August 20, 2020 admin 0

CONGRATULATIONS! DR KEITH ROWLEY AND THE PNM WINS! The Honorable Prime Minister Dr Keith Christopher Rowley Congratulations! Congratulations to the Honorable Dr Keith Christopher Rowley on your and the PNM historic win in the just concluded August 10th, 2020 General Election. God has provided you with another opportunity to be in the position as Prime Minister to be able to […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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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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SOCIAL MEDIA: Cybercrime is biggest threat to global democracy according to Young

October 21, 2019 admin 0

SOCIAL MEDIA: Cybercrime is biggest threat to global democracy according to Young National Security Minister Stuart Young said cybercrimes are the biggest threat to Trinidad and Tobago’s democracy. He made the comment while speaking at the opening of the regional workshop on Cybersecurity and Strengthening Democratic Processes at the Hyatt Regency, Port of Spain. Addressing participants, Minister young said the workshop […More]

Caribbean countries urged to monetise intellectual property

October 13, 2017 admin 0

By Claudia Gardner NEGRIL, Jamaica (JIS) — Jamaica’s minister of culture, gender, entertainment and sports, Olivia Grange, has urged Caribbean countries to place greater emphasis on monetising intellectual property (IP). Addressing the Association of Caribbean Copyright Societies (ACCS) regional conference on October 7, the minister said only a targeted multi-disciplinary approach to monetising IP, which includes the public and private […More]

UWI degrees now accepted in China

December 22, 2016 admin 0

The University of the West Indies (UWI) has announced the official recognition of its degrees in China. In correspondence to The UWI Vice-Chancellor, Sir Hilary Beckles, dated December 15, 2016, His Excellency Ambassador Niu Qingbao, of the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Jamaica, affirmed The UWI’s status as an approved university by the Ministry of Education of […More]

Prince Harry begins whirlwind royal tour of Caribbean

November 28, 2016 admin 0

ST JOHN’S, Antigua (SKNIS) — Prince Henry (Harry) of Wales touched down to a red carpet welcome on Sunday, November 20, at the VC Bird International Airport in Antigua aboard a British Airways commercial flight as he began his 15-day royal visit of several Caribbean countries, including St Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Grenada, Barbados, […More]