“Racist” placards at T & T anti – govt march

“Racist” placards at T & T anti – govt march

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad– Trinidad and Tobago police have launched an investigation into the presence of placards bearing racial slogans during a demonstration organised by the Joint Trade Union Movement (JTUM). Acting Superintendent Joanne Archie said that a senior officer had been appointed as the lead investigator into the matter. Last week, Opposition Leader Dr. Keith Rowley, […]

Destra for Black Canadian Award

Destra for Black Canadian Award

Destra has been nominated in the awards shows International category along with South African songstress Lira, Ghana’s Samini, South African rapper Khuli Chana, Nigerian pop star Waje and Barbadian soca queen Alison Hinds. The awards ceremony is part of Canada’s Black History Month and, according to a recent news release Destra will not be able […]

Canadians WIN BIG in T&T Carnival 2014

Canadians WIN BIG in T&T Carnival 2014

A big shout out to the Toronto posse for reppin’ in Trinidad and Tobago Carnival: Kerwin Du Bois, Groovy Soca Monarch with “Too Real” and KI, Chutney Crown, with “Runaway.” Du Bois, singer/songwriter/producer mantra? “If I fail to succeed then success is my failure. I was born a winner.” And of course, he has the […]

Spot ‘funny money’ for Carnival

Spot ‘funny money’ for Carnival

By JULIEN NEAVES Newsday IF you are worried about receiving “funny money” this Carnival a representative from the British company that prints Trinidad and Tobago’s currency says that local counterfeiters are not very sophisticated and there are easy steps to spotting a fake bills. Regional manager for De La Rue, world’s largest integrated commercial banknote […]

Over 100 vultures drop from the sky

The Environmental Management Authority (EMA) says it is unable to identify any environmental reasons why more than 100 black vultures (Coragyps atratus) died in West Trinidad on Monday. The EMA said it is also working on the theory that the birds may have been feeding on the carcass of an animal which had been poisoned. […]

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