The Trinidad and Tobago Youth Convention took place on Friday at the UWI Sports & Physical Education Centre at UWI St Augustine. The forum was focused on giving youth a forum to share their views and make suggestions on solutions to the challenges faced here in our twin island republic. Nikoli Edwards is the Vice Chairperson Policy, Advocacy and Projects for the Commonwealth Youth Council spoke to us about the event.
The San Fernando Fashion Week is upon us again. It's more than just fashion - it's business - understanding the market, building clients, educating persons on latest trends and how fashion works. Deron Attzs is the driving force behind the San Fernando Fashion Week - his brand D-A-D-L is known around the world. He's complimented by Designer from Maryland - Marie Francis...and their event is set for Sunday.
As our Caribbean brothers and sisters continue to be battered by Hurricanes...groups have been making appeals for relief items. A Hurricane Relief Drive is on this week. It's being spearheaded by Leon Roach who is no stranger to us - from the Malick Folk Performers Group and he has with him from the SOCA Group - Sean Bromeo.
Royal Bank of Canada has a long legacy of supporting children's causes worldwide. Their Race for the Kids is a series of charitable runs supporting children's causes in Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Trinidad & Tobago, United Kingdom and the United States.
It has a Caribbean Children's Cancer Fund that assists young persons who have been diagnosed with Cancer by providing them with the necessary care and treatment they need to fight this dreaded disease. To tell us more - the Managing Director of RBC Mr. Darryl White and Paediatric Oncology Consultant Dr. Curt Bodkyn.
The Open Bible School marks its 50th year with a fundraising gala on September 30th called Dining With The Stars.
Lecturer Dr. Raghunath Mahabir speaks on the M.Sc. in National Security and Intelligence Programme offered at the University of the Southern Caribbean.