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Activist on gender-based violence: Hurting people, hurt people

President of the Organisation for Abused and Battered Individuals (OABI), Sherna Alexander-Benjamin, said there were various factors, enabling a person to harm another.

A story in every scent, Galt & Maree candles express the...

When selecting items for purchase, the lure of foreign products presents a constant struggle. We often have to be reminded that choosing to support...

Getting to the Heart of the Matter

HEALTH PLUS MEDICAL CORRESPONDENT Men develop heart disease 10 years earlier, on average, than women do. They also have an early warning sign that few...

Winners of ministry’s ICT poster contest get their prizes

The winners of an ICT Poster Competition hosted by the Disability Affairs Unit (DAU) of the Ministry of Social Development and Family Services, recently got their prizes, after sharing their visions of how ICT could make society more inclusive for persons with disabilities.

Scotiabank helps families, children’s and special needs homes grow their own...

Some 10,000 households in southern Trinidad and numerous children’s and special needs homes across the country are eating healthier and spending less on food, thanks to a seedling distribution initiative supported by the Scotiabank Foundation, which helped them set up their own kitchen gardens and grow boxes.

Ministry celebrates new ‘Christmas Baby’ centenarian

Gibbs Kerr, who celebrates his 100th birthday on December 24th, 2021, and to celebrate the milestone, his children hosted a small celebration at his Wallenvale Road, Guaico, Sangre Grande home.

‘Mass formation psychosis’: Unfounded theory used to dismiss COVID measures

An unfounded theory taking root online suggests millions of people have been “hypnotized” into believing mainstream ideas about COVID-19, including steps to combat it such as testing and vaccination.

Asa Wright and HADCO partner to ensure 2022 reopening

After its closure to the public almost two years ago, the Asa Wright Nature Centre (AWNC) plans to reopen its doors in 2022 with a new partner, HADCO Limited.

Words transmit stigmaPeople matter, the words you choose matter

Nearly 450 million people worldwide are currently living with a mental health challenge, yet nearly two thirds of persons with a known mental illness...

Can COVID-19 damage your brain?

This is what the research shows… The COVID-19 pandemic has now claimed as many lives as World War I, the Vietnam War, and the Korean...


Scotland Yard reopens 52-year-old murder case involving two Trinidad men

Scotland Yard investigators have reopened a 52-year-old case involving two Trinidadian men who kidnapped an Australian woman in London. One of the...

Scotland Yard reopens murder case against 2 Trini brothers

[email protected] Fifty-two years ago, Trinidadian brothers Nizamodeen and Arthur Hosein were charged and convicted for kidnapping and murdering an Australian woman in England. The body of...

Social media activist among 11 arrested in health walk

A health walk billed “Push Back Two” that attracted hundreds— including children—came to an abrupt end on Sunday after police used tear gas to...

Man in Jenny's 'sour deal' lawsuit convicted for trying to defraud US company of...

Anthony Sancho, named along with NGC Chairman Conrad Enill as one of the defendants in a $1.8 m civil lawsuit brought by businesswoman Jennifer...

63-year-old hiker, Primnath Gokool has been found

Gokool got lost around 4pm on Sunday in Chaguaramas when he hiked to the plane crash site after reaching the Tracking Station...