Clynton Mann

photos courtesy Clynton Mann

Through the country roads in Mendez Village nestled “behind God’s back” as some reckon, in the scenic Siparia, Southern Trinidad, she ran. She was just 15 years old when she decided to pursue her love for running 5ks and long distances. Her brother always used to encourage her to run-“you good at it, girl!” And her uncle, Moses Ranghell was a well-known marathon runner so the athletic blood ran thick in the family.

She passed the one mile mark by Daughter’s shop; the three mile landmark of Siparia Busy Corner then it was back home amidst the cheering of villagers and the chasing stray pot hounds (dogs)... Indeed, Dana Taylor’s running journey began in the humble settings of her hometown.


A crossing on a Bridge over Troubled Water to a place where we can all believe. That’s what singer/producer John Thomas provided everyone in ear shot at the launch of the 2019 edition of his “Believe, The Secret of Christmas” musical production, on Tuesday evening, at MovieTowne, Invaders Bay, Port of Spain.

Kenny Davis is the man you want to call when you have a plumbing emergency. The young plumber is fast building a reputation for his reliability, quick turnover and high quality of work. He says it’s the tenets upon which his eight-year-old Davis Plumbing Service is built.

“Enough drama to rival Downton Abbey”, so says Dr Karen Sanderson Cole, Lecturer in the Academic Literacies Programme at the Modern Languages and Linguistics Department, about a collection of wills and probate documents given to the Alma Jordan Library.

I have patients who have varied degrees of this condition. For my final clinical exam at university, I remember quite clearly praying I got a patient who had rheumatoid arthritis. It was such an interesting area to speak about; the way the condition can present, progress, be managed, and possibly impact mobility and quality of life.