Wednesday, October 26, 2016

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Fighting fear of crime

Oct. 26, 2016, 1:43 AM AST Comments

Much has been said about the country’s high crime rate, low crime detection rate and slow justice system. But new research from The University of the West Indies is highlighting how reducing the fear of crime is just as important as tackling crime itself.

Patrons of Queen’s Hall marks 30th anniversary

Oct. 26, 2016, 1:39 AM AST Comments

In October 2016, the Patrons of Queen’s Hall, a not-for-profit voluntary organisation celebrates 30 years of service to Queen’s Hall and the performing arts in Trinidad and Tobago. The organisation was established in 1986 as an initiative of the Board of Management of Queen’s Hall,

Adolescent programme tutors get training*

Oct. 26, 2016, 1:37 AM AST Comments

As the new financial year 2016/2017 begins, regional coordinators, facilitators and tutors involved in the Retirees Adolescent Partnership Programme (RAPP) recently received training in Effective Mentorship, Building Capacity and Communication on issues affecting young persons in our society today.

Inaugural Caribbean fashion festival begins next month

Oct. 26, 2016, 1:13 AM AST Comments

The Caribbean Fashion & Arts Feature Festival (CFAFF), will hold its 1st edition on November 17– 19 in the Borough of Arima and surrounding communities in East Trinidad. The Festival continues its call for submissions for fashion related documentary features and short films. The Festival has a

The sari: unique in style

Oct. 26, 2016, 1:10 AM AST Comments

Of all the dress materials worn by women in the world, the Indian sari is unique in that it is the only garment that can be worn by any person, anytime, anywhere in the world. It also remains the only garment that would conform to any cultural, age or income group in India and the rest of the world.

Keshorn inspires Toco Sec pupils

Oct. 26, 2016, 1:7 AM AST Comments

“People look at you differently when you are from a rural area so you have to be strong and focus on your goals. Do not let negative feedback make you drift from your goals. Whether it’s to be a doctor or a lawyer, whatever it is, it’s not going to happen without hard work. I wake


Oct. 26, 2016, 12:44 AM AST Comments

West Indies captain Jason Holder has brushed aside suggestions that he is under “pressure” as a result of a series of losses by the regional side on its current tour of the United Arab Emirates. Holder's declaration was made after the West Indies conceded the three-match Test series to P

Jaggesar, Hope spur Windies A to victory

Oct. 26, 2016, 12:43 AM AST Comments

A combined batting and bowling effort by West Indies A propelled them to a commanding 165-run victory over Sri Lanka A, in the first unofficial One Day International at the Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium yesterday. Offspinner Jon-Russ Jaggesar, with a career-best four-wicket haul, led the de

From past to present*

Oct. 26, 2016, 12:40 AM AST Comments

They were a contrast of emotions, Russell Latapy and Leonson Lewis. The former, the current national Under-17 coach and ex-Strike Squad/Soca Warriors superstar cut a nondescript figure on one side of St Anthony’s Ground watching the home team trying to collect three points that seemed there fo

TTOC’s Lewis to head regional body

Oct. 26, 2016, 12:38 AM AST Comments

President of the Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC), Brian Lewis, is now the interim president of the Caribbean Association of National Olympic Committees (CANOC). Lewis was unanimously elected to serve in the capacity following the resignation of former president, Steve Stoute, of Barbad

Pacers, Golden Stars secure 3x3 titles

Oct. 26, 2016, 12:37 AM AST Comments

The Maloney Pacers and Enterprise Golden Stars were crowned male and female champions of the National Basketball Federation’s (NBFTT) Inaugural Under-17 3x3 National Championships, at the Jean Pierre Complex on Saturday.

Relegation battle on in SSFL*

Oct. 26, 2016, 12:33 AM AST Comments

The race for the 2016 Shell/First Citizens Secondary Schools Football League (SSFL) is over, but there is still a lot to play for in the final matchday of the league this afternoon. Roughly six teams are in danger of relegation, with East Mucurapo Secondary (10th) and San Juan North Secondary (11th)

Young showjumpers strut their stuff

Oct. 26, 2016, 12:31 AM AST Comments

The Trinidad and Tobago Equestrian Association (TTEA) Mini League Finale and Goodwin Heights Showjumping Competition were held earlier this month at Goodwin Heights Stables in St Ann’s with Annabella Hill, riding Dream Weaver, taking first place among the children in the Mini League and Gabrie