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Mas for the elite
Posted: Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Mas for the elite
This was the lament of spectators and vendors in Port-of-Spain yesterday

'Socadrome' fails to sparkle

'Socadrome' falls flat

NCBA head: Too much political interference
He even accused a senior politician of trying to run the carnival programme after an agreement was reached by all stakeholders.



Slow, scanty day in downtown
Pace at the South Quay judging point, once the most popular spot after the Queen's Park Savannah stage, was tediously slow, with long lulls in what should have ideally been a constant procession of bands of all sizes.

Henderson: Move to make Dimanche Gras 'TV-friendly'
Carl "Beaver" Henderson, veteran musician and technical director of Dimanche Gras 2014, says there was "a concerted effort to put back respect for calypso".

Mistah Shak cops Political Commentary crown

No permit for power supply
Police try to wreck Carnival truck...

Safest Carnival Ever
National Security Minister Boasts

Griffith: 2014 safest Carnival ever; days for crime plans over

Mayor Tim Kee: Too much vulgar behaviour
All the soca songs say wine down low and jam on a bumper, and while masqueraders eagerly follow these instructions, Port of Spain Mayor Raymond Tim Kee finds their behaviour "vulgar and reprehensible".

US report: T&T faces uphill drugs battle

7 suspects in $M bank heist
$4.5 million robbery at the Sangre Grande branch of Republic Bank last Saturday

No sleep for homicide cops during festive weekend
Head of the Homicide Bureau ACP Wayne Dick said yesterday that his officers have had little to no sleep since Carnival Friday with nine separate killings throughout the country

Stabbed to death after loud music complaint
A man who complained about loud music near his home in Fyzabad was stabbed to death on Carnival Monday.

Carapichaima mom strangled
...Suspect attempts suicide

Pensioner killed
A PENAL grandfather was stabbed to death yesterday and police are searching for a close male relative in the incident.

Hero drowns after rescuing two children
IN the ultimate act of selflessness, a 26-year-old Tabaquite man died on Monday after rescuing two children from drowning in Mayaro.

Cops hunt hit-and-run driver
POLICE are searching for the driver of a Nissan B13 who knocked down and rolled over a 16-year-old Moruga schoolboy on Monday.

167 held nationwide on Carnival Monday
A NATIONWIDE crackdown by police during the Carnival revelry on Monday resulted in the arrest of 167 people.

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