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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

A call has been issued for all local craftsmen, artistes, chefs and performers to register their services with the Division of Community Development and Culture.

This as the division has now created a platform for those people to market their products and services at one central location.

What was formerly known as GMV Place at Main Street, Scarborough, the old... Read more

Speyside Anglican’s Annesia Kent, Signal Hill Government’s Raylon Taylor and Scarborough Secondary’s Terichelle Baynes have won this year’s edition of the Blue Food Festival Art Competition.

Kent and Taylor walked away with $1500 in the Under Nine and 10 and Over division categories in the primary school division while Baynes copped $3000 in the Secondary School division.

The Blue Food... Read more

Over 400 people celebrated the UN International Day of Persons with Disabilities in Tobago last Friday (December 2) at the Lowlands Mall.

The show, “We Special Gifts,” included over 100 performers from three special schools on the island, plus members of Arts Alive Tobago. As MC Dr Eastlyn McKenzie said, “We all have challenges and we all have abilities…this was... Read more

Tobago will be celebrating “We Special Gifts” and abilities on Friday (December 2) for the UN International Day of Persons With Disabilities, with a free, live musical show at the Lowlands Mall.

The event will feature over 100 performers, including students of the Happy Haven School; Tobago Technical Vocational Centre; Tobago School for the Deaf, Speech and Language Impaired;and members... Read more

The concept of a ‘Panty Bag’ or ‘Half Slip’ may seem foreign to most people today, but these were just some of the items which created a stir at the Bon Accord/Canaan Senior Citizens’ Activity Centre recently.

The phrases repeatedly came up as the 59 members of the centre hosted an open day last Wednesday to showcase their creations, which... Read more

Dear Janelle,

My girlfriend and I decided that we wanted to start having children together. We have been trying for a year and a half now but nothing has happened.

Last Tuesday I went into her handbag and found birth control pills and I instantly felt sick to my stomach. I can’t believe that every month she has been crying... Read more

Police officers Augustus Edwards and Adelina Hospedales say the fact that police officers die a lot sooner, many just after retirement, has spurred them to create the health and fitness group GEB (Guard and Emergency) and Friends Road Runners. 

The group is made up of police officers, their family members and friends. And the group has fallen hopelessly in love... Read more

Four families in the Crown Point area were the first to benefit from a canned food drive for the needy, organised by the Tobago faction of the Defence Force of Trinidad and Tobago.

A group of officers led by Lance Corporal Kevin Clarke recently conducted the initiative, titled “Three Cans One Night,” which asked patrons to donate canned food items.... Read more

Outgoing Chief Secretary and former teacher and principal Orville London was among eleven people who were honoured at the recent 2017 Teacher’s Retirement and Appreciation function.

The highlight of this year’s event at ther Signal Hill Secondary, themed Mirrors:

Honouring the Past, Treasuring the Present and Shaping the Future, was the recognition of London for his many years of service... Read more

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