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There are currently more than 3,000 people with food cards in this country that the Government has been unable to confirm actually exist, Minister of Social Development and Family Services Cherrie-Ann Crichlow-Cockburn has said.

Crichlow-Cockburn made the statement as she addressed the People’s National Movement (PNM) meeting at the Upper Malabar...

Monday, March 7, 2011

Twenty people are expected to grace the stage at the Queen’s Park Savannah tonight as they vie for the Carnival King and Queen titles. Peola Marchan, from south Trinidad, placed first in Friday’s Carnival Queen Semifinal with her presentation D Jewelled Chandelier. Kay Mason of Legacy,...

Monday, March 7, 2011

“Mid pleasures and palaces though we may roam/ Be it ever so humble, there’s no place like home,” wrote poet John Payne. Arima-born but living in Burbank, California, Lyn Samuel can identify with the joys of being in Amerindian country. At De Verteuil Street she was enjoying the company of her...

Monday, March 7, 2011

International Women’s Day (IWD) will be celebrated on Carnival Tuesday. It was first declared in 1910 with the first IWD event held in 1911. For 2011, IWD will be celebrating 100 years. To date, Women's Day celebrations have been celebrated around the world.

Monday, March 7, 2011

The father of the late Daniel Guerra is making a passionate plea to single mothers to be wary when selecting a partner, stating many men turn out to be wolf in sheep’s clothing. Lincoln Guerra, 36, whose son Daniel Guerra was found dead in a river in Tarouba, made his plea the day after his...

Monday, March 7, 2011

 After state enterprises went about three to six months without functional boards, more people “don’t know” about Government’s selection of individuals to over 50 state companies while equal portions expressed both satisfaction and dissatisfaction on the issue. A recent poll commissioned by the...

Sunday, March 6, 2011

Nicole Thomas has retained her crown as the Tobago Calypso Monarch. The competition was held at the Garden Side car park in Scarborough on Wednesday night. Thomas sang the composition Spirit of Truth which spoke of the consequences of not telling the truth and the persons that may be affected....

Sunday, March 6, 2011

Despite being jeered, mocked, alienated and harassed by the public and even law enforcement officers, openly gay Kennty Mitchell walks the streets with his head high.

Saturday, March 5, 2011

San Juan East Side Symphony is the undisputed blink/bmobile National Panorama 2011 Single Pan champion. Playing a Duvone Stewart arrangement of Burning Flames’ Magician, the band amassed 284 points to take home the Pan Trinbago Challenge Trophy and $250,000.

Sunday, March 6, 2011

As large and medium steelbands prepare to compete in the National Panorama finals later today, respected local musician Raf Robertson has sounded a warning about the lack of proper musical standards in the competition.

Saturday, March 5, 2011

Unauthorised disc jockeys (DJs) will no longer be allowed at the National Panorama competition. According to Pan Trinbago vice president Bryon Serrette, the pan governing body will also be looking at rhythm sections playing in the North Stand. “It is the first and last time that this has ever...

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