…this brings into question the validity of this EU list since it differs from international standards. It also highlights that there is a lack of accountability and transparency in the methodology employed to create this blacklist.
he law undoubtedly influences the use of Cannabis, thus, it is important to have a general understanding on how the law ‘accepts’ cannabis use. To help in this regard, this article will also consider cannabis laws in Jamaica and Canada as they seem to be popular when speaking of cannabis laws in the Western Hemisphere.
Corruption has traditionally been at the basis of economic crises, inequality, forced migration, and violence, among other things. People die as a result of corruption when poverty increases, or when the medications they are given are old or of poor quality due to corrupt health officials, or when a bribe allows a businessman to bypass certain procedures and standards.
In this piece we will explore ways that we can all change our language around mental health and mental illness within Trinidad & Tobago with hopes of destigmatizing the topic.
“We ask you not for an invitation to your rallies and to sit at your tables, we ask you not to save us, but to back us up . . . . Or get the hell out of the way.”
Our neighbouring islands have so much to offer. Each can boast of their unique flora and fauna, Festival and Culinary (gastronomic) Tourism. Geographically we are so close, yet, when it comes to traveling and the cost involved, we can feel so far. After speaking to many people in Trinidad and Tobago about their travels within the Caribbean, it’s no surprise that most have visited no more than two islands within the region.
In the context of COVID-19 where there has been income losses and increased food prices due to movement restrictions, there is the creation of local shortages and higher food prices, which makes ensuring food security now and in the future more important than ever.
Populations all over the world are not healthy but they are progressing towards recovery, some faster than others. And why is that?
Violence against women is a form of discrimination inhibiting women’s ability to enjoy rights and freedoms on an equal basis with men.
One of the most important traditional characters in Trinbago Carnival is the Moko Jumbie and last Saturday, Sunday Market Network visited Jaiso Mokos at the Queen’s Park Savannah where they hold their weekly stilt walking lessons. We also spoke to one of the leaders, Malique Toppin who is very passionate about keeping the art form alive and was even able to give us a little background about the history of the Moko Jumbie in T&T!