In her clear, crisp voice, five-time Grammy-award winner Dianne Reeves managed to get all the way to the end of her tribute song to her mother, titled “I Remember,” before she briefly broke down at Jazz at the Lincoln Center, The Ramp, Rodney Bay, at the Saint Lucia Jazz Festival. Before presenting the offering on Friday night, she told the audience the day marked the anniversary of her mother’s transition–a woman who in many ways, she said, was the pillar that held her up.
Eighteen-year-old Mya Bartholomew of Aripero Village, Rousillac was crowned Miss Point Fortin Borough Queen 2019.
The Upper Six pupil of Holy Faith Convent, Penal drew a step closer to take the title at the Point Fortin East Secondary School as she appeared in each segment of the show last Saturday.
Each delegate on the night of the show represented a Caribbean country. Bartholomew represented Dominica.
National Security Minister Stuart Young, has approved the entry into Trinidad and Tobago of entertainers, Buju Banton, Wayne Wonder and Luciano ahead of Sunday's "I Am Legend" concert.
The approval is for the period April 19 to 22, 2019.
The statement from the Ministry of National Security said that it is to facilitate the trio’s performance in the concert at the Queen’s Park Savannah on April 21.
Caribbean Airlines says it will add new seats to the domestic air bridge for the Easter and Jazz weekends.
The airline says it has entered into a wet lease agreement with Danish Air Transport.
This wet lease will be solely dedicated to the operation of the domestic air bridge between Trinidad and Tobago, and will run from April 17 – September 08, 2019, to cover major peak travel periods.
Buju Banton's criminal record does not give him legal access to Trinidad and Tobago because of this country's immigration laws.
But, if you're one of the thousands lining up to see him perform on Easter Sunday, don't let your heart fail as yet.
Minister of National Security, Stuart Young says he is prepared to give Buju an exemption to enter the country so that the concert can go on.
The minister was asked about the issue at today's post-Cabinet news conference.
"Buju Banton falls foul of our immigration laws in T&T," Minister Young said.
The National Carnival Commission (NCC) has racked up a debt of $78 million in the last two years.
The revelation was made before a Public Accounts Committee meeting chaired by Dr Bhoe Tewarie, as they examined officials of the NCC on the expenditure and internal controls for the periods 2010 to 2018.