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Monday, September 1, 2014

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Trendy West African fashion

The maiden edition of the ECOWAS (Economic Community of West Africa states) Fashion Week 2014 was held at ultra modern world class landmark event centre, Victoria Island, Lagos State, Nigeria from August 22 to 24. Read more »

  • Delightful desserts

    You might decide to get a little more creative in the kitchen over the long Independence Day weekend. Why not try to dazzle your guests with some delightful desserts and show off your patriotic side by having your sweet treats in the colours of the national flag; red, white and black. Read More »

  • Jevon will win

    Sacha Cosmetics founder, Kama Maharaj made a bold prediction about the upcoming International Miss Universe Pageant last Friday during the pre-launch event held to celebrate the brand’s entry into Panama and the week-long visit of Miss Panama Universe 2014, Yomatzy Hazlewood De La Rosa. Speaking to the assembly in the Jade Room at the Hyatt Regency, Maharaj predicted that the pageant was ripe for another “African delegate to win this year”. Read More »

  • Trini makes US Top Cop list

    How does one go from being born in a rural district of a Caribbean island to being honoured by the president of the United States at the White House. For Trinidad-born Scott Pulchansingh it happened because of his commitment to duty and the bravery displayed in carrying out his duties. Read More »

  • ‘No money from Arts Ministry, but...’

    Pan Trinbago on Tuesday held its annual prize distribution and awards ceremony at the Naparima Bowl, San Fernando. Winners in the National Steelband Music Festival — Pan is Beautiful XII held last October along with this year’s Panorama winners collected their prizes while the organisation presented several awards to pan pioneers, tuners, youths and women in steel. Read More »

  • Opening up minds through giving

    Covered books and sharpened pencils are basic essentials for the first day of school that many can’t afford, Feli Risbrooke delivered, a tactical approach of merging arts and charity to aid this dilemma. A large container filled with stationery supplies was collected including copybooks, storybooks and notebooks, through the ‘Open Up’ children’s stationery and books charity drive. This initiative brought smiles to children faces and relief to some parents. Read More »

  • Challenging conditions of Lalaja Road

    Though steering a four- wheel drive vehicle I wondered how much further I could manoeuvre before I was forced to park and walk the rest. The road had deteriorated to a far worse state than I had expected. Read More »

  • Beauties in national colours

    Red is the most popular colour to wear come Independence Day. However the colour black is also a favourite for customers; followed by white, said, Derek Parks, owner and founder of In Excess Clothing Store, Henry Street, Port of Spain. Read More »

  • Nailing your Independence celebrations

    Beauty Elements Nail Salon and Spa, located at Sheila Lamorell Gardens, Rancho Quemado (south Trinidad) is owned by the ambitious nail technician, Reon Lamorell. The entrepreneur who has been in business since 2003 is ecstatic about trying out new designs to celebrate the upcoming Independence Day holiday. Read More »

  • 150 years of excellence in education

    Having this year celebrated the sesquicentennial (150th anniversary) of the arrival to Trinidad of the Holy Ghost Fathers and their establishing of St Mary’s College (CIC), the school in tandem with the Past Students Union (PSU) has published a coffee table book exploring the history and development of CIC. Read More »

  • My friend and treatment

    “You have prostate cancer Sir”. This statement can totally consume your life. DON’T LET IT! Prostate cancer management has come a long way and many men are living years after a diagnosis. Early detection generally improves your chances of beating prostate cancer. Radiation is one type of treatment that uses high energy waves like X-rays, gamma rays, protons and electrons beam to treat cancer. Read More »

  • Meet Miss Panama

    Reigning Miss Panama Universe 2014 Yomatzy Hazlewood De la Rosa showed some Spanish love in song to the children of the Mother Teresa Home, Laventille when she paid a visit Thursday . Read More »

  • Enjoy cocktails at your Independence Day lime

    If you are planning an Independence Day party and want to serve your guests cocktails but really unsure of how to make them, Raymond Edwards is going to make things easier for you and help you build your confidence to try even more elaborate drinks —once you have mastered the basics. Read More »

  • Cancer walk for Jesus next month

    Cancer, while it has taken the lives of many it has also created multiple survivors.  Nathalia Lee is one of them and her testimony is a rather miraculous one. In 2004 she was diagnosed... Read More »

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