Trinidad-born Dr Michael Pillai, 28, is one of the ‘heroes’ working on the frontline in a hospital in East Brooklyn, New York. Pillai, who is originally from Diego Martin, is an internal medicine resident and is in his second year of residency.
TODAY marks the 185th anniversary of the arrival of Portugese people in TT. The Stralhista sailed from Madeira with 28 passengers (25 males and three women) from Funchal, Machico, Santa Cruz, Calheta and Porto Santo, and arrived in Trinidad on December 7, 1834.
GREATER effort is needed to preserve French creole culture in TT.
This was the prevailing sentiment as the Department for Modern Languages and Linguistics (DMLL) at the University of the West Indies (UWI) St. Augustine hosted celebrations on Thursday to observe International Creole Day 2019.
ST. AUGUSTINE, Trinidad and Tobago. November 1, 2019 – After a nationwide call for names – ten final entrants have been chosen for the International Astronomical Union (IAU) NameExoWorlds Trinidad and Tobago Competition. Dr Shirin Haque, Senior Lecturer in Astronomy at the UWI St.
A Trinidad, le créole à base lexicale française, très proche des dialectes saint-lucien et martiniquais, était parlé par l'ensemble de la population au 19è siècle et c'est d'ailleurs un Trinidadien, John Jacob THOMAS qui, en 1869, publia la toute première grammaire créole au monde.
Kréyol pres disparet nan péyi Latrinité (Trinidad) aloski an 19è siek-la, majorité popilasion-an sé sel lang yo té konnet palé. Sé adan yonndé ti koté kontel Paramin oben Maraval, ou ka jwenn yonndé viékò ka palé'y tou lé jou toujou.
Peu de gens savent que la toute première grammaire d'un créole qui est jamais été écrite fut l'œuvre d'un instituteur trinidadien, John Jacob THOMAS, ouvrage intitulé "The theory and pratice of creole grammar" paru en 1869.
Exactly 150 years ago, in April 1869, John Jacob Thomas wrote the preface to his first book, The Theory and Practice of Creole Grammar, which was published in Port of Spain later that year. This remarkable book, by an equally remarkable man, deserves to be remembered.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, Monday November 25, 2018 – The University of the West Indies (UWI) and the University of Glasgow have to come to an agreement that will see the Caribbean institution benefit from £200 million (US $256 million) worth of reparations linked to slavery.