Saturday, March 17, 2018


Credit unions benefit from IFRS9 workshop

Mar. 7, 2018, 10:57 AM AST Comments

The recent hosting of an IFRS9 workshop by the Central Finance Facility Cooperative Society of Trinidad and Tobago (CFF) at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Port of Spain, was deemed a success, as it attracted over 100 participants from 22 Credit Unions and other stakeholders.

Read as well as you play*

Mar. 7, 2018, 12:1 AM AST Comments

Committed to the teaching of music theory as a vital component in the development of well-rounded musicians, Eros Mungal, author of Claire’s Music Workbook, which was published in 2002, has followed up with another workbook for intermediate students, Claire’s Music Workbook Intermediate

Make it a priority end the violence*

Mar. 6, 2018, 10:30 PM AST Comments

The work of the Coalition against Domestic Violence is at the very heart of our aspirations for liberty and equality captured in the national anthem. There can be little peace and security where relations between women and men, adults and children are abusive, exploitative and violent.

Pan music at its best at the festival*

Mar. 6, 2018, 10:28 PM AST Comments

It was with dismay that I read an article in the Express of March 1, which read “Music Festival without the steelbands’’. This is very misleading to say the least, and it is also very untrue. As I read the article further I realised that the writer is confusing the T&T Music Festi

Pandays need new tricks for a comeback*

Mar. 6, 2018, 10:25 PM AST Comments

This contribution is as usual, completely unsolicited and unpaid for. I just like political bacchanal. This armchair political analyst says at long last former prime minister Basdeo Panday has decided not to wait to turn in his grave with disgust. He will attempt to re-brand his baby, the United Nat

Replace Fuad at next general election*

Mar. 6, 2018, 10:22 PM AST Comments

Fuad Khan’s call for a reunification of the people who have systematically fragmented and denuded the UNC since its formation bears the signature of deep-seated, ingrained stupidity and bad mind. If he is stupefied by the six times he won San Juan/Barataria, to seek a return of Basdeo Panday,

Why boxed, bottled wine cost the same?*

Mar. 6, 2018, 10:20 PM AST Comments

I am sitting on a Sunday afternoon, relaxing and enjoying a glass of “bottled” wine, much as men enjoy their beer. I prefer to drink the “boxed” wine because it was more economical and lasts for weeks due to elimination of air intake which causes oxidation and sour taste to

Hollywood glam at Oscars*

Mar. 5, 2018, 6:42 PM AST Comments

For many, the highlight of the 90th Academy Awards was not in the presentation of the Oscars to the winners...

Tobago pupils get ‘Black Panther’ treat*

Mar. 5, 2018, 6:38 PM AST Comments

Two hundred and fifty students from secondary schools across Tobago, along with 20 teachers ventured to MovieTowne on February 27 for the 11.30 screening of the recently released Blank Panther movie...

Don’t ruin Tobago*

Mar. 5, 2018, 6:37 PM AST Comments

The healthier the living environment, the better it is for the inhabitants. That’s according to Secretary of Infrastructure...

It’s all in the ‘Details’*

Mar. 5, 2018, 6:35 PM AST Comments

The National Trust of Trinidad and Tobago has opened the photographic exhibition entitled “Details: A Closer Look at the Built and Natural Heritage of Trinidad and Tobago”...

Bethel unveils Monument of Honour*

Mar. 5, 2018, 6:32 PM AST Comments

The Citizen Security Programme in collaboration with the Bethel Community Action Council and the Bethel Village Council held an Unveiling Ceremony...

Fay Ann's foot has social media buzzing

Mar. 5, 2018, 2:48 PM AST Comments

By Kimoy Leon Sing - Soca songstress Fay Ann Lyons-Alvarez has always had impeccable sense in fashion, but when she decided to bare…her foot…it left some people questioning her latest getup.