Tuesday, January 2, 2018

The system of governance we believe in*

Dec. 30, 2017, 9:23 PM AST Comments

Diana Mahabir-Wyatt—That was written in the 1800 by a political commentator who is quoted up until today for his acute wisdom and sagacity, and his deep objective understanding of the system known as Democracy which seems to be in danger.

Caution in calling for CJ’s removal*

Dec. 30, 2017, 9:19 PM AST Comments

I had hoped to continue to exercise restraint and to defer to the opinions of those who are more active in the profession with the ongoing issue involving one of the highest office holders under our Constitution.



Matthews upstaged by Taylor as Sydney win*

Dec. 30, 2017, 9:59 PM AST Comments

TEENAGED batting star Hayley Matthews was among the runs in a losing cause here yesterday as her West Indies Women’s skipper, Stafanie Taylor, snatched a four-wicket haul to fire Sydney Thunder to a convincing seven-wicket victory over Hobart Hurricanes.


Champs to defend titles*

Dec. 30, 2017, 9:43 PM AST Comments

VENEZUELAN Jose Alejandro Vare and Kenyan Leah Kigen will defend their titles while Sidy Diallo, a Paris-based barefoot runner who has participated in 164 marathons and ultra-marathons, will be among the competitors when the 2018 edition of the Trinidad and Tobago International Marathon (TTIM) is ru


Song took no thought*

Dec. 30, 2017, 9:35 PM AST Comments

Camille Hunte—CHUTNEY singer Nermal “Massive” Gosein's “Rowlee Mudda Count” is quite possibly the most talked about song in the country.


Best year ever for T&T volleyball*

Dec. 30, 2017, 9:26 PM AST Comments

THIS WAS by far the biggest year, bar none, for Trinidad and Tobago in the sport of volleyball. It was such a magnificent season, that it still would have been No.1 without the single biggest accomplishment ever in the sport.

Power outage delays Gordon's installation

Dec. 30, 2017, 9:52 AM AST Comments

Wednesday's Mass at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Independence Square, Port of Spain, to facilitate the installation of Port of Spain's new Archbishop, The Most Reverend Charles Jason Gordon was delayed as a result of a power outage.


A Lady from Laventille*

Dec. 30, 2017, 1:2 AM AST Comments

NICHOLA Harvey-Mitchell had a fruitful career at the Telecommunications Services of Trinidad and Tobago (TSTT) for 18 years where she worked her way up from a customer service representative to head of the Business Operations in Technology Group.


Editor's Note*

Dec. 30, 2017, 12:56 AM AST Comments

Thank You, Father ,that we have made it to the end of 2017, well almost. We still have some Old Year left, but many people I’ve spoken to over the past days have expressed their relief that this year is ending. Many are hoping that 2018 will be a much kinder year to us. I myself am thankful to


Embrace the Spirit of Health and Fitness*

Dec. 30, 2017, 12:53 AM AST Comments

A Merry Christmas, blessed Old Year’s and Happy New Year to all my readers. The Christmas season, which continues until January 6, is my favourite time of year. For me Christmas brings back wonderful childhood memories of joy and happiness and the special times shared with family and friends.


How Many Lies Before You Leave?*

Dec. 30, 2017, 12:35 AM AST Comments

Many people seem to take comfort in the fact that everyone lies. Moreover, people are quick to defend or characterise their lies. Some people would tell you, “That’s just a little lie” or “You told a bigger lie” or “I didn’t want to hurt your feelings.”