Friday, November 24, 2017

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Fall in love with personality and character*

Nov. 24, 2017, 10:31 PM AST Comments

Attractive looking people are head turners; they might make us look and comment on their features. However, people who look great aren’t necessarily great people. A man with a handsome face might not have a beautiful personality. A perfect looking man might have a flawed character. From a sexu

How to Plan and Organise a Function at Home*

Nov. 24, 2017, 10:28 PM AST Comments

I really try to read your columns every chance I get and I must tell you that I find them very informative and helpful. With this in mind, I would like to know if you could offer me some advice on the planning and organising of functions. I know that you have written on this subject in the past but

Oh, (Fake) Christmas Tree*

Nov. 24, 2017, 10:24 PM AST Comments

Christmas trees are a nearly universal element in holiday decorating. Some people don’t like the fuss and mess of a live tree, while others have allergies that preclude them from having a real evergreen. If you choose an artificial tree for Christmas, consider the size, accent, and height. Use

TTFA head says CONCACAF to ensure Pro League survival*

Nov. 24, 2017, 10:7 PM AST Comments

Trinidad and Tobago Football Association president David John-Williams says his administration will be focusing on strengthening the Trinidad and Tobago Professional Football League which he believes will impact positively on the national team’s performances on the international stage. The T&T

Kallicharan, Cooper, Simmons named in Windies U-19 squad*

Nov. 24, 2017, 9:57 PM AST Comments

Three Trinidad and Tobago cricketers—Kirstan Kallicharan, Cephas Cooper and Keagan Simmons—have been selected on the West Indies Under-19 squad that will take part in an 11-day camp in St Kitts and Nevis before leaving for New Zealand where they will attempt to defend their ICC Under-19

Tots & Tumblers quintet for ‘Pan Am’*

Nov. 24, 2017, 9:52 PM AST Comments

FIVE of the country’s leading gymnasts will fly the red, white and black flag in the Pan American Clubs Cup next week in Colombia. Karessa Kirton, Adriana Housty, Amelia Ahwai, Sidney Charles and Zara-Marie Glen range from age nine to 13 and are all from the Tots & Tumblers Club.

Hagley, Shukla to defend Cross Country titles*

Nov. 24, 2017, 9:48 PM AST Comments

MATTHEW HAGLEY and Samantha Shukla are expected to defend their titles at the National Cross Country Championships at the Queen’s Park Savannah, tomorrow. The first race, a two-kilometre event for under-12s, will start at 2 p.m. while the main event, an 8K for men and women, is scheduled for 3

‘Finance, accounting key to T&T’s future’*

Nov. 24, 2017, 9:27 PM AST Comments

Chairman of the Trinidad and Tobago International Financial Centre (T&T IFC), Richard P. Young, has told a graduating class of finance and accounting professionals that business process outsourcing using the skills they have learnt is an important aspect of T&T’s future. Addressing the graduat

No justification for terror tactics

Nov. 24, 2017, 9:18 PM AST Comments

THERE is no denying that the Beetham Gardens community has suffered abject neglect over the years, but that could never be justification for what transpired on Thursday morning when residents threw debris onto the Beetham Highway and Priority Bus Route and terrorised commuters on both roadways.

Seven stupid economic ideas*

Nov. 24, 2017, 9:16 PM AST Comments

Ema to manage waste recovery. The EMA is already bogged down with work. It has neither the capacity nor time to manage waste. Far and wide throughout the Republic, you will find victims of EMA’s neglect; hundreds of persons appealing for environmental health justice without relief. The last go

Down with Mugabe*

Nov. 24, 2017, 9:14 PM AST Comments

History was in the making last Tuesday when Robert Mugabe resigned as Zimbabwe’s president. The 93-year-old liberator-turned-dictator was forced out of office in a bloodless coup after ruling Zimbabwe for 37 years. Mugabe had led Zimbabwe to independence in 1980 from minority white rule. He

Agree to disagree*

Nov. 24, 2017, 9:10 PM AST Comments

“Madam, your conduct is reprehensible.” This was said many, many years ago in a noisy bar in the city one evening by a clearly inebriated elderly gentleman who was thoroughly annoyed at the behaviour of a woman who was hurling obscenities faster and with more force than Olympic champion,