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TRINIDAD: Massy Trinidad All Stars wins Panorama competition

TRINIDAD: Massy Trinidad All Stars wins Panorama competition

Massy Trinidad All Stars won the 2017 Panorama competition, three points clear of the defending champions, Desperadoes, as the Carnival activities continue on Sunday. All Stars playing the local tune “Full Extreme” secured 286 points to win from a field of 11 bands. Desperadoes was one of five bands that played the tune by the […]

TRINIDAD: Former calypso rivals to share stage tonight after legal battle

TRINIDAD: Former calypso rivals to share stage tonight after legal battle

After a legal battle, the finals of the National Calypso Monarch competition will take place tonight. Calypso Monarch rivals Fya Empress (Lornette Nedd Reid) and Lady Gypsy (Lynette Steele) will both now take the stage in tonight’s finals. The two hugged on Friday, following the Trinbago Unified Calypsonians Organisation (TUCO) draw for places in the […]

TRINIDAD – Massive sinkhole opens up in road

TRINIDAD – Massive sinkhole opens up in road

PORT OF SPAIN –– In the dead of night when most people were in their warm beds, Avocat residents were outside anxiously directing traffic after a massive hole appeared, swallowing most of Avocat Main Road yesterday. The hole, triggered by a broken four inch water main, developed around 2 a.m., triggering panic among residents. Anxious […]

T&T homosexuality laws challenged

T&T homosexuality laws challenged

PORT OF SPAIN – Trinidad-born UK-based gay rights advocate Jason Jones has mounted a legal challenge against the State, seeking to have existing laws criminalising homosexuality declared null and void. Jones and his attorneys filed the challenge in the Hall of Justice, Port of Spain on Thursday. Speaking with reporters, Jones said Trinidad and Tobago […]

TRINIDAD – Fire breaks out at ministry office

TRINIDAD – Fire breaks out at ministry office

PORT OF SPAIN –– No one has been injured or trapped in a fire currently at the Ministry of Social Development head office on Independence Square. The fire, which is currently limited to the third floor of the ANSA McAl Centre, is at this time being brought under control by officers of the T&T Fire […]

Trinidad to ban school soft-drink sales in April

Trinidad to ban school soft-drink sales in April

Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh has announced that the sale of soft drinks in schools will be banned come April. Deyalsingh said this plan of action was a way to bring a healthy lifestyle to the nation’s children. Deyalsingh said his vision when he became Minister of Health was to address two issues. These were the […]

TRINIDAD: School children test positive for HIV

TRINIDAD: School children test positive for HIV

At least five primary school students have tested positive for the HIV virus and several others have engaged in sexual activities “willingly” Parliamentarians here have been told. Appearing before a Joint Select Committee (JSC) of Parliament on Wednesday, officials from the Ministries of Education and Health confirmed that the five students, aged seven to 11, […]

TRINIDAD – Close call!

TRINIDAD – Close call!

PORT OF SPAIN – Penal mechanic Deodath Ramjag escaped death yesterday when a truck transporting an oil rig ripped down high tension wires and a caused a concrete electricity pole to crash on top his car during a routine drive to a poultry depot. The impact sunk the hood of the Nissan B-13 and broke […]

TRINIDAD – Murder suspect surrenders

TRINIDAD – Murder suspect surrenders

PORT OF SPAIN –– A 23-year-old man suspected to have murdered Jamilia DeReveneaux surrendered to police, senior police officials say. According to reports, the man called the 999 hotline this morning informing officers of the homicide bureau of his location. Officers found him in a bushy area near Crews Inn in Chaguaramas. Senior police sources tell […]

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