Saturday, January 20, 2018

Features

UR to Invade ‘Army’*

Jan. 13, 2018, 11:44 PM AST Comments

Reigning Road March champions, The Ultimate Rejects will definitely be performing at the annual Army Fete come Friday February 2 at the Queen’s Park Savannah, Port of Spain. A spokesperson for “the safest fete in Carnival” assured the media earlier this week that “the people

Fight for love, make your dreams come true*

Jan. 13, 2018, 12:9 AM AST Comments

A blessed Sunday to you all, our cherished Express Woman readers. I hope you will enjoy the following pages that provide a variety of articles for your pleasure and edification. Our Cover Story features Renuka Mahabir, a young pharmacist who is enjoying a dream come true, as she is currently the le


Dream Pursued*

Jan. 12, 2018, 11:56 PM AST Comments

When Renuka Mahabir took the stage with the band Dil-E-Nadan (DEN) at the Soka in Moka Fete on New Year’s Day, patrons, especially the men, took notice asking, where did the Ramnarine brothers find this gorgeous young woman? They next began to comment on the powerful vocals coming from the rat


Purpose Driven Aesthetician finds her calling*

Jan. 12, 2018, 11:51 PM AST Comments

Kamille Abdool is the director of Wellfit World Trincity Mall and a US licensed aesthetician. She is a missionary both locally and abroad, a mentor to youth, motivational speaker and helper to the sick and troubled. The year 2018 has just begun and in the midst of the celebrations, we continue to a

Light-Hearted Flirting*

Jan. 12, 2018, 11:48 PM AST Comments

As I wrote last week, for a couple of weeks I intend to be light-hearted, because the world is so gloomy right now with the hint of doom and destruction by allegedly “strange” men taunting each other with different “buttons”! Is there a way or strategy, a reader (who is unat


A Love Worth Holding On For*

Jan. 12, 2018, 11:40 PM AST Comments

If you've never experienced being in love, then I hope you do at some point in your life. For those of you in love and you feel it reciprocated, it's an ultimate high. You have what so many women dream and yearn for; someone who loves you unconditionally and you know it.


For Joshua... and for our nation*

Jan. 12, 2018, 9:44 PM AST Comments

I must state at the outset that I am first and foremost a Trinbagonian. My opinions are not shaped by any political party, I continue to view my country through red, white and black lenses. It is with a sense of relief that I read in the Express of January 12 of the intended collaboration between th


We in T&T have mixed-up priorities*

Jan. 12, 2018, 9:40 PM AST Comments

The Ministry of Education has apparently decided to suspend the serving of beverages at their meetings. That has actually become a talking point on my social media feed, mostly by people openly opposed to the Government. That’s comical because I can state with no fear of contradiction that co

Govt needs prayers*

Jan. 12, 2018, 9:39 PM AST Comments

Minister Garcia says T&T “needs help. This country needs serious prayers.” It's an admission of helplessness and failure of those in charge to stem the murder rate. Prayers are offered every day in mandirs, churches and five times daily in mosques, and in homes. T&T does not need help an


Musical poison for our society*

Jan. 12, 2018, 9:37 PM AST Comments

It’s not that I have any interest in the chutney soca saga/commess which has unfolded this year. If it’s not the “Empire” playing smart with foolishness in its stupefying effort to strike back at chutney “Jedi” Nermal Gosein by strangling the funding, it’s t


Bias and the media*

Jan. 12, 2018, 9:32 PM AST Comments

In a column of the Express of January 3, Dool Hanomansingh raised the issue of bias in the media. In this instance, he concluded that Newsday's Editor-in-Chief, Judy Raymond, exhibited clear “ethnic bias” against Indo-Trinidadians in commenting disparagingly on Massive Gosein's song 



Singing to change*

Jan. 11, 2018, 6:51 PM AST Comments

  MUSIC can not only entertain but empower people and calypsonian Stacey Sobers hopes to do both. If Sobers doesn't get the audience on their feet, she'll certainly get them on the edge of their seats this Carnival season. She has already earned a place in this year's NWAC Calypso Queen Finals. Her