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Sponsorship mistake threatens CSM show
Posted: Friday, January 5, 2018

Sponsorship mistake threatens CSM show
Imbert claimed that his Ministry had been mistakenly informed that the company had received $500,000 in sponsorship from the NLCB last year and decided to cut it to $300,000 due to the Government's financial constraints.

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Soca Monarch in jeopardy—Scoon
With the bulk of government sponsorship going towards prize money, the CSM was able to pay out $2 million to the winner from 2011 to 2013, in 2014, it was reduced to $1 million and last year's top prize was $500,000.

Pan Trinbago gets $3m less
In 2017, the pan body received $23.5 million in funding from Government. This year the figure has dropped to $20.5 million.

Kamla wants "independent" President

Carmona headed to The Hague
President of the ICC, Judge Silvia Fernandez de Gurmendi: "I have the distinct honour to invite you to address, as the distinguished guest speaker, the International Criminal Court's inaugural Ceremony for the Opening of the Judicial Year..."

Suruj: Fix funding woes in Judiciary
A meal for a juror usually costs between $40 to $60, but on Wednesday Justice Carla Brown-Antoine advised jurors to walk with their lunch because caterers had stopped accepting State vouchers because of problems with payments.

Four corporations get funding
As local govt projects remain at standstill:

POS City Corporation to clamp down on Carnival vending

Self imposed curfew as businessmen fear crime

Mom shot dead after cryptic Facebook post
A Princes Town mother of two was beaten and shot in the head, at point-blank range, before being dumped off a lonely track at New Colonial Road, Barrackpore yesterday.

National footballer hurt in Claxton Bay shooting
T&T under-17 football defender Kya Edwards was wounded while attempting to escape after a gunman opened fire just a few metres away from where she stood at Springvale, Couva, yesterday.

Police seek help to id two bodies
Both bodies are at the Forensic Science Centre in St James.

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