On Emancipation Day in the year 2000, Rohan and Julie Singh, welcomed their son Bernard into their family. However, a short time later, during a routine visit to the pediatrician, they received some unexpected news – Bernard had been diagnosed ...

With just 25 cents in her pocket, Sandra Thompson made a purchase that would change her life forever, when she bought a lottery ticket as young woman, back in 1976. Was it a stroke of luck or a blessing? Being ...

President and founder of the Rio Claro Sporting and Leisure Foundation, Currline Cooper, has been bringing the community of Rio Claro together with various activities for young and old alike. The most recent being the public walk against violence held ...

Anil Waithe is a long-time resident of Dinsley Village, Tacarigua and is even considered to be the local treasure of the village. Visually impaired from birth, Waithe has always made the best of whatever opportunity came his way. His mother, ...

Anyone who lives in Mayaro may know Boyo, from Inner Mafeking as “the man who makes cutlass.” Boyo Rajcoomar is 80 years old and has been making and selling ‘cutlasses for more than 30 years. This hobby once assisted his ...

Every Trini has experienced a lime on the pavement or at least witnessed one. Everyone who passed through the Mayaro junction on Saturday 13th July, were inevitably a part of the first annual Pavement Festival in Mayaro. The Mayaro-Guayaguayare Folk ...

Given less than a year to live, 41-year-old Anneliese Sarjeant-Wickham has been fighting systemic Lupus for the past 8 years. During this battle, she went from being gainfully employed for over a decade at TSTT, to running her own business ...

Walk into Webster’s Mini Mart in Cocorite and you may notice David Ronald Webster with a pencil in hand, busy at work on his next artistic masterpiece. Webster, a self-taught artist, hopes to inspire his community with his art.   ...

On Thursday 1st August, 2019, our nation celebrated its 156th anniversary of Emancipation. The celebration began in the early hours of the morning at the Lidj Yasu Omowale Emancipation Village at the Queen’s Park Savannah, Port-of-Spain, with a drum call ...

Mom of 3: Being poor should not deprive your children of an education. Despite living in poverty together with her three children and husband, Sunita Bissoon gets up every morning, prepares whatever she has and heads out to walk with ...