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Tuesday, September 30, 2014

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The ladies of Legacy

At Saturday’s launch of Legacy’s Carnival 2015 presentation Reflections at Katalyst, St Clair, the ladies showed that they were more than ready for next year’s Parade of the Bands. Read more »

  • Breaking the silence

    This is the final of a four-part series highlighting the research projects that will be recognised with prestigious Campus Awards at the upcoming UWI-NGC Research Awards Ceremony on October 1. Read More »

  • Understanding your sperm analysis

    While there a number of parameters that are reported in a sperm analysis, only a few are really important: 1. Volume. A typical specimen is 1-4cc. While volume does not play an important role in fertility, a low volume suggests an incomplete collection. Conversely, very large volumes may result in dilution of sperm and may cause considerable leakage after intercourse. Some people believe large volumes are associated with infection, but this is not well-established. Read More »

  • Short-toe disorder

    Brachymetatarsia or brachymetatarsal, is a congenital disorder attributed to a growth disturbance to one or more metatarsal bones in the foot, creating a short toe. A short fourth toe is most common, though it could affect any toe. The toe itself is usually normal length, but the bone the toe attaches to the arch (metatarsal bone) is short. A really short toe can be described as a floating toe. Read More »

  • Hope for Alicia

    For the Smith and Boucaud families their one wish this Christmas is to have Alicia Boucaud back home. Read More »

  • Easy, entertaining eats

    Most, if not all, of us have had that moment! Read More »

  • Dogs have their day

    The Independent Kennel Club (IKC) of Trinidad and Tobago is gearing up for its annual All Breed Championship Dog Show. Read More »

  • Trini’s rise to top US job

    In her new memoir, When You Get There, former Florida Lt Gov Jennifer Carroll, who resigned the post in 2013, details her path from Trinidad immigrant to second-in-command of the state—a woman in a “good old boy” network of southern politicians. Read More »

  • Worrying drop in water levels

    Walking up the streams of our mountain ranges is always that part of a rain forest trek that you enjoy most. The lively bubbling flow of the water over rocks and into pools, the verdant greenery that is nurtured alongside and the wildlife that comes around to partake of this life-giving force are scenes that you treasure forever. Read More »

  • Gems of survival

    Cancer kills. But is it an automatic death sentence? The answer to that question is no. Doris Watts-Gaskin and Shamin Singh are living proof that there is life after cancer. Not a life weak and riddle with pain but one that is as vibrant and fruitful as you want it to be. Like two-peas in a pod; these two women are not only cancer survivors but best friends. Read More »

  • Kalicharan launches ‘Bazodee’

    Ivan Kalicharan launched his 2015 Carnival presentation of Bazodee at Carnival City, Ultra Lounge, Gulf City, La Romaine on Saturday. Read More »

  • SAGHS tops Secondary Schools’ Film Festival

    St Augustine Girls’ High School (SAGHS) took home the lion’s share of awards recently, as the Trinidad and Tobago Film Company (TTFC) celebrated the tenth anniversary of the Secondary Schools’ Short-Film Festival (SSSFF) during its prize-giving ceremony, held at Queen’s Hall in St Ann’s. Read More »

  • Penal Adventurers Scout Group celebrates International Day of Peace

    A GIANT pinwheel made from bamboo was the centerpiece of International World Peace Day celebrations held at the grounds of the Penal Adventurers Scout Group, on Sunday 21st September 2014. Read More »

  • A time for caring

    Women in Action for the Needy and Destitute (WAND) will have its annual pre-Christmas luncheon on October 31 at Hyatt Regency (Trinidad). It is one of WAND’s major fund-raising events to close off the year and a turnout of around 500-550 ladies is expected. Read More »

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