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Woodbrook celebrates 110 years

Writing about 19th century Port-of-Spain, the historian Suzanne Goodenough quotes the words of colonial town planners from 1871 describing the expansion of Port-of-Spain and...

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...


Tabaquite man gunned down

One day after celebrating his birthday, a 31-year-old man was gunned down at a business place in Tabaquite earlier today. Dead is...

US researchers share COVID-19 vaccine with the world

Using traditional technology that can be scaled widely and cheaply, Corbevax offers a potential solution to vaccine inequity. By William...

Retired cop murdered

A retired police officer was found murdered at his home in Chaguanas this morning.    Daryl Jodha, 57,...

Store proprietor recalls near death from COVID

As she walked around her store—Secret Glow Skincare and Cosmetics in Town Centre Mall, Port-of-Spain, on Friday– it was still hard for Carlene Rivers...

$3 billion in suspicious transactions from 2020 to 2021

The Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) received 1,638 Suspicious Transaction Reports/Suspicious Activity reports valued at $3.1 billion over 2020 and 2021. Some $2 billion of that...