Shaniqua Bascomble Girl’s U-17 200m gold medallist © Photo: NICOLE RAMROOP

T&T's Tyriq Hors­ford was tipped to win the men's Un­der-20 javelin ti­tle at the 48th edi­tion of the Carif­ta Games and he did not dis­ap­point win­ning the event at the Tru­man Bod­den Sports Com­plex in the Cay­man Is­lands, yes­ter­day.

Read more: Horsford, Bascombe, John reign

Members of the public wait in long lines to enter the Health Ministry's Men's Wellness Initiative Clinic at the Colposcopy Centre in the Mt Hope Women's Hospital yesterday.

Men in TT are at risk of having prostate cancer and lung cancer. The Ministry of Health has taken on the issue of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and yesterday marked a revolution of how TT’s health sector treated with NCDs (diseases that are not easily transmitted from one person to another) especially prostate cancer in men.

Read more: Afro-Trinidadian males at higher risk of prostate cancer

PROTECT OUR YOUTHS: Sgt Michelle Lewis of the Child Protection Unit and Acting ASP Michael Jackman at police press briefing at Police Administration Building in Port of Spain. PHOTO COURTESY TT POLICE SERVICE

POLICE have noted a new trend developing in this country where predators, in order to avoid detection and prosecution, are resorting to drugging minors who are then raped. In some cases, the rape leads to a pregnancy that the child or teen cannot explain to her parents and the police. This has led the police to issue new warnings to young girls and their parents to be extra vigilant.


Nipsey Hussle

(CNN) Hours after Nipsey Hussle was gunned down in the Hyde Park neighborhood, Los Angeles Police Commissioner Steve Soboroff announced that he had been scheduled to meet with the rapper.

Read more: Nipsey Hussle was more of a movement than a musician

Nipsey Hussle wasn't just a rapper. He was a man with ambitions to reinvest in his community and shift a culture of black capitalism in South LA. His death at 33 is a cruel reminder that the streets are always watching. (Jimmy Fontaine)

A banner of Nipsey Hussle is stretched across an exterior of the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Mall. It has been there for most of the year and is easy to spot if you’re cruising down the uneven stretch of road that funnels Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard through Crenshaw Boulevard.

Read more: Nipsey Hussle’s dreams were bigger than hip-hop

Moko Somokow designer Alan Vaughan is intense as Sun rises over the Sinnerman in the bands†Palace of the Peacock at Victoria Square, Woodbrook on Carnival Tuesday. PHOTO BY SUREASH CHOLAI

Religious symbolism in Carnival

Three people – a Canboulay activist and poet, a mas artist and small bandleader, and a photographer/author – speak in their own words about what the sacred means for them in Carnival, as told to SHEREEN ALI, who asked them: Do you think religious symbolisms, or expressions of spirituality and the sacred, have a place in Carnival?

Read more: Spirits and mas