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William “Bill” Bronté-Tinkew, a young student at the then Teachers Training College on upper St Vincent St, emerged as victim of a plot: the Doctor was becoming too fond of the young “Bill,” and there were those who nourished jealousy over the relationship.

“Eric had certain faults; he would walk around and get stories from people and believed...

Saturday, March 18, 2017

If on March 21 you see people wearing boldly coloured, mismatched socks, fear not, they haven’t gone completely nuts. They’re just taking part in the #Lotsofsocks campaign which seeks to heighten awareness about the gene disorder, Down syndrome.

Friday, March 17, 2017

Baha’is all over the world will celebrate their New Year on March 20.

This is the time of the vernal equinox. It is called by the Persian word, Naw-Ruz (pronounced nor-rooz), which means New Day. Baha’is in T&T will celebrate in their communities with joyous gatherings.

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Vaughnette Bigford is little annoyed. A case of the sniffles is keeping her back. As a singer, anything that resembles a cold can affect the vocal chords or a performance. She is staving off a sinus attack, which she never experienced until her adulthood. “Zebapique?

Thursday, March 16, 2017

I thought I would get some rest after Carnival but that has turned out to be wishful thinking. On Thursday night I attended Albert Bailey’s announcement that his brother’s spirit in mas will be invoked for Carnival 2018 in the form of the Bailey Dynasty mas band.

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Twelve finalists will compete at this year’s Pichakaree song contest to be held this Sunday (March 19) in Enterprise, Chaguanas, hosted by the Hindu Prachar Kendra temple as part of its Phagwa festival activities.

Thursday, March 16, 2017

On Friday evening, the Central Bank will get Hotel 21, a brand new comedy by playwright Ricardo Samuel and directed by acclaimed director/actress Debra Boucaud Mason.

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Music concert review by FRANKA PHILIP Remember when KMC sang Soul on Fire back in 2005? It wasn’t too bad an attempt at a soca love song, but in the hands of Vaughnette Bigford and Ming Low Chew Tung, it becomes an amazing piece of jazz music.

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Wearied by too much “ole talk” and no action in T&T surrounding the issue of violence against women and children, Dr Roz Roach says Enough with the marching, the meetings and seminars; she is offering a real escape to affected women through the initiative Women’s Lives Matter 2.

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Now that Carnival 2017 is all done and dusted, former soca starlet Shanaqua is determined to make a comeback to the stage.

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Today we have the first part of a contribution from Roseline Lynch, an Alta Tutor who has taught our Level 1 and Level 2 students at Alta’s Arima Boys’ and Arima Girls’ RC School venues for the past 13 years.

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