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Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 01:59

Setting the stage for others to follow is an honour, said Michelle Henry who will be singing in position number one in the National Calypso Monarch finals on Thursday. Henry will be followed by Dr Hollis “Chalkdust” Liverpool in second position. The show will be held at the Queen’s park Savannah and is scheduled to start at 7pm with each competitor singing two songs.

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 01:59

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 01:59

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 01:59

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 01:59

An economist has criticised government for not taking agricultural diversification more seriously. Dr Indera Sagewan was speaking on the findings of a report by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC). The report which was published last December is titled “Policy actions to facilitate upgrading of the agricultural sector in TT.”

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 01:59

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 01:59

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 01:59

Agriculture Minister Clarence Rambharat expressed shock that a fete promoter was able to receive a response from the ministry’s lands management division in a record two days to hold a fete in the sea, while local farmers are made to wait 15, 20 and 30 years for the renewal of land leases.

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 01:59

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 01:59

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 01:59

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 01:59

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 01:59

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 01:59

The Association of TT Insurance Companies (ATTIC) said it welcomed the recently passed Insurance Act. ATTIC in an e-mail response to Newsday on Monday, acknowledged the Insurance (Amendment) Bill 2019 was passed in both Houses of Parliament (House of Representatives on January 31 and in the Senate on February 5) and is now awaiting ascension.

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 01:59

Give the young people a chance and stop "fighting down" up-and-coming artists. This was the plea Kern Joseph, also known as Trinidad Killa, on Tuesday. He was discussing the inclusion of a “zesser” segment in this year’s International Soca Monarch competition.

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 01:59

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 01:59

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 01:59

St Augustine MP Prakash Ramadhar said he will make an announcement soon about whether or not he will contest this year’s general election. Ramadhar is the lone COP representative in Parliament. He also said he will speak at a later date about his relationship with the COP.

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 01:59

ST BENEDICT’S College closed the gap on leaders Shiva Boys Hindu College with an improbable 14-run win over Presentation College, Chaguanas at the latter’s school ground when round five matches in the PowerGen Secondary Schools Cricket League (SSCL) 50-over premiership took place, on Tuesday.

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 01:59

ADAM Alexander (Raiders) powered to victory in the first stage of the TT Cycling Federation Road Race League, which pedalled off, on Sunday.