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West Indies star batsman Brian Lara celebrates after hitting his 27th Test century at Queen’s Park Oval, Port-of-Spain, once again writing himself into the cricket history books.

Photo: Noel Saldenha


The king reigns

West Indies batting genius Brian Lara underlined his superiority as one of the world’s leading batsmen, as well as his commitment to the game, the team and the region, with an unbeaten century on the opening day of the second Digicel Test against South Africa yesterday at Queen’s Park Oval, Port-of-Spain...

Tributes pour in for Sheppy

If members of the congregation had their way yesterday, they would not have left Trinity Cathedral in Port-of-Spain...

Catholics on PM’s absence: It’s no insult

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Port-of-Spain was not insulted by Prime Minister Patrick Manning’s absence from Wednesday’s requiem Mass for the late Pope John Paul II, a church representative has said...

Pope laid to rest in Peter’s tomb

In one of the largest funerals the world has ever seen, Pope John Paul II was laid to rest yesterday among the remains of his predecessors back to the apostle Peter, as millions around the world mourned the first global pope...

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RBTT sells off GHL

RBTT Financial Holdings sold nine million Guardian Holdings (GHL) shares last week Friday at $43.99 in a put-through that was not disclosed until the Guardian questioned GHL and RBTT spokesmen...

Marriott’s master chef

At 6’-4”, Wesley Boodhram is an imposing figure, until he smiles. Warm, with a hint of mischief, his smile diminishes the effect of his height and robust build...

Happy Lara records historic 27th century

Brian Lara returned to the West Indies team with a magnificent, unbeaten 159 that dominated the opening day of the second test against South Africa at the Queen’s Park Oval yesterday...

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Trading in towers for sails

From the fire-hot World Trade Center in New York to laid back Crews Inn in Chaguaramas, New York-born Ernest Littles, 59, wears two hats which are ideally entwined: that of CEO of the Joseph Elias-owned CrewsInn group—restaurants, the 46-room hotel, 68-slip marina and boatyard—and president of the Trinidad Hotels, Restaurants and Tourism Association...

JC Lodge coming in May

Veteran female Jamaican singer JC Lodge is scheduled to perform in concert at the Petrotrin Sports Club, Pointe-a-Pierre on May 28. The concert, in celebration of both Corpus Christi and Indian Arrival Day, is being produced by Prerogative Promotions, which last year presented several major events including the concert-parties billed as Children of the Eighties, featuring Lisa Lisa; Noel; and, Passion of Dance, featuring Slick Rick and Doug-E-Fresh...

With today marking the official end of the work week for many, the Guardian gives its readers a lagniappe from last weekend’s major fetes...

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