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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

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The Miss Vermont 2014 pageant, which was held on April 26, concluded with the crowning of Lucy Edwards as the state’s new reigning beauty queen. Edwards, of Indian origin, will now go on to the Miss America pageant in Atlantic City, New Jersey this September, where she will compete to succeed Nina Davuluri—the current Miss America, and the first ever of Indian origin—for the crown. Read more »

  • Feeding young minds

    JULIE Morton’s latest venture, Morton Books located on the corner of Middle and Patna Streets in St James is a hop, skip and jump from Long Circular Mall. Read More »

  • Premature ejaculation

    Premature ejaculation occurs when a man ejaculates sooner during sexual intercourse than he or his partner would like. It can occur with a new partner, only in certain sexual situations, or if it has been a long time since the last ejaculation. Read More »

  • Athlete’s foot or is it psoriasis?

    Athlete’s foot vs psoriasis Two common conditions that are often seen are athlete’s foot and psoriasis. Both are considered conditions that dermatologists or podiatrists are best able to diagnose, but can go undiagnosed or misdiagnosed by some in the medical field. Read More »

  • Indian glitz & glamour

    Fashion Design Council of India’s (FDCI) six-day India Couture Week (ICW) is back with yet another edition of glamour and glitz. A line-up of famed designers is ready to mesmerise the style connoisseurs with latest in haute couture, and they promise to explore rich craftsmanship of Indian culture with their designs. Read More »

  • Great food...online

    Turning their love for food into an exciting online food movement came as second nature to husband-and-wife team Mirella and Joel Villafana. Trinicooks.com is the result of a joint effort between the couple whose love for food and experimenting has inspired one of the most popular local food websites. Read More »

  • No visa for Santana

    The latest instalment of the misadventures of Santana the Puppet and his band of miscreant friends produced by Lexo TV is proving to be as topical as it is humorous Read More »

  • Miss T&T Universe Reality on

    The excitement of the Miss Trinidad and Tobago Universe pageant intensifies this weekend with the premiere of the competition’s reality television series on ccn TV6 at 8 p.m. on Sunday. Viewers will be able to follow the experiences of the candidates as they journey towards the final on August 10 when the woman to represent Trinidad and Tobago at the international Miss Universe pageant later this year will be selected. Read More »

  • Tribe to launch ‘Wings of Desire’ tomorrow

    Come tomorrow the Queen’s Park Savannah, Port of Spain will ignite with the fiery spirit of Carnival when Tribe Carnival launches its 2014 presentation, Wings of Desire. This theme was inspired by the beauty, grace and charisma of the Victoria Secrets Angels who are featured in the internationally acclaimed lingerie company’s annual fashion show. Read More »

  • One healthy, watery Caribbean

    As a medical professional, I always cringe when I hear about a creepy new disease emerging in some far off land. Gone are the days when we could say: “Nah, that is only in Asia or Africa, Trini people safe!” In our increasingly connected world we get both the good and the bad. The good includes exotic fruit from Latin America, beef from Canada, milk from Germany, clothing from China, shoes from Italy and so on. Read More »

  • Exploring Divers Dream

    Despite the rough seas, we enjoyed moments when marine life appeared at the surface. A leatherback turtle broke the waves to gulp huge amounts of air before resubmerging. Flying fish skipped over the water in shoals. Read More »

  • Bringing the Drama

    Rosemand Vocal and Performance Academy, led by a team of professionals committed to the development of professional careers in the arts will stage a series of workshops aimed at unlocking participants’ creative potential. Read More »

  • Honouring Mandela

    “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world,” said, Minister of National Diversity and Social Integration, Rodger Samuel who quoted the words of former South African president, Nelson Mandela. Read More »

  • Author strikes novel success

    Marcia Garcia’s life is one of struggle. Living on a scant income as a seamstress in Trinidad, 1943, her life becomes further complicated when she falls for Farouk Karam, a policeman of East Indian descent. As family issues and society dig into their already fragile relationship, Garcia flees to America in 1962, but fate and life have a lot more in store for her. Read More »

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