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Former National Security Minister Gary Griffith has sent a pre-action protocol letter to Bliss Seepersad, the new chair of the Police Service Commission (PSC), arguing that the PSC under former chairman Maria Gomes was in breach of several legal notices used in the process to select Deodat Dulalchan as Commissioner of Police.

He is arguing that...

Sunday, March 6, 2011

Reigning C2k10 monarch Kurt Allen says he has “a 100 per cent chance” of retaining the crown at the Dimanche Gras competition, Queen’s Park Savannah, Port-of-Spain, tonight. He won last year with Too Bright—a satire which poked fun at politicians and their knuckle-headed antics...

Monday, March 7, 2011

The National Carnival Commission (NCC) has pumped a staggering $100 million into C2K11.

Monday, March 7, 2011

 I’ve changed my mind after all. I am playing a small mas in The People’s Band. I went into a bit of introspection and asked myself why not participate in a bit of history.

Monday, March 7, 2011

This is the seventh and last in the series that takes a look back at the contributions to our Carnival art form of the famous band leaders from around 1955, the first year of the official large Band of the Year competition. We have looked at the significance of Harold Saldenah, George Bailey,...

Monday, March 7, 2011

The Ministry of the People and Social Development plans to use Housing Development Corporation’s (HDC) houses to house socially dispossessed people. So said Dr Glenn Ramadharsingh, the Minister of the People and Social Development when he walked through the crime ridden community of Edinburgh...

Monday, March 7, 2011

Eighty-seven-year-old Mitchell Fraser had to fork out $1,000 every month from his pension to save his son Lincoln Guerra from making a jail. The money taken from Fraser’s $3,000 monthly pension was given to Rona Indarsingh, the mother of the late Daniel Guerra, to help take care of the child.

Monday, March 7, 2011

 ‘MY GRANDSON WAS MY LIFE’

Monday, March 7, 2011

Twenty people are expected to grace the stage at the Queen’s Park Savannah tonight as they vie for the Carnival King and Queen titles. Peola Marchan, from south Trinidad, placed first in Friday’s Carnival Queen Semifinal with her presentation D Jewelled Chandelier. Kay Mason of Legacy,...

Monday, March 7, 2011

“Mid pleasures and palaces though we may roam/ Be it ever so humble, there’s no place like home,” wrote poet John Payne. Arima-born but living in Burbank, California, Lyn Samuel can identify with the joys of being in Amerindian country. At De Verteuil Street she was enjoying the company of her...

Monday, March 7, 2011

International Women’s Day (IWD) will be celebrated on Carnival Tuesday. It was first declared in 1910 with the first IWD event held in 1911. For 2011, IWD will be celebrating 100 years. To date, Women's Day celebrations have been celebrated around the world.

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