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More congestion expected along parade route
Posted: Tuesday, March 4, 2014

More congestion expected along parade route
Masqueraders and bandleaders are expecting more congestion along the parade route today as the five big party bands are set to join the traditional parade route later this evening

Bus Route open to all motorists

Soca Monarch's songs most played in the big people party yesterday

Revellers flock to the Big Stage
Fuelled by Power Soca Monarch Machel Montano's "Ministry of Road" and "Happiest Man Alive", thousands of masqueraders danced in wild abandon across the stage at the Queens' Park Savannah, Port of Spain, yesterday.

...Saving the best for today's parade
MONDAY mas was no shrinking violet yesterday, as hundreds of masqueraders took to the streets of downtown Port of Spain to soak in the first day of Carnival 2014.

Chucky: This one is for dad
He's the King of Calypso


They know you if you're a winner
Newly crowned National Calypso Monarch Chucky (Roderick Gordon) says the prejudice shown against young unknown musical talents needs to be put to an immediate stop.

Calypso Monarch champ: Art form still relevant

PM back from China: Happy to be in time for Carnival

Politicians play mas, work, rest

Jouvert 'clampdown' causes traffic
...but police keep celebrations safe

'Rowley' is Jouvert king in Couva

Chaguanas J'Ouvert celebrations successful
The biggest J'Ouvert celebrations in the history of Chaguanas Carnival commenced around 5.45 am on Monday.

Sando mayor promises earlier Jouvert
Hosein said, "It is not part of our culture to start at 5.50 a.m. when we are supposed to start at 4 a.m. And next year as chairman of the committee for Carnival I will ensure we start on time.

US cocaine bust cracks up South J'Ouvert

Socadrome bands cross Savannah stage
Several of the Socadrome bands yesterday crossed the National Carnival Bands Association (NCBA) Parade of the Bands main stage at the Queen's Park Savannah

Island People in stand-off with police and army
Joint army and police were forced to intervene when Island People Mas band made a determined effort to break the Port-of-Spain Carnival parade route yesterday.

Glass bottle fight mars J'Ouvert celebrations
At least three people were injured as two groups clashed between French Street and Adam Smith Square on Ariapita Avenue during J'Ouvert celebrations yesterday morning.

15 arrested after Piarco shooting
QUICK action by Northern Division officers resulted in the arrest of 15 people yesterday afternoon, following a midday shooting in Piarco.

Two firearms recovered in PoS, Macoya
TWO more firearms were removed from the streets between Sunday night and early yesterday morning in Macoya and Port of Spain.

44 arrested nationwide

Man killed trying to cross highway
AN elderly man was killed instantly yesterday morning when he was struck by a car while attempting to cross the Churchill- Roosevelt Highway in Valsayn.

Teen girl charged for stripping in public
A-17-YEAR-OLD teenage girl yesterday appeared before a magistrate in San Fernando charged with exposing her body during J'ouvert celebrations at a judging point.

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