Miguel Maestre

Miguel Maestre

Miguel Maestre may not have been born in Trinidad and Tobago but he is Trini to de bone. The Toronto, Canada-born performer, the son of Trinidadian musician Antonio “Spanish” Maestre, who is himself a lifelong parandero, is in love with the music of these twin islands. For the past decade, he has carried on his father’s parang legacy in the land of his birth and now has ambitions of touring the world with his soca band.

“Sometimes when I talk, they say I fresh-water, but I feel like a Trini to the bone,” Maestre told Kitcharee in a perfect Trinidadian accent, during a recent parang music showcase at the Fiesta Plaza in MovieTowne.


A crossing on a Bridge over Troubled Water to a place where we can all believe. That’s what singer/producer John Thomas provided everyone in ear shot at the launch of the 2019 edition of his “Believe, The Secret of Christmas” musical production, on Tuesday evening, at MovieTowne, Invaders Bay, Port of Spain.

Kenny Davis is the man you want to call when you have a plumbing emergency. The young plumber is fast building a reputation for his reliability, quick turnover and high quality of work. He says it’s the tenets upon which his eight-year-old Davis Plumbing Service is built.

“Enough drama to rival Downton Abbey”, so says Dr Karen Sanderson Cole, Lecturer in the Academic Literacies Programme at the Modern Languages and Linguistics Department, about a collection of wills and probate documents given to the Alma Jordan Library.

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