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Saturday, October 25, 2014

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A plus for fashion

After over 20 years of experience working in the plus-size industry, and as former franchise holders of the T&T Miss Big and Beautiful Pageant, the Carivog International organisation has learned quite a few things about predominant attitudes surrounding plus-size women and plus-size fashion in the Caribbean. Read more »

  • Peas and beans aplenty

    Pigeon Peas! Black eye peas! Split peas! Lentil Peas! Read More »

  • Celebrating Superior

    As Calypso History Month rolls along, the Trinbago Unified Calypsonians Organisation has several major events taking place in the coming weeks to celebrate. Among these is the Vintage Calypso Monarch final tonight at the Pembroke Heritage Park, Tobago, as well as the TUCO Gala Awards at the Central Bank Auditorium on October 28 and a cocktail reception for TUCO hosted by President Anthony Carmona on October 29. Read More »

  • Bring back those glory days

    IF you’ve ever been to Biscayenne and are familiar with its emerald green waters and natural landscape, then you know a good beach when you see one. Located on Monos—one of the five islands off Trinidad’s north west peninsula—Biscayenne or “Biche Cayenne” looks like someone took a giant scoop and carved out of the rocky landmass a perfect cove which has become a preferred spot for those looking for privacy and an ideal spot for bathing. Read More »

  • Reopening old Amerindian trails in Tobago

    He is popularly known as ‘Bullet’. The man who revives old Amerindian trails across the rain-forested terrain of Tobago is maintaining preservation status of these trails. Samuel ‘Bullet’ Eastman arms himself with rope, cutlass, tote bag, boots and hat and sets out to reopen the forgotten trails of the first people’s all on his own. Read More »

  • $50K for biggest Chutney Brass lime

    The largest and most impressive single group of patrons attending next year’s Super Industrial Services Limited Chutney Brass will win $50,000 courtesy producers, Randy Glasgow Productions (RGP) and the event’s sponsors. “The Biggest Lime” competition is open to all patrons attending Chutney Brass at Guaracara Park, Pointe-a-Pierre on February 7 who come in a group of over 100 people. Read More »

  • Designs on Divali

    Celebrating 28 years of providing customers with quality, authentic East Indian apparel, Priyadarshini is proud to show appreciation to its customers. Read More »

  • Resilient at 50

    The Trinidad And Tobago Red Cross Society (TTRCS) celebrated 50 years with a beautiful commemorative hardback book that looks back at its first 50 years. The book, written by Nasser Khan, chronicles the TTRCS’s large spectrum of interests and contains and eclectic mix of its history, anecdotes and achievements. The unveiling ceremony took place at the Church Hall on the grounds of the Church of the Assumption, Long Circular Road in Maraval Read More »

  • ‘Being Meek’

    Gospel singer Kimoy Homer has launched her new single titled “Being Meek”. The release of the song is more than a dream come true for Homer, who is new to the local gospel scene. Read More »

  • Using ICT to improve agriculture

    The international community celebrated World Food Day on October 16, as designated by the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO). Read More »

  • Family Farming:

    The UN General Assembly has designated 2014 “International Year of Family Farming” in recognition of the important contribution of family farmers to world food security. Read More »

  • What is Orchitis?

    Source: healthandyourlife.blogspot.com Orchitis pronounced (or-kye-tis) is inflammation of one or both testicles. Orchitis is usually caused by a bacterial or viral infection. In some cases the cause is unknown and referred to as “idiopathic orchitis”. It can also be caused by infections of the prostate gland and urinary tract. If the cause is viral, it is usually associated with the mumps virus and you will see symptoms usually around 4-6 days after the viral infection. Read More »

  • Talar Dome Lesion

    The ankle joint is composed of the bottom of the tibia (shin) bone, and the top of the talus (ankle) bone. The ankle bone transfers weight-bearing from the shin to the foot. The second largest of the tarsal bones, the talus has the highest percentage of surface area covered by cartilage in the entire human body. Unlike most bones, no muscles attach to the talus, so its position depends on that of the neighbouring bones. Read More »

  • Celebrating Red Cross ‘Chain Gathering’

    Reema Carmona, patron of the Trinidad and Tobago Red Cross Society, celebrated a heartwarming 75th annual National Chain Gathering with some 350 young members of the organisation at the bpTT Mayaro Resource Centre on October 2. Read More »

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