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Today's Commentary
Attillah Springer
Nirad Tewarie

Former South Africa president Nelson Mandela was the centre of attraction yesterday, as he continued his whirlwind tour of T&T. Today, the Guardian celebrates the moment.

Photos: Andrea De Silva, Shirley Bahadur, Karla Ramoo.

News

Mandela on last overseas tour: I love you, T&T!

Former South Africa president Nelson Mandela has said that his first historic trip to T&T would be his last ever foreign assignment...

‘Give women equal say’

South Africa’s Nelson Mandela, one of the world’s greatest freedom fighters, yesterday called for gender equality...

Tutu: Apartheid was an easy hurdle

‘Now help us fight hunger’

For a few moments yesterday, worshippers gathered at the Trinity Cathedral were instantly transformed into South Africans by Archbishop Desmond Tutu, as he “waved his magic wand” over the congregation to give thanks to the people who supported his country in its fight against apartheid...

Shot Canadian dies at home

Wife praises PoS hospital

Robert Macdonald, the Canadian university lecturer shot in the head by bandits in Trinidad last week, died on Thursday afternoon...

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Business
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AIC snaps up brokerage

The local arm of the Jamaican billionaire Michael Lee Chin’s AIC empire is in the process of acquiring Trinidad and Tobago Stocks & Shares, industry sources said...

Burger King expands into T&T

Burger King International recently opened its first restaurant in Trinidad and Tobago. Located in the Trincity Mall, Burger King is the first of a number of new restaurants planned to open in T&T this year. The investment for the first year of entry represents approximately over US$1 million...

Yorke fears for Van Nistelrooy

Former T&T international and ex-Manchester United star Dwight Yorke believes Ruud van Nistelrooy could be on his way out of Manchester United if reports of a row with manager Sir Alex Ferguson are true...

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Entertainment
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‘We’re looking to grow’

As a composer, Mark Loquan shares his talents with Denyse Plummer and pan lovers. As an energy sector professional, he is president of ammonia producer Yara Trinidad, or what was called Hydro Agri up until a few weeks ago...

Stage expected to explode

The stage at the Centre of Excellence in Macoya is expected to explode in a burst of song and movement on May 8, when veteran impressario Rafi Mohammed presents two of this country’s most dynamic male performers...

Trini Revellers is the winner of the George Bailey Large Band award. Check out more photos from Carnival 2004...

 
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