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Wednesday, January 28, 2015

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Panyard visits begin

As Carnival season gets into gear, the pan world is in anticipation this week with the commencement of panyard visits by the judges for the Panorama 2015 competition. Read more »

  • Fashion at the ‘Saints’

    Ladies played themselves on Saturday at the “Fete With the Saints” all-inclusive event which was held for the first time at the St Mary’s College grounds, Serpentine Road, St Clair. Here are some of the outfits seen at the event. Read More »

  • Women of Soca

    Be it Groovy or Power, the women who performed at the semifinal round of the International Soca Monarch competition on Sunday proved that they could turn up the heat. It was the first time that the event was held at the Queen’s Park Savannah and the ladies took the opportunity to showcase their talents and beauty. Here are some of the ladies who performed at the “Greens”. Read More »

  • T&T scientists lead the way

    Although Trinidad and Tobago is more widely recognised for musical and cultural talents and innovations, it should come as no surprise to anyone that Trinbagonian scientists have also been contributing to ground-breaking developments in the field of science and technology. Read More »

  • Get checked for colon cancer

    The intestines function to digest and absorb nutrients from the food we eat into our bloodstream. There a two major parts, the small intestine and the large intestine. Colon cancer affects the large intestine and usually begins as small growths of cells clumped together to form what is known as an adenomatous polyps. Read More »

  • Living with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

    What is it? Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) is an inherited condition. Having a faulty inherited gene means that the person has a problem with the formation and structure of collagen and connective tissue in the body. The amount of collagen in the body can be reduced and/or the collagen and connective tissue can be weaker. It can affect the skin, joints, and blood vessels throughout the body leading to: Read More »

  • The case for sunscreen use

    Television news weather reports very often include an Ultraviolet Index report. The Ultraviolet Index was originally developed by Canadian scientists James B Kerr, C Thomas McElroy, and David I Wardle (Toronto 1992) of Environment Canada. Read More »

  • Salads for dinner

    Traditionally in the Caribbean, a salad usually makes up a small part of a meal, at the side complementing the rice, peas, meat and pie. Read More »

  • NWAC queens Excel

    Nineteen of the nation’s top female calypsonians on Monday at Queen’s Hall, St Ann’s squared off against one another in the finals of the 2015 NWAC National Calypso Queen final. The quality of songs rendered by the women was quite impressive with people commenting that the men will have a hard battle at the National Calypso Monarch competition should even a couple of these women make it through to that battle. Read More »

  • Single pan bands battle in all quarters

    After four gruelling nights of listening to 62 single pan steel orchestras for the 2015 National Panorama Single Pan competition from the various regions of Pan Trinbago, the finding of judges Kenrick Noel, Vorbin Corbin, Tommy Critchlow and Joanna Shortt were revealed on Tuesday morning at City Hall, Port of Spain. Read More »

  • The soca supremacy battle begins

    Well it is all settled, Machel “Monk Montae” Montano will defend his International Power Soca Monarch title and Kerwin DuBois is sitting out the Groovy Soca Monarch competition and will not defend, leaving the door open for anyone to step through and take the title. Read More »

  • Learning through colours

    THERE is an urgent need for children to be informed about their rights and to help them learn about their rights in a creative way, a colouring book was published. Read More »

  • Running through the mountains

    So far so good. The gradient eases, surely the top is near. They are still climbing, even if slightly. This must be a flat top pass. The clouds block the panoramic vista of snow-capped peaks in all directions. Read More »

  • Sweet pan in the East

    Another enthusiastic crowd of pan music lovers flocked the Arima Velodrome on Saturday evening to hear the offerings of 18 Single Pan steel orchestras from the Eastern Region of Pan Trinbago. Read More »

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