October 20, 2018

Seeing through other eyes

By Paul McGowan From PS Audio Walking in another’s shoes. Seeing through other eyes. All phrases that refer to empathy: our ability to understand where someone else is coming from. It’s often a difficult switch because we weigh new information from the light of our own experience. When a customer asks me to consider trying […]

In the Caribbean, local aid helps tackle a surge in Venezuelan asylum seekers

By Bram Ebus From IRIN Governments have been caught off-guard as the regional migration crisis expands Until a week ago, Enrique Ceballos was a High Court judge in eastern Venezuela. But now he’s waiting on a plastic chair outside an NGO-run registration centre for asylum seekers in Port of Spain, the capital of Trinidad and […]

Trini filmmaker wins two awards at Toronto film fest

BY ALEXANDRA SIMON From Caribbean Life A Trinidadian filmmaker recently won two awards at the Toronto International Film Fest last week. At the festival’s CaribbeanTales Film Incubator — a coinciding segment that gives a platform specifically for Caribbean filmmakers to showcase their projects — actor and movie maker Paul Pryce took home the incubator’s People’s […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

NOTE: See also Community Events listed in DATE ORDER below articles and notices Cayman Islands DCI to close early on Friday 28 September The Department of Commerce and Investment (DCI) in Grand Cayman, including its Business Licensing Counter on the first floor of the Government Administration Building, will close at 2.30pm on Friday, 28 September […]

A look at Caribbean slavery through eyes of a descendant

Against impossible odds, a ragtag army of black, mulatto, and poor Frenchmen band together to fight for freedom over elite soldiers from Britain and Napoleon’s grand army on the tiny Caribbean Island of Saint Lucia. This compelling historical novel begins during the French Revolution in the late 1700s, when the islands were home to slaves […]

Dominican Film featured in Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival

Friday, September 21, 2018 — A film by Dominican filmmaker Dr. Alwin Bully will form part of the 13th Annual Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival (TTFF) which runs from Tuesday, September 18th – Tuesday, September 25th 2018.  The Short Film entitled “Oseyi and the Masqueraders” received the Official Selection stamp of approval and is nominated […]

T&T turns to governing body in bid to have disqualification overturned

From Antigua Observer PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) – The Trinidad and Tobago Rugby Football Union (TTRFU) has turned to the sport’s governing body, World Rugby, in an attempt to have their disqualification from this year’s Rugby Americas North (RAN) Championships overturned. After defeating Bermuda 27-24 and USA South 34-33 in their first two games, […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

  NOTE: See also Community Events listed in DATE ORDER below articles and notices NRA Continues Road Improvements along Shamrock Road and Hirst Road Intersection The National Roads Authority (NRA) along with its subcontractors will be continuing works on Shamrock Road near Countryside and Savannah this weekend, Saturday September 22ndand Sunday September 23rd. Section 2, […]

With the belugas.. and a narwhal!

Le BpJAM est le zodiac du GREMM From Baleinesendirect A new season is getting underway aboard GREMM’s Zodiac, the BpJAM. New season, new team! This year, the crew is composed of two research assistants returning for their second consecutive season. After finishing a technical field work program as part of his college studies, Mathieu joined […]

A love affair with film

From Newday tt ttff/18 showcases the best of TT, Caribbean Sprinter by Storm Saulter premieres on September 23, 8.30 pm, MovieTowne, Port of Spain THE 13th annual TT Film Festival (ttff) will have its gala opening this Tuesday with the premiere of the feature Hero based on the life of decorated Trinidadian World War II […]