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Wednesday, December 8, 2021


First Citizens set to host 9th Annual Women’s Conference

First Citizens is set to celebrate its marquee Women’s Conference on November 14, well renowned for its sustained presence and impactful content. The popularity the...

Matters Arising—the book

Wesley Gibbings For over 10 years—between 1987 and 1998—Professor Emeritus Kenneth Ramchand’s T&T Guardian column, ‘Matters Arising’, was required reading for anyone with an interest...

Calypsonians in Trini Quest spotlight

Patrice and Gerard Flanders, creators of the popular board game Trini Quest, recently presented a copy to former National Calypso Monarch Black Stalin (Leroy...

Surviving the pandemic with art

[email protected] The eldest of seven children and a mother of one, Halcian Pierre, grew up with her grandmother in St James after her mother migrated...

Good Samaritan dog rescuer needs help

Innis Francis [email protected] Delvin Gooljar, the Good Samaritan who has put his life on hold to fulfil his childhood dream, now stands committed to taking care...

Spreading light, love for a Trini Divali

This Thursday, Hindus across T&T will observe Divali–the celebration of good over evil, light over darkness. On this local national holiday when Mother Lakshmi...

‘Unity’ of culture and style

Fashion designer Saleem Samuel, whose bridal, evening and ready to wear creations have earned him acclaim throughout the Caribbean, recently debuted “Unity,” a resort...

ABIL donates to Rape Crisis Society

Following the observance of International Day of the Girl Child, Associated Brands Industries Limited (ABIL)—Sunshine Snacks, Sunshine Cereals, Charles Chocolates, Devon Biscuits, and Universal...

Steelpan scholars appeal for funds

[email protected] “Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.” That quote by Scottish writer and poet Robert Louis...

Carnival En Punta Cana set for December

Following their safe and successful Cancun, Mexico edition, the promoters of Carnival En are gearing up for an intimate, premium all-inclusive Caribbean Carnival weekend...



Drive-through Christmas Village opens in Sando

Sascha Wilson Lit up with over a million bulbs, Drivin Home for Christmas, a drive-through light show, was officially opened on Sunday at the...

PM Rowley: ‘We will respect the wishes of the people of Tobago’

Political leader of the People’s National Movement (PNM), Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley, has said the PNM and Central Government will continue to serve the people of Tobago, following the party’s defeat in the recent Tobago House of Assembly elections.

Investigations on into vaccination ‘double-dipping’

The Ministry of Health is investigating reports of fraudulent vaccination practices by some members of the population. Guardian Media was made aware that some people...

Farley: PDP not interested in secession

Curtis Williams Lead Editor Business [email protected] A People's Democratic Patriots (PDP) administration has no interest in seeking to take Tobago out of the unitary state of Trinidad...

Daughter of murdered prison officer performs dance next to dad’s casket

National Security Minister Fitzgerald Hinds says the daughter of prison officer Nigel Jones, who was holding his hand when he was gunned down in...