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Official Opening of The Arima General Hospital

June 24, 2020 admin 0

Official Opening of The Arima General Hospital Thousands of citizens who reside in East Trinidad can now access first-class health care as Prime Minister Dr the Hon Keith Rowley officially opened the long-awaited, state of the art, Arima General Hospital today (Tuesday 9th June, 2020). Located in the heart of Arima, this facility will serve as the primary inpatient health […More]

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TERRENCE DEYALSINGH FIT FOR ACTING PRIME MINISTER POSITION

June 24, 2020 admin 0

TERRENCE DEYALSINGH FIT FOR ACTING PRIME MINISTER POSITION Written by Howard Hughes Little did Terrence Deyalsingh know that when he accepted the ministerial position of Minister of Health, that he was about to take on one of the herculean tasks in his public and private career. He was the right man for the right time. COVID-19 almost shut down the […More]

3 West Indies Players Pulled Out Of England Tour

June 16, 2020 admin 0

Why West Indies trio pulled out of England tour? Concerns about their families are understood to be the primary reason behind Darren Bravo, Shimron Hetmyer and Keemo Paul declining to be part of the West Indies Test squad for the England tour. Both the prospect of leaving their families for seven weeks and concerns about how quickly they would be […More]

Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar Rants Are Signs Of Desperation For Relevance: Says Dr. Rowley

May 3, 2020 admin 0

Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar Rants Are Signs Of Desperation For Relevance Prime Minister Dr Rowley Says: Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar Rants Are Not New, But Are Signs of Desperation For Relevance Prime Minister Responds to Opposition Leader’s Allegations Kamla Persad-Bissessar’s rant is not new. As a desperate and failing Opposition Leader it has become abundantly clear that it is the […More]

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April 18, 2020 admin 0

By Dr. Kwame Nantambu As the Trinidad/Tobago United Calypsonians Association (TUCO) is currently celebrating “Calypso History Month”, it became supremely imperative for this writer, albeit lover of the calypso art form, to pen a few thoughts about the need to take the art form of calypso to the next ultimate international level. Now, for the past umpteen decades and counting, […More]

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Proposals For A National Cultural Recognition Policy (NCRP)

March 2, 2020 admin 0

Cultural Heroes And Legends To Be Honored Proposals for a National Cultural Recognition Policy (NCRP) to support cultural artists and entrepreneurs include issuing lifetime diplomatic passports to people who are cultural legends in addition to $250,000 in cash benefits and other perks. Culture Minister Nyan Gadsby-Dolly detailed the plan in Parliament yesterday when she spoke about a White Paper on […More]

Almost $2B To Establish Goat Islands Wildlife Sanctuary In Jamaica

February 13, 2020 admin 0

Gov’t Spending $1.9B To Establish Goat Islands Wildlife Sanctuary The Government will be spending $1.9 billion to establish the Goat Islands wildlife sanctuary, just off Jamaica’s south coast. Parliamentary Secretary in the Office of the Prime Minister, Senator Robert Morgan, who made the announcement, said this forms part of measures to safeguard Jamaica’s biodiversity and natural history. He was speaking […More]

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Trini Wins Canadian Lit Award

December 5, 2019 admin 0

Trini Wins Canadian Lit Award Trinida­di­an born po­et and au­thor, Ian Williams has won Cana­da’s rich­est lit­er­ary award for fic­tion, for his nov­el Re­pro­duc­tion. Williams was named as the 2019 Sco­tia­bank Giller Prize, in a cer­e­mo­ny on Mon­day night, beat­ing out five oth­er au­thors for the prize. The first time nov­el­ist, who is an as­sis­tant pro­fes­sor of po­et­ry in the […More]

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