Thursday, April 27, 2017

Kaiso stars to shine tomorrow *

Apr. 27, 2017, 7:18 PM AST Comments

Four of the most celebrated calypsonians of the Eastern region of the island will take the stage in a concert titled, “Calypso Icons of Grande” to deliver special performances for the people of Sangra Grande and other fans who will be coming to the show from across the island.

Four reggae icons for Redemption IV

Apr. 27, 2017, 7:15 PM AST Comments

The mantras of peace, love and unity will take root on home soil again next month, as four internationally-acclaimed icons of reggae music gather alongside thousands of local and regional reggae music fans, to celebrate the fourth annual Redemption The Concert event.

Beauty queen uses her voice for good *

Apr. 27, 2017, 7:7 PM AST Comments

Lovern Gordon is the founder of Love Life Now, a Boston-area (USA) non-profit that sparks discussions about domestic violence and raises money to aid women who have survived it.

The people want laughs

Apr. 27, 2017, 7:5 PM AST Comments

Adapted from the traditional French Farce Pyjamas Pour Six, Trapped in the Hen House! is a classic romp, guaranteed to make our audiences roll in the aisle with laugher.

Jazz in the East

Apr. 27, 2017, 7:4 PM AST Comments

The Tobago Jazz Experience opened on April 21 with “Jazz in the East” at the Speyside Recreation Ground.

Physician who was dragged off flight settles with United

Apr. 27, 2017, 5:2 PM AST Comments

CHICAGO (AP) — The passenger who was dragged off a United flight after he refused to give up his seat to airline employees settled with the airline for an undisclosed sum Thursday in an apparent attempt by the company to put the fiasco behind it as quickly as possible.

Benetton makes the podium in Greenpeace's 2016 "Detox" Rankings

Apr. 27, 2017, 3:56 PM AST Comments

Once again, Benetton Group leads Greenpeace's Detox campaign rankings. In 2016 the company was among the top brands in the AVANT-GARDE category, the first and most prestigious of the three ranking categories, which includes the companies that have made the greatest progress in respecting their commi

TTMF contributes to Children's Homes

Apr. 27, 2017, 2:7 PM AST Comments

Trinidad and Tobago Mortgage Finance Company Limited's (TTMF) Corporate Social Responsibility project entitled TTMF CAN (Corporate Assistance for the Needy) was successfully executed with contributions to children's homes in the areas in which their branch offices are located.

Top official's son calls out his dad as Venezuela quits OAS

Apr. 27, 2017, 1:11 PM AST Comments

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The son of Venezuela's top human rights official has called on his father to prevent further deadly bloodshed tied to anti-government street clashes even as officials defied international criticism by withdrawing from the Organization of American States.

Changed face of Sand Hill

Apr. 27, 2017, 2:2 AM AST Comments

During the first months of each year the green iguana (Iguana iguana) makes full use of the elevated sandy terrain of the Nariva Swamp to dig her nest. Sand Hill is one of those ‘high spots’ that facilitate a large number of this species during this time of egg laying.

The parental role...

Apr. 27, 2017, 2:1 AM AST Comments

There is often much talk about the fact that parents are not doing what they ought to in order that their children are ready and willing participants of the education they are offered. Such pronouncements are not improperly made since the first socialisation of children comes from the home experien

Outrage over demolitions: a century of history lost in hours

Apr. 26, 2017, 10:0 PM AST Comments

All the State needed to do during its national clean-up campaign in Sangre Grande on Saturday was to remove a tree that had grown into the side of the old warden’s office, says the National Trust. Instead, the regional corporation’s chairman, Terry Rondon, and Local Government Minister K