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The Bridge of Hope Children’s Home at Sangre Chiquito has been attracting attention from people both nationally and internationally.
A few months ago while running the track as he trained clients at Aranguez Savannah, fitness trainer and environmentalist Kerrie-Kim Kirton noticed copious amounts of trash littered around the savannah’s periphery.
Over the next few weeks The Adult Literacy Tutors Association will be featuring our students who submitted their written pieces to We Learn, an international online digital community that provides quality affordable education in developing countries.
Patrons attending the third edition of the increasingly popular Priests Can Cook fund-raising event on Friday, September 27, at the Grand Stand, Queen’s Park Savannah in Port-of-Spain have been promised a feast of gourmet food plus music from champions. This fundraising event is being hosted jointly by the staff of the Catholic Education Board of Management (CEBM) and the staff of Archbishop’s House, with support from the past students of St Joseph’s Convent (PoS) and St Mary’s College, two of the iconic and oldest secondary schools in this country.
The National Gas Company of T&T (NGC) Sanfest launched its annual youth-in-performing-arts event at the National Academy for the Performing Arts (Southern Campus) last Thursday, celebrating its 49th anniversary and its 2019 theme — A Star is Born.
The next edition of the regular foundation reggae music event Rootsyardd Dub & Night Market comes up on Saturday, September 21, marking the UN-assigned International Day of Peace, also known as World Peace Day.
The Munroe Road Shiv Mandir held its Ganesh visarjan (immersion) last Friday following the celebration of Ganesh Utsav.
As the new academic school year came around, charities and organisations were busy with book drives, ensuring that tough economic times do not impact disadvantaged students.
The Guardian (UK) wrote: “Jarrid Wilson: US pastor who ran suicide outreach group takes own life” and summed up the distressing news that faced us last week.
James Baisden’s Broadway Nights—Mas on the Avenue is a delightful collection of Trini reminiscences strung together as a coherent narrative not unlike long-standing, highly-acclaimed works of the kind.
San Fernando Mayor Junia Regrello advised secondary school pupils to not just look at an academic path but into the world of the performing arts for “the buzz” to life. The mayor was speaking at an appreciation ceremony of the T&T-Cuba Educational and Cultural Exchange programME, Arts: Education for Life (T&T-CECE) at the San Fernando City Hall Chamber on September 9.
Hosay celebrations in St James came to an end last Tuesday evening. The name Hosay comes from “Husayn” (Hussain) who was assassinated by Yazid in Karbala. His martyrdom is commemorated in this festival, which was once, in T&T, as big as Carnival.
Many special days are commemorated in October, like the World Teachers’ Day and Do Something Nice Day, both of which fall on the October 5. This year, to do something enjoyable, why not come to the Hyatt Regency in Port-of-Spain for the World Cocoa and Chocolate Day Expo and Inbound Trade Mission on October 4-5, and experience how our national cocoa entrepreneurs add value to cocoa.
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