Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Features

MP: Thank God for the gift of Mothers

May 23, 2017, 11:43 PM AST Comments

D’abadie/O’Meara Member of Parliament (MP) Ancil Antoine treated 60 mothers to a delicious lunch, pedicure, manicure and massages on May 18 in honour of Mother’s Day at the VIP Lounge, Larry Gomes Stadium, Malabar, Arima. They were also serenaded by Malabar resident Darcelle Perrei

‘I never said goodbye’*

May 23, 2017, 11:39 PM AST Comments

It’s the classic immigrant’s tale, of leaving home intending to return, and then spending too many years without coming back. The dread, the fear, the sense of estrangement, the sense of having lost touch. And then on a return, whether by chance, because of an invitation, a close relativ


When the elites fail us

May 23, 2017, 8:35 PM AST Comments

I want to share my observations about the leadership role of the “elites” of the society as Dr Terrence Farrell so aptly described them and responsibility shown by those individuals for bringing to light or “keeping in the darkness” how we approach things as we grow and devel


The real issue in Venezuela*

May 23, 2017, 8:33 PM AST Comments

In the past it used to be called propaganda; now its called fake news, thanks to Donald Trump. Fake news or propaganda, it all adds up to the same thing – disinformation, and the master of the science is once again at work, confusing gullible people. If such propaganda is to be believed, Fide

$1,000 for primary school graduation?*

May 23, 2017, 8:32 PM AST Comments

My housekeeper comes twice a week. She shared with me that she needs some extra money for her son to “graduate”. He is 11. He attends a government primary school. Apparently the parents have been advised to purchase a graduation outfit for their children. A suit jacket (and you know how




Correcting learning deficiencies

May 22, 2017, 7:55 PM AST Comments

Tobago's primary and secondary school students will get support in mathematics and language to help improve the island's performances in these subject areas. Chief Secretary Kelvin Charles says underperforming students will have access to instructional coaches.




Giving them the right start *

May 22, 2017, 7:47 PM AST Comments

Verdel Bishop—Two friends with a passion for teaching and caring for tiny tots have finally realised their dream to open up a preschool.


THA chief: Bright future for Tobago *

May 22, 2017, 7:45 PM AST Comments

My fellow Tobagonians, just over three months ago, this administration was sworn in with the responsibility of prudently managing the affairs of the people of Tobago.