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Steelpan genius: Anthony Williams…the making of a master

Neville Jules was the organiser supreme of Trinidad All Stars; he was the captain who members listened to, not because he was a “badjohn”...

Film and Folklore Festival will be at Cannes Film Festival

The Film and Folklore Festival (FFF) has been invited to the Film Festivals from the West Mixer at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival this...

The “Sitting” Disease… Did COVID-19 worsen our risks?

HEALTH PLUS MEDICAL CORRESPONDENT The world is experiencing an unprecedented, life-altering challenge due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Many persons are still becoming adjusted to this...

Why does my back hurt so much?

If you have ever had lower back pain stop you from doing what you want, you’re not alone! Lower back pain is one of...

As Labour Day approaches…T&T faces unchartered territory

For yet another year, the labour movement in T&T will be required, as a result of the global pandemic, to have a much more reserved commemoration of Labour Day.

Caregivers often ignore their own health

Caregiving is a tough job. Watching a parent age or seeing someone change drastically due to illness can be devastating. Harvard Health reports, “Approximately 70...

CAREGIVING FOR THE ELDERLY Physical distancing not social isolation

HEALTH PLUS MEDICAL CORRESPONDENT When it comes to COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, older people are especially vulnerable to severe illness. Research...

Safeguard older persons during COVID-19 and beyond

“The COVID-19 pandemic is causing untold fear and suffering for older people across the world. Beyond its immediate health impact, the pandemic is putting...

Ageing and Your Brain Health Are you are risk of Dementia?

As we age, our brains change, but Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias are not an inevitable part of ageing. In fact, up to 40%...

Remember to keep your eyes healthy during COVID-19 pandemic

Dr Ronnie Bhola of the Trinidad Eye Hospital, in keeping with May as Healthy Vision Awareness month, took the opportunity to share with Guardian Media some important reminders to keep one’s eyes healthy, during this pandemic.



$40M floating hotel boost for Carnival 2023

There may be still question marks over Carnival 2022, but one Caribbean entrepreneur’s seven year dream may see Carnival 2023 yet become the biggest...

'If I can't have you nobody else can' – Woman stabbed by common-law husband

A 35-year-old woman was stabbed and wounded after her common-law husband threatened her not to have anyone else but him at their home in...

Septuagenarian called to the bar…live your life and forget your age

Many people who are about to reach retirement age look forward to taking it easy, taking up a pastime or hobby such as gardening,...

Unvaccinated Special Branch officers moved from Pres, PM security details

Unvaccinated Special Branch police officers have been moved from President Paula-Mae Weekes and Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley’s security details. Commissioner of Police Gary Griffith...

Sinopharm vaccine working well against COVID variants

The Sinopharm vaccine could help mitigate the worst of the dreaded and deadly Delta virus. Professor of Molecular Genetics and Virology at the University of...