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Monday, January 17, 2022


A call to stop Marital Rape

Faced with continued attacks against women, the moderator of the Presbyterian Church, Reverend Joy Abdul-Mohan, is calling for an end to marital rape, which she says is responsible for unwanted pregnancies.

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.

GBV victims’ confession and permission needed for clinical intervention

Two of this country’s leading psychiatrists say there were still too many women not admitting they are being abused, which can be counter-productive in the fight to eliminate violence against women.

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.

23 bags of garbage picked up from South beaches

RADHICA DE [email protected] Inlets along the southern Coasts of Trinidad are inundated with litter and councillor for Palo Seco,...

Mission Giveback shares groceries and computer tablets

The 1st Choice Family Services (1stCFS) of the USA recently handed out thousands of dollars’ worth of school supplies, toys and food, to families and homeless individuals in Trinidad, who needed it the most during the Yuletide season.

Carolyn Gopaul embraces herself

At 50, Carolyn Gopaul says she feels contented and fabulous. Having grappled with a mysterious void in her heart and the concerns of...

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...

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...

Law Made Simple: The Motor Vehicle and Road Traffic Act Amendments...

MICHAEL MODESTE AND MARCUS MOSES In May this year new traffic laws came into effect. In this and the...


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...