Friday, September 30, 2016

Refund Policy

Budgeting without discrimination

Sep. 30, 2016, 7:35 PM AST Comments

On September 29, 2016, the Equal Opportunity Commission (EOC) and the National Insurance Board of Trinidad and Tobago (NIBTT) jointly hosted a forum entitled “Equal Opportunity and Non-Discrimination in National Budgeting”.

Better chocolate than never

Sep. 30, 2016, 7:34 PM AST Comments

The International Cocoa and Chocolate Organisation has deemed today, October 1, 2016, World Cocoa and Chocolate Day. But they’re wrong. Every day in my little microcosm of a world and the macrocosm out there is world cocoa and chocolate day.

Cowardly panic over FATCA

Sep. 30, 2016, 7:31 PM AST Comments

Everyone is running around skitter-scatter because the US made a law. The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) is good law for the US. The US wants a picture of financial transactions between US debtors/creditors and credit institutions, discoverable in banks and other financial institutions,

Great lesson from Open Learning Initiative

Sep. 30, 2016, 7:30 PM AST Comments

I recently read a letter in this newspaper which thanked the Open Learning Initiative team at Naparima College in San Fernando, which is offering free night classes to adults wanting another chance at getting O-Level passes. I am also enrolled in this programme and I am impressed with the quality of

Gutsy - Generous - Graceful*

Sep. 30, 2016, 7:13 PM AST Comments

BEGINNING next week, Woman will be spotlighting the remarkable true life stories from the women of the Lioness Project. The stories told in their own words will not only seek to empower other women who have disabilities or are raising children with disabilities but they will also shed light on what

Fashion for the coming seasons*

Sep. 30, 2016, 7:0 PM AST Comments

Here is an idea of the fashion that will feature during the coming Christmas season as well as a little touch of what to expect for Carnival next year and also for that cruse trip you may take after.

Keeping fit - Keeping safe*

Sep. 30, 2016, 6:55 PM AST Comments

Children involved in fitness and sport always impress me, even more so when they are supported by their parents who recognise the critical importance of physical activity to their total health and well being.

God won't take me until i fulfil his purpose*

Sep. 30, 2016, 6:48 PM AST Comments

The 27-year-old was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, a type of cancer, four years ago after discovering a lump on her neck and skin irritations which were misdiagnosed as minor eczema. With every passing year her situation worsens, but somehow within this sad story she opens my eyes to the r

Know Your Car*

Sep. 30, 2016, 6:43 PM AST Comments

Hello? Roadside Assistance? My car won’t start! The responsibilities that come along with owning a car can be intimidating for some women, compounded by the at times unreasonable stigma attached to female car owners.

More Fond memories of St Petersburg*

Sep. 30, 2016, 6:29 PM AST Comments

Russia is of course very much on the minds of all of us who may — or may I suggest should — be following the US elections. By the way, did anyone watch the first debate of Hillary Clinton and The Despicable Donald on Sept 26? Well I did.


Sep. 30, 2016, 5:40 PM AST Comments

By Sue-Ann Wayow - ALTHOUGH it may be a bitter pill to swallow, the increase in the price of diesel has become necessary given the present economic situation.


Sep. 30, 2016, 5:6 PM AST Comments

By Susan Mohammed - MINISTER of Finance Colm Imbert said that international hotel resort chain Sandals is projected to contribute $500 million annually to Trinidad and Tobago's economy when it is constructed.