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BLM debate: Not always black and white in TRINIDAD and TOBAGO

Newsday June 14, 2020 "In TT, people define “black” differently. Some people believe black people are “anyone not white" (Caucasian) while…

Started by Claude Gonzales

0 Jun 14

Wiemer-Hastings - Steelband Bass player receives Palmer Family scholarship

Daily Chroicle Sycamore, Illinois, USA – Jesse Wiemer-Hastings, a graduate of DeKalb High School, is the recipient of the 2020 Palmer Fami…

Started by Pan Times

0 Jun 12

Pan Ramajay is back after 16 years

Newsday - Melissa Doughty Natasha Joseph, playing the double tenor, was "the first female to enter the Pan Ramajay competition in 1994." -…

Started by Pan Times

0 Jun 12

Panmotion concerts to keep panists online

Trinidad and Tobago Newsday Panmotion is the brainchild of Tobago panist Nevin Roach. He is also known for his Instagram pan competition, P…

Started by Pan Times

0 Jun 11

The horrific Notting Hill murder of Kelso Cochrane and why Carnival can never be cancelled

61 years ago a black man was murdered in a racist attack still unsolved today More than 1,000 people lined Ladbroke Grove for the funeral…

Started by Pan Times

0 Jun 10

North Kensington steel pan band giving virtual shows amid carnival cancellation

An award winning band has created a virtual Panyard to give performances during lockdown The Metronomes Steel Orchestra has started a virt…

Started by Pan Times

0 Jun 10

HURRICANE FLOYD

(painting by Dan Lacey) HURRICANE FLOYD - a mytho-poetic reading of current events. by Rubadiri Victor For those of us who believe such t…

Started by Pan Times

1 Jun 5
Reply by steve williams

Invaders Steel Orchestra pioneer Errol Zephyrine has NOT passed

When Steel Talks is pleased to announce that Errol "Augmented" Zephyrine is alive and well.   He was one the Invaders Steel Orchestra pion…

Started by Pan Times

9 Jun 2
Reply by dorrick nurse

If any CARIBBEAN COUNTRY wants to LAY CLAIM to having one of the BEST HEALTH-CARE SYSTEMS in THE WORLD -- it has to be NEVIS-ST. KITTS!!!

15 COVID-19 CASES and ZERO DEATHS!!! Hey, NUMBERS DON'T LIE -- RIGHT!!! I am still QUITE INTRIGUED as to how THE CARIBBEAN escaped the CHI…

Started by Claude Gonzales

0 May 31

Meet Wilfred “Junior” Kieal - Panist, Percussionist & Administrator - Up-Close!

New York, USA - He is one of the most well-known and well-liked people in that ‘next generation’ of performing artists involved in the Ne…

Started by Pan Times

0 May 30

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