Carnival

TTPS urges safer road use as 5 road fatalities recorded for 2020

With the New Year only 10 days old, already there have been five road traffic fatalities recorded for the year 2020.

And the Trinidad  and  Tobago  Police  Service  (TTPS)  is  appealing  to  motorists  to exercise greater care and caution when driving on the nation’s roadways.

In an official statement, the TTPS notes that of those five fatalities already recorded, two of those have occurred in Tobago.

Police: Mostly non-nationals involved in skimming

Since the ABM task force was reintroduced in September, 19 persons have appeared before the courts.

18 of them were non-nationals.

The announcement was made by ASP of the Fraud Squad Curtis Julien at the police press briefing today as he gave safety tips for ATM/card skimming especially during the Christmas and carnival season.

Carnival web series coming

Lo­cal and in­ter­na­tion­al car­ni­val lovers will have an op­por­tu­ni­ty to get a be­hind the scenes look at the re­cent­ly con­clud­ed Car­ni­val in the world's en­ter­tain­ment cap­i­tal, Hol­ly­wood, Cal­i­for­nia

En­ter­tain­ment Lawyer Car­la Par­ris and her team re­cent­ly re­turned from Hol­ly­wood and have pro­duced a web se­ries, “The Busi­ness of Car­ni­val” that promis­es to pro­vide au­di­ences unique in­sight in­to what Hol­ly­wood Car­ni­val is all about.

Petition launched for People's Choice Road March

An on­line pe­ti­tion has been cre­at­ed call­ing for the au­thor­i­ties to es­tab­lish a Peo­ple's Choice Award for next year's Car­ni­val in light of Kees Di­ef­fen­thaller's Sa­van­nah Grass not win­ning this year's Road March ti­tle.

This year's Road March was won by the trio of Machel Mon­tano, Bun­ji Gar­lin (Ian Al­varez) and Skin­ny Fab­u­lous (Gamal Doyle) af­ter their song Famalay was played across judg­ing points 346 times.

Sa­van­nah Grass came sec­ond af­ter it was played 207 times.

Kaleidoscope We Colourz wins in Tobago

Stoute Next Gen­er­a­tion has copped the 2019 over­all Band of the Year ti­tle in To­ba­go with Kalei­do­scope We Colourz.

Their pre­sen­ta­tion, which high­light­ed sev­er­al colours, shapes and pat­terns that are of sig­nif­i­cance to Trin­bag­o­ni­ans and par­tic­u­lar­ly To­ba­go, earned them 746 points.

El­dez and As­so­ciates’ West lndi­an Jun­gle was sec­ond while As­tra Win­ches­ter Cre­ations’ So­lar En­er­gy was third.

Band­leader Can­dice Chang-Sandy said yes­ter­day she was still in shock but was hum­bled by the win.

Pages