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The Prime Minister’s security detail and other members of his entourage were among passengers who were told to disembark the T&T Express yesterday morning at the Scarborough Port, following the sudden cancellation of its sailing to Trinidad.

However, at about 4.41 pm passengers finally boarded for sailing to Trinidad after the technical...

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Plans by Public Services Association (PSA) president Watson Duke to stop construction of the $7.2 billion highway from San Fernando to Point Fortin have been dismissed by Point Fortin MP Paula Gopee-Scoon who says he does not have the power to do so. Last week, during a protest...

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

A Fool’s Paradise, sung by Doppy (Wayne Dopson), was undoubtedly the lyrical heavyweight at the opening of Kaiso House at Queen's Hall, St Ann’s, last Monday evening. While the musical structure of the calypso left a lot to be desired, the impeccable language used to tell the...

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

After four years of presenting their annual Carnival show at Queen’s Hall, 3Canal announced at their launch on February 4, that this year, the musical spectacle will return to its original home at the Little Carib Theatre. Singer Wendell Manwarren boasted that the rapso group...

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

The Ministry of Works and Transport plans to bring a Marine Pollution Bill to Parliament to replace the existing Oil Pollution in Territorial Waters Act of 1951. The announcement was made yesterday by Minister in the Ministry of Works and Transport Stacy Roopnarine, during the...

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Self Help Marines, playing a Jason Baptiste arrangement of Denise Plummer’s Nah Leaving, amassed a total of 255 points to top the Pan Trinbago South-Central Region National Panorama Single Pan Bands preliminaries. The Point Fortin band beat nine other contenders in the...

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Students and staff of Corpus Christi College in Diego Martin paid tribute to the late Sir Ellis Clarke yesterday, during a celebration of the Eucharist to mark the 40th day of his passing. The Mass, also attended by members of the Clarke family, was held at St John’s RC Church, Church Street,...

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Olatunji Yearwood, a singer with Roy Cape Kaiso All Stars, won the Stars of Tomorrow Calypso Competition hosted by the National Youth Action Committee on Monday at City Hall, Knox Street, Port-of-Spain. Yearwood, son of the late theatre activist Mairoon Ali, topped the field with...

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Works and Transport Minister Jack Warner says Port-of-Spain mayor Louis Lee Sing is acting illegally by charging motorists a fee exceeding $500 to retrieve their wrecked vehicles. Speaking to reporters during a tour of Raghunath Singh Contractor’s top asphalt and concrete plant...

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Jamaat al Muslimeen leader Yasin Abu Bakr is seeking over $4 million in damages and legal costs following his arrest on gun-related charges in November, 2005. In a lawsuit against the state, filed close to a year ago, Bakr is claiming damages and interest on damages for “...

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Former Calypso Monarch Mighty Striker (Percy Oblington) will be buried today.

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