunday, November 12, 2017

Understand your financial lifestyle

The best way to manage credit cards is to be intimately aware of your financial lifestyle: that is, your needs versus your wants. Most people who run in to credit card trouble often end up confusing the two.

Sunday, November 12, 2017

Eighty-two-year-old retired school teacher Rose Rajbansee is an institution in her home town of Plum Road Village, Manzanilla.

Sunday, November 12, 2017

Carnival is 99 days away, but that timing was not a pivotal factor in the decision by artist Richard Ashraph Ramsaram, 52, to curate an exhibit with a traditional sailor mas theme. “I am into traditional mas. It’s something I am passionate about,” says Ramsaram.

Saturday, November 11, 2017

The young team of budding chefs from the Trinidad Hospitality and Tourism Institute (TTHTI); Malique Archer, Akeel Ronaldo Lobin, Darius Cumming, Anabella Jones and Shane Walker emerged winners of the restaurant category of this year’s Angostura Bitter Rivals grill-off competition held on...

Saturday, November 11, 2017

In June, Education Minister Anthony Garcia said over 400 students across schools in the nation were on suicide watch. This was subsequently confirmed by psychologist and president of the T&T Association of Psychologists Dr Katija Khan who said some of these students are as young as seven.

Saturday, November 11, 2017

Yesterday, eye specialists around the world celebrated World Keratoconus Day. The Ophthalmological Society of the West Indies (OSWI) said this disease which can be prompted by rubbing the eyes, affects 170,000 people in the US.

Saturday, November 11, 2017

The disaster wrought by Hurricane Maria has set off an anguished debate across Puerto Rico, where friends, family and co-workers are arguing fiercely over the morality of leaving the blacked-out island for the US mainland versus fulfilling a patriotic duty to rebuild.

Saturday, November 11, 2017

It’s the hashtag that rocked the world.

Since #MeToo went viral two weeks ago in the wake of sexual harassment allegations against producer Harvey Weinstein, Twitter reports that more than 1.7 million women and men have used the hashtag in 85 countries.

Friday, November 10, 2017

Green Screen The Environmental Film Festival comes to a close tonight with a bumper screening and closing party at 6 Scott Street, St Clair. This year’s festival was memorable for a range of lively discussions and thought provoking films from around the world.

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