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King February 26, 2019

While the BJP’s tie-up with the Shiv Sena strengthens both the NDA allies for the coming electoral battle, the party’s alliance with the AIADMK in Tamil Nadu only serves to strengthen the DMK and its ally, the Congress. To appreciate why, one needs to understand Tamil political culture. And this is not something that comes naturally to […]

King February 26, 2019

Tourism Minister Randall Mitchell, right, soca superstar Machel Montano, left, and CEO of TTL Camille Campbell following a meeting at the Ministry of Tourism last Thursday. PHOTO COURTESY MIN OF TOURISM SOCA STAR Machel Montano says TT’s culture has the potential for generating economic benefits to the country if given more attention. He made the […]

King February 26, 2019

MORE than 95% of the 3,24 million individual real time gross settlement (RTGS) accounts held less than $1 000 as of December 2018, the central bank recently revealed in its monetary policy statement, a situation which analysts say points to a diminishing culture of saving as confidence in the local banking sector remains dampened. Cumulatively, […]

King February 26, 2019

As well as its innovative sea and river voyages around the world, Viking Cruises is also renowned for its continual support of the arts. Following on from last year’s sponsorship of the V&A’s major Ocean Liners: Speed & Style exhibition, this year, the cruise line is working alongside the British Museum on the anticipated  Edvard Munch: Love and Angst exhibition, which will run […]

King February 26, 2019

Chimpanzee tool types in Northern DR Congo. From left to right: tool for the extraction of Epigaeic Dorylus ants, honey (ground), honey (tree), Ponerine ants, Dorylus kohli ants; South Uele tools. Credit: © Sonia Uribe Chimpanzees have a more elaborate and diversified material culture than any other nonhuman primate. Their behavior varies across tropical Africa […]