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Posted: Friday, February 24, 2017

ST VINCENT-born calypsonian Lornette "Fya Empress" Nedd will perform after all, in the National Calypso Monarch finals at Dimanche Gras, Queen's Park Savannah.

Court orders: "Fya Empress" must be allowed to compete
...and Lady Gypsy is also in

Gypsy wins Extempto title...again
..defends crown with his tenth triumph

Lady Watchman looks to the law
...excluded from last Saturday's Calypso Fiesta semi-finals because one her songs was wrongly classified by TUCO.

Duane O'Connor files pre-action protocol
O'Connor said his grouse is not placing in the finals but what he sees as a lack of fairness in the judging system.

FATCA passed
IN A RARE show of unity, all Government and Opposition Members of Parliament (MP) voted as one to pass the Foreign Accounts Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) Bill

The time has come to end this, says PM
SOUNDING exasperated, Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley yesterday told the Opposition that a vote for the Tax Information Exchange Agreement Bill was no personal favour to him...

PM: Lobbyist hired by Caricom

Young: No truth to report claiming $$ for Trump phone call

Kamla: I never said to repeal it
LEADER of the Opposition Kamla Persad-Bissessar has said she never told US President Donald Trump that he must repeal the US Foreign Accounts Tax Compliance Act (FATCA)

Bois champ: We deserve $100,000 for taking risks

Selwyn John crowned King of the Rock
THE large outfield in Skinner Park, San Fernando burst its seams on Wednesday night when thousands packed into the makeshift arena to witness the annual National Stickfighting Competition.

Schools to showcase old time mas today
STUDENTS of three schools will showcase old time Carnival characters at noon today at Woodford Square as the Port-of-Spain City Corporation's Downtown Carnival continues.

Minister: Forensic audit a possibility for Tuco

$4,000 fines for mas players caught defacing property

Cops: Masks only for Carnival players
IT'S illegal to wear a mask or disguise oneself except during Carnival and if you do so, you can be fined $1,000 and be jailed for six months.

Top cop: Don't pee in public
ASSISTANT Commissioner of Police (ACP) in charge of Crime Irvin Hackshaw yesterday advised the public and revellers

Four babies born with microcephaly for 2017

TT should take closer look at ICT potential
MINISTER of Public Administration and Communications, Maxie Cuffie, says the country needs to take another look at the potential of information and communication technology (ICT)

Missing fishermen's relatives in Venezuela to ID bodies

Beach campers warned of lifeguard shortage

Woman assaults woman
A VALENCIA woman was abducted and sexually assaulted by a man and woman after the latter - who is known by the victim - offered her a drop home on Wednesday.

TV host Alexander in court on assault charges
FORMER TV6 Beyond the Tape co-host, Inspector Roger Alexander yesterday appeared before Chief Magistrate Marcia Ayers-Caesar charged with assaulting a man in Santa Cruz last year.

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