Archive | 2008

'Christianity may be under threat by Act'

THE FUNDAMENTAL beliefs of the Christian religion may be under threat from provisions in the Equal Opportunity Act, says Planning, Housing and Environment Minister Dr Emily Gaynor Dick-Forde. Read the rest of the “Trinidad Express article”:http://www.trinidadexpress.com/index.pl/article_news?id=161355276.

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Seven wonders of Trinidad & Tobago

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago: Trinidad & Tobago has long been revered as one of the Caribbean’s best kept secrets. With exotic tropical landscape and its multi-dimensional cultural element, the dual island nation provides travelers with something more than just sun, sand and sea. Read the rest of the “Caribbean Net News article”. See Destination TnT […]

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Williams: T&T staying with US$

Despite growing concerns about a possible recession in the United States, Central Bank Governor Ewart Williams said the Trinidad and Tobago currency would remain pegged to the US dollar because the world was still very much a “US dollar-centred intermediary”. Read the rest of the “Trinidad Express article”:http://www.trinidadexpress.com/index.pl/article_news?id=161321154.

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GETTING AWAY WITH MURDER: 1,000 killers roaming free as cops fail to make arrests

MORE than 1,000 murderers are roaming free in this country, Homicide Bureau figures for the past four years have revealed. These killers are partying at the clubs, standing in line next to us and passing in front of police stations. Read the rest of the “Trinidad Express article”:http://www.trinidadexpress.com/index.pl/article_news?id=161319085.

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Top Type Tips

One of the benefits of desktop publishing is also one of its problems: anyone can do it. Here are Ten Tips for Top Type. Following these tips will help you “to produce pages with type that looks professional and pleasing, and that’s easy to read.” Type is one of the most powerful tools for communication […]

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'Puja' at mud volcano

DEVOUT Hindus staged a “puja” (prayer) at the mud volcano in Cedros calling on The Almighty to close the rumbling volcano which nearby residents fear could erupt at anytime. Read the rest of the “Trinidad Newsday article.”:http://www.newsday.co.tt/news/0,77839.html

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MoveableType 4.1

Since I’ve been getting a number of comments about how stale our site is, I’m embarking on a revamping program. I started tonight by getting MovableType up-to-date. No major hiccups so far, just the usual upgrade intricacies. After I finish off Miscellanies, I’ll tackle the main portion of the site.

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Bible Studies cop gets promotion

POLICE officers seeking further academic qualifications to improve their chances of promotion can simply study for a certificate in anything from agriculture to bookkeeping or Bible Studies. Read the rest of the Trinidad News, Trinidad Newspaper, Trinidad Sports, Trinidad politics, Trinidad Express article.

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Trinidad Hindus celebrate Good Friday

Hindus in Trinidad and Tobago, as part of a hoary annual tradition, participated in hundreds in the Christian observance of Good Friday. The tradition is that hundreds of devout Hindus, mainly women, visit the Roman Catholic Church at Siparia, 50 km from the city, and offer obeisance to,”La Divina Pastora or Divine Shepherdess,” but Hindus […]

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Training Success Rate

From The M Blog: What a week: MONDAY: I spent the day compiling our team’s “Annual Statistical Report” (ASR) for 2007. These are the indicators that the International Mission Board uses to help us evaluate our work over the past year. The 4:1 ratio of people trained and people actually implementing the training continues to […]

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