drivers face gas shortage
Trinidad was hit by a gas shortage yesterday.
The shortage fuelled fears that if Petrotrin
workers continue to stay off the job, it
could be days before drivers and fishermen
would be able to receive a normal supply...
Xavier's Culture Kids take pan to Brazil
Brazil. Immediately, images of the Amazon,
footballers Pele, Ronaldo and Ronaldinho,
samba, novelist Jorge Amado and Carnival
in Rio de Janeiro come to mind...
and alligators all around - Prakash Saith
engineer Prakash Saith remembers all too
well the long days he and other professionals
like him spent to develop Point Lisas as
an industrial estate...
stars to perform at awards
Indian movie fans are in for a treat this
weekend when popular Bollywood movie stars
Akshay Kumar and Karishma Kapoor perform
at the 2006 Bollywood Movie Awards...
today marking the official end of the
work week for many, the Guardian gives
its readers a lagniappe from last weekends