He was a president no one referred to by his christened name.

'Max' was what people always called President Richards, just one of the marks of a man who remained down-to-earth despite his ascent to the highest office in the land.

Faine Richards reflects on his life and legacy.


Technical and Vocational Education and Training, TVET, is still overlooked and looked down upon, in favour of academia in Trinidad and Tobago. But in fact, all thriving economies have one thing in common - skilled labour.

Access to evidence-based information is crucial to an informed society, as well as the protection of a thriving democracy.