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Like other cultures and religions brought here by the immigrants who have shaped and built this land, Muslims have influenced our cuisine, fashion, architecture, politics, education, and so much more. Among prominent citizens of the Muslim faith who rose to positions of influence in T&T are legal luminary Noor Hassanali, a former president, as well...

Sunday, January 23, 2011

I’ve seen T-shirts with the words “Eat Less” and “Thin is in”; not on mannequins, mind you, but displayed on underweight bodies strutting the streets of Port-of-Spain. And while I’m all for irony and satire, I’m incensed by the subtle message these logos promote.

Sunday, January 23, 2011

I get it… I totally get it…. your life is one mad rush, and that means you have to catch breakfast on the run.  By now you’ve figured out there’s nothing more convenient than a pie or doubles for breakfast, but which is the better choice?

Monday, February 7, 2011

For many, a trip to the spa is just what the doctor ordered to relieve tension and stress that accompanies every day life. Stechers Haven Spa, located at Long Circular Mall, is now offering customers, what it terms the “all-inclusive spa experience.” Launched on December 1 at the same venue, the...

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.

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