Saturday, February 25, 2017

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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

A little mango to hit the spot*

Feb. 24, 2017, 11:53 PM AST Comments

CÓroc Mango has arrived on our shores. It’s the latest addition to the luxury vodka’s ever-innovating portfolio. Building on the massive success of the previous tropical flavour, CÓroc Pineapple, CÓroc Mango, as the most liked of all tropical flavours, is sure to hit the spot. This late


WORLD CUP DREAMS*

Feb. 24, 2017, 11:47 PM AST Comments

Plans are in the making to bring World Cup cycling to Trinidad and Tobago next year. The topic was part of the discussions between Trinidad and Tobago Cycling Federation (TTCF) president Robert Farrier and John Tolkamp, president of Cycling Canada. Tolkamp was in the country last weekend, as part o


US sting T&T beach footballers

Feb. 24, 2017, 11:44 PM AST Comments

TRINIDAD and Tobago had to settle for second place in Group C at the CONCACAF Beach Soccer Championship in the Bahamas after going down 1-5 to the United States in their final game of the preliminary round at the Malcolm Beach Soccer Facility in Nassau, Thursday night. The match was evenly conteste


Bishop Anstey B win fourth

Feb. 24, 2017, 11:41 PM AST Comments

The Bishop Anstey High School B team remains unbeaten in the 2017 Trinidad and Tobago School Girls Rugby League, winning all of its four matches played to date. The latest victory for Bishops B came on Wednesday, when they held off schoolmates Bishops A by 10 points to five at the Queen’s Park


Pooran in Hong Kong T20 Blitz

Feb. 24, 2017, 11:38 PM AST Comments

Trinidad and Tobago rising Twenty20 star Nicholas Pooran has joined the list of players set to be part of the second edition of the Hong Kong T20 Blitz, taking place from March 8-12 in Hong Kong. Pooran, who is currently banned by the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) from playing in the regional tou