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A visit to Biswas House

Part five of KEITH JARDIM’s engaging story involving the childhood home of VS Naipaul. I didn’t allow myself to be flustered by Polly’s question. “I am a guide,” I said as humbly as I could. “I have been a guide, in a variety of forms, for a very long time – it’s what I really do. “In the Caribbean, the ...

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Comfort in a crisis

National agencies made a “good attempt” at disseminating information to the public after the 6.9 earthquake on August 21 but they could have done better. Lisa Ann Joseph, managing director of Reputation Management Caribbean, a PR and crisis communications agency, said several things were critical in crisis communications. This included pre-approved content, the channels on which the information would be ...

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Davis calls for change to WI Test captaincy

BRYAN DAVIS, former national and West Indies opening batsman, has called for a change of captain for the current regional team. In an interview yesterday, Davis acknowledged that the burden of captaincy on the incumbent Jason Holder may be too much to bear, at this stage of his career. Here is a look at the interview with Davis giving his ...

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TKR win fourth straight on the road

TRINBAGO Knight Riders captain Dwayne Bravo asked his team to win four matches on the road in the 2018 Hero Caribbean Premier League. Dwayne took matters in his own hands last night at Warner Park in St Kitts, playing a jaw dropping cameo to lead TKR to a 46-run win over the St Kitts and Nevis Patriots. The victory was ...

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Ross, Hart compete at Ironman 70.3 World Champs

THE TT pair of triathletes, Jenna Ross and Gina Hart, earned mixed results in the women’s category at the 2018 Isuzu Ironman 70.3 World Championship, which took place at the Nelson Mandela Bay, South Africa yesterday. Ross, competing in the 30-34 age group, was 37th out of a bunch of 208 in an overall time of five hours 12 minutes ...

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Eating local on a budget

WHEN we go to the grocery on a tight budget it is not always possible to purchase all that we perceive we need. But, if you learn the art of preparing delicious foods in an economical way you’ll gain the reputation of being the perfect hostess and everyone will be charmed! When preparing budget conscious foods the economical way prepare ...

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Northern, Caribs in crucial Bruno Browne duel

TRINIDAD Northern RFC and arch-rivals Caribs RFC will meet in their historic Bruno Browne match today, a fixture which could have major implications in the former’s challenge of the TT Rugby Football Union (TTRFU) Championship Division league title. The match will be played at President’s Ground, St Ann’s, at 4 pm, the same time Harvard and Royalians meet at Queen’s ...

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TT to meet Thailand on October 14

THE TRINIDAD and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) has secured another international friendly for the national men’s team on a FIFA window, on October 14 away to Thailand in Bangkok. In a media release, TTFA president David John-Williams said, “It is very important that the TTFA maintains playing in the FIFA international windows for (the) national team. Despite the trying times, ...

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Guerra vows to ‘work hard’ for Lawrence

AFTER two years in the wilderness, Ataulla Guerra said he feels honoured to earn a recall to the national football team. The 30 year old Guerra was named in a 20-member TT team who will travel to Girona, Spain to face the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in a friendly international on September 6. Guerra, who plays for Charleston Battery in ...

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Calypso Girls hammer Argentina 112-12

SHERDON PIERRE A VICTORY against St Vincent, today at 4pm, will clinch a spot for the TT Netball team in the Netball World Cup, in July 2019, in Liverpool. TT seems to be peaking at the right time as they registered their largest victory in the Americas Federation Netball Association (AFNA) Championship by whipping Argentina 112-12 yesterday at the Garfield ...

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