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Tomorrow marks the 48th anniversary of the April 21, 1970 State of Emergency declaration by the Eric Williams-led government in response to the Black Power Movement.

Having being spawned in far off Montreal, Canada at the Sir George Williams University, Black Power demonstrations reached a head on April 6, 1970 when a protester, Basil Davis, was...

Thursday, October 20, 2011

After the founding of St Joseph in 1592, Spanish settlements were pretty much limited to four valleys in the western Northern Range. East Trinidad was the home of the Nepuyo nation, whose active resistance effectively limited Spanish attempts to control and settle North Trinidad.

Thursday, October 20, 2011

There has been a fall of more than 20 per cent in the number of deaths from malaria worldwide in the past decade, the World Health Organisation (WHO) says.

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Trinis are among the most self-proclaimed patriots and yet, when it comes to what we buy—sweet T&T’s produce isn’t always good enough. I’m not talking about fruits and vegetables, but about the amazing art and craft that are produced on our island.

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

“In spite of the differences of races and religions, we shall learn to tolerate and respect one another and consider all human beings as children of one God, and therefore, brothers and sisters of one another.

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Blink/bmobile paid tribute to the National Council of Indian Culture (NCIC) with artwork by local artist Shalini Seereram as the NCIC celebrates the 25th anniversary of the hosting of the Divali Nagar this year.

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

With an average daily temperature of 32°C in their home country of Trinidad & Tobago, some people may wonder why college-bound students head to New York with its four seasons and generally cooler temperatures.

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Buoyed by the legal recognition of same sex marriages in a number of states, the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) community has intensified its struggle for greater equality and recognition within the main-line Protestant Churches in the US.

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Just over three years ago, I wrote an article about the “certification crisis” that has become a worldwide epidemic and which has taken deep roots in our country. Essentially, more and more people are being “certified” by knowing less and less.

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

There’s a lot still open to speculation when it comes to evaluating the possible impact of Amazon’s first full colour tablet device, the Kindle Fire. The hard specifications on the device are pretty straightforward.

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

There’s a lot still open to speculation when it comes to evaluating the possible impact of Amazon’s first full colour tablet device, the Kindle Fire. The hard specifications on the device are pretty straightforward.

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