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Wednesday, January 17, 2018
The public is hereby notified that Touchstone
Exploration (Trinidad) Ltd. (Formerly Optimal
Services Limited) proposes to apply to the Envi-
ronmental Management Authority (EMA) for a
variation in accordance with the Noise Pollution
Control Rules for the Event/Activity described
Date of Event/Activity:
22 January 2018 – Tentatively
Name and Description of Event/Activity:
Drilling of one (1) Well in the Block WD-4,
Location/Address of Event/Activity:
Block WD-4, Grande Ravine
Duration of Event of Activity:
7:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m.
Start Time: 7:00 p.m. End Time: 7:00 a.m.
The Public is invited to submit comments within
five (5) working days of the publication of this
Notice to the EMA.
PROPERTY SITUATE AT LOT A, CORNER OF
REASHA DRIVE AND DYETTE STREET, CUNUPIA
SALE FOR TUESDAY 23RD JANUARY, 2018
PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that by Pursuant to the
Order of the Honourable Mr. Justice Frank Seepersad dated
the 27th March, 2017 in High Court Action No. CV2014-
03847 RBC ROYAL BANK (TRINIDAD & TOBAGO)
LIMITED -V- REUBEN RAHAMAT that there will be
put up for sale by Public Auction by the undersigned at
the Auction Mart at L.P. No. 33 Seventh Street, Barataria
between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.
THE SCHEDULE HEREIN REFERRED TO:
ALL AND SINGULAR that certain piece or parcel of land
together with the buildings thereon and the appurtenances
thereto belonging situate in the Ward of Chaguanas in the
Island of Trinidad comprising EIGHT HUNDRED AND
FIFTY POINT THREE SQUARE METERS (840.3 M2)
more or less (but erroneously described in the schedule to
deed registered as No. DE200301981327D001 (hereinafter
referred to as “the said deed”) as comprising Eight Hundred
a larger of land comprising ONE Acre described in the
Schedule to deed registered as No. 2271 of 1981) and
bounded on the North by Dyette Trace and on the South by
Lot Bon the East by a Road Reserve 7.62 meters wide and
on the West by Lot A 75 and which said piece or parcel of
land is delineated coloured pink and numbered ‘A” on the
Plan marked “X” and annexed to the said deed.
Dated this 4th day January, 2018.
Is/ Peter Soon
Peter Soon & Co. Ltd
The property above-mentioned will be sold as is where is
subject to all outstanding rates, taxes and assessments due
thereon as at the time of sale.
The bare truth about nakedness
What is it about other people’s
nakedness that fascinates us so?
I believe that I know no one who
would intently walk out their
house naked and I suppose and
there are many reasons why this
Societal norms have taught
us that covering our bodies is
acceptable. So I imagine it is
straying from that norm that
How many of us have flirted
with thoughts of freedom to walk
around in our birthday suits?
There has to be sufficient of
us who desire that even if our
only measurement are the nudist
resorts flourishing worldwide.
There is a deep desire to run
free of clothing. We started off
naked, if at least you believe
what the Bible advances.
In the Garden of Eden when
God had created Adam and
Eve, the scriptures record in
Genesis 2:25: “Adam and his wife
were both naked and were not
But in Revelations, as the
scripture closes, the writer
records: “I counsel you to buy
from me gold refined in the fire,
so you can become rich; and
white clothes to wear, so you can
cover your shameful nakedness...
(Revelations 3:18 NIV).
There is much that can be
taken into account about what
happened to move nakedness
from the realm of comfort,
where people were once
unashamed all the way over to
nakedness having a reference in
the arena of disgrace.
I often contemplate what it
would have been like if that lack
of self-consciousness had survive
and made to my generation.
Imagine in 2018 we were all
walking around unclothed. For
one thing the loud debate about
how women should dress and
what it invites would be mute.
But I digress. Many times I
have passed naked men on the
street. Almost always I have a
sense that they may be in mental
In all my years though I cannot
remember being tempted to grab
my camera and take a photo of a
I have seen only one naked
woman on the streets and
comfort you with the fact that
I was too embarrassed and
uncomfortable and immediately
I remember feeling hot tears
as thoughts of whose mother
or sister or daughter she was
started overwhelming me.
But if we understand what we
do about nakedness and realise
that mainly people who are in
crisis would stop their car on
Wrightson Road, strip down and
head down the street “normal,
normal,” then why is our first
instinct one of ridicule?
crisis, naked, and so quickly and
impulsively grab cameras?
What compels a human being
to respond in that manner to the
obvious suffering of another?
And then, to post it to the
shaming social media with
many others, without a thought
for the person’s humanity and
dignity, sharing with memes and
Last week Guardian Media’s
Kevon Felmine wrote: “While
social media users continue to
ridicule and share a video of a
woman seen dancing nude in
public, police said she has been
diagnosed with depression.
“Officers said it was not
the first time that the woman
exposed herself in public.
“It was only last week Tuesday
that police received a report
of the woman dancing nude in
the street in Stanleyville, Ste
“They, along with an
ambulance responded and
the woman was treated by
paramedics and allowed to
“No charges were laid against
the woman. Officers were told
that she was earlier involved in a
domestic dispute over infidelity,
which resulted in her running
into the road and stripping.”
And on this occasion the
response of the TTPS is
praiseworthy, dignified, and with
We discriminate as soon as
we encounter someone who is
different or appears different
from us, but to abuse someone
in distress exposes an ugly truth
about what we are becoming.
And in just a few weeks we
will be glorifying nakedness of
people supposedly in their right
n CAROLINE C RAVELLO is a
strategic communications and
media professional and a public
health practitioner. She holds an MA
with Merit in Mass Communications
(University of Leicester) and is
a Master of Public Health With
Distinction (The UWI). Write to:
Caroline C Ravello
MENTAL HEALTH MATTERS
The bare truth about nakedness
We discriminate as soon as we
encounter someone who is different or
appears different from us, but to abuse
someone in distress exposes an ugly
truth about what we are becoming.
And in just a few weeks we will
be glorifying nakedness of
people supposedly in their
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