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Ajamu Nyomba
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  • Atlanta, GA
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Where is the MOU??

Started this discussion. Last reply by odw Nov 1, 2018. 7 Replies

Passing of Lawrence Guerra

Started this discussion. Last reply by Cecil hinkson Jan 6, 2018. 3 Replies

Panorama in the Diaspora

Started this discussion. Last reply by Claude Gonzales Oct 15, 2017. 20 Replies

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Ajamu Nyomba replied to Pan Times's discussion "This is a slap in the face" - A Message From Trinidad All Stars Steel Orchestra
"Someone must be held accountable for this fiasco. Pan should play a MAJOR role representing Trinidad and Tobago in Carifesta wherever it is held, certainly when it is held in Trinidad and Tobago. And that representation must be at the highest level,…"
Aug 14
Ajamu Nyomba replied to Pan Times's discussion Let's Discuss The Changes for Panorama 2020
"I am with you (and the new PanTrinbago Leadership) all the way. Massage the ideas, look at the pros and cons, especially in terms of cost/benefit analysis."
Jun 14
Ajamu Nyomba liked Pan Times's discussion Pannists to vote on pan song switch
Mar 10
Ajamu Nyomba replied to Claude Gonzales's discussion BEVERLEY trying to MAMAGUY ah BIG MAN when she says that $20,000,000 is not enough to RUN PANORAMA and PAY THE PLAYERS and SUBSIDIZE THE STEELBANDS!!!
"Hey Claude, your ideas on both Venezuela and Pantrinbag's finances are very reasonable. May I suggest (1) that there are many alternative to mainstream media sources on Venezuela. Even the NY Times has been publishing interesting perspectives.…"
Feb 8
Ajamu Nyomba replied to Claude Gonzales's discussion Pan needs sponsorship for survival: Southern Marines bandleader insists!!!
"Scobie has surprised me once again. He should be the last person to say "pan needs sponsorship for survival." He was the mouthpiece for the most ruthless administration of the "World's governing body for the steelpan" while…"
Jan 25
Ajamu Nyomba replied to Marina Smith's discussion The Way Forward For Small and Medium Steelbands in Trinidad and Tobago in 2019
"For consideration: Why are there small and medium steelbands? Given the current situation, it may be useful to go back to the 1960s and 1970s where there was only one category. A central tenet of capitalism is creative destruction--survival of the…"
Jan 14
Ajamu Nyomba replied to Claude Gonzales's discussion Could somebody explain to me why this "PAN VIDEO" got almost FOUR MILLION VIEWS?
"Well said Randi Curvan!"
Dec 27, 2018
Ajamu Nyomba liked Pan Times's discussion Desperadoes harmonises its Support for the Elimination of Violence Against Women
Nov 28, 2018
odw replied to Ajamu Nyomba's discussion Where is the MOU??
"Looking back as we move Forward... President Keith Diaz has delivered Pan Trinbago, by the balls, to the government of Trinidad and Tobago. Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) which was signed and sealed- but never delivered to the membership- never mind…"
Nov 1, 2018
odw replied to Ajamu Nyomba's discussion Who Pays Pan Trinbago’s Legal Fees?
"Coolio - Gangsta's Paradise (feat. L.V.) [Music Video]"
Oct 12, 2018
Ajamu Nyomba replied to Pan Times's discussion Ken "Professor" Philmore has passed - September 30, 2018
"I have lots of fond memories of Pro. My condolences to his family and the pan fraternity. Great loss."
Oct 2, 2018
Mercer Ramdoo replied to Ajamu Nyomba's discussion Where is the MOU??
"In T&T, yes."
Sep 11, 2018
evan lobo replied to Ajamu Nyomba's discussion Where is the MOU??
"but give hell or high water the show will go on  boycott is one set of grand charge"
Sep 11, 2018
Claude Gonzales replied to Ajamu Nyomba's discussion Where is the MOU??
"What I still don't understand is the 20% payment to DIAZ and FORTEAU. I mean the government gives them 25 million to produce PANORAMA. That is their job (already loaded with PERKS) as executives of PAN TRINBAGO to produce the show. Now they…"
Sep 11, 2018
Claude Gonzales replied to Ajamu Nyomba's discussion Where is the MOU??
"What I still don't understand is the 20% payment to DIAZ and FORTEAU. I mean the government gives them 25 million ot produce PANORAMA. That is their job (already loaded with PERKS) as executives of PAN TRINBAGO to produce the show. Now they get…"
Sep 11, 2018
odw replied to Ajamu Nyomba's discussion Where is the MOU??
"Steelbands without balls, Scrotum's already sold... All that remains is just a name. And a dirty one, at that. For  President Keith Diaz has delivered Pan Trinbago, by the balls, to the government of Trinidad and Tobago. And the National…"
Sep 11, 2018

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Ajamu Nyomba's Blog

Another $150 million?

Posted on January 19, 2015 at 7:56am 0 Comments

According to the Trinidad Guardian, Thursday, January 15, 2015, culture minister, Dr. Lincoln Douglas made an oversight when he submitted his 2015 budget allocations to Finance Minister, Larry Howai. He failed to include a $150 million debt which the NCC accrued in 2013. …

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At 10:41am on June 9, 2012, Ian Franklin said…

Hello Ajamu,

                       How are things in "Hotlanta" (lol). Have you seen or spoke to Gavin or my sister recently? I am enjoying my time in T&T.

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