FIFA Goliath of Football Meets TT David

FIFA – the all-powerful Goliath of world soccer – seems in danger of outplaying itself at its own game amid the eruption of a major scandal involving recalcitrant member Trinidad and Tobago as the proverbial David in a contest involving the giant versus a pint-sized opponent on the football battle field

Harry and Meghan Starring in Black Woman’s Sexual Power TT Calypso

CULTURE AND THE ARTS Harry and Meghan Starring in Black Woman’s Sexual  Power TT Calypso Scene from the skit of “Meghan, My Dear” Photo: @terrilyons82, Instagram. Port of Spain – March 1, 2020 by Rudolph Williams As the absent stars of this country’s top award-winning calypso  involving a humorous  black woman’s power-spin on their sex …

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Stuart Young and Strong

PEOPLE TT National Security Minister  Takes On  his Opponents Stuart Young and  Strong Trinidad and Tobago’s National Security Minister Stuart Young  Photo:  www.news.gov.tt Port of Spain – January 27, 2020 by Rudolph Williams Trinidad and Tobago’s National Security Minister Stuart Young displayed keen political adroitness over the past two weeks by making pronouncements which threw …

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Owen Shade A Business Musician Inspired by Jesus

BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY Owen Shade A Business Musician Inspired by Jesus Since  the first heard the voice of Jesus as a teenager living in rural Sangre Grande, east Trinidad decades ago, Owen Shade has been using his connection with his higher spiritual guide in the conduct of his life as a gospel music businessman throughout …

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TTInvest Among Best in the World

Business and Industry Among Best in tHE WORLD InvesTT Chairman Phillip Knaggs (Right)receives the award from “Site Selection” Magazine  Publisher Adam Jones-Kelly in June 2019, Sydney, Australia. Photo from news.gov.tt Trinidad and Tobago’s outstanding performance in attracting investment as part of its economic diversification thrust was highlighted last June when InvesTT Trinidad and Tobago  received …

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Great Sport Book by Distinguished Son of TT

Sport Great Sport Book by Distinguished Son of TT Publisher’s Note: In view of the encouraging number of successful performances by  today’s TT athletes, it was felt that readers could find  themselves interested in this review, written seven years  ago after the  launch of “Olympian” – a book by  Basil Ince, celebrating  TT’s  athletic heroes …

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Lake Asphalt of Trinidad and Tobago (1978) Ltd

BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY Lake Asphalt of Trinidad and Tobago (1978) Ltd: A company poised for a new take off in 2020 Lake Asphalt’s products are used on highways and roads in TT and world-wide. (Photo: Ministry of Works and Transport, Government of Trinidad and Tobago) Lake Asphalt of Trinidad and Tobago (1978) Limited (Lake Asphalt) …

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T+T Actors Winning and Waiting

Even as Trinidad and Tobago’s Mishael  Morgan was triumphantly brandishing her Emmy Award in LA on  the  night of Saturday June 25, another young talented Trini named Akil Gerard Williams was quietly working a New York stage at  this year’s edition of BAMcinemaFest, a vital annual showcase of independent filmmakers. “The Young and the Restless” …

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Support The Petition to Re-site the Headquarters of the United Nations in the United States of Trinidad and Tobago

The world swung into an extravagant turn on its Summer Solstice axis on June 25 when the penetrative world online portal named ttinsider.com took the unprecedented step to start a Petition to have the HeadQuarters of the United Nations re-sited in the Caribbean twin-island democratic Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. In taking what must be …

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Roget Was Right to Call Out Employers For Criminal Exploitation of Workers

Yes! We doubt that  any sane person living in  this vibrant twin-island democratic took  CPO Daryl Dindial seriously when he recently  offered  Prison Officers  a woeful Two Percent increase for the period 2014 to 2021, to start negotiations for a new collective agreement.  Neither did any of us buy the CPO’s limp excuse about the …

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Time for Labour’s War Drums To Beat Out Songs of Glory

As the war drums of Labour Day  vibrates violently in home-town  Fyzabad, south Trinidad yesterday, this senior found himself asking himself: How come the labour movement has been able to remain historically embedded in a mind-set that speaks to subservience, poverty and lament in the face of the great abundance of resources available over  decades …

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Oh My Pappa

Many Caribbean men who usually access Trinidad and Tobago trumpeter Errol Ince to re-create  the Father they had lost in their personal experience, may be mildly surprised at the precious gift which has suddenly become available  with revelations of the difficult events overcome by  the same man whose soaring notes had given comfort to so …

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Aborigine Basketry in Venezuela’s Handcraft Culture

Humanity has always used containers. Historically it could have been useful a shell or a pumpkin, but, soon had to find an easier way to transport the fruits of the harvest, hunting and fishing. Baskets allowed people a method to leave hands free. Anthropologists, archaeologists and textile arts specialists agree that basketry was a universal …

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How a mere 37 Attorneys with East Indian-flavoured Names can Drag their un-loved, Afro-blessed Brother-in-Law Armour right back down with the Creature in the Black Lagoon.

Like the proverbial Julius Caesar who thrice refused the crown before being killed by his colleagues,  Trinidad and Tobago’s  beleaguered newly-appointed AG may have inadvertently cast himself as the tragic star player in a major case of Ethnic Assassination in this highly diverse twin-island Caribbean democratic republic. Reginald Amour SC – who was recently appointed …

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