THE PANLAND steelpan manufacturing company rests inconspicuously among other commercial buildings on the Eastern Main Road, Laventille. But behind those walls some of the country's greatest pan tuners have plied their trade and the steelpans produced have journeyed across the world.

Read more: Panland survives tough times

“Hero: Inspired by The Extraordinary Life and Times of Ulric Cross” — a feature film about an amazing man’s connections with World War II, African independence, the Black Power movement and international activism — will be screened Tuesday in Los Angeles at the opening night of the Pan African Film and Arts Festival. 

Read more: CARIBBEAT: Film story of Trinidad and Tobago-born Ulric Cross’ story — from World War II flying...

In a sport dom­i­nat­ed by men, it is a wel­comed sight to see women get­ting in­volved in the Bil­liards Sports Or­gan­i­sa­tion’s Na­tion­al Pool League (NPL). Cur­rent­ly, there are sev­en women reg­is­tered to play in the NPL, how­ev­er, to date on­ly two have seen any ac­tion, Brit­ney Jagdeo of Gold­en Arch­es Snipers (once) and Up­per Deck’s Priya Gomes Mo­ra (9 times).

Read more: Mora claims first male NPL scalp

The Trinidad and Tobago International Marathon was again used to drum up support for the country's Olympic preparations.

Read more: Trinidad and Tobago International Marathon raises funds for country's Olympic hopes

The two-time Olympic 400m hurdles champion on his fight against doping, his amazing unbeaten streak and meeting Nelson Mandela

Read more: Edwin Moses: ‘We all knew doping was happening... it was a dark period in athletics’