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Original Sin
Original sin was not the apple that Eve ate. It was her belief
that Adam needed to share precisely the thing she had tasted.
—— Paulo Coelho, Eleven Minutes

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Leadership’s feminine touch

The appointment of Portia Simpson Miller as Jamaica’s Prime Minister and Kamla Persad-Bissessar as Opposition Leader of the United National Congress, marked a shift in gender politics, as women are now assuming key roles in the Caribbean’s political arena...

Profile

Guided by karma

In the week Jamaica’s first female Prime Minister, Portia Simpson Miller, visited T&T, woman power gained yet another foothold in regional politics when Kamla Persad-Bissessar was selected by the United National Congress (UNC) to be T&T’s first female Opposition Leader...

Walking by faith

When she walked into the room, the air was pregnant with expectation. Businessmen had paid and waited for over an hour to have lunch with the first female Prime Minister of Jamaica at the Trinidad and Tobago Manufacturers Association’s offices in Barataria on Tuesday...

A baby network for mothers

At a time when she should have been focused on welcoming her second baby into the world, Nadella Riley was preoccupied with thoughts of how she could help other mothers...

T&T’s Top Model

He never thought he would be a model. Growing up in the rural village of Waterloo, Carapichaima, 21-year-old cover model, Kenwyn Millington had anything but modelling on his mind...
Getting Personal

Miss Patti offers life lessons

Prior to Patti LaBelle’s performance at the Plymouth Jazz Festival in Tobago last weekend, there were reports that the singer was not well...

Fireball blazing up soca circuit

In early 2006, he emerged above the rest as the first winner of the Synergy Soca Star competition. Similar to American Idol and MTV’s Real World, but with a local flair, the participants’ lives were filmed offstage between each leg of the competition. It was a Trini taste of reality TV...
Commentary

My sister’s keeper

Today, I want to address the news item about a teenage girl snatched off Henry Street and forced into a car by a group of young men, in front of a crowd in broad daylight...

Diet's sweetest enemy

Sugar is one of the biggest enemies we face in our pursuit of a healthy eating programme. It appears in almost everything we eat and drink ...

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