Monday, December 11, 2017


A lifelong fight*

Dec. 10, 2017, 11:25 PM AST Comments

Starting today and every Monday, the Express newspaper, in association with Cause An Effect, will present stories written by people living with differently-abled loved ones.

Affected by plantar fibromas?*

Dec. 10, 2017, 11:21 PM AST Comments

They are often small (less than half an inch), but can grow steadily to reach sizes of two inches or more. Occurring as single or multiple lesions, plantar fibromas typically present along the medial border of the plantar fascia.

For the sake of T&T, pass Anti-Gang Bill*

Dec. 10, 2017, 10:17 PM AST Comments

Sometimes when I see the behaviour of some of our nation’s leaders, I can only bow my head in shame. When will they learn to talk and behave in a manner worthy of the office they hold? Here we have debate on the Anti-Gang Bill, 2017.

Guardian Holdings Ltd: the next head on the block*

Dec. 10, 2017, 10:15 PM AST Comments

It is with great interest that I read the “good” news of the intended majority shareholder control of Guardian Holdings Ltd (GHL) by our Caribbean neighbour—≠Jamaican ≠conglomerate NCB Financial Group—and anxiously I await the opinion of the board of directors on this sensiti

The age of awakening*

Dec. 10, 2017, 10:12 PM AST Comments

“Plus ca change, plus c’est la mÍme chose”—“the more things change, the more they remain the same”. From PP to PNM, from BWIA (BWEE) to CAL, NHA to HDC, from Ministry of Sport to Sport Company, and to all the other impending superficial name changes—TDC to w

Opposition did good by rejecting Anti-Gang Bill*

Dec. 10, 2017, 10:9 PM AST Comments

I would like to go on public record and thank the Opposition United National Congress for voting against that heinous, obscene and draconian piece of rights-erasing filth masquerading as legislation and referred to as the Anti-Gang Bill.

Annie’s Pone is a Tasty Christmas Treat*

Dec. 9, 2017, 11:2 PM AST Comments

If Christmas had a road march race Rome’s “Annie” would be in pone, oops, I mean prime position. Rome (Jerome Precilla) has built on his burgeoning reputation as a true apprentice of the double entendre art, with the release of the tongue-in-cheek ditty “Annie”. He sing

Carter, Kelshall and Christmas*

Dec. 9, 2017, 10:55 PM AST Comments

Kevon Carter and Trisha Lee Kelshall are still making beautiful music together. The duo, who first came together last Christmas Season on the popular duet “Call Me Baby”, will share top billing at the “Come Celebrate the Christmas Spirit” concert, on the evening of Saturday D

Marvellous Manicou*

Dec. 9, 2017, 10:49 PM AST Comments

Contrary to popular belief, did you know the manicou is not related to the rat? Also called the black-eared opossum or common opossum, it is one of the most hunted animals in our country. In fact, the manicou is a marsupial or “pouched” mammal like a kangaroo or koala.

Jouvert Babies Bask*

Dec. 9, 2017, 10:39 PM AST Comments

The organisation known as iShore Entertainment on November 5 hosted a Jouvert party titled “Jouvert Babies”. Venue was the Hasely Crawford Stadium in Woodbrook.

Toys, Joy and jointpop*

Dec. 9, 2017, 10:17 PM AST Comments

THE ANNUAL jointpop concert, “Noise and Toys”, took place yesterday, Saturday 9th December at All Out, The Oval, Tragarete Road, Port of Spain. For the past 13 years, local rock n roll band jointpop, has hosted and performed at this toy collection concert.

A Leafy, Homey Kind of Place*

Dec. 9, 2017, 10:10 PM AST Comments

Tucked away in the foothills of the Northern Range lies Santa Cruz, a leafy, villagey, homey kind of place, which is fast becoming the new go-to location for families looking for that little bit more space, and a greener, gentler lifestyle.