Archive for August, 2018
 

 
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SLAVERY AND EMANCIPATION IN TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO

Emancipation Day celebration in Port of Spain where people display their African wear. Photo Faine Richards Trinidad was a late starter in the Plantation system. Prior to 1776 the population of the island was small, and until t...
by Phillip Lashley
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Bashment Soca’s Main Man

There’s no doubt that Bashment Soca music has grown by leaps and bounds this year. In fact, one could even say that Bashment Soca dominated Crop Over 2017. But just where do these catchy rhythms come from? Bajan Vibes recentl...
by Phillip Lashley
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Sandals Eager To Soca!

The Massy group chief executive, Gervase Warner, has come out in support of the establishment of a Sandals resort in Tobago. He did, however, acknowledge concerns over the likelihood of a long tax holiday and its location in an...
by Phillip Lashley
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Machel to Perform at CPL Final

Digicel Ambassador and soca superstar, Machel Montano, has been confirmed to bring down the curtain on the fifth staging of the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) with an epic performance at the Finals. Machel will take the st...
by Phillip Lashley
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Notting Hill Carnival to fall silent for fire victims

By Joseph Charles United Kingdom | Friday 4 August 2017: 13:13 BST The horns, whistles and thundering sound systems of London’s exuberant annual carnival will be silenced for one minute this year. At 3pm on Bank Holiday Monda...
by Phillip Lashley
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