Sunday, October 22, 2017

Features

Cocktail Conundrum*

Oct. 20, 2017, 11:9 PM AST Comments

Is it proper behaviour for a married man to go to a big shot cocktail party without his wife even though she was feeling under the weather and also because she does not like standing around at cocktail parties talking a set of stupidness? That is the first question – now let me go on.

Women Play Games with Men Too*

Oct. 20, 2017, 11:5 PM AST Comments

I write my articles for women, but sometimes I put one out there for the guys. Behind that tough, macho, hardcore, manly image is a heart, and like all hearts, it can be broken. Though men seldom write and pour their hearts out to me, some do. This article is for one such man who got played by a wom


Wasting electricity our pastime*

Oct. 20, 2017, 10:17 PM AST Comments

With all the talk about the need to remove fuel subsidies, and the impending increase in electricity rates, it is ironic that no one has bothered to mention the one thing that everyone (individuals, businesses, government) can do to save much more than all the fuel subsidies combined—stop wast


Blame ourselves for Divali deluge*

Oct. 20, 2017, 10:14 PM AST Comments

Floods are a powerful and destructive force on our planet. While there are naturally caused floods that would have happened from time to time that natural systems can mostly handle, our irresponsible development of much of the world’s landscape and our consumerist lifestyles have resulted in a

Culture nurtures our conscience*

Oct. 20, 2017, 10:4 PM AST Comments

Loud noises coming from adults who seem to think that these children came on this earth before they did. Children are born into a way of life that is already in place. This is culture. The way of life of a people: what they eat, how they speak, how they dress, how they behave, their values, attitud


Police abuse: don’t look the other way*

Oct. 20, 2017, 10:3 PM AST Comments

The report in the Express earlier this week about the judgment delivered by Justice Frank Seepersad in favour of the State against three prisoners who filed for compensation following an assault by ten masked police officers is cause for concern. The three prisoners claimed that they did nothing wro


Floods from Coast To Coast

Oct. 20, 2017, 1:22 PM AST Comments

Three days of persistent rainfall has led to this developing disaster in villages and communities located in low lying areas or near rivers that have broken their banks.


Worst flooding in decades

Oct. 20, 2017, 9:31 AM AST Comments

The flooding happening the low lying areas of south Trinidad this week is being described as the worst in decades. Here are some of the images from Thursday, captured by the Express.




Pan, Parang at Chaconia *

Oct. 19, 2017, 7:35 PM AST Comments

In its bid to offset expenses, the Trinidad & Tobago Chinese Steel Ensemble will be hosting its first ever “Pan and Parang” fundraiser.


Miami vibes *

Oct. 19, 2017, 7:33 PM AST Comments

Thousands of Caribbean descendants assembled at the Miami-Dade County Fair and Expo...