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‘Brave and Beautiful’ Model Myers Brings Awareness to Down Syndrome

  By Sue-Ann Wayow BE brave and beautiful. This is the main message that 14-year-old runway model Monika Myers wants to share with citizens of Trinidad and Tobago when she arrives in the country this week. The message is also especially for women and persons living with Down syndrome. Myers, a Canadian national, is a global […]Read More

Panday: We Can’t Plant Apples in the Cane Fields of

By Prior Beharry WHILE wishing newly-inaugurated President Christine Kangaloo well, former prime minister Basdeo Panday says the goals she set out in her maiden speech may be too ambitious. Panday was speaking to the media at the reception for the 7th President of Trinidad and Tobago at the National Academy of the Performing Arts on […]Read More

President Kangaloo Wants to be Diplomat-in-Chief Aims to demystify presidency

By Sue-Ann Wayow NEWLY-inaugurated President of Trinidad and Tobago Christine Kangaloo is pledging to work with and respect all citizens including those who may not yet wish to work with her. As she gave her inaugural speech as the nation’s seventh president on Monday, President Kangaloo, said that her way of leading the country will […]Read More

Live Updates: Inauguration of a President

TRINIDAD and Tobago will get its seventh President today. Christine Kangaloo will succeed Paula-Mae Weekes in a ceremony full of pomp at the Queen’s Park Savannah this morning. The ceremony starts at 10 am and is expected to last about 75 minutes. AZP News Editor-in-Chief Prior Beharry, Assignments Editor Sue-Ann Wayow and Photo Editor Azlan […]Read More

West Indies Run Rate a Concern – Mohammed .... Despite

  WHILE West Indies may have won the second One-Day International against hosts South Africa on Saturday at Buffalo Park in East London, they still need to improve their run rate. This is the view of cricket analyst Fazeer Mohammed in an interview with AZP News on Sunday. He said it was going to be […]Read More

Oh Lord, Help Us Fight Crime

OH Lord, we are in deep trouble now, as an unknown evil has spread over the land and our only way to stop the murder rate from rising is by turning to the Lord our God. The Police Commissioner Erla Harewood-Christopher is seeking divine intervention to reduce the murder rate in the country. She is […]Read More

Religion and Racism

  ‘Many people need to be re-taught and re-socialised into understanding the fact that this world and humanity existed before organised religion’ ONE of the major barriers to unity of humanity is religion. There is a need for peace among the diverse religions, denominations and sects. For too long innocent people have been killed and […]Read More

Court Stops Cro Cro from Performing Another Sat Maraj is

  ‘Creative licence, however, cannot be used as a sword to engage in ill-informed or baseless attacks which can decimate an individual’s character or integrity’ – Justice Frank Seepersad   By Prior Beharry THE High Court has restrained calypsonian Weston Rawlins also known as Cro Cro from performing his song Another Sat Maraj is Outside with […]Read More

Educating Teenagers About Sex

‘Imagine if you were a teenage girl, neurologically your brain is still underdeveloped when it comes to risk assessment, you are pushing limits and discovering yourself’   I’VE been severely nauseous this past week. That kind of deep, organ twisting, cold sweating, skin crawling type of nausea. Where did this feeling of intense sickness come […]Read More

All Systems Go for Swearing-in of 7th President on Monday

Marching in preparation for the inauguration By Prior Beharry THE grandstand of the Queen’s Park Savannah was abuzz with activity on Friday in preparation for the inauguration of Christine Kangaloo as Trinidad and Tobago seventh President on Monday. The military went through their routines while protocol officers and media personnel were briefed. President-elect Kangaloo will […]Read More