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Protecting your liver

Written by Wednesday, 30 July 2014 05:00

THE liver is the largest, solid organ in the body and is responsible for numerous critical functions.

When are Passengers not Visitors?

Written by Saturday, 26 July 2014 23:31

FOR the last month, the figure of 1 million has been the cause of some public confusion for the Division of Tourism and Transportation with regards to the amount of individuals who arrived in Tobago via the air and sea bridges. 

Reaching out to Al-Rawi and Ashton Ford

Written by Saturday, 26 July 2014 23:27

DEAR EDITOR:

WHEN will it dawn on the PNM that its minority muscle can help shape the national conversation properly and that being in opposition isn’t a role to be taken literally?

Noise violating my home and space

Written by Saturday, 26 July 2014 23:26

DEAR EDITOR:

NOISE pollution continues to be a serious problem because of the abject failure of many different persons who have for too long been insulting the intelligence of law-abiding citizens. This has to stop.

Reflections on cultural development

Written by Saturday, 26 July 2014 23:25

Thirty years ago  the distinguished anthropologist and cultural advocate Dr J.D Elder organised and chaired a ground breaking  three-day conference on culture  and cultural heritage  in Tobago.

That tepid talkative trek to autonomy

Written by Saturday, 26 July 2014 23:25

The THA Commission ‘examining proposed constitutional amendments’ does not seem to be having the tidal wave of support one would imagine, if head count at their village meetings are anything to go by.

In a few days, Tobago will join the rest of the country in celebrating Emancipation Day.  Citizens of every race, in every community, will be striving to outdo each other with the splendor of their African wear and the stridency of their freedom rhetoric.

No more time to waste more time

Written by Saturday, 26 July 2014 23:23

The Minister for Tobago Development was interviewed recently by Mr. Edwards on the Rise and Shine show.

Ah we Heritage

Written by Saturday, 26 July 2014 23:23

Every year we spend a few weeks and few millions celebrating what we believe to be our heritage.

Is that cruise deal really a deal?

Written by Saturday, 26 July 2014 23:01

You may have seen an advertisement, or heard of a friend choosing to go on a cruise, and perhaps your friend called you to encourage you to join them on a great cruise deal. Is that cruise deal really a deal? Maybe not.

Lesson #30 - Through the Darkness

Written by Saturday, 26 July 2014 22:55

I was recently invited on an excursion to Gasparee Caves, located on one of the islands off the northern coast of Trinidad. While I generally enjoy nature trips, the idea of going underground into the darkness was intriguing, but not necessarily on my top ten list of things to do.

Come Leh We Go Monetise the Heritage Festival

Written by Friday, 18 July 2014 16:23

The annual Tobago Heritage Festival has begun and we appeal to all Tobagonians to support the various events of the two-week long festival because of its importance in the preservation of our culture. 

No accountability in the Public Service

Written by Friday, 18 July 2014 16:22

DEAR EDITOR:

THE reports carried in the media on July 12 on the Industrial Court contempt hearing against the Public Services Association and its president Watson Duke, should give all workers in the Public Service and indeed all right-thinking citizens of the country cause for grave concern about our system of governance.  

Recite the pledge, live the pledge

Written by Friday, 18 July 2014 16:22

DEAR EDITOR:

WHO knew the words of your Pledge were so powerful? I am certain many of you cannot remember it; I did not. My memory was jogged while teaching it to my daughter, who is being prepared for primary school in September.

‘Dem is lickerish people in de parliament’...‘they more than greedy!!!’ –the community activist snarled as the news reporter sought to gather public opinion outside the Centre of Excellence on the Salaries and Pension Bills.

A million tourists my giddy aunt

Written by Friday, 18 July 2014 16:20

OVER a million tourists she said. When Tobago House of Assembly (THA) tourism boss lady Tracy Davidson-Celestine revealed the news recently, Chris James head of the local hotel association must have swooned in amazement at the gravity of the mistake.

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