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Tobago celebrates Pride Month

Features Newsday Reporter 11 Hrs Ago Women's Caucus of Trinidad and Tobago's Sharon Mottley waves her rainbow flag during the LGBTQI+ demonstration to celebrate Pride Month, opposite the Red House, Abercromby Street, Port of Spain, Friday. - AYANNA KINSALE The Tobago Pride Association (TPA) celebrated Pride Month with its signature flag-raising ceremony on June 25

Rotary Club of Felicity/Charlieville pleased with ‘successful’ charity golf

Sports Newsday Reporter 3 Hrs Ago Medical Associates won two Samsung televisions after their team including Neville Mohammed and Dr Aroon Narayansingh won the Rotary Club of Felicity/Charlieville's Charity Golf tournament, on Sunday, at the Millienieum Lakes Golf Club, Trincity. - Photo by David Scarlett SECRETARY of the Rotary Club of Felicity/Charlieville Lisa Francis has

The 5 events that led to the demise of Roe v. Wade

As recently as 2015, most Americans not only supported reproductive rights, they saw no real need to be concerned about those rights’ disappearance. After all, even Republicans kept telling voters that Roe v. Wade‘s future was not in jeopardy.Even as leading progressive voices tried to raise alarm about what was poised to happen, the public

Can you do the Flamingo? Study suggests those who can may live longer

People who can’t stand on one leg in later life are at increased risk of death within seven years, according to a new study. The study, published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, asked just over 1,700 people aged between 51 and 75 to stand on one leg for at least ten seconds. They

'My friends thought I was a lunatic,' says 66-year-old on a J-1 in America

A 66-year-old retiree on a J-1 summer visa to the US has said her friends all thought her “a bit of a lunatic” when she announced her decision to head stateside.  Fiona Griffin was made to retire from her job in April and found herself at a bit of a loose end for the first

Siparia woman, Point Fortin man murdered

News Laurel V Williams 14 Hrs Ago Leann Babb - The family of Leeann Babb, 48, is baffled over her gruesome murder, considering people know her to be a friendly person with no enemies. The mother of one and grandmother of one was found dead on Friday night at a house at Quinam Road, Siparia.

Robots To Eat All The Jobs? Hackers, Policy Wonks Collaborate On A Basic Income Createathon This Weekend

In the face of rising U.S. income inequality and concerns about job loss to automation, some of Silicon Valley’s best-known names including Y Combinator’s Sam Altman have spoken up in favor of a universal basic income that would give people a baseline standard of living in an economy that may not be able to produce

Ambassador Fang Qiu: China to boost investment in Trinidad and Tobago

Business Ria Chaitram Yesterday Chinese President Xi Jinping met with Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China during a state visit by a TT delegation in 2018. - TT and China have had a long history and bilateral relations. Chinese ambassador Fang Qiu in an interview with

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Royals’ Cornwall: ‘One last push’ to CPL crown

Sports Stephon Nicholas 19 Hrs Ago Rahkeem Cornwall (centre) of Barbados Royals raises his bat after reaching his half-century, while his teammate Azaam Khan congratulates him, during their team's Hero Caribbean Premier League qualifier against the Guyana Amazon Warriors, on Tuesday, at the Providence Stadium, Guyana. PHOTO COURTESY BARBADOS ROYALS. - BARBADOS Royals all-rounder Rahkeem

Al Hasan not ready to panic: We’ve played good cricket

Sports Stephon Nicholas 19 Hrs Ago Barbados Royals pacer Kyle Mayers (left) celebrates the dismissal of Rahmanullah Gurbaz (right), of the Guyana Amazon Warriors, at the Providence Stadium in Guyana, on Tuesday, during the teams' Hero Caribbean Premier League qualifier. PHOTO COURTESY BARBADOS ROYALS. - GUYANA Amazon Warriors all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan has sought to

No access to boats, say Scarborough fishermen

News Kinnesha George 19 Hrs Ago Fisherman John Wayne Edwards explains conditions at the Scarborough fishing depot last week. - Photo by David Reid Fishermen at the Scarborough Fishing Depot are voicing concern over the dilapidated conditions under which they are forced to work, which they say makes it harder for them to make an