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Miami Carnival official: T&T must make firm decision on 2022 mas

By Guardian Media Newsroom -November 23, 2021

A T&T flag is flown above revellers exiting the stage after crossing with the Dutty Pleasures J’Ouvert band, as part of the 2021 official J’Ouvert celebrations held at the Miami Dade Country Fairgrounds in Florida last month.

With approximately three months left to the calendar date for Carnival 2022, one Miami Carnival official suggested that T&T makes a firm decision now on whether the event will happen or not.

Sydney Roberts, the vice president of Miami-Broward One Carnival Committee, said indecision is bad for business.

“Ah wonder if to do it or not that is the worst thing that you can do to any event, football, cricket you name it, reason being is that what you throw out there is what people going to eat…stop put anything out there that it might happen,” Roberts said.

Since Guardian Media broke the story of a possible carnival-like event for the vaccinated in February 2022, according to the National Carnival Committee (NCC) chairman Winston Gypsy Peters, many shared their view on the topic.

Gypsy said contributions accumulated in a stakeholder meeting was sent to the Cabinet for approval, but Culture Minister Randall 

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Imagine a T&T official saying: "USA must make firm decision on 2023 Thanksgiving"...!

Independence is a state of mind.



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