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Thursday, August 21, 2014

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Changing face of Caura

he valley has changed drastically since 1945 when the last of the settlers of Caura were forced to migrate over the hills to Las Cuevas, Lopinot and other areas. Read more »

  • National Youth Awards 2014: Stand Up, Step Out

    “Let us be messengers of hope for the young people of this nation and not messengers of hopelessness,” said, Minister of Gender, Youth and Child Development, Clifton De Coteau during the 2014 National Youth Awards at Queen’s Hall, St Ann’s on August 12. Read More »

  • Youngsters excel at Youth Awards

    Aliyah RAmNath, 12, Anna King, 13 and 13-year-old, Jeromy Rodriguez were the youngest recipients at the 2014 National Youth Awards. Amrath copped the Personal Triumph Award in the 12-17 category. Read More »

  • Electric beauty

    One of this year’s biggest Emancipation events took place on Sunday at the Centre of Excellence, Macoya when the T&TEC African Emancipation Committee held its African Queen Pageant. Read More »

  • Santana heads to South

    Santana the Puppet and his band of merry misfits have just returned from a very successful visit to Guyana where they performed at the “Kiss My Art Festival,” an annual event that showcases that country’s visual and performing arts. The festival took place on July 27 and attracted people from throughout Guyana to the Promenade Gardens in Georgetown. Read More »

  • Do not underestimate me

    The NBA Players Association’s leadership, quite frankly, has been downright miserable for the past decade and a half. Under the stewardship of former NBPA executive director Billy Hunter, the union has given in to maximum salaries depending on age, a luxury tax, an age requirement, restricted free agency, and a massive shift over in the percentage of basketball related income that heads the players’ way. Read More »

  • Time to honour ‘The Hammer’

    Late pan icon Rudolph Charles should be honoured with Trinidad and Tobago’s highest national award. Read More »

  • Seeking a positive vibe

    Imagine our country with no more borderlines, where anyone could walk anywhere; going into another community is safe; no worries, no stress, no more turfs, just love and family. Read More »

  • Choosing your new best friend

    Is it their adorable eyes; cuddly fur coat or the way they wag their tails that convinces you to say to yourself, "Yes I will take you home." Read More »

  • Island women stun

    Island People Mas gave a gala preview of what is to come for Carnival 2015 showcasing costumes from 11 sections of its presentation titled Celebrate. Read More »

  • Banking on homework help

    “Every child, regardless of their socio-economic environment should have a fair chance and opportunity to a substantial education,” said, Sandra Ramnath Singh, Tunapuna Branch Manager at Scotiabank during the recent formal opening of the Scotiabank Bright Future Homework Centre at St Joseph Community Centre. Read More »

  • Brothers and prostate cancer

    A friend came to see me about two years ago. I had the opportunity to discuss prostate cancer risk assessment with him briefly some time before this encounter, but was not certain he fully understood what I was talking about. We decided that the proof of the pudding would be in the eating. His Total PSA blood test result (one item in the risk assessment formula) was found to be1.9ng/ml (generally considered a “normal” PSA level). Read More »

  • The power of the facial mask

    From time immemorial masks have symbolised transformation. They have been used to induce fear or awe, as facial protection during sporting activities and for invoking spiritual power for good or for evil. We know of their use in the theatre and in the restoration of health or beauty. Trinbagonians are familiar with masks made from mud, paint, papier-mâché, metal or plastic, all as a part of our world-renowned Carnival. Read More »

  • Culinary creativity

    Boys and girls from all over Trinidad and Tobago went head to head in a culinary challenge to see who has what it takes to be the next Junior Chef Champion. Read More »

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