AS a member of the audience who attended the Junior Soca competition last Thursday, I was very impressed with the performance of the young singers. They performed like professionals with very intelligent lyrics and, at times, funny skits on stage, which made their performances more entertaining.
Growing up as a dougla in Trinidad and Tobago has always been a confusing experience. As far as I can remember, there were always references to things that I did not …
Minister of Education Anthony Garcia has once again sought to remind parents of their obligation to send their children to school on Ash Wednesday.
The hostility expressed by some people on social media and YouTube to “Welcome to Chinatown” by Singing Sonia can be best described as twisted irony or perhaps someone can explain the difference between picong and racism as far as calypso is concerned.
We in Trinidad and Tobago can now place firmly behind our backs the shame, humiliation and utter embarrassment we all suffered as a Caricom member at the hands of Kamla Persad-Bissessar, on two separate occasions in 2010, when she was prime minister of this country.
the decision by the Caribbean Prestige Foundation to pull out of the Junior Soca Monarch Competition this year worked out for the good for all our young soca artistes.
As a resident of Woodbrook, I would like those who have never experienced what we have suffered through in the Carnival season to realise that we are not against the celebration but we protest the disrespect to the community with incessant noise and the defacing of property.
Carnival is reaching its climax with all the fetes and competitions in full flow and champions being crowned and feted everywhere.
Up until the Rowley Government reorganised—dismantled—Trinidad and Tobago’s energy industry, we had a managed economy.