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Tag Archives: Trinidad

  1. Trinidad and Tobago Receives US$2.4 Million Payout following August 18-20 Rainfall Event

    CCRIF SPC has made a payout of approximately US$2.4 million to the Government of Trinidad and Tobago following a rainfall event that occurred during August 18-20, 2021. Caused by an Inter-Tropical Convergence Zone, the heavy rainfall resulted in flooding and landslides across southern and western Trinidad, making several roads impassable. Due to different hazard risk […]

    September 7, 2021NatureNo comments
  2. TKR BEST ST LUCIA KINGS AT WARNER PARK

    Trinbago Knight Riders moved up to second in the 2021 Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) table with a 38 run victory over the Saint Lucia Kings. The Kings won the toss and opted to field first and for the first half of the TKR innings they had full control of the game. However, a late […]

    September 1, 2021CricketNo comments
  3. SOS: Season of Storms by Fabian Adekunle Badejo; USA distributor “recommends” new Caribbean book

    SOS: Season of Storms by Fabian Adekunle Badejo is the newest HNP title in St. Martin bookstores and in the hands of Caribbean readers. Now SPD is recommending the poetry book in the USA, said Jacqueline Sample of House of Nehesi Publishers (HNP). SOS: Season of Storms is “A frank, passionate description of a life in […]

    August 31, 2021BooksNo comments
  4. Youth from The Learning Centre Gained Tech Skills Through IGT Tech Camp

    Two young men from The Learning Centre were among 36 participants from the Caribbean who recently gained a new set of computer skills through the first staging of the IGT Coding and Robotics Rock! Camp. The two-week groundbreaking virtual tech camp got off to a stirring start on August 9 with the curtains coming down […]

    August 27, 2021Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  5. Regional analysts chime in on Caribbean pandemic management coordinated by the Media Institute of the Caribbean

    The Media Institute of the Caribbean (MIC) has engaged several outstanding Caribbean thought-leaders to examine key aspects of pandemic management interventions in the region. Authoritative analyses offered by economists/social scientists Marla Dukharan, Dr Terrence Farrell and Kairi Consultants headed by Dr Ralph Henry are currently available on the COVID-19 Relief Monitoring Hub accessible on the […]

    August 24, 2021EducationNo comments
  6. IAPP designates the Caribbean an ‘Emerging Market’ for Data Privacy

    Caribbean countries have been positioned to improve their capacity for information privacy management through the recent designation of the region as having ‘Emerging Market‘ status granted by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). This comes as Caribbean nations have been passing legislation on Data Privacy, including Trinidad and Barbados. Jamaica passed its own Data […]

    August 13, 2021TechnologyNo comments
  7. Miguel Maestre releases Soca Anthem – ‘Carnival I Miss You’

    Toronto-based artiste Miguel Maestre has released a new track which is dedicated to all Soca fans and international lovers of Carnival culture who share a common void due to the near 17 month lack of physical festival celebrations. This latest musical offering is entitled ‘Carnival I Miss You’. The Trinidadian-Canadian, singer, songwriter, producer and audio […]

    July 20, 2021MusicNo comments
  8. Soca-Pop sensation Natalyah unleashes ‘Save Meh’

    In her continued mission to deliver the sounds of the Caribbean to an international audience, Trinidad-born Swiss Soca-Pop artiste Natalyah has a released a new single and a captivating new music video for, ‘Save Meh’. Natalyah was born in San Fernando, Trinidad to a Trinidadian father and Swiss mother. Although she left the shores of […]

    June 19, 2021MusicNo comments
  9. GUARDIAN GROUP GLOBAL LEADERSHIP DIPLOMA SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME

    For the second year running Guardian Group has partnered with the University for Peace (UPEACE) established by the General Assembly of the United Nations, in offering ten (10) Global Leadership Diploma Scholarships across the region. Last year’s historic collaboration was widely popular with nearly 400 applications from across the region vying for the scholarship programme. […]

    June 13, 2021Education, FeaturedNo comments
  10. Synergy TV Welcomes Trinbagonian Hit Reality Show ‘Auntie Jillian’ To Their Primetime Line-up This Summer

    Canada’s first Black Caribbean reality show, Auntie Jillian, begins airing on Synergy TV on Sunday 20th June 2021, at 8pm EST with a Live “Meet The Danfords” post-show special hosted by Fusion’s DJ DLife. “I never thought people would be interested in my family, let alone make Canadian television history,” exclaimed Jillian Danford, aka Auntie […]

    June 11, 2021CultureNo comments
  11. Trinidad & Tobago chapter of Int’l Women’s Resource Network pleads “PROTECTION ORDERS FAILING OUR WOMEN”

    The IWRN is again appealing to the Twin Island Republic’s Attorney-General Faris Al-Rawi to please re-visit its recommendations submitted on January 28, 2020 to amend the Domestic Violence Act in relation to Protection Orders. This plea comes on the heels of the gruesome murder of 33-year old mother of four Amanda Leid who was stabbed […]

    June 3, 2021Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  12. HERO Has Landed on Cineplex and Amazon Prime Video

    HERO, the film inspired by the extraordinary life of Caribbean-born Ulric Cross, is now available exclusively in Canada on Premium VOD in the Cineplex Store and Prime Video in the U.S. and U.K since May 21st, 2021. HERO stars Trinidad’s Nickolai Salcedo in the title role, Peter Williams (Stargate SG1), Joseph Marcell (FreshPrince of Bel […]

    May 26, 2021CinemaNo comments
  13. TRINBAGO KNIGHT RIDERS ANNOUNCE 2021 RETENTIONS

    The Trinbago Knight Riders have announced the players they are retaining ahead of the 2021 Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) which gets underway in St Kitts & Nevis on 28 August. The Knight Riders have held on to 13 of the players who saw them complete a perfect season in 2020, winning all 12 of […]

    May 11, 2021CricketNo comments
  14. ICONIC PERFORMERS BRING PEACE DURING THE PANDEMIC

    Led by iconic thinkers in innovation, inspiration and entrepreneurial development, Guardian Group, in association with Ross Advertising ReThink and the University for Peace, established by the General Assembly of the United Nations, continue into the third week to host a series of interactive webinars, dubbed “Pandemic of Performance“. Thousands of people across the region continue […]

    May 1, 2021Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments
  15. Crash Class commences Firearms Education and Safety

    Popular TT Television host and educator Kezel Jackson is partnering with The Firearms Training Institute Ltd directors Towfeek Ali and Nyree Alfonso to promote public education regarding the safe use and handling of firearms. T&T based Jackson is the presenter and driving force behind ‘Crash Class‘, a weekly TV show which is aired regionally in […]

    April 21, 2021EducationNo comments
  16. PANDEMIC OF PERFORMANCE: A TRANSFORMATIVE INITIATIVE THROUGH INNOVATION & CREATIVITY

    ReThink in collaboration with the University for Peace established by the General Assembly of the United Nations, will host a series of entrepreneurial, branding and inspirational webinars from April 21st through May 12th 2021, titled “Pandemic of Performance“, a regional initiative aimed at providing broad based support to those individuals and small businesses most affected […]

    April 16, 2021Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments
  17. “CXC AND CARICOM: STOP THE TORTURE OF OUR CHILDREN AND TEACHERS”

    JOINT MEDIA STATEMENT MARKING 6 MONTHS AFTER THE RELEASE OF CXC’s 2020 CSEC AND CAPE GRADES, FROM THE REGIONAL COALITION FOR CXC EXAM REDRESS Why is CARICOM apparently enabling CXC’s continued callousness towards our region’s children? We note that there are similarities, relating to institutional callousness, between the ongoing CXC crisis and others involving children throughout […]

    April 7, 2021Breaking News, Education, Featured1 comment
  18. Orange Sky’s 25th Anniversary Show electrifies an international audience

    Twin Island Republic Rockers Orange Sky recently commemorated 25 years as a musical unit in fine style with a high quality virtual production presented by Carib Beer. By all accounts the event was well received by an audience of music fans which spanned several countries and time zones. The Carib-powered event was streamed virtually via […]

    April 5, 2021MusicNo comments
  19. New President of The Barbados Bankers Association Inc.

    The Barbados Bankers Association (TBBA) announces the election of Mr. Anthony Clerk, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Republic Bank (Barbados) Limited as its new President. In addition to providing leadership of the Association, as President, TBBA, Mr. Clerk will be its main spokesperson to communicate the banking industry’s perspective to government, regulators and stakeholders, […]

    March 21, 2021Business, FeaturedNo comments
  20. Marsha Sewdass reignites women with life coaching and new book

    Life Coach, educator, consultant and motivational speaker Marsha Sewdass is helping the women of her native T&T and beyond in becoming empowered and achieving their highest potential via her unique brand of life coaching and her latest book entitled ‘The Best is Yet to Come: Don’t Waste a Day!‘. A self-described realist Marsha incorporates a […]

    March 18, 2021BooksNo comments
  21. Call for Sir Frank Worrell statue to be raised in Heroes’ Square; by Dr Victor Eastmond

    With the recent location of the Lord Nelson statue to the museum, there is now a need for us to look to the future. Barbados has an illustrious history that boasts of our 96% education achievement along with our prowess in sports, especially cricket. I would like to recommend a replacement who fits the bill […]

    March 13, 2021Breaking News, Cricket, FeaturedNo comments
  22. SR1 Cup added to Radical Caribbean Cup for 2022

    The organiser of the Radical Caribbean Cup (RCC) has confirmed that it is to expand its regional championship in 2022 and include the ‘entry level‘ SR1, to complement the SR3, which has been the sole chassis raced in the category since it was established in 2015; there will be two separate championships going forward, with […]

    March 6, 2021RallyNo comments
  23. CARICOM Heads of Government to meet this week

    The roll-out of COVID-19 Vaccines will be among major matters for deliberation when CARICOM Heads of Government hold their Thirty-Second Inter-Sessional Meeting, under the Chairmanship of Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley of Trinidad and Tobago, both today and tomorrow. Access to vaccines is regarded as crucial to curbing the spread of COVID-19 infections in the […]

    February 24, 2021PoliticalNo comments
  24. LEGALISATION OF PEPPER SPRAY IN TWIN ISLAND REPUBLIC WELCOMED

    “WOMEN should be allowed to carry pepper spray to ward off rapists or murderers as it has proven to be a useful non-lethal weapon which can save lives,” Trinidad & Tobago’s Commissioner of Police Gary Griffith said December last year. The (IWRN) International Women’s Resource Network is extremely grateful and also thankful for the Keith […]

    February 13, 2021Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  25. Christian Youth Foundation speak out on Ashanti Riley, Andrea Bharatt and TT’s Crime situation: “Love is the Responsibility”

    Trinidad and Tobago witnessed the heinous murders of Andrea Bharatt and Ashanti Riley, young women within the span of three months. The Christian Youth Foundation condemns the brutal murder of women in Trinidad and Tobago. We send our sincerest condolences to the families of all who have fallen victim to such heinous crimes. Our prayers […]

    February 12, 2021Crime, FeaturedNo comments