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Tag Archives: Trinidad

  1. Radical Caribbean Cup returns to T&T and Wallerfield

    The third round of the 2022 Radical Caribbean Cup (RCC), originally scheduled for Bushy Park Barbados, will now take place at the Frankie Boodram Wallerfield International Raceway in Trinidad & Tobago. To be run over the weekend of October 8/9, it will be organised by the T&T Automobile Sports Association (TTASA), after which the cars […]

    September 19, 2022RallyNo comments

    SUNDAY 11 SEPTEMBER, 2022 1:00 PM BLACK POWERFUL – HOW ONE TRINIDADIAN MAN CHANGED THE LANDSCAPE OF LANGUAGE FOREVER Hosted by Amanda Choo Quan in conversation with Natasha Marin, Abeyo Jackson, and Yao Ramesar. Location: Virtual via ZOOM Event Description: Kwame Ture invented the philosophy of “Black Power“– and yet, on the off chance he […]

    September 3, 2022Photo Gallery, PoliticalNo comments
  3. Machel Montano leads list of Bazodee stars nominated at Nigeria’s prestigious Realtime Film Festival

    On the heels of Machel Montano’s monumental collaboration with world-renowned yoga and spiritual icon, Sadhguru, and his #SaveSoil mission, along with his spectacular performance in India, comes even more thrilling news: Montano’s 2015 film, Bazodee, has just raked in an astounding six nominations over on the African continent. Last week, the Nigerian-based Realtime Film Festival […]

    August 22, 2022CinemaNo comments
  4. Miguel Maestre delivers new sizzling single ‘Toronto’

    With all of the excitement and high anticipation surrounding the return of Carnival events comes brand spanking new Soca music. Singer-songwriter Miguel Maestre has released a new 2022 track dedicated to his hometown and its unmistakable festival vibe; the song is aptly titled ‘Toronto’. The new groovy Soca single positively highlights the unique facets of […]

    July 14, 2022MusicNo comments
  5. Improvements to Trinidad and Tobago’s Trade Environment Underway with CDB & EU Support

    The private sector in Trinidad and Tobago (T&T) will see improvements in the trading environment as a result of three new trade initiatives underway at the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) and its agencies. The MTI has accessed assistance from the EPA and CSME Standby Facility for Capacity Building, which is managed by the […]

    June 10, 2022BusinessNo comments
  6. Novel Sports supports Windward Cricket Club

    Trinidad based sports technology company, Novel Sports, has entered into an agreement with local sports club, Windward Cricket Club, to assist in developing their Junior Cricket Program. Due to local restrictions on sports for the latter half of 2021, Windward was not able to take advantage of the offer which came about from discussions between […]

    June 6, 2022CricketNo comments
  7. Kes, Kranium, Killa & Voice are headed to USA’s Hookie Weekend

    This coming ‘Juneteenth Long Weekend’ (June 16th to 20th), top Caribbean performers will descend on the nation’s capital, Washington DC for an epic extravaganza of entertainment culture. The beloved, returning Hookie Weekend 2022 produced by Hookie Life Entertainment will bring the energetic sounds of Soca and Dancehall music to the DMV with first-rate performances by […]

    June 1, 2022MusicNo comments
  8. Natalyah aims for EUK Soca Monarch title at Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations

    Following the release of her up-tempo Soca track ‘Proper‘, Trinidad-born Swiss Soca Sensation Natalyah is riding high on the success of this latest fruit of her labour. ‘Proper’ has earned her a place in the finals of 2022 Europe United Kingdom Soca Monarch (EUKSM) competition set for June 5th during the ‘Big Platinum Festival‘ in […]

    May 18, 2022MusicNo comments
  9. CARPHA Receives High Praises from Member States for its Pandemic Response

    Chief Medical Officers (CMOs) from across the Caribbean were high in praises for the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) on the leadership role it played, and continues to play in the Region’s COVID-19 response. This, as CARPHA hosted its first face-to-face meeting, since the start of the COVID-19 Pandemic, two years ago. 23 CMOs (18 […]

    April 12, 2022Health, Video GalleryNo comments

    The Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) and Cricket West Indies (CWI) have confirmed that this year’s CPL event will feature a women’s tournament with three franchise teams competing for the first Women’s CPL (WCPL) title. The three teams will showcase the best women’s cricketers from across the Caribbean with overseas stars rounding out the teams. […]

    March 18, 2022CricketNo comments
  11. Natalyah releases ‘Proper’ and gears up for 2022 EUK Soca Monarch

    For her first contribution to the mix of 2022 Soca songs, Trinidad-born Soca-Pop sensation Natalyah has unleashed her new Power-Soca track ‘Proper‘. With this latest single she will enter the 2022 edition of the Europe United Kingdom Soca Monarch Competition with its finals set for June of this year. ‘Proper‘ was produced by award-winning Trinbagonian […]

    March 4, 2022MusicNo comments

    The ten entrepreneurs from around the region, who have won the first leg of the Goddard Enterprises Ltd  (GEL) 100th Anniversary competition, will collect their cheques and trophies on January 31st and February 10th 2022 and meet their mentors as they commence the first year of the competition. Entrepreneurs from Barbados and St Vincent will […]

    February 21, 2022Business, FeaturedNo comments
  13. Miguel Maestre jump starts the Soca season with ‘Fan’

    Even with the absence of major in-person Carnival events, the eruption of new Soca music releases still remains constant. Singer-songwriter and admitted Soca fan Miguel Maestre has released his latest 2022 single dedicated to the global community of Soca music devotees and appropriately titled ‘Fan’. Fan is described as a lively mid-tempo track which is […]

    February 11, 2022MusicNo comments
  14. Brown Sugar Challenge CCJ Decision

    The Sugar Association of the Caribbean (SAC) notes with interest the ruling of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) in the case taken by Belize against Trinidad and Tobago for alleged non-application of the Common External Tariff (CET) on brown sugar entering T&T from extra regional sources. Non-payment of the 40% CET on imported extra-regional […]

    February 9, 2022Agriculture, FeaturedNo comments
  15. Guardian Group launches regional initiative to bring much needed support

    As the pandemic continues to challenge our mental health, Guardian Group launches a free regional public initiative to help with both the mental health and economic effects of the pandemic. Themed Happytalism, the three-month long Guardian Group initiative utilises global and regional resources in providing techniques and insights towards dealing with the impact of the current […]

    February 8, 2022HealthNo comments
  16. Alethea unleashes new EP ‘Ode to My Younger Self’

    Trinbagonian Pop/Rock artiste Alethea Beharry (known simply as Alethea on the entertainment circuit) is fulfilling her creative destiny while simultaneously taking a major step on her journey of inspiring and connecting with others through her musical stories with the launch of her first EP, ‘Ode to My Younger Self’. With a professionally trained vocalist mother […]

    January 3, 2022MusicNo comments
  17. Champeon sings one for the ‘Girls’

    With the current plethora of in-person events and the return of physical Carnival celebrations throughout the diaspora, all-round entertainer and artiste Champeon has brought forward a fresh Soca song that is dedicated to the ladies. The new release is aptly titled “Girls”. “Girls” is described as a dance-party Soca track that shines the spotlight on […]

    October 14, 2021MusicNo comments
  18. “Bathed in Sacred Fire,” solo exhibition of Trinidad-based Jamaican artist, Jasmine Thoms-Girvan

    Sour Grass is happy to share that our multi-year collaboration with Kunstinstituut Melly, kicked off on October 1st with Jasmine Thomas-Girvan’s first European solo exhibition, “Bathed in Sacred Fire.” “Bathed in Sacred Fire” showcases ten works, the earliest going back to 2015 with the most recent including newly commissioned works and sculptures. Thomas-Girvan’s command of […]

    October 7, 2021Breaking News, Featured, GalleriesNo comments

    Trinidad & Tobago’s IWRN is appealing to parents, guardians and caregivers to have their children between ages 12 to 18 VACCINATED. While online learning is the only feasible option to keep our children safe given the pandemic, after almost 18 months, it’s time for us to re-visit the holistic development of our nation’s children. The […]

    September 30, 2021HealthNo comments
  20. Grace Jutan appointed ‘Chief of Staff’ in the Office of the Vice-Chancellor

    A significant change has been made at the start of the new academic year 2021-2022, to the staffing of the inner Office of the Vice-Chancellor, located at the Regional Headquarters of The University of the West Indies in Jamaica. Ms. Jutan has over 15 years of service at the executive level of the University, which […]

    September 19, 2021EducationNo comments
  21. 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

    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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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