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The Environmental Research Institute (ERIC), a not-for-profit - institute based in Charlotteville, launched its “Forest Check” programme last Saturday with persons from North East - Tobago and visitors from Italy, Canada, and the US.

It’s the only programme of its kind in the world.

Developed by leading Tobago tour guides, in collaboration with ecologists and senior sustainable tourism experts from... Read more

Seven-year-old Nigerian-born internet comedienne Emanuella Samuel is coming to Tobago.

The YouTube comedienne starred in Mark Angel Comedy videos and was featured on CNN after becoming Africa’s youngest YouTube award winner.

In addition, she won two awards at the Afro Australia Music and Movie Awards (AAMMA) in Sydney, Australia and the Princess of Comedy by the Australian government.

Emanuella and... Read more

Scores of mothers, babies and other family members took part in this year's Tobago-leg of the annual breastfeeding walk which was held last Saturday.

The walk, which was organised by the Breastfeeding Association of Trinidad and Tobago, took place in Scarborough. This year the association is celebrating its 25th anniversary and held activities between August 1-7.

Addressing participants after the... Read more

Tobago-born Adjunct Lecturer, Criminologist, Researcher and Barrister, Dr Wendell C. Wallace won the 2017 Frederic Milton Thrasher Award for his research in gang activity.

The award was named in honour of Frederic Milton Thrasher-author of the book The Gang: 1,313 Gangs in Chicago. The award acknowledges scholarly works, on public safety issues, done by individuals, groups and organisations.

The National... Read more

Martin Superville, a Trinidadian artist resident in Tobago for the past 20 years, is beaming with pride after hosting the first successful Art Integrated Show in Tobago at the Art Gallery, Lowlands.

Speaking just after the show, which ran from Monday 29th May – Saturday 3rd June, Superville said the elements involved in pulling off a show of that... Read more

Goodwood High School principal Sherra Carrington-James says the school system should encourage students to be entrepreneurs and provide adequate support for this to take place.

She made this remark during the school’s Entrepreneurship Day 2017 on Friday, May 19th.

The event allowed students to feature innovative concepts and business ideas that were developed as a result of the... Read more

Three female teachers and 31 male students of the Scarborough RC School joined the worldwide brotherhood of Scouts Association when they became part of the 2nd Scarborough Cub Scouts last Thursday, at the Division of Community and Culture Building, Glen Road, Scarborough.

The Scout Association is the largest Scouting organisation in the United Kingdom. Is was formed in 1910 and... Read more

Over the years the name Ornella Walker has become synonymous with swimming in Tobago. At 6 foot tall the sixteen-year-old Scarborough Secondary School student has taken the local swimming world by storm.

Her natural ability to swim was discovered accidentally as she was really into Track and Field but growth spurts caused her to develop some problems with her joints.... Read more

Dear Janelle,

My husband and I have been married for sixteen years. We have three children together ages 18, 17 and 15.

From very early in our marriage, we realised that things were not going to work out even though things seemed fine before marriage.

We agreed to stick it out for the children and because we had the mortgage... Read more

15-year-old Ezekiel Wilson has his sights set on becoming the first Tobago -based swimmer making it to the Olympics and medalling.

Based on his achievements to date, the most recent of which is his performance at the first round of tryouts for the Goodwill games last weekend, Ezekiel is working hard to achieve that goal.

The young Tobago swimmer, who... Read more

For some, Good Friday means going to church and reflecting on the sacrifices of Christ, while for others it means spending the day enjoying family time at home or on the beach. However, for one Plymouth resident, Good Friday is the day to keep a vision alive.

Tessa Alfred, a former Tobago House of Assembly Interdepartment Carnival Queen, continues a... Read more

The 3rd standard Social Studies students of the Lambeau Anglican Primary School were given the opportunity to live, for a few hours, in their ancestor's shoes.

The students donned their ancestors' outfits and felt the textures worn by the people who made contributions to the development of Trinidad and Tobago.

In addition to learning about the cultural groups the students... Read more

Tobago’s own Adana Roberts, sobriquet “Adana” continues to develop into one of this country’s formidable forces in the music industry. Continuously leaving audiences in awe of her strong, sultry voice the artiste’s versatility has earned her fame throughout the country, with a series of hits in various genres including soca, reggae and R&B.

Adana spoke about how she evolved as... Read more

1. What type of business you do?

My name is Garrett Mckellar. I am presently involved in 3 Businesses /ventures. I am the co-owner and operations manager of Exquisite Local Drinks. I am responsible for the formulations, manufacturing and distribution of our drinks which are mainly milk based punches processed from local foods like dasheen, seamoss, pumpkin, beetroot etc. Taste,... Read more

For the last two year, at the crack of dawn, Kiron Jerry of Pembroke makes his way every Saturday ,to the Pembroke Heritage Park to cook and bake using a dirt oven and a huge ‘wedding/funeral pot’. The pot’s name suggests its size and purpose. It feeds many .

The dirt oven which was built by his father, Cecil Jerry,... Read more

“Bago” Carnival will miss the presentation of one of Tobago’s well-known mas designers Avian Gordon as she takes her band ‘Frolic Central’ to the big stage in Trinidad.

Avian, who is known for her ability to create unique designs, has partnered with the band ‘Splash D-Mas Band’ for Carnival 2017.

She spoke with Tobago Today about the union.

“It came... Read more

By any standard Nykesi Omokyghegbe is doing quite well and is a testimony to the benefits of good parenting.

Hailing from the cool, quiet village of Mason Hall - the village of Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley’s birth, this young lady can be a poster child for excellence in a single-parent family.

At 22, she can be considered an exemplary... Read more

The manner in which Bermudian hotelier and owner of Coco Reef Resort owner John Jeffries talks about how he and his guests appreciate the efforts of his Tobago staff will fit into any episode of the American reality television series ‘Undercover Boss’.

In the series, persons who are part of a company's upper-management structure, go undercover as entry-level employees to... Read more

Tobago's gospel artist Keylon Whitlock is still on a high, after winning the Best International Praise & Worship Video at the Jump Music Video Awards for 2016, with his music video ‘ Higher”. The Jump Music Video Award is given by, the internationally recognised prestigious, StepFwd UK’s Christian Chart for gospel music.

According to the gospel music’s website, the music... Read more

For the fourth time in five years, the Speyside High School has copped the Tobago Secondary Schools Art Competition.

Juhchelle Archie made her schoolmates proud with the winning art piece titled “D’ Washer Woman.”

Tobago House of Assembly Chief Secretary Orville London, who would have seen the quality of work by the students since the inception of the competition, said... Read more