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Sunday, February 25, 2018

Once more, in my opinion, the police have abused their powers by prematurely shutting down the 2018 Carnival celebrations in the city of San Fernando. At 10 pm Tuesday, February 13, 2018, celebrations was stopped.

Saturday, February 24, 2018

If you were lucky enough to win a large amount in a lottery, there are several things you could do with all that money.

Thursday, February 22, 2018

I have read about the HDC going to appropriate lands, from the St Augustine Nurseries for high rise developments.

Thursday, February 22, 2018

I don’t know who the person or people were who thought it was a great idea to capitalise and isolate on the party/fete aspect of Carnival and make that the main feature of all aspects of the mas.

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Did anyone notice that while the talk show hosts, callers, all the apologists were busy justifying and generally making excuses for the type of behaviour exhibited in Port-of-Spain on Monday, that the Music Festival was on?

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

I continue to agonise at the planned destruction and bulldozing of the beautiful natural and plant assets domiciled at the St Augustine Nurseries. This part of our landed patrimony was in fact a workshop of nature, generating flowers and food to all who visited.

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

I think that the article headlined Carnival—the mask in the mas, published in the T&T Guardian last week was a courageous one that acknowledges the function of Carnival and the interesting un-masking of the mas, notwithstanding the excesses in which many indulge during Carnival.

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

As my tour of duty as Ambassador of Mexico to Trinidad and Tobago is drawing to a close, I wish to express my gratitude to the authorities and people of this great nation.

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Trinidad and Tobago is a stable, democratic and sovereign state with no greater or lesser challenges than any other country, given today’s international economic and security environments.

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

After a five-year absence from the Trinidad carnival experience, I was for the first time, a spectator on Tuesday, as the primary purpose of this visit was to be with family.

Sunday, February 18, 2018

The justification and rationale advanced by Agriculture Minister Clarence Rambharat and Housing Minister Randall Mitchell for callous confiscating of arable Grade 1 lands that belongs—and is a part of the St Augustine Nurseries—is an attempt to deflect and distract from the State’s action.

Sunday, February 18, 2018

Every year, hundreds of school children participate in various Carnival related activities across the country.

Sunday, February 18, 2018

The Carnival showtime season is over, and climaxed with a most exhilarating, exuberant costumed street party if there every was one.

Saturday, February 17, 2018

Much is being said about the highway from Cumuto to Manzanilla, the highway to Toco and by extension the proposed Port in Toco.

Friday, February 16, 2018

Carnival in T&T is not dying—not by a long shot. The Carnival feeling /fever will never leave us—we who are truly Trini to de bone.

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