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Since the inception of WeBeat St James Live in 2001, this year will be the first occasion on which the festival will be staged without its chairman, Earl Cros­by, who passed away in August 2016.

Friday, May 19, 2017

This week has been a some­what sad one in the field of entertainment with the passing of calypsonian Brigo (Sam­uel Abraham) and guitarist Tony Voisin on Tuesday.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Last week Alta began telling the stories of people enrolled in its programme.

These stories were taken from two Alta publications—At Last Adult Learners Write (an anthology of stories) and 20 years of Alta (Alta’s 20th anniversary magazine).

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Members of the Brasso Seco/Morne La Croix Farmers’ Association are reaping the sweet rewards of their efforts with a first harvest of 25 gallons of honey.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

The Iere Theatre Productions group returns to the big stage in time for Indian Arrival Day with a production, Takdir, that pays tribute to the indentured labourers who reached these shores from the Indian subcontinent, including those who arrived on the last ship 100 years ago.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Two special Edible Talks will explore tropical ecology on Saturday at the Green Market in Santa Cruz. All are welcome. UWI’s Shane Ballah and Shahada Paltoo will discuss the amazing role of tiny mosses and liverworts in feeding forests.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

This is the most comprehensive non-academic survey of welfare policies ever undertaken. British writer James Bartholomew travelled to 11 developed nations to analyse their policies in education, health, unemployment, housing and every other aspect of State funding.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Having fallen on ill health in recent years, former Charlie’s Roots guitarist Tony Voisin, 64, passed away on Tuesday.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Born in 1940, in Chaguanas, the Samuel Abraham I knew was a unique and humble man. On stage, easily recognised as the Mighty Brigo, Abraham was a one-of-a-kind act, combining all the components of stagecraft with the greatest of ease, it seemed.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Samuel “Brigo” Abraham who died on Tuesday, was one of this country’s most memorable calypsonians. He never won a Calypso Monarch title, but won the audience with the way used his facial features to great comic effect.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

In delivering the eulogy at last Monday’s funeral of ANSA McAL founder and chairman emeritus Anthony Sabga, his son Norman Sabga noted that his father’s “greatest source of pride was his family”.

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