Thursday, February 11, 2016


Devon Seale is 2016 Calypso Monarch

Feb. 8, 2016, 2:25 AM AST Comments

Devon Seale delivered two masterful performances to be crowned the 2016 Calypso Monarch at Sunday's Dimanche Gras at the Queen's Park Savannah in Port of Spain.

After 16-year wait... Despers wins Panorama

Feb. 7, 2016, 6:49 PM AST Comments

After a 16-year wait and with a new arranger leading them , Desperadoes Steel Orchestra at 2.55 am yesterday captured their 11th National Panorama Championship (Large Conventional Band category). Supporters of the band from the Hills of Laventille rejoiced when the results were announced.

Brigo Alive and Kicking

Nov. 5, 2015, 10:24 AM AST Comments

CALYPSONIAN Samuel "Brigo" Abraham "died" on social media for about 20 minutes on Thursday, after a fellow Calypsonian declared that he had passed away, and posted a tribute about his life and career.

‘Over $1m’ for Carnival creativity

Jul. 26, 2015, 8:41 PM AST Comments

By Gary Cardinez—The National Carnival Commission intends to award over $1 million in prizes and incentives to mas bands and steelbands for creativity in Carnival 2016.

The Latest: French police recover remains of crash victims

Mar. 27, 2015, 12:32 AM AST Comments

4:40 p.m. (1540 GMT, 11:40 a.m. EDT) French police working to recover remains from the Germanwings crash site say so far they have recovered between 400 and 600 pieces of remains from the 150 people who died in Tuesday’s plane crash. Speaking from the French Alps town of Seyne-les-Alpes, Col. Patric