Thursday, March 15, 2018


Matura Beach clean-up a success

Mar. 5, 2018, 1:59 PM AST Comments

The annual Nature Seekers' Pre-Season Beach Clean-up at Matura Beach, which took place on Sunday, led to the collection of some 1,400 plastic bottles – equivalent to approximately 60 cases of bottled water by the 1,763 registered participants in attendance.

A doctor’s faith*

Mar. 4, 2018, 9:58 PM AST Comments

THE Express newspaper, in association with Cause An Effect, continues the series of stories written by people living with differently abled loved ones and some written by the differently abled themselves. These Lions display courage, determination and support in the face of daily challenges. These a

Why give Imbert such authority?*

Mar. 4, 2018, 9:0 PM AST Comments

I, as the litigant against the State regarding the property tax, hereby call upon Finance Minister Colm Imbert to withdraw the present amendments to the property tax laws with immediate effect. The Government is trying to reintroduce the infamous property tax while my case is still pending before th

Justice system in need of fixing*

Mar. 4, 2018, 8:53 PM AST Comments

Reading all the reports on the matter concerning Chief Justice Ivor Archie and the suggestion he is above the law, which is most strange and highly disputable in this ­democracy, the question which needs to be answered here is: if the prime minister, who is the head of this nation, is not above the

Govt ­policies must be in sync with needs of the population*

Mar. 4, 2018, 8:50 PM AST Comments

It was heartening to see, as reported your article on Friday, that Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley personally made a site visit to the area in Cedros affected by land slippage. He was, however, quoted as saying: “In some cases, you just have to withdraw; and if it is a cliff that is collapsing,

Waiting three years for gratuities*

Mar. 4, 2018, 8:45 PM AST Comments

This is an open plea to Education Minister Anthony Garcia to release the gratui­ties owed to hundreds of former contract workers of the Ministry of Education. While you sit and play games with our children’s future, at least 350 former contract workers are still awaiting their gratuity payment

We sell an experience*

Mar. 4, 2018, 1:45 AM AST Comments

Jules Sobion is fast becoming the top influential figure of Trinidad and Tobago’s Carnival product. The self-proclaimed Commander in Chief of the event company Caesar’s Army Limited defied market trends and economic instability to host five massively successful events for Carnival 2018.

If Music Be...Play On*

Mar. 4, 2018, 1:35 AM AST Comments

The 32nd Biennial Trinidad and Tobago Music Festival continues at Queen’s Hall, St Ann’s where from the youth to elders are delivering superb performances delighting those who are attending. On Wednesday, however, adjudicator Dorothy Howden, cautioned participants in Class JR-A7 Girls Vo

Spektakula Paved the Way for Acceptance of Local Music*

Mar. 4, 2018, 12:38 AM AST Comments

Frank Martineau is one of the most recognisable figures on the local entertainment landscape. Martineau, CEO of Spektakula Promotions, has staged several iconic concerts since his company first switched on the stage lights for American R&B/soul songstress Millie Jackson in 1977.

The Red Howler Monkey*

Mar. 4, 2018, 12:29 AM AST Comments

Have you ever ventured into our local forests and heard the loud calls of the red howlers resounding through the trees? These sounds can be heard from as far as five kilometres away! These primates that get their name from the reddish colour of their fur, are native to our country.

Be you*

Mar. 2, 2018, 11:38 PM AST Comments

A blessed Sunday all. I hope your weekend is relaxing and joyful. During the past week, I came across a couple instances of people being told by others that they should not express themselves in the manner they do. Why? If one is not being offensive, causing harm to others or themselves, why should

Miss Universe 1998 Provides a Platform for Caribbean Beauty*

Mar. 2, 2018, 11:33 PM AST Comments

AFTER five weeks of filming in an idyllic tropical setting and a lot of drama in between, the highly popular series—Caribbean’s Next Top Model is back for its fourth season. Its host, island hopper and globetrotter Wendy Fitzwilliam promises an intense season with stiff competition and a