Thursday, December 14, 2017

Features

A Parandero in Toronto *

Dec. 14, 2017, 6:44 PM AST Comments

Imagine, while parang bands and artistes are suffering here in Trinidad, not getting gigs supposedly because of the economic downturn, parang is alive and thriving in Canada.


Interesting facts about T&T *

Dec. 14, 2017, 6:42 PM AST Comments

The oldest evidence of human activity on Caribbean soil is in Trinidad: the archaeological site at Banwari Trace has yielded artefacts dating back to 5,000BC...


A view from a gallery *

Dec. 14, 2017, 6:35 PM AST Comments

Christmas magic filled the air last Thursday when Sheena Thorpe, owner of The Gallery at Long Circular Mall...



Disney buying large part of 21st Century Fox in $52.4B deal

Dec. 14, 2017, 8:25 AM AST Comments

NEW YORK (AP) — Disney is buying a large part of the Murdoch family's 21st Century Fox for about $52.4 billion in stock, including film and television studios and cable and international TV businesses, as it tries to meet competition from technology companies in the entertainment business.


A Christmas prayer for T&T*

Dec. 13, 2017, 10:1 PM AST Comments

Dear Lord Jesus, as the world around us feverishly rushes about preparing for Christmas festivities, how many of us think or remember what its true meaning is, and what Christmas is all about? The airwaves and other media bombard us with commercials on how to access loans, entreating us to buy this

Utilities leave a lot to be desired*

Dec. 13, 2017, 9:58 PM AST Comments

I direct my concerns to those in authority at the following utilities and I do hope some relief would be forthcoming to the people of my area of Indian Walk, Moruga Road.


Education is a right*

Dec. 13, 2017, 9:53 PM AST Comments

A few days ago, a caller to one of our radio programmes made the startling pronouncement that education was “not a right, but a privilege.” I expected the host who, generally, has no compunction about telling a caller that he is talking nonsense, would do so in this case. Like Miss Havis


Privatise PTSC now*

Dec. 13, 2017, 9:52 PM AST Comments

THE Public Transport Service Corporation (PTSC) is the worst public transport service around. Drivers feel they are there just to drive buses without any regard for the travelling public. All they care about is speeding to and fro to get back to base so that their shifts finish early. Then they can


ABCs, Trini-style*

Dec. 13, 2017, 9:49 PM AST Comments

Tracy Lee Son is a nutrition specialist who studied at the top nutrition school in the world. She is a health coach, an entrepreneur, an inventor and a creative mind who has also added author to her long list of achievements.


Mysteries of Caye L’Eglise*

Dec. 13, 2017, 9:47 PM AST Comments

Most of the elders who knew of the location of the natural church-like formation in the hinterlands of Salybia called Caye L’Eglise would have shared this information with successive generations.