Saturday, February 25, 2017

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Woman's body dumped in pond

Feb. 25, 2017, 12:58 AM AST Comments

By Susan Mohammed - The body of a woman, hands and feet bound, was found in a pond in Tabaquite on Saturday. The pond is on a tilapia farm at St John's Road, off Brothers' Road.

Voice repeats as “Soca Monarch” champion

Feb. 25, 2017, 11:39 AM AST Comments

Aaron “Voice” ST Louis repelled the challenges from a quality field mixed with veterans and breakout artistes to win the 2017 International Soca Monarch title at the National Stadium, Port of Spain, on Friday. Dressed in a royal-coloured overcoat of gold and purple, with white trousers a

Fake wrist band warning

Feb. 25, 2017, 11:33 AM AST Comments

The Multimedia Desk - One of the big Carnival bands has issued a statement, warning that fake wrists bands are being sold which would have allowed people to enter the parade of bands on Carnival Monday and Tuesday.

Cop, brother shot in bar attack

Feb. 25, 2017, 7:39 AM AST Comments

The Multimedia Desk - The Carnival weekend has begun with bloodshed. A police officer and his brother were shot in a botched robbery attempt at a bar in New Grant early on Saturday.

Rhea Ahong—beach houses to beach wear*

Feb. 25, 2017, 12:31 AM AST Comments

ARCHITECT, interior designer and clothing designer, Rhea Ahong, is as multifaceted as her portfolio would suggest. Express Woman caught up with the designer back in 2013 while she worked as an architect at a government ministry by day and designed her line of swimsuits on evenings and weekends. In

Editor's Note

Feb. 25, 2017, 12:29 AM AST Comments

Carnival Sunday is here! Yayyyyy! I hope that those of you looking to head out on the road Tomorrow and Tuesday to play mas are well prepared, having had begun some sort of fitness preparations at least a couple weeks ago. Remember, comfortable shoes, sunscreen and something to protect the eyes. Dri

Shirlaine Hendrickson Wants Right Purge for ‘Constipators’*

Feb. 25, 2017, 12:24 AM AST Comments

Child abuse and murder of females such as Penal resident Nadia Simms has prompted Trinidad and Tobago to recoil in horror. A few weeks ago, Simms was found in a bamboo grave. She had gone in search of a job. Before the Simms tragedy, Shirlaine Hendrickson, Vice Chairman of Trinbago Unified Calypso

Zoo To You*

Feb. 25, 2017, 12:19 AM AST Comments

Visiting animal parks are fun but can you imagine the animals visiting you? “Zoo to You” is one of the most anticipated days of the week and it was my turn to take animals to schools as my colleagues and I rotate this responsibility. This educational outreach programme is a fun and learn

Remembering Mother Blackman*

Feb. 25, 2017, 12:16 AM AST Comments

On February 20, the matriarch of the Blackman family—Claudette Blackman—succumbed to ovarian cancer. She was laid to rest on Friday. Blackman was the wife of Lord Shorty who evolved into Ras Shorty I after a spiritual conversion. She was a devoted wife and mother, not only to her own 14

Do You Want This Type of Relationship?*

Feb. 25, 2017, 12:13 AM AST Comments

Recently, I was in the library when the cell phone of the man sitting behind me rang. He answered, and the ensuing conversation gave birth to this article. A woman called and apparently she didn’t believe where he was or what he was doing and so the man said, “Hold on” he then ins

Home for Carnival*

Feb. 25, 2017, 12:10 AM AST Comments

“I coming home for Carnival!” Trinidad-born celebrity hairstylist in the USA, Leiselle Barnett, told me on the phone excitedly. It was always a pleasure for her to return to her beloved country and what a better time to come home than for Carnival 2017. “What wig do you want me to

Don’t Get Hooked*

Feb. 25, 2017, 12:7 AM AST Comments

I have been asked by a reader to find this column that I wrote over five years ago. She told me she felt haunted by it because she felt it was this type of woman who took away her husband. The chilling information in this column was given to me by a woman… let me call her a stalker who felt sh