Friday, February 24, 2017

News

Gypsy wins Extempto title...again

Feb. 24, 2017, 5:46 AM AST Comments

Winston “Gypsy” Peters survived a tough second round battle against Phillip “Black Sage” Murray to prevail against the same rival in the final, en route to defending his National Extempo Monarch title at “Kaisorama – The Night of Champions” at the National A


The time has come to end this, says PM

Feb. 23, 2017, 9:28 PM AST Comments

By Kim Boodram-SOUNDING exasperated, Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley yesterday told the Opposition that a vote for the tax Information Exchange Agreement Bill was no personal favour to him, as he called for an end to Government's long-running effort to pass the bill.



'Fya' in finals *

Feb. 23, 2017, 9:22 PM AST Comments

Lornette “Fya Empress” Nedd-Reid will be competing in Sunday's Calypso Monarch finals.


PM: Lobbyist hired by Caricom

Feb. 23, 2017, 9:10 PM AST Comments

By Anna Ramdass-A lobbyist firm was hired in Washington to lobby the United States on Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) on behalf of Caricom, says Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley.




Bois champ: We deserve $100,000 for taking risks

Feb. 23, 2017, 8:46 PM AST Comments

BY Michelle Loubon-St Mary's Gayelle Number One of Moruga and Selwyn John (King of the Rock) of Rio Claro have emerged victorious in the National Carnival Commission (NCC) 2017 stickfighting finals held on Wednesday night at Skinner Park, San Fernando.



Cops: Masks only for Carnival players

Feb. 23, 2017, 8:54 PM AST Comments

By Susan Mohammed - IT’S illegal to wear a mask or disguise oneself except during Carnival and if you do so, you can be fined $1,000 and be jailed for six months.