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Thursday, May 13, 2021


Blind community wants access to books

Calls are being made for a Memorandum of Understanding to be signed with the Attorney General and several other agencies to allow for the legal conversion of 700,000 books for the blind and disabled community.

Bobby and Sally Ackbarali…Collectible dolls came out of COVID darkness

Move over Barbie! Trini-born pageant and ballroom gown gurus, Bobby and Sally Ackbarali have created their own line of collectible fashion dolls. And with...

Patriot and pioneer of the fine arts…SONNYLAL’S SECRET TREASURE TROVE

A secret treasure trove of sculptures, paintings and prints, crafted by the hands of renowned artist Sonnylal Rambissoon has been unveiled for the first...

A call to stop Marital Rape

Faced with continued attacks against women, the moderator of the Presbyterian Church, Reverend Joy Abdul-Mohan, is calling for an end to marital rape, which she says is responsible for unwanted pregnancies.

Kids strengthening reading skills as pandemic continues

COVID-19 has allowed students more reading time, so some schools are offering opportunities and incentives for reading—reading just for fun, that is.

GBV victims’ confession and permission needed for clinical intervention

Two of this country’s leading psychiatrists say there were still too many women not admitting they are being abused, which can be counter-productive in the fight to eliminate violence against women.

Activist on gender-based violence: Hurting people, hurt people

President of the Organisation for Abused and Battered Individuals (OABI), Sherna Alexander-Benjamin, said there were various factors, enabling a person to harm another.

23 bags of garbage picked up from South beaches

RADHICA DE [email protected] Inlets along the southern Coasts of Trinidad are inundated with litter and councillor for Palo Seco,...

Mission Giveback shares groceries and computer tablets

The 1st Choice Family Services (1stCFS) of the USA recently handed out thousands of dollars’ worth of school supplies, toys and food, to families and homeless individuals in Trinidad, who needed it the most during the Yuletide season.

Carolyn Gopaul embraces herself

At 50, Carolyn Gopaul says she feels contented and fabulous. Having grappled with a mysterious void in her heart and the concerns of...


Sisters die from COVID

As COVID-19 cases continue to rise, two sisters died within a week of each other at the Couva Hospital.

Recovering fitness instructor warns all to follow measures: ‘I thought I was going to...

[email protected] The mornings after nights of tragic deaths are quiet at the Augustus Long Hospital as doctors and nurses feel the pain of losing another...

Record-Breaking COVID-19 Deaths & Cases

It's the highest number of COVID-19 related deaths and infections ever recorded in one day as 11 people lose their lives while...

T&T records deadliest day of COVID

[email protected] T&T has recorded the deadliest day for the COVID-19 pandemic to date. In the last 24 hours, nine people have succumbed to the disease....

105 cops test positive for virus

RHONDOR DOWLAT-ROSTANT A total of 105 police officers have tested positive for COVID-19 with one death, up to late yesterday. With the numbers rising...