The suggestion by the government and national security agents that Carnival be shut down at 9 pm on Carnival Tuesdays, seems to be getting the support of many.
We published a news report on the Govt's suggesting on our website and Facebook page - https://www.facebook.com/CNC3Television - and many of the comments seem to be in favour of the move.
However, many are also calling for some compromise.
Communications Minister Stuart Young said that the suggestion has to be discussed with stakeholders.
The following are some of the comments made under the post.
Cindy: Then let's compromise let it start midnight Monday...who paying almost $6000 for a costume and have a curfew to wear it stueps.
Ronald: Make ash wed ah holiday for ppl to relax.
Rosalind: I think it would be a good idea as a mass player for many, many years after seven o'clock you better head for home because the non players crowd the band and pushing you out it's not fun anymore so nine o'clock is good timing.
Arnold: Yes well done then everyone would be at work Ash Wednesday.
Akhitech: End Carnival by 7:00pm but more so, close all Bars at 2:00am and all fete at 3:00am.. Please do it now. Closing times are similar in the USA.. the land of the free.
Carol: It could be by 5pm too take that into consideration.
Hana: It mightn’t make a difference. Most big bands have a last lap/after party at a specific venue (not on the road), that a lot of non-masqueraders go to as well. This is just an opportunity for more promoters to introduce mas after parties.
Nickola: People forget people with grandparents and babies live in the area.. when trucks pass and pull down wires, paint on cars/property, the constant music on top of it.
Kyron: If that's the case then they should allow it to start earlier to it's only fair
Sherryann: Haters haters leave our dam carnival. Omgoodness.
Lionel: No big thing. By 6 pm I am heading out of POS trying to beat d traffic.
Brian: Hell. noooo is our culture Carnival we wait all year to celebrate This Govt need to be Shut Down 4 Real
Faith: I think 9p is too late just because people have to work the next day. If you want to go later, 7p is the latest
Jose: I have no issue wit that since year round TnT is in party mode,we won't be missing out on anything since we are 24/7, 365 in fete mode
Navin: Good move in the right direction