Let's Talk About It - Podcast
Summary: Let's Talk About it is an uncensored Podcast from Trinidad and Tobago. Real people talkin' real sense about real issues, because we ALL have a voice.
Dr. Guio is from Colombia and holds a PhD in Spanish and International law (2017- Univ. Alfonso X). His thesis was “Fighting corruption: social and juridical aspects”. He has a master’s in National security and Defense (2012 – Colombia’s Upper War College) and is an electrical engineer (1984 Tulane Univ.) He is now a member of Colombia’s Military Academy of history. He has been an associate partner of Torres & Alvarado auditing firm. He Worked Upstream logging wells with Gearhart Owen and downstream with Exxon Colombia in lubes and bulk fuel distribution. He started a family firm of Simultaneous and written translations that has been in business for the past 28 years. He also has teenage children.
Shawn Melville is the founder of a local startup company called Ipsum Technologies focused on creating opportunities for persons with disabilities to thrive in the growing digital economy. We talk about his award winning MobiAssist product designed to help the blind see with the an array of untrasonic sensors. We also talk about The Blind Way Forward practical guide to coping and thriving with visual impairment and the Empowered program designed to enable people with disabilities to offer products and services online to to businesses around the world. Website: https://ipsumtechnologies.org/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ipsumtechnologies.org/
Dr. Melize Huggins has a PhD. in Development Economics and specialised in Public Law. We talk her studies, people power and other topical items like her experience with homelessness and unemployment despite being highly educated.
Vidal Pooran graduated with a BSc. in Mechanical Engineering from UWI before joining the Trinidad and Tobago Defense force which included one year of training with the Royal Air Force at Cranwell. He later left the TTDF to better serve his country by pursuing his calling as an animal rights activist and believes that animal understanding and compassion is the key to bettering life. He is currently finishing his Bachelor of Law degree to better equip himself in his battle for justice, fairness and equality.
Empress Q, is the founder of Stay Calm Its a Plant. She has been an advocate for the medical benefits of cannabis sativa over the past six years and is working to end the stigmatization towards Rastafarians and herbalists. She has also partnered with All Mansions of Rastafari (A.M.O.R) and acted as the A.M.O.R. PR representative through two national cannabis rallies. Instagram: @staycalmitsaplant, @qislove
Jonathan Bhagan is an Attorney at Law in private practice and a part time tutor at UWI Law Faculty. Jonathan is the founder of the Christian Youth Foundation. Jonathan also lead the Caribbean Committee Against Sex Crimes founded by Camille St. Omer in a regional campaign for sex offender registration from 2016 to 2018. Jonathan has 5 years’ experience as a board member of the Organization for Abused and Battered Individuals assisting survivors of sexual violence. Jonathan is a graduate of the Cambridge Institute of Continuing Education Leading Change programme and an Associate Fellow of the Royal Commonwealth Society. FEATURE SONGLosing Sleep (official video) - WaiYoutube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Qi4H9avKIAiTunes: https://music.apple.com/us/album/losing-sleep-single/1466022195Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RoaelEntertainmentInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/roaelent/
Satnarayan "Sat" Maharaj is a religious leader and the Secretary-General of the Sanatan Dharma Maha Sabha in Trinidad and Tobago. He is also the owner of the Radio Jaagriti 102.7FM.
Rodell (Ro'dey The Entertainer) Cumberbatch is a broadcast radio personality and comedian who is recognized for having been an on-air personality on 96.1 WEFM's morning show program The Breakfast Party and is also one of the most popular Trinbagonian youtube personalities and commedians. He is also the founder and owner of Blu Moon Productions.
Nikoli Edwards is the founder and leader of the Progressive Party. Edwards was elected to the Commonwealth Youth Council in November 2015 and serves as Vice Chair for Policy, Advocacy and Projects. He is also founder and chair of the Trinidad and Tobago Youth Convention. Website: http://progressives.tt/Twitter: https://twitter.com/progressivesttFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/progressives.tt/LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/progressivestt Comment. Like. Subscribe.
Rocky Kewley is ISSA and M.A.C.S.7 certified and has a PTI Diploma. He is a IFBB physique bodybuilding bronze medalist and double gold Pan American medalist. Follow him on instagram @rockbodiesofficial
Selwyn Cudjoe is a Trinidadian academic, scholar, historian, essayist and editor who is Professor of Africana Studies at Wellesley College. He was also the Margaret E. Deffenbaugh and LeRoy T. Carlson Professor in Comparative Literature and the Marion Butler McClean Professor in the History of Ideas at Wellesley. His particular expertise is Caribbean literature and Caribbean intellectual history, and he teaches courses on the African-American literary tradition, African literature, black women writers, and Caribbean literature. He is also a political activist and the founder of the National Association for the Empowerment of African People in Trinidad and Tobago. Follow his blog here: http://www.trinicenter.com/Cudjoe/ Find his latest book here: https://www.amazon.com/Slave-Master-Trinidad-Nineteenth-Century-Atlantic/dp/1625343701
Kiel Sooklalsingh is an environmental scientist, contractor and personal friend. Listen in as we drink and shoot the shit like nobody's listening.
Tobias Ottley is a highly qualified sports scientist and fitness trainer that worked with Trinidad and Tobago's national football team during the 2016 Germany world cup qualifiers and the national men's volleyball team. He was also an executive manager at SporTT and is the founder and owner of D Body Architect. Website: http://dbodyarchitect.com
Ep. 002 - Rajiv Ramlogan Rajiv Ramlogan is the founder and owner of Tremy, a company dedicated to solving T&T's socioeconomic problems through education. More info at https://www.facebook.com/tremy.tt/
My youngest brother, my oldest childhood friend and the greatest cook I've ever known all join me on my 30th birthday as we try to review our favourite burgers and beers before we get drunk to the point of incoherence. WARNING!!! This episode is plagued by stale jokes, bad puns and tragic childhood stories. Listen at your own risk. We accept no responsibility for injury, death or unwanted pregnancies that result from listening to this podcast. Enjoy!