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Breast cancer continues to account for the highest figures in terms of incidence and mortality in T&T.
President of the Downtown Owners and Merchants Association Gregory Aboud says notwithstanding current challenges with issues like wrecking, vagrancy, and crime business in the capital has come a long way over the years.
Having grown up in a pan yard in St James, it is no surprise that Len "Boogsie" Sharpe would turn out to be one of the best arrangers this country has ever seen.
“I lived in St Barbs for five years and for those five years I was in direct contact with gang members, gang leaders, I walk out the road a body on the ground. The crime, the violence, it was high. At the time I saw youths around 11 to 12 years old running past me with firearms at those times and it really bothered me seeing that. I have children also,” says Cedric Hazelwood, founder of Laventille United Sports Club.
I will love to see the beauty of Port-of-Spain come back and all live as a happy family for the benefit of Trinidad and Tobago.
Raj Jadoo, former president of the Arima Business Association and a man with more than 40 years of business experience, says as time changes the people and the country has changed.
The Ideal Supply Store was established 75 years ago along Broadway in Arima. The store is a treasure trove for vintage items—from graters and iron heaters used by your grandmother before the advent of blenders and electric to enamel cups. You can also find a vintage toy train and bus covered in dust after being left for many years on a shelf at the store.
Paul Colman Edwards: "I want the hospital to be completed and better infrastructure. Arima is a nice place and safe for walking around the savannah."
Arima—historically the third-largest town in T&T, following after Port-of-Spain and San Fernando—has been bumped into fourth place by Chaguanas which emerged as one of the fastest growing boroughs in the country in recent times.
Santa Rosa Park is currently the country's only race track and hosts all of Trinidad's major races, including The Royal Oak Derby, Guineas, President's Cup and Midsummer Classic. It is a place where horse owners, fanciers, punters, amateurs and professionals, rich and poor and the common man can mingle and talk about their passion for horse racing and breeding at the Arima Race Club (ARC).
On the walls of business places in Arima will soon have 'Wanted' posters showing the images and descriptions of people suspected of robberies, murders, shootings, fraud, etc.
Milk money has educated dairy farmer George Thompson's two children and built his humble home at Fiddler's Dream in Arima.
It may cause a raised eyebrow at first mention, but one woman believes it’s simple logic and she might not be alone in her conviction after all, as ongoing research by scientists globally suggests breastfeeding has more power than is realised.
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