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Stress and peer relations* - Trinidad & Tobago Express

Trinidad Events - Tue, 09/01/2018 - 12:02pm

Stress and peer relations*
Trinidad & Tobago Express
Reflecting on my previous writings in which I expounded on parenting styles and its relationship to criminal activities leading to the murder of our youths, I ponder on how heavily poor parenting, and even poor peer relationships can weigh on the minds ...

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Massive Gosine among semifinalists for Chutney Soca Monarch - Trinidad Guardian

Trinidad Events - Tue, 09/01/2018 - 11:57am

Massive Gosine among semifinalists for Chutney Soca Monarch
Trinidad Guardian
Today mas, calypso, steel band, soca and chutney soca make our annual Carnival festival,” Singh said. He said the Chutney Soca Monarch competition has also created opportunities for dozens of artistes, adding that the show has spawned an industry that ...

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Creativity needed - Trinidad News

Trinidad Events - Mon, 08/01/2018 - 3:38pm

Creativity needed
Trinidad News
It is tempting to conclude that the Merry Monarch's reign this year will be far from merry given the State's announcement of cuts across the board. However, while many stakeholders will no doubt be adversely affected by both a reduction of taxpayer ...

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Big bad soca for Carnival - Trinidad Guardian

Trinidad Events - Mon, 08/01/2018 - 2:16pm

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Big bad soca for Carnival
Trinidad Guardian
Sokah music was created in Piparo, South Trinidad by the late Garfield “Ras Shorty I” Blackman in the late 1970s, but since then, the genre has evolved, matured and has largely been promoted, celebrated and marketed up North in the capital city of Port ...

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Recession bites kaiso: Sponsors pull out, tents hope for Govt help - Trinidad News

Trinidad Events - Sun, 07/01/2018 - 7:43pm

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Recession bites kaiso: Sponsors pull out, tents hope for Govt help
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Josanne Rodriguez, left, and Empress Natty (Natalie Joseph Settle) perform Feel like Dancing at the Divas Calypso Cabaret International at Mas Camp Pub, Port of Spain on February 1, 2017. Faced with significant cutbacks in State support, a lack of ...

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NLCB to spend $4M on Carnival - Trinidad Guardian

Trinidad Events - Sun, 07/01/2018 - 11:54am

NLCB to spend $4M on Carnival
Trinidad Guardian
The National Lotteries Control Board (NLCB) is expected to spend $4 million towards the sponsorship of Carnival events and activities this year–a 50 per cent cut from last year's figure. There is, however, a $50,000 cap per request, including selected ...

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Kings and Queens return to Dimanche Gras - Trinidad News

Trinidad Events - Sat, 06/01/2018 - 5:14pm

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Kings and Queens return to Dimanche Gras
Trinidad News
“As important as Carnival is to the life of TT, to its very persona, (it) cannot ease the economic climate. We have not been told of any further cuts to our budget. I hope none will be forthcoming but, if they are, we will just have to deal with it ...

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Diaz unhappy with pan allocation - Trinidad News

Trinidad Events - Sat, 06/01/2018 - 5:03pm

Diaz unhappy with pan allocation
Trinidad News
Speaking to the player's remittances, Diaz said the organisation did not know where it stood with that since it had shifted so many times over different administrations. Diaz said he was making no commitment to that since he did not know where he stood ...

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San F'do Carnival struggling - Trinidad News

Trinidad Events - Sat, 06/01/2018 - 4:42pm

San F'do Carnival struggling
Trinidad News
Among the events in jeopardy is the south pre-Dimanche Gras show, Regrello said, where the south King and Queen of Carnival are crowned, along with the south calypso monarch. Regrello said he was holding talks with the South/Central Zone of the ...

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Patronage backlash - Trinidad & Tobago Express

Trinidad Events - Sat, 06/01/2018 - 2:37pm

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Patronage backlash
Trinidad & Tobago Express
We have no hesitation in saying major profit-making events like the Chutney Soca Monarch and Soca Monarch shows should not be funded by the State. These are entrepreneurial initiatives which, according to figures presented by their owners, attract some ...

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Karyn on mission to develop Tobago football - Trinidad News

Trinidad Events - Fri, 05/01/2018 - 6:54pm

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Karyn on mission to develop Tobago football
Trinidad News
In an interview with Newsday, Forbes said, “The aim of this competition is really to give back to the community and also to raise awareness in youth football in Trinidad and Tobago. Every year, I continue to develop the tournament by increasing the ...

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Less $$ for Carnival events - Trinidad News

Trinidad Events - Fri, 05/01/2018 - 4:48pm

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Less $$ for Carnival events
Trinidad News
However the funding of private events such as the soca monarch and chutney soca monarch competitions will soon be under review. Imbert said a new board of the NLCB would be installed soon, adding that his ministry would raise the issue of the use of ...
Sponsorship mistake threatens CSM showTrinidad Guardian
Chutney Soca Monarch cancelled...no $$Trinidad & Tobago Express

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Chutney Soca Monarch show cancelled - Trinidad News

Trinidad Events - Fri, 05/01/2018 - 2:22am

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Chutney Soca Monarch show cancelled
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The Chutney Soca Monarch competition has been cancelled because of a cut in State sponsorship, the show's promoter George Singh announced this morning at a press conference. Singh, the head of Southex Events Management Company said that allocations by ...

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Hail Caesar's Army - Trinidad News

Trinidad Events - Thu, 04/01/2018 - 6:14pm

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Hail Caesar's Army
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And after 25 years in the events promotions business, Sobion, 40, finally feels legitimised and recognised as a serious businessman, winning the 2017 EY Emerging Entrepreneur Award from the TT Chamber of Industry and Commerce. “The award has boosted ...

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Triathlon boss bemoans end of Keep Moving Sundays - Trinidad News

Trinidad Events - Thu, 04/01/2018 - 5:49pm

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Triathlon boss bemoans end of Keep Moving Sundays
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National triathletes pose after a training session in October last year on the Diego Martin Highway ahead of their departure for the Carifta Triathlon Championships in Barbados. President of the Trinidad and Tobago Triathlon Federation (TTTF) Paul Hee ...

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Ricardo's success is Drue - Trinidad Guardian

Trinidad Events - Thu, 04/01/2018 - 4:32pm

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Ricardo's success is Drue
Trinidad Guardian
His alignment with the D'All Starz, a group of musicians that has aided in his growth from youth to adulthood and certainly his development as a performer on stage, is something he never takes for granted. When it comes to band practice, Ricardo Drue ...

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T&T tennis steers toward ITF status - Trinidad Guardian

Trinidad Events - Thu, 04/01/2018 - 2:50pm

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T&T tennis steers toward ITF status
Trinidad Guardian
TennisTT also hosted two ITF junior circuit events in 2017 for Under-12, 14, and 18 players, namely the Trinity Cup in March and the Tobago ITF in August, the latter of which was hosted in Trinidad at the NRC due to unsuitable playing conditions and ...

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Keep Moving Fitness Sundays come to a halt - Trinidad News

Trinidad Events - Wed, 03/01/2018 - 6:35pm

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Keep Moving Fitness Sundays come to a halt
Trinidad News
The decision to end the programme has had ripple effects with the Trinidad and Tobago Triathlon Federation, Trinidad and Tobago Cycling Federation and running fraternity also utilising the Diego Highway on Sundays to conduct their training and host ...

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Hotels scale back on Old Year parties - Trinidad News

Trinidad Events - Wed, 03/01/2018 - 6:15am

Hotels scale back on Old Year parties
Trinidad News
An employee at Soong's said their annual dinner and dance event – the first one was held more than 30 years ago – will include live entertainment by Tricia Lee Kelshall, Kevon Carter and a DJ. “Tickets are $588 tax-inclusive. Bookings have been very ...

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13-year-old DJ Terrell Straker heats up the airwaves - Trinidad News

Trinidad Events - Wed, 03/01/2018 - 6:15am

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13-year-old DJ Terrell Straker heats up the airwaves
Trinidad News
Imagine you are at a party jamming to sweet selections and you turn to look at the DJ and see a small, 13-year-old boy. That was the experience for a party-goers who attended events featuring young professional radio DJ Terrell Straker. The Santa Cruz ...

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