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If a dolphin or whale is in trou­ble, the person to call is Dr Carla Phillips, the national co-ordina­tor for the T&T Marine Mammal Stranding Network. Phillips, a lecturer of Marine Mammal Medicine/Aquatic Animal Health at the UWI School of Veterinary Medicine, co-ordinates the res­cue of these stranded animals.

Thursday, March 23, 2017

I’m thinking of Walter de La Mare’s Fare Well, a poem he cherished, and hearing these lines in the grit of his voice, with the waves joining the recitation: “How will fare the world whose wonder / Was the very proof of me?” It’s a question for us, we the bewildered, we the ones left behind.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

More than 300 female students, drawn from secondary schools across Trinidad, were challenged to aim for the stars and be the best that they can be when they participated in the 2017 Annual JA Student (Female) Conference on Friday.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

A few days ago I remarked that I felt hard-pressed to carry on with my Lenten inspirational series in a week filled with distress and was encouraged with the suggestion from calypsonian Stalin’s repertoire to “Look on the brighter side.”

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Jason Solomons is a respected film critic on BBC News, Sky News and BBC Radio. Based in London, he recently visited Trinidad to lead a three-day workshop in Film Criticism organized by the Bocas Lit Fest in association with the British Council and the UWI Film programme.

Monday, March 20, 2017

William “Bill” Bronté-Tinkew, a young student at the then Teachers Training College on upper St Vincent St, emerged as victim of a plot: the Doctor was becoming too fond of the young “Bill,” and there were those who nourished jealousy over the relationship.

Monday, March 20, 2017

Three books in two years. This was achieved by young Rhonda Berment, originally of Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, who has always dreamt of becoming a writer.

Monday, March 20, 2017

T&T joins in a global celebration of French gastronomy tonight Gout de France/Good France is a celebration of the vitality of French cuisine, bringing together chefs from all over the world: it is an event that prompted dialogue about different cultures by providing a common language: the...

Monday, March 20, 2017

On this day last week, Microsoft introduced its new collaborative work tool, Teams. From the promotional material alone, it was clear that the company intends to put the product on a new marketing footing.

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Angelo Bissessarsingh had strong feelings about how history was being communicated in T&T. That’s why he wanted to do it differently.

Saturday, March 18, 2017

The British Council Caribbean has been carrying out a number of programmes in T&T over the last few months.

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