Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Calypso Revue facing closure*

Jan. 23, 2018, 10:20 PM AST Comments

Please do better for calypso. That was the lament in song from Calypso Revue manager Michael Osuna (Sugar Aloes) yesterday at a media conference to discuss the future of the storied calypso tent, at their SWWTU Hall base, Wrightson Road, Port of Spain. Aloes’ 2006 composition may very well be

Three students suspended*

Jan. 23, 2018, 10:17 PM AST Comments

Three Form One pupils of St Joseph Secondary School have been suspended following the posting of a video showing them with a toy gun in a book bag, according to a release from the Ministry of Education yesterday. The video was taken in a classroom at the school on Monday and was posted to social med


Patrice: I’m wearing underwear*

Jan. 23, 2018, 10:7 PM AST Comments

Soca songstress Patrice Roberts says she is always properly clothed for all her stage appearances. Roberts said contrary to information currently being circulated across social media, she is wearing nude coloured underwear beneath her daring double high slit skirts and plunging front and back line o


Raid at Port of Spain prison*

Jan. 23, 2018, 10:3 PM AST Comments

It was a scene reminiscent of July 2015, yesterday afternoon as heavily armed police officers and prison officers stood guard along the roadways bordering the Port of Spain jail. This time, however, no prisoners escaped from the jail, and there were no reports of shootings or violence in the compoun

No retrenchment at UTT ..yet*

Jan. 23, 2018, 9:56 PM AST Comments

There is no “crisis at COSTAATT” and no im­medi­ate retrenchment at the Uni­versity of Tri­­­­ni­dad and Tobago (UTT),” Education Minister Anthony Garcia has assured. Responding to an urgent question from United National Congress (UNC) Senator Wade Mark in the Senate, at Tower D, I