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Thursday, February 11, 2016

With 12 guns recovered for the year, four during the Carnival period and over 300 in the past two years, the head of the Northern Division Senior Supt David Abraham has labelled his area as a gun hot spot.

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Veteran mas designer Rosalind Gabriel says she is happy with her band placing first in the Junior Bands category (Large) of the NCC Band of the Year competition. She said so yesterday shortly after the results were announced at a media briefing at NCC’s offices, St Clair.

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Machel Montano has won the Road March competition for the third consecutive year with his song Waiting on the Stage. He became the fourth artiste to win a hat-trick, joining the likes of Austin Lyons (SuperBlue), Aldwyn Roberts (Lord Kitchener) and Christopher Herbert (Tambu)

Thursday, February 11, 2016

One of the victims of alleged abuse at the hands of Yuma security guards said yesterday she would not rest until she received justice for what happened to them on Carnival Monday.

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Japanese pannist Asami Nagakiya was last night identified as the masquerader found dead at the Queen’s Park Savannah, Port-of-Spain, yesterday. Homicide detectives were able to confirm her identity last night, having sought the public’s assistance earlier, after her body was found under a tree...

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Imtiaz Mohammed, 59, and his luxury, burgundy Lincoln Town car are a daily fixture at the Hyatt Regency Trinidad and the Cruise Ship Complex on the Port-of-Spain waterfront.

Thursday, February 11, 2016

The Opposition UNC’s executive meeting tomorrow will consider calls by UNC groups and civil society organisations to boycott businesses which haven’t reduced VAT from 15 per cent to 12.5 or who may be abusing the new VAT regime, UNC chairman Khadijah Ameen says.

Thursday, February 11, 2016

With the official end of Carnival, Roman Catholics marked the beginning of the Lenten season yesterday, Ash Wednesday. For some fish vendors it was a slow start to sales as they complained yesterday of few customers. Fish is a traditional Lenten staple.

Thursday, February 11, 2016

An empty North Stand, a too long Dimanche Gras, decrease in road spectators, violence on the road and zero mas on Monday. These are the complaints coming from Carnival stakeholders subsequent to this year’s festival. Most of the criticism was levelled at the National Carnival Commission (NCC),...

Thursday, February 11, 2016

After being called to lime at a bar on Carnival Tuesday night, Gasparillo labourer Akeem Lighburn was shot dead by someone, relatives believe, he once called a friend. Even as friends gathered at his Lumsden Street home yesterday, a female relative said: “His killer could be one of these guys...

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