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From far across the sea, from the tiny Chilean island of Rapa Nui in the Pacific Ocean, comes a celebration of ancestral dance to Trinidad. Tomorrow evening, a group of T&T performers, led by Ariel Zapata who is originally from Rapa Nui, will perform dances from the Rapa Nui tradition at the National Library in Port-of-Spain. The event is free and...

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

There is a hidden wave of people coming to T&T, not by choice but through desperation, forced to flee extreme situations in their own countries.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Many queries come to the inbox of the Facebook page Mental Health Matters. In most instances though, people respond to this column using the email address on the signature. Whichever way, I have found new purpose in counselling.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

The Queen’s Park Swizzle is a cocktail known all over the world, but many locals may not have realised that the drink was born right here at the Queen’s Park Hotel.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

The Ministry of Community Development, Culture and the Arts, in keeping with the mission of building resilient culturally rich communities, presents the concert—An Introduction to Remembrance—featuring the National Philharmonic Orchestra.

Monday, June 19, 2017

The deadline for formal comments on the bill closed on Friday and along with participating in the TTCS perspective (http://ow.ly/PIom30cFTqC), I’ve also republished the submission of technologist Taran Rampersad (http://ow...

Monday, June 19, 2017

Sherna Alexander has spent years fight­ing to put an end to vi­olence against women and girls in T&T.

Monday, June 19, 2017

It’s official. The interim la­bel has been removed and Akua Leith is now director of the Na­tional Steel Symphony Orchestra (NSSO). Leith succeeds UWI Professor Jessel Murray, who had previously led the NSSO with distinction from its inception in 2007 until stepping down last year....

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Filmmaker Danielle Dieffenthaller has been a staple of the T&T TV landscape for a generation with her series Westwood Park and The Reef. Now, her production company Diefferent Style Flims—yes, it's “flims”, not films—has a new show in the works.

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Sisters, Colleen and Peyton Ruiz consider their stepfather, Razard Brahim, “a rare gem.” Brahim has assumed the role of their father for more than a decade and the sisters said it has been one of their most fulfilling experiences.

Saturday, June 17, 2017

After more than 100 years of crude oil removal by international and national agencies, Fyzabad and surrounding areas remain largely underdeveloped and main street Fyzabad seems to be frozen in time. Many of the youths have no jobs and there are no economic ventures taking place.

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