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Sunday, March 1, 2015

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The king of fish

There is just something special about king fish; It’s one of the most versatile and common fishes in the Caribbean. We love it because of how many ways you can prepare and plate this king of the ocean. Whether you like your fish stewed, fried, baked or sautéed in a sumptuous sauce, king fish is the perfect choice. Read more »

  • Take a trip to Trinidad

    tell you, a steaming bowl of hot callaloo soup is the ultimate comfort food on a cold day. The twist with shrimp and crab adds great flavour. This is a must have trust me. I normally curl up in front the television with my callaloo soup. It makes an economical all in one light meal for any day of the year... just add bread and enjoy... Read More »

  • A "grappling" tournament?

    A grappling tournament will be held in south Trinidad and part of the proceeds goes to the Lady Hochoy Home, South in Gasparillo. It is the first submission grappling tournament to be hosted by the Southern Warriors of Mixed Martial Arts, a martial arts school based in San Fernando. Read More »

  • Learning Love and Compassion

    IN an effort to teach children love and compassion, pupils at the Little Cherries Kindergarten pre-school in Gasparillo hosted an open day session last Thursday under the theme " Children Around The World." Read More »

  • "Everybody Loves Raymond" concert next weekend

    AMERICAN-born singer, Jeffery Iqbal, intends to sing his way into the hearts of local fans at the post-Valentine concert - Everybody loves Raymond - next weekend. Iqbal, 31, will perform alongside local entertainer Raymond Ramnarine and his band Dil-e-Nadan. Read More »

  • Meet DJ Mika

    DOING HER THING: Dj Mika playing at Flash: Light Up The Night Cooler Event 2015 in Chaguaramas. —Photos courtesy DJ MIKA Read More »

  • The Epic of Monk Monte

    The reigning seven-time National Road March Monarch and five-time International Power Soca Monarch, Machel “Monk Monte” Montano on Ash Wednesday in Tobago presented a sneak peek of his Epic Mas band’s 2015 presentation. This is Montano’s global mas production entity. Read More »

  • All hands for Diego

    Can flooding become a thing of the past in Diego Martin and surrounding areas? Chairman of the Diego Martin Regional Corporation, Darryl Smith surely hopes so. “Last year was the first time in eight years we did not have flooding in the region,” he said. Crediting the hardworking men and women from various organisations that fall under the Diego Martin Regional Corporation for their efforts on the ‘All Hands On Deck’ programme, he said: “We are starting two months earlier this year in order for as much work to be done before the start of the rainy season.” Read More »

  • Fitness walkers explore Manulot Falls, Matura River on Saturday

    A captivating attraction is Manulot Falls located upstream in the heart of the Matura Forest. What makes this falls remarkably beautiful is that it flows from a tributary over a smooth limestone escarpment into the main river–course. At the base, a plunge pool is formed by the kinetic energy of the two rivers. Read More »

  • Neisha Guy steals show at Talk Tent

    Leave it to vocalist Neisha Guy to steal the show at a spoken word event. Read More »

  • Making of the steel-pan

    The traditional method of manufacturing the steel-pan included ‘dishing out’ a bowl from a 55 gallon oil drum and hammering out the notes. Notes are then marked and grooved out. To make a steel-pan the craftsman first chooses the drum, then finds and marks its centre. Next, the flat surface of the oil drum is sunk using a series of hammers of decreasing weight until the surface resembles that of a concave bowl. Read More »

  • Changing faces of leadership

    The University of the West Indies (The UWI) has announced two senior management changes to drive the strategic direction of the regional institution in its delivery of world-class teaching and online education. Read More »

  • Know your rights

    It is becoming more and more apparent to me that people generally are unaware of their rights when it comes to receiving health care. I would like to take this opportunity to make some of them clear to you. When in doubt, a good rule of thumb is to seek competent legal advice. Read More »

  • What is subungual exostosis?

    A subungual exostosis is a bony prominence or an outgrowth of bone that can occur under the toenail. This happens below the nail hence the term “subungual”. They generally are a result of some form of trauma to the toe, that results in the formation of a bony irregularity or prominence. Additionally, other small tumours called osteochondromas and enchondroma, can also form in the bone beneath the toenail, as well as in other bones in the body. Read More »

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