As its primary contribution to mark the 70th ­anniversary of the Windrush ­generation in Great Britain, the Trinidad and Tobago High Commission in ­London proudly collaborated with the Faculty of Law at The University of the West Indies (UWI) in Trinidad, the British Foundation for the University of the West Indies (BFUWI), the Commonwealth Secretariat, the Birmingham Centre for Arts Therapies (BCAT, UK) and the Voice Media Group UK to host “The Windrush, Law & Multicultural Medicine Colloquium” on June 8.

This was the second major event of the Lord Learie Constan­tine Educational Series in “Global Justice, Law & Diplomacy”, which was successfully launched at The UWI, St Augustine, on March 9 and co-hosted there by the Faculty of Law and Institute of International Relations.

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In view of the current heatwaves in Europe and predictions that this phenomenon will hit various parts of the Americas, the Pan American Health Organisation/World Health Organisation (PAHO/WHO) is urging countries in the region to be prepared due to the impact this could have on people’s health, including the risk of death.

Ganja, guns and girls, is the cynical response in verse from rapso artiste Ataklan to the proverbial question: What runs the world? The Morvant-born chantuelle, Ataklan (Mark Jiminez) has never shied away from opining on local society throughout his near three decades in music.

Nithya is a local music band on the rise. Built on friendship, and wide-ranging musical tastes, the band’s founder, Nirmala Sesnarayan, and her band mates, Kailash Dookran, Nari Jagroop, Yovindra Bridgelal and Adesh Sahadeo, set themselves apart by their intriguing level of versatility.

Marcus Braveboy says he finally understands himself as an artiste. The rapso cum hip hop cum trapso artiste is no stranger to reinvention. He has toured the world and worked with music producers on both sides of the Atlantic and everywhere in between.

Cocktail drinks flowed incessantly alongside water, music and paint in Tobago recently, as the sixth instalment of the annual Island Crashers weekend brought fun and enjoyment to hundreds of young people over on the sister isle.