Three RBC Royal Bank Trinidad and Tobago employees recently brought the hospitality and goodwill of this country to Bogani, Kenya.

Subash Mootoor, Melissa Libert-McKell and Winston Thorne spent the week of April 27 to May 6 volunteering on a sustainable development project and collecting water for the remote Maasai community in the East African nation.

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The three were selected for the tour as part of the bank’s Global Citizen Award (GCA), based on the charity and neighbourhood-building work they each do in their respective communities. A partnership between RBC and WE, the GCA sent 50 RBC employees from Canada, the US, Europe and the Caribbean to Kenya.


The following is a synopsis of a paper I presented recently at the Caribbean Festival of Arts (Carifesta). It was presented at UWI’s Department of Creative and Festival Arts in Trinidad and Tobago. The paper is entitled “(East) Indian Art and Caribbean Aesthetics”.

Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh has responded to an Express editorial which noted a fall in public confidence in the health system over the past year. This drop was indicated in a poll commissioned by the Express and conducted between September 1 and September 5 by data analytics firm Solution By Simulation Ltd (SBS) headed by Nigel Henry.

Calypsonians should maintain their status as the only true opposition of any ruling government. That is the strong stance adopted by Trinbago Unified Calypsonians’ Organisation (TUCO) president Brother Resistance (Lutalo Masimba) in the face of renewed national discourse surrounding this country’s sedition law.