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Forced out of retirement when her daughter-in-law had to withdraw from Carnival, veteran masquerader Rosemarie Kuru Jagessar returned to the San Fernando stage to cop the Queen of the Bands title.

She took the stage on Friday along with her son Lionel Jagessar Jr, who also copped the King of the Bands title.

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Sunday, February 26, 2017

During the Calypso Fiesta competition held last week Saturday, social media was abuzz with one line in particular. That line was “75 can’t go into 14”.

Sunday, February 26, 2017

The longer wait time experienced by passengers entering the Piarco International Airport for Carnival is “not unique”, the National Security Ministry stated in a release yesterday.

Sunday, February 26, 2017

Many victims of domestic violence seek protection orders from the court, however there are many reasons why some do not or some delay.

Sunday, February 26, 2017

Let condoms rule the party. This is the message from obstetrician and gynaecologist Dr Sherene Kalloo as revellers hit the streets from tonight for the next two days.

She said masqueraders and partygoers need to exercise extreme caution and awareness, especially if consuming alcohol.

Sunday, February 26, 2017

After spending the last two weeks hiding from police, Nickell “Moose” Gibson’s luck ran out when he was shot dead in Marabella yesterday.

Sunday, February 26, 2017

A video of a child growing up in the San Juan community plays on a screen. Romanesque columns line either side of a well-lit stage and dancers can be seen peeking out from behind.

Saturday, February 25, 2017

Minister of Community Development, Culture and the Arts Nyan Gadsby-Dolly, says the Re-enactment of the Canboulay Riots should be taken overseas as part of this country’s promotion of our Carnival celebrations abroad.

Saturday, February 25, 2017

The Court of Appeal has reserved its judgment in an appeal by former government minister, Collin Partap, who is seeking to overturn his conviction in 2013 for failing to submit a breathalyser test.

Saturday, February 25, 2017

La Horquetta Pan Groove, surged ahead of its closest competitors with a three point lead to take the Conventional Small Bands title at Skinner Park, San Fernando on Thursday night.

The band amassed a total of 277 points.

Saturday, February 25, 2017

Former minister of the arts and culture Winston “Gypsy” Peters retained his National Extempo Monarch crown, beating his main rival Phillip “Black Sage” Murray at the National Academy of the Performing Arts, Port-of-Spain on Thursday night.

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