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Saturday, May 28, 2022


Powering through with the Olympian Mindset

Athletes get far on physical ability, but what separates the truly elite from the rest is how they use their minds. Having a strong...

Trini shortlisted for prestigious Costa Book Awards

Ingrid Persaud, Trinidad-born writer living in London, whose debut novel Love After Love published in 2020 by Faber in the UK is shortlisted for...

Ageing and Your Brain Health Are you are risk of Dementia?

As we age, our brains change, but Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias are not an inevitable part of ageing. In fact, up to 40%...

Kids strengthening reading skills as pandemic continues

COVID-19 has allowed students more reading time, so some schools are offering opportunities and incentives for reading—reading just for fun, that is.

ALTA Trailblazers: Sylvester’s success story

In this instalment of Alta’s Trailblazer series, we take a look back at Sylvester Derby. In a piece he wrote in 2002, Sylvester outlined...

Blind community wants access to books

Calls are being made for a Memorandum of Understanding to be signed with the Attorney General and several other agencies to allow for the legal conversion of 700,000 books for the blind and disabled community.

Powers the PDP-led THA will have & powers they will not

With the Progressive Democratic Patriots having won Monday's Tobago House of Assembly (THA) elections, the party will form a new executive that will govern...

Tobago URP women learn about bra and breast health

More than 50 participants of the Women’s Programme in the Tobago Unemployment Relief Programme (URP) had the opportunity to learn more about their breast and bra health from Ora Gordon, Bra and Breast Health Educator and Entrepreneur, in a workshop held on Wednesday 16 March 2022.

URP workers get Farmer-to-Farmer Training at Spring Garden

Unemployment Relief Programme (URP) participants registered in a three-year ‘Farmer-to-Farmer (F2F)’ virtual training programme of the University of the West Indies and the Purdue University, got a chance to put theory into practice this week, when they commenced practical agricultural training at a private nursery in Spring Gardens, Tobago.

Why does my back hurt so much?

If you have ever had lower back pain stop you from doing what you want, you’re not alone! Lower back pain is one of...


Fire destroys apartment building in Princes Town

Over a dozen people are homeless tonight after a fire destroyed an apartment building in Princes Town. Among the affected is a...

Weather Forecast for May 28

Weather Forecast for May 28 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VCcmnys57QE

Prison, Fire Officers wants starting offer of 10%

Prison and Fire Officers are tonight telling the Chief Personnel Officer that they will only start wage discussions at 10 percent. Accompanied...

Bamboo Village flood pump fire-bombed

Residents of Bamboo Village were spared a major disaster last night after someone allegedly fire-bombed a flood pump in the area. It's...

Business Watch: ANSA McAL completes acquisition of Monte Plata Solar Farm

Once bitten, twice shy. That's how ANSA McAL's Group CEO Anthony N Sabga III describes the conglomerate's approach to cyber-security following a...