Shnola’s stand against juvenile delinquency

Shnola Cox is on a drive to raise awareness and address the issue of juvenile delinquency even in the midst of the covid19 pandemic. The 28-year-old trained criminologist and teacher is doing so through her programme Stance to Alleviate Nationwide Delinqmore..


A shepherd’s journey: 38-year-old leader celebrates Baptist faith

When Allister Joseph was younger, he wanted nothing to do with the Spiritual Baptist faith. Now, he is a shepherd and leader at the at Mt Zion House of Prayer Evangelical Mission in Preysal. Joseph, 38, has been a Spiritual Baptist for 11 years, and a shmore..


How sweet potatoes got their groove back

Gordon Alert With the rave over their colours and vigorous climbing habit, from running ground covers to flowing cascades, ipomoea batatas (sweet potatoes) have found a new groove. Languishing in the hot sun as a mono-crop or an intercrop covering rows more..


Holy week goes digital due to covid19

The Anglican Church will go fully digital for Holy Week this year. Bishop Claude Berkley told Sunday Newsday all services from April 5 to 12 would be streamed online. He added that there would be a maximum of ten people present and no congregation membermore..


Cecil Gray passes on love of poetry to Caribbean students

Ken Ramchand pays tribute to Trinidadian poet and educator Cecil Gray who passed away in Toronto, Canada on March 14. Gray's works include the English for Life and Bite In textbook series. He was 97. “He stands outside the fencing looking in.” (the firstmore..


1970 history advocates: Keep ‘black’ in Black Power

Despite efforts to reclassify the Black Power Revolution as the TT Revolution or the 1970s Revolution, the fact is that it began as a movement with and for Afro-Trinidadians. David Muhammad of The Nation of Islam told Sunday Newsday he noticed there had more..


Changes in the world we knew

In just a matter of weeks, the world as we know it has changed dramatically. I would never have imagined that in my lifetime I would have been part of a global pandemic, witnessing a rapid transformation of institutions and cultures. And I certainly nevermore..


No evidence covid19 puts baby at risk

There is yet no evidence of vertical transmission with the novel coronavirus – passing the virus from mother to baby during pregnancy or during birth – but medical director and consultant gynaecologist of the Trinidad and Tobago IVF and Fertility Centre (more..


Wallace: We are deliberating next move

OUSTED president of the TT Football Association (TTFA) William Wallace, said his team is not rushing into a decision on what their next move would be after a normalisation committee was selected to run the TTFA. On Friday, local businessman Robert Hadad more..


Venezuelan instructor: Fitness depends on you

THE REGULAR practice of physical exercise is perhaps the best natural aesthetic treatment and, combined with adequate nutrition, can enhance feminine beauty. These premises are confirmed by Caryn Tovar, a Venezuelan fitness instructor, who for two years more..