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Plead. A common word, it simply means “to make an earnest appeal.” So you can plead for public safety, good roads, water or even for world peace and love. As you read this today, hundreds of innocent parents and children are being bombed in the war between warlord Khalifa Haftar and...
RYAN DARMANIE On March 21, 2018, I made a presentation to representatives of the TT Society of Planners and the TT Institute of Architects on the role of a zoning code (urban planning regulations) in fostering urbanism; a concept that I broke down into the defining attributes of complexity,...
“We are Easter people in a Good Friday world.” (Barbara Johnson, explained by Anne Lamott. See YouTube ‘Author Anne Lammott interviewed by Steve Carter at Willow Creek Community Church’) "Betrayals are a natural part of life." We begin with this dark thought. It isn...
I couldn’t post sentimental tourist pictures when Easter-week flames leapt heavenward from a landmark European cathedral begun in the twelfth century, and felled its iconic spire. So I just may not be well-travelled enough to know, though I continue to wonder if in any other place in the...
TT, the region, and the world, has lost a great son of the soil in Robert Munro, the cuatro maestro extraordinaire. Robert is certainly the unsung hero, having lived a life of great humility, giving, and steep commitment to music. While he is well known in some circles locally, having continuously...
JENSEN LA VENDE NOTHING illegal was found in the hotel room of Jamaican singer Buju Banton earlier today after officers visited his room. In an Instagram post earlier today, Buju, born Mark Myrie, said: "I was chilling in my hotel room and cops came to check me. They got a warrant to check my room...
FISHERMEN and Friends of the Sea (FFOS) has called on government to explain why the National Gas Company (NGC) is paying one of its natural gas suppliers a reported increase of 64 per cent. In a media release signed by FFOS corporate secretary Gary Aboud yesterday, the environmental activism...
TOMORROW, fans of reggae sensation Buju Banton will be treated with 90 minutes of uninterrupted classics from him after over a decade since his last visit to TT in 2006. Named Mark Myrie, the 45-year-old arrived on Friday to perform in his third Caribbean concert series since his release in...
HERITAGE Petroleum Company and Shell TT have signed a memorandum of understanding which could see both companies entering into a joint venture arrangement. This was announced in a media release on Saturday. The non-binding memorandum, signed on April 16, also includes plans for the parties to...
JULIEN NEAVES ARCHBISHOP Jason Gordon says the education system is not firing the imaginations of some young people in the society. He was speaking at the Good Friday service held at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Port of Spain. He said for this Good Friday he begged people to...

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