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Friday, February 12, 2016

The killing by strangulation of Japanese-born steelband player Asami Nagakiya has stunned her family, friends and the entire steelband community.

Friday, February 12, 2016

While Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley says recent controversial remarks by Port-of-Spain mayor Raymond Tim Kee do not warrant his dismissal, the PM yesterday distanced his Government from any “victim blaming” perceived to have been done by Tim Kee.

Friday, February 12, 2016

Murdered Japanese pannist Asami Nagakiya was among a group of her compatriots who played mas with Legacy on Carnival Tuesday and had been with the band up to 1 pm that day, but wasn’t seen after that, Legacy bandleader Mike “Big Mike” Antoine said last night.

Friday, February 12, 2016

A man and woman were up to last night being questioned for the murder of Japanese pan player Asami Nagakiya. However, police were careful not to label the duo as suspects as they both went in voluntarily to offer information.

Thursday, February 11, 2016

There are now calls from the public to have Raymond Tim Kee removed as Mayor of Port-of-Spain.

Following statements of disapproval on social media, there is now an online petition and a public protest organised to have Tim Kee dismissed. 

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Autopsy results today revealed that Japanese pan player Asami Nagakiya was strangled. The police are now treating her death as a murder.

On Ash Wednesday the body of the masquerader was found at the Queen’s Park Savannah, Port-of-Spain. 

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Port-of-Spain Mayor Raymond Tim Kee has issued an apology to all women and the entire country, following statements that seemed to link the death of a Japanese masquerader to a culture of lewdness but insists that his comments were taken out of context.

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)

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