Thursday, August 17, 2017

Start D Parang

Aug. 17, 2017, 8:10 PM AST Comments

PARANG in August? For paranderos preparing for the parang season which commences in September, the answer is a resounding ‘Yes!'.


Turn your creative talent into a career *

Aug. 17, 2017, 8:4 PM AST Comments

Creative and motivated indi­viduals, ages 16 to 32 years, from communities in Trinidad who are interested in taking on the challenge of converting their talent into an income-earning fashion business are invited to check out “This is ME Global”...


Auditions for ‘Bedbugs’ starts today *

Aug. 17, 2017, 8:2 PM AST Comments

After a successful inaugural showcase last year, the Playwrights Workshop Trinbago’s Annual New Play Festival will return to the Trinidad Theatre Workshop from October 26 – November 5.


Fantasy and Entice ready for the road *

Aug. 17, 2017, 7:58 PM AST Comments

Fantasy and Entice Carnival mas bands recently hosted an “Open House” viewing lime for section promoters and committee members at the band's mas camp at #6 Alberto St in Woodbrook.



The charms of Down the Islands

Aug. 16, 2017, 11:35 PM AST Comments

A small contingent of media practitioners were hosted on a recent tour that did much more than reveal the view of the mountains off the north-western peninsula of Trinidad. The tour was an initiative of the Ministry of Tourism’s “Stay to Get Away” campaign, scheduled to run during


Mystery, adventure in new children’s book *

Aug. 16, 2017, 11:29 PM AST Comments

Every day you wake up with the power to choose what you are going to do. You can open your own business, volunteer at your favourite charity, change careers or further your education. You have the power to make changes and work hard to become the person you feel you ought to be. Each choice you make


UWI Open Campus is Accredited

Aug. 16, 2017, 2:34 PM AST Comments

Gordon Street, St. Augustine: Wednesday, August 16, 2017. The following statement is issued by The University of the West Indies Open Campus Trinidad and Tobago, to highlight its accreditation status, in light of the new GATE procedures.


Eric Williams, Kwame Nkrumah and Independent Ghana

Aug. 15, 2017, 11:33 PM AST Comments

In the early months of 1964 Dr Eric Williams visited 11 African countries with a Trinidad and Tobago delegation. Derided by critics as an expensive safari in search of the Prime Minister’s African heritage, the tour was part of a bold initiative to develop the international relations of Trini


First black woman leads West Point cadets*

Aug. 15, 2017, 11:29 PM AST Comments

Simone Askew marched into history Monday as the first black woman to lead the Long Gray Line at the US Military Academy. After an early-morning 12-mile march back to the gray stone academic complex with 1,200 new cadets she led through the rigors of basic training at “Beast Barracks,” th