Dennis “Sprangalang” Hall

Dennis “Sprangalang” Hall

Culture minister Dr Nyan Gadsby-Dolly and Trinbago Unified Calypsonians Organisation (TUCO) president Lutalo Masimba (Brother Resistance) wished comedian and talk show show host Dennis “Sprangalang” Hall a “speedy recovery.”

And a medical source said “Sprangalang is serious. He is not doing well. We are doing our best on our end. Sprangalang is a fighter.”

Sprangalang, 71, remains hospitalised at Eric Williams Medical Sciences’ Complex, Mt Hope.

During his career, he hosted calypso tents and comedy shows and provided rib tickling humour about topics like corned beef. He also appeared in Kes The Band’s official video for its 2018 hit Hello.

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When contacted his wife 2019 calypso queen Natasha Nurse (Sezy Suzie) said “The specialists are here now. They are working on him to see what caused the seizures. We are hoping for the best.”


AN “intense tropical wave” is likely to affect the country early this morning until tomorrow around 8 p.m. The Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service (TTMS) yesterday raised its alert level to “Orange”, meaning that citizens should brace for bad weather today.

THERE are billion-dollar questions surrounding the sale by the Government to the Oilfields Workers’ Trade Union (OWTU) of the Pointe-a-Pierre refinery. The announcement on Friday that the OWTU submitted the winning bid for the former Petrotrin refinery has led to a request for details on the US$700 million (TT$4.76 billion) sale to be shared with the public.

BUSINESS owners in communities surrounding the former State-owned oil company celebrated the sale of the former Petrotrin refinery yesterday. And store owners said they are looking forward to a bumper Christmas season.

A WALK through the capital city of Port of Spain on a rainy day is not a pleasant experience. You have to leap over puddles of water, dodge mounds of garbage washed up from drains and do your best to avoid rats scurrying about in search of a dry place.

NEW High Commissioner of India to Trinidad and Tobago Arun Kumar Sahu is hoping to do more than just strengthen his country’s bilateral relationship with Trinidad and Tobago in political, economic, cultural, scientific and other fields.