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Wednesday, November 26, 2014

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Cheshire Home gets $10,000 boost from Cara Suites

THE Cara Suites Hotel & Conference Centre has made a $10,000 donation to the Cheshire Disability Home towards upgrades and refurbishment in 2015. Read more »

  • Partnering to end violence against women

    On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women (November 25), we are reminded of the horrific acts of violence against women that take place every day — in Australia and across the Pacific, in the countries of the Indian Ocean Rim and beyond. Read More »

  • Ruth Osman’s River Come Down

    There are artistes who are just in the business for the fast cash and the fame; and then there is Ruth Osman — flautist, singer and songwriter. Last week, as she prepared for her one night stand concert River Come Down, set for Saturday at the All Saints’ Church on Marli Street, Osman’s was calm, centred and the focus squarely on her mind on those who will come out for the concert on Saturday. Read More »

  • 100 years of creating role models

    The staff and pupils of Torrib Trace Presbyterian School, a humble primary school in the close-nit community of Torrib Tabaquite Road in Brothers Road, New Grant, came together on Thursday November 13 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the school. With the guidance of the school’s acting principal Arundell Roopa, they held a simple function chaired by Sally Dindial, a teacher at the school for the past nine years, in the Presbyterian church located in the school’s compound. Read More »

  • Stuff those eggs!

    Stuffed Eggs! Deviled Eggs! These traditional appetizers can elevate any occasion. Read More »

  • What is Raynaud’s phenomenon?

    Raynaud’s phenomenon is a disorder in which the small blood vessels in the extremities are over-sensitive to changes in temperature. Usually the fingers and toes, change colour and may become painful. It is due to a narrowing (constriction) of the small blood vessels on exposure to the cold, a change in temperature, or emotional stress. In most cases, the cause is not known. Read More »

  • A review of erectile dysfunction

    By popular demand, I have decided to do a follow up on erectile dysfunction. Read More »

  • Signature Meiling

    The world of fashion is constantly changing and as our local fashion industry changes with the times and various trends, it seems we are headed on a good path, says local fashion designer, Meiling. Though the fashion guru did not go into more detail surrounding the local fashion industry, she did acknowledge that the foundation is there and as more talented designers enter the market even greater progress would be made. Read More »

  • Fine Arabian cuisine

    Owner Joseph Habr chose to celebrate his roots this month and offered up a buffet-style dinner special of authentic Arabian dishes. For the fixed price of $375, foodies were treated to countless dishes, along with meats being cooked on the spot by Joseph himself on an outside grill. Read More »

  • Adding that Christmas sparkle

    For this Christmas season don’t be afraid to add a little sparkle to your wardrobe. Whether you decide to do a little or a lot, retailers in Port of Spain showed us what is trending for this holiday season when it comes to ‘bling’. Read More »

  • Introducing Matthew Koma EDM at Pier 1 tomorrow

    American entertainer, Matthew Koma will tomorrrow headline a concert at Pier 1 Chaguaramas. The concert is being staged by Lollabee Entertainment and is promising to be a memorable one. The singer is billed to perform most of his popular songs including “Dare You” and “Serotonin”. Production team mamber, Celeste Chaitram, said patrons can look forward to an exciting experience. “It’s a live performance so there is a lot to look forward to.” Read More »

  • Passionate about insects

    Twenty years ago, Gordon Laurence retired as deputy director, extension (specialist services and training) at what was once called the Ministry of Food Production and Marine Exploitation. There, he also researched pest problems in ornamental plants. Read More »

  • Nariva wild life displaced by floods

    While the inter tropical convergence zone (ITCZ) is passing over us on its way south again, the annual November flooding is wreaking havoc across the country. First Responders are being kept quite busy at this time rescuing people and seeing that their basic needs are met. Read More »

  • A day of adventure

    Come join Caribbean Hiking Adventures this Sunday as the group ventures to the North Coast for a day of adventure. The hike begins on the high seas where participants kayak in the bay. Read More »

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