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Tuesday, October 19, 2021


Five things to do this upcoming long weekend

If you are looking for some ideas, here are five things to do this long weekend.

99 not out: Pioneering local activist Nesta Patrick celebrates a milestone

[email protected] On August 29, Nesta Bonaparte Patrick, a distinguished educator, social worker and the oldest surviving member of the T&T Association for the Hearing Impaired...

Planning Ministry conducts national study on home healthcare waste disposal

The Ministry of Planning and Development has embarked on a national study to answer the question: In the ongoing global pandemic are home healthcare wastes handled in a safe and environmentally sound manner in Trinidad and Tobago?

Powering through with the Olympian Mindset

Athletes get far on physical ability, but what separates the truly elite from the rest is how they use their minds. Having a strong...

3 Trini poets awarded major literary honour for India’s Independence Day

Three Trinidadian poets have been declared recipients of India’s Independence Day Literary Honour for 2021 by Motivational Strips, the world’s most active writers’ forum and Gujarat Sahitya Academy, literary body under Government of India.

Scotiabank helps families, children’s and special needs homes grow their own...

Some 10,000 households in southern Trinidad and numerous children’s and special needs homes across the country are eating healthier and spending less on food, thanks to a seedling distribution initiative supported by the Scotiabank Foundation, which helped them set up their own kitchen gardens and grow boxes.

Tobago Wyck excites the senses

Entrepreneur Gizelle Dru has creatively developed a Tobago-based product that combines the sights and experiences of the island with scents of nature that have...

Cracking the comprehension code

Former university professor and Princeton and Yale-trained educator, Dr Danielle Elliott, believes she has crafted into a three-day mini-course, the key to unlocking the...

Stride: Faces of Fashion

The Modelling Association of T&T (TMATT) is an NGO and the trade organisation of the T&T’s modelling industry. Its aim is to create a...

Winners of ministry’s ICT poster contest get their prizes

The winners of an ICT Poster Competition hosted by the Disability Affairs Unit (DAU) of the Ministry of Social Development and Family Services, recently got their prizes, after sharing their visions of how ICT could make society more inclusive for persons with disabilities.



Hunter killed in forest

A Guaico man was killed during a hunting expedition on Saturday. The deceased has been identified as Sherwin Ollivere, 35, of Four Roads, Tamana. A report...

Authorities respond to bomb threat in POS

Officials have responded to an “explosive device” at Government Plaza, Port of Spain according to Chief Fire Officer Marlon Smith.

Colin Powell has died of COVID-19 complications, family says

WASHINGTON (AP) — Colin Powell, former Joint Chiefs chairman and secretary of state, has died from COVID-19 complications, his family said Monday.

Trini boy gets Commonwealth award

Trinidadian 11-year-old Daniel Rajkumar, 11, received a Silver Award in the “Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition 2021” hosted by the Royal Commonwealth Society, England. Rajkumar...

Five Trinis held after robbing bank in Carriacou

RHONDOR DOWLAT-ROSTANT Five Trinidadians were allegedly caught at sea attempting to flee Carriacou after a daring daylight armed robbery at Co-op Bank, Carriacou. On the...