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In a world in which you can stream music, browse Facebook and download your email without expecting to offer up your first born on bended knee to a telco, there is a comfort zone that can build into an expectation that this happens everywhere.

It does not.

There’s been a lot of conversation in media, both traditional and social, about the...

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Almost 9,000 reports of child abuse were received by the Children’s Authority from May 2015 to December 2016, a statistic cited in a recent release from the telephone and broadband business bmobile, which recently partnered with the Gender and Child Affairs Division of the Office of the Prime...

Thursday, May 11, 2017

For the next three weeks, Alta’s Reading, It’s Life column will be dedicated to stories from its students. These stories will be taken from two Alta publications: At Last Adult Learners Write (an anthology of stories) and 20 years of Alta (Alta’s 20th anniversary magazine).

Thursday, May 11, 2017

“It is one of humanity’s enduring mysteries why some individuals rise from unpromising origins to great heights, when so many others, facing similar obstacles with seemingly similar capabilities, don’t rise at all,” write Chua and Rubenfield, both lawyers and writers, in the opening sentence of...

Thursday, May 11, 2017

The saleswomen in L’Occitane en Provence’s new Havana store make US$12.50 a month. The acacia eau de toilette they sell costs US$95.20 a bottle. Rejuvenating face cream is US$162.40 an ounce.

A few doors down, a Canon EOS camera goes for US$7,542.01. A Bulgari watch, US$10,200.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

One of the concerns about social media as a forum for support for those living with mental illness has to do with the fact that, in many instances, these pages are not monitored by professionals who can give appropriate interventions.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

There is something about the generation of West Indians who emerged out of the 1940s and 50s, many of whom went to university in the “mother country,” being infused with an unshakeable Caribbean identity.

Monday, May 8, 2017

Students from the National Energy Skills Center military-led Youth Programme of Apprenticeship and Reorientation Training (Mypart) were given an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of the 2017 Decibel Entertainment Festival site at Queen’s Hall, St Ann’s, courtesy sponsors bmobile Foundation.

Monday, May 8, 2017

Playing a scintillating classical piece—Welcome of the Rajput Warriors—on the violin, Sachin Boodram of ASJA Boys’ College mesmerised the packed audience at Naparima Bowl last Sunday night to win the first prize in the 2017 National String Festival.

Monday, May 8, 2017

There’s no question that the announcement of the share acquisition of Massy Communications by TSTT was a surprising move by the state telecommunications company and one that raises several questions.

Monday, May 8, 2017

UK music industry executive David Stopps calls for a pan museum, citing the instrument’s “unique history”

Liverpool in the north of England is home of legend¬ary band The Beatles and the city makes millions of pounds from tourism driven by the band’s legacy.

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