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CARNIVAL SHAKE-UP
Posted: Wednesday, December 12, 2012

CARNIVAL SHAKE-UP
No more competitions on Dimanche Gras night

Changes to Carnival
A MAJOR overhaul of Carnival 2013 was announced by new National Carnival Commission (NCC) chairperson Allison Demas, yesterday at the formal launch of Carnival 2013 at the National Academy for the Performing Arts (NAPA) Hotel in Port-of-Spain.

Big changes for 2013 Carnival
Prize money for Carnival competitions next year may increase but Government is looking at getting more out of its investment.

Ganesh: Full speed ahead on Diego highway
12 residents must move

...'Hundreds' in South ready to make way
THOSE who have to move in order to make way for the Solomon Hochoy Highway extension to Point Fortin will have access to the land being developed, so they can begin building new homes by February.

Warner on Observer's editorial: It's practising stealth racism
Cockroach should not meddle in fowl business. So says United National Congress chairman Jack Warner in a statement on the controversial Jamaica Observer editorial, which accused the Government of practising "ethnic stocking" and corruption.

Suspend Machel's contractóCommunications Workers Union
Suspend soca artiste Machel Montano's contract immediately. That's the demand from Joseph Remy, president of the Communications Workers Union (CWU), as he reacted to proposed moves by Telecommunication Services of T&T (TSTT) to keep Montano's contract intact.

'The show will continue'
...with or without Machel

Jack: PNM guilty of ethnic stocking
Jamaica editorial an 'attack' on Govt

John Spence: Governance in T&T

Winford James: Ethnic stocking

82 killed in Besson St district for 2012
FOR the year so far, a total of 82 people have been murdered in the Besson Street police district alone according to the Police Service.

Top cop: No delay in charging Partap
ACTING Commissioner of Police Stephen Williams yesterday said there had been no delay in laying a charge of refusing to submit to a breathalyser test against former Junior National Security Minister, Collin Partap.

Stacy's husband: It is all lies
...Unhappy with test results

On trail of $B woman
ENGLAND'S famed Scotland Yard detectives are currently in Trinidad on the trail of a Belmont woman whom the sleuths believe is at the centre of a scam in which unsuspecting persons were fleeced of over £900 million (over TT$1 billion).

Threats for 'face biter': suspect rushed away from court
The man accused of biting off chunks of flesh from the face and leg of his five-day-old daughter had to be quickly whisked away from the precincts of the Port of Spain Magistrates' Court yesterday after being threatened with death by other prisoners.

SENT TO ST ANN'S
SCORES of persons gathered outside the Port-of-Spain Magistrates' Court yesterday to catch a glimpse of the man held and later charged for biting his own flesh and blood ó his five-day-old daughter named Jinayah.

Williams to probe death threat
Tobago murder-suicide

Judge to decide on murder warrant for cops
THREE police officers for whom warrants of arrest for murder were issued by a coroner on March 26 are now awaiting the decision of a High Court Judge who will determine whether they have been successful in their challenge for judicial review of the coroner's order.



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