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Sunday, February 1, 2015

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Panorama pots

The Carnival season is well under way and it’s time for the big Panorama showdown at the Queen’s Park Savannah in Port of Spain. Read more »

  • Salmon to savour

    I call January grilling season, so now that it’s this time again officially I decided to start with a healthy, yet yummy and totally mouth-watering salmon dish. So from the Pink Chef to you, let’s start grilling. Read More »

  • The melodic Mayaro mermaid

    Life’s challenges will either break you or strengthen your resolve, leading you to accomplish what you never expected to or even thought possible for anyone, let alone yourself. Tamu Aguillera is one who can testify to having been through fire and come out that much more resilient and with the will to survive and succeed. She is a lead vocalist with the band known as, Mayaro the Band (MtB) and possesses one of the most captivating voices on the island. Read More »

  • Pan jam on the main road

    Sweet steelpan on Tuesday night caused traffic jams throughout Tunapuna when the Exodus and birdsong steel orchestras competed in the large band preliminary round of the National Panorama championships. The Pan Trinbago adjudicators visited both those bands right after having judged the RBC Redemption Soundsetters earlier that evening. Read More »

  • Brasso Seco community spearheads clean-up drive

    The community of Brasso Seco has always been a hard-working one. As is the characteristic of true rural kinship, families come together to deal with a situation when it arises. Read More »

  • A different look at Sargassum seaweed

    Beach-goers may be familiar with Sargassum, as the brown seaweed with the small berries that washes up along the shore that they like to pop between their fingers. Also known as Gulfweed, this marine plant has air bladders that help keep it afloat, and occurs both as attached coastal plants and free-floating forms. Read More »

  • 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 »

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