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Saturday, May 28, 2022


We cannot rest on our laurels where racial discrimination is concerned...

The International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination is commemorated annually on March 21st. The annual observance is recognised on the day that police opened fire and killed 69 people at a peaceful demonstration against apartheid "pass laws" in 1960 in Sharpeville, South Africa.

Remember to keep your eyes healthy during COVID-19 pandemic

Dr Ronnie Bhola of the Trinidad Eye Hospital, in keeping with May as Healthy Vision Awareness month, took the opportunity to share with Guardian Media some important reminders to keep one’s eyes healthy, during this pandemic.

Visually-impaired national awardee helps those in need with new book

[email protected] Many years after losing her eyesight to glaucoma, Jennifer Daulat-Araujo became certified in psychology and sociology and juggled many duties in and out...

Creating a Climate Resilient T&T

During COP26 countries were asked to reflect on the agreements they might have signed onto for climate action, such as the Paris...

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...

The Family Backup Plan: When COVID-19 Enters a Busy Household

The 2020-2021 school year ended last week and now families are doing some serious juggling––managing the school vacation, trying to work from home and...

Five things to do this upcoming long weekend

If you are looking for some ideas, here are five things to do this long weekend.

Trini flies TT flag high during Black Lives Matter protests

One of the focal points of the Black Lives Matter (BLM) protests which gripped the world for several months in 2020 was a two...

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.

New study warns Caribbean marine life and tourism industry threatened by...

New research led by the University of Plymouth and eXXpedition has shown the islands and seas of the Caribbean are being contaminated by plastics and other manmade fibres, posing a potential future threat to diverse marine life and the tourism industry.


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...