Winners: Nishard Mayrhoo and Neval Chatelal during their winning performance titled "Fyah"at the Chutney Monarch Finals at Skinner Park, San Fernando, on Saturday morning. 

CROWD favourite Imran Beharry aka GI topped the semi-final round of the 2019 Chutney Soca Monarch competition but fell short in the finals which ended early Sunday at Skinner Park, San Fernando.


GI (Imran Beharry), left, who placed second in the Chutney Monarch Finals at Skinner Park, San Fernando, performs "Divorce" alongside Jamaican dancehall artiste Beenie Man (Moses Davis), on Saturday. 

The competition was won by Nishard Mayrhoo and Neval Chatelal who also won in 2018.

The winner scored 335 points with GI coming in second with 321 points.

Third place was won by Veekash Sahadeo with 292 points.

Nishard Mayrhoo and Neval Chatelal

Winners: Nishard Mayrhoo and Neval Chatelal at Skinner Park, San Fernando.


The competition, one of the most anticipated of the Carnival season, began at 8p.m. Saturday and ended shortly before 4a.m.

The results

4th place – Veejay Ramkissoon and Jerome Precilla – Bite Up – 282 points

Get caught up with news from the news leader
Subscribe now and get access to the Trinidad Express E-paper

5th place – Omardath Maharaj –Nobody Doh Care– 281 points

6th place – Rikki Jai – Remedy -273 points

7th place – Hemlatha Dindial – Hurricane -269 points

8th place – Kenneth Supersad – Saltfish- 264 points

9th place – Kerron Tyron Williams (Wakkaman) Obeah -258 points

10th place – Andy Singh – She Had Ah Man -256 points


Commissioner of Police Gary Griffith is urging members of the public to call him at 482-GARY and let him know who has illegal firearms. Griffith said now that the Firearms Amendment Bill has been passed, the police can begin the operational aspect of the legislation.

THERE is a sharp racial turn in the politics in Trinidad and Tobago. Political analyst Winford James, commenting on the results of the latest Nigel Henry poll which reveal a very polarised Trinidad and Tobago, said yesterday: “I cannot tell the last time I read a poll that reflected this degree of polarisation. So there is a regressive kind of behaviour among our tribes.

PORT of Spain Member of Parliament Marlene McDonald said she was told by Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar “four to five” weeks before her arrest that she was going to be “locked up”.

POLICE and court marshals swooped down on the property of Junior Sammy Contractors in Claxton Bay yesterday morning with the intention of seizing assets worth in excess of $4 million.

A NUMBER of Venezuelans who completed Government’s migrant registration process in June are yet to receive their registration cards to allow them to work in Trinidad and Tobago legally for one year, the head of one business association has said.