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Lifestyle

Angelo Bissessarsingh’s book, Woodland Shadows–Stories From The Mythology and Folk­lore of Trinidad and Tobago— became available from Nigel R Khan Booksellers on June 1. It was a work three years in the making, a work sadly that An­gelo did not live to see published.

There have been other works and depictions of the folklore of T...

Monday, February 7, 2011

Sadly it has become part of the Trini doctrine that December is for eating and January is for trying to quickly get in shape for Carnival. You are probably now regretting that you procrastinated so much with your Carnival fitness programme.

Monday, February 7, 2011

Everybody wants flawless skin. Some are born with it, others work hard to get it.

Monday, February 7, 2011

Dengue fever is a disease caused by a family of viruses that are transmitted by mosquitoes. It is an acute illness of sudden onset that usually follows a benign course with symptoms such as headache, fever, exhaustion, severe muscle and joint pain, swollen glands (lymphadenopathy), and rash.

Sunday, February 6, 2011

One of Canada’s acclaimed short story writers and novelist, Rabindranath Maharaj, spoke with much endearment about his once George Village, Tableland, rural culture, as he compared it to life in the borough, now city of San Fernando.

Sunday, February 6, 2011

“As the family goes, so goes the nation, so goes the world in which we live.”  John Paul II (Homily in Perth, Australia, November 30, 1986).

Sunday, February 6, 2011

As the 2011 dry season begins, the vital commodity of water is under threat. The issue warrants concern, so much so that according to environmentalist/scientist Dr Rudy Sookbirsingh, scientific experts have already begun to describe the element as the defining substance of the 21st century.

Sunday, February 6, 2011

I was dreaming about a lovely slender woman when the phone rang, cring! cring! At the other end was Commissioner of Police Dwayne Gibbs. I don’t know how he got my number, but the question he asked me, I nearly fell off my chair...no lie.

Sunday, February 6, 2011

Boys and young men who receive the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine appear to be at reduced risk of contracting the virus and developing the genital warts associated with the common sexually transmitted disease, according to a large international study published this week in the New England...

Saturday, February 5, 2011

On January 26, there was a distinguished gathering at the Pierre Hotel in New York City.

Saturday, February 5, 2011

Carrot cake came into popularity in the eighties; it was all a rage then, gradually the distribution increased to food shops and it was being offered on the menus of restaurants. It’s now the 21st century, and it’s still as popular as ever, so we can safely say it has stood the test of time and...

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