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Friday, February 5, 2016

To say the moko jumbie is not mas is to insult the people who dedicate their lives to the craft.

This was the opinion of eight-time Carnival King Peter Samuel.

Friday, February 5, 2016

Tonight, 20 artistes will present their best possible performances to audiences at the Hasely Crawford Stadium in a tighter, more compact and better produced International Soca Monarch Competition.

Friday, February 5, 2016

A routine trip to a Claxton Bay quarry turned fatal for a La Brea truck driver after he was buried alive in a mudslide on Wednesday.

By the time Ricardo Caton, 52, was dug out from under the dirt and taken to the Couva District Hospital he was already dead.

Thursday, February 4, 2016

The Board of Inland Revenue (BIR) will deal with culprits charging more than the 12.5 Value Added Tax rate where necessary. Fast food establishments should also be using the 12.5 per cent VAT rate, Communications Minister Maxie Cuffie has said.

Thursday, February 4, 2016

National Security Minister Edmund Dillon and Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi were on hand on Wednesday night to witness a search of the Port-of-Spain prison which yielded a number of illegal items, including about 39 cellphones and several rounds of ammunition, Communication Minister Maxie Cuffie...

Thursday, February 4, 2016

"Gas! Gas! Gas! Run!"

Those were the words which prompted Ann Marie Corbin, one of the survivors of yesterday’s explosion at Kleen Rite Dry Cleaners at Mucurapo Road, St James, to run for her life.

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Mindful of the cancellation of a number of fetes and a decreased number of attendants to certain events for this Carnival season, soca super couple Ian Alvarez (Bunji Garlin) and Fayann Lyons-Alvarez have decided to hold their annual children’s show in Arima for free.

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Curtis Pierre, the 15 year old Tranquility student of Upper Valley Road, Cascade who was reported missing last Monday, has been found.

According to a release from the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service the teenager was safely returned home.

Thursday, February 4, 2016

A gas explosion by a Kleen Rite Dry Cleaners has injured three people and caused traffic to back up from the east and west side of Audry Jeffers Highway. Mucurapo Road has been closed off. No fatalities have been reported.

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Five teenagers have been charged with larceny and breaking and entering of a grocery and bar in Biche.

The young men, whose ages range from 16 to 19, were charged and remanded into custody after appearing before a Rio Claro magistrate on Wednesday.

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