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Trinidad Gov’t urges nationals to wear masks or face penalties

Trinidad Gov’t urges nationals to wear masks or face penalties

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley Saturday implored nationals to wear masks covering their noses and mouths as the government announced that it would continue to implement all the measures outlined two weeks ago to curb the significant spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). Rowley told a news conference that as of Monday, the wearing of the mask would become mandatory and... »

T&T police commissioner: Don’t wine on officers

T&T police commissioner: Don’t wine on officers

Police Commissioner Gary Griffith said officers should not allow masqueraders to wine on them during Carnival, adding that people have also tried to wine on him but he refused. Speaking at Thursday’s police briefing at the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) headquarters in Port of Spain, Griffith commented on a viral video of three women wining on a police officer on a motorcycle during Car... »

Tobago Jazz cancelled, St Maarten’s carnival postponed due to COVID-19

Tobago Jazz cancelled, St Maarten’s carnival postponed due to COVID-19

With Trinidad and Tobago, Cuba and the Cayman Islands the latest countries in the region to record cases of COVID-19, two events in Tobago and St Maarten have joined the list of those that will not be taking place this year. Speaking at a press conference on Thursday, Tobago House of Assembly Chief Secretary Kelvin Jack revealed that the Tobago Jazz Festival has been cancelled. A day after Loop wa... »

Machel Montano Got Married To Longtime Girlfriend Renee Butcher

Machel Montano Got Married To Longtime Girlfriend Renee Butcher

Soca superstar Machel Montano invited thousands of fans to watch him get married in a grand finale concert. Machel Montano is well known for his annual concert event in Trinidad called Machel Monday. The exciting yearly extravaganza that has been ongoing for the last decade came to a ceremonious close this week when Machel hosted the final staging and ended with a wedding on stage in front of his ... »

Buju Banton Trinidad Police Commissioner Apologize To Singer For Cops Harassment

Buju Banton Trinidad Police Commissioner Apologize To Singer For Cops Harassment

Buju Banton gets an apology from Trinidad’s Police Commissioner Gary Griffith. On Saturday, Buju Bantan, real name Mark Myrie, stunned the world when he revealed via Instagram that cops in Trinidad paid a visit to his hotel room with a seach warrant. He allowed them to search the room and they came up empty-handed. The running with law enforcement angered the Grammy-winning reggae singer and his f... »