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Featured Blog Posts – February 2015 Archive (23)

2015 Carnival in Jamaica, Take A Week Off Work, It's Going To Be Just That Good

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As a Jamaican you will get Easter Friday and Monday off and therefore only need vacation for Tuesday to carnival Friday.
As a foreigner you need to arrive Easter Friday and leave The Monday after carnival.
As the renaissance starts to take shape for Jamaica carnival 2015 I want to make a suggestion.
Take 4 days vacation…
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Added by REDD on February 24, 2015 at 6:00am — No Comments

(PIC INSIDE) Kaci Fennell Carnival Photo Draws Harsh Criticism Online

A few weeks ago it was former Miss World, Lisa Hanna who sparked major controversy online after posting a picture of herself in swimwear on the beach.

Now it is Miss Universe Jamaica Kaci Fennell who is receiving harsh criticism from many for her choice of attire at Trinidad Carnival 2015.

Many seemingly believe her outfit of choice was highly…

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Added by DJ Trends on February 22, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments

VIDEO+PICS} Amber Rose dons racy snakeskin bikini to party at Trinidad Carnival amid ongoing custody woes and explosive Khloe Kardashian feud

Forgetting the controversy: She captioned a selfie of herself clad in the exotic ensemble saying, 'Back to me killin the gram #TrinidadandTobagoCarnival'

She has stirred up plenty of controversy over the last week.

So it was a perfect time for Amber Rose to escape to Trinidad and Tobago and throw herself into the carnival atmosphere - as the curvaceous star was seen dancing in a typically revealing party costume on Tuesday.…

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Added by omar on February 18, 2015 at 5:00pm — 142 Comments

3 Brazilian revelers DEAD while standing atop a Carnival float that hit a power line + Transvestite SAMBA dancer tortured to DEATH on VIDEO

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Members of the samba group Imperatriz Leopoldinense perform on the second day of the parades of the special groups of the Carnival of Rio de Janeiro. Photograph: Marcely Sayao/EPA

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Added by omar on February 18, 2015 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

Goddess of The Road – Niketa Noreiga

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We know a woman never reveals her age but, what’s your date of birth? 

14 January

Besides looking amazing, what’s your occupation?

IT Business Analyst

In what year did you start playing Mas, can you list the bands you have played with over the years?…

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Added by omar on February 18, 2015 at 9:53am — 3 Comments

Roland St George is the King of TnT Carnival 2015 and Stephanie Kanhai is the Queen

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Roland St. George in his winning costume Ahtwajé

First place in the National Carnival Bands’ Association Senior Kings finals went to Roland St. George with his presentation of Ahtwajé, while the Queen title went to Stephanie Kanhai portraying The Sweet Waters Of Africa. 

The Senior Kings results are as…

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Added by omar on February 17, 2015 at 7:21pm — No Comments

Horror at Haiti Carnival: Thousands watch as at least 18 people killed and 60 more hurt by power line falling onto packed float {VIDEO}

Carnival disaster: Thousands of Haitians throng the streets of Port-au-Prince, hampering the movement of ambulances minutes after a power line fell onto a Carnival parade float and killed at least 18 people

  • Witnesses say someone tried to move the power line with a stick or pole
  • It fell across the float electrocuting victims instantly in a flash of sparks
  • At least 18 victims died according to a doctor at the General Hospital
  • As many as 60 people were injured after panic erupted in the…
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Added by omar on February 17, 2015 at 10:42am — 2 Comments

Olatunji Yearwood is the GROOVY SOCA MONARCH WINNER {VIDEO}

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Added by omar on February 17, 2015 at 4:00am — No Comments

Iwer George apologizes for comments made at Soca Monarch about Machel Montano {VIDEO}

Iwer George has apologised for political statements he made during the Power Soca Monarch finals.

During his performance at Soca Monarch on Friday, George said that Machel Montano’s recent success at Soca Monarch was based on his connection to the Government.

He added that if the Opposition People’s National Movement (PNM) returned to office, Montano would not be…

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Added by omar on February 17, 2015 at 3:47am — No Comments

Massy All Stars Are TnT CARNIVAL 2015 Panorama Champs {VIDEO} Full LIST OF RESULTS

Massy All Stars gave an unquestionable performance last night to walk away with the title of the 2015 Panorama winners in the Large Conventional Bands category. Playing “Unquestionable” the band beat last year’s winner Phase II into second position. Loopttgot the enthusiastic response from the band’s members.…

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Added by omar on February 17, 2015 at 3:31am — No Comments

Dominica crowns “Karessah” new calypso monarch {AUDIO}

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GREGORY “KARESSAH” RIVIERE

Gregory “Karessah” Riviere took time off from his studies in Australia to win the Calypso Monarch competition here over the weekend, ending the reign of seven time calypso monarch Dennison ‘King Dice’ Joseph as Carnival celebrations continue here on Monday.

Riviere, who did not participate in last year’s competition due to his studies, won from a field…

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Added by omar on February 17, 2015 at 3:03am — No Comments

Chucky retains Trinidad and Tobago Calypso Monarch title {AUDIO}

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RODERICK “CHUCKY” GORDON

Roderick “Chucky” Gordon retained his …

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Added by omar on February 17, 2015 at 3:00am — No Comments

CLICK ON PIC BELOW TO WATCH TRINIDAD CARNIVAL 2015 LIVE

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Mumuhuila Harts Carnival Female Costume 2015(3)

Added by omar on February 16, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments

TnT Carnival 2015, CARIBBEAN'S biggest street party

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Women take part in the Trinidad and Tobago carnival in 2013

The Trinidad and Tobago Carnival is one of the biggest events in the Caribbean calendar, with thousands flocking to the islands to see the glittering costumes and energetic celebrations.

Taking place…

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Added by omar on February 15, 2015 at 6:48pm — No Comments

American Benjamin Miller gored by bull at Ciudad Rodrigo's Carnaval del Toro in Spain {VIDEO+PICS}

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  • Benjamin Miller was hurt at Ciudad Rodrigo's Carnaval del Toro yesterday 
  • Miller of Georgia, was gored and tossed by a large fighting bull at festival
  • He had a three-hour operation to repair his thighs, sphincter and…
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Added by omar on February 15, 2015 at 6:30pm — No Comments

GERMAN CARNIVAL CANCELLED AFTER 'CONCRETE TERROR ATTACK' {VIDEO}

A carnival parade in the northern German town of Braunschweig was cancelled at short notice Sunday due to a "concrete threat" of an Islamist attack, police said.

"Reliable state security sources have made it known that a concrete threat of attack with an Islamist background exists," authorities in Braunschweig said in a statement.

Police called on all visitors to…

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Added by omar on February 15, 2015 at 3:32pm — No Comments

SAY SORRY, MACHEL: Organisers of Fatima Carnival fete call for apology following ‘unprofessional’ behavior

Organisers of Fatima College’s annual all-inclusive are calling on reigning Soca Monarch Machel Montano to apologise for his “upsetting and unprofessional” behaviour at the $950-a-ticket Carnival fete last Saturday night.

President of the Fatima Old Boys’ Association, Dwight Andrews, told the Express yesterday that the organising committee and the principal of Fatima College, Fr Gregory Augustine, found…

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Added by omar on February 10, 2015 at 7:30am — No Comments

Venice Carnival 2015: History, Masks, Costumes, Balls Abound At Italian Festival {VIDEO+PICS}

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Added by omar on February 10, 2015 at 7:30am — No Comments

Deputy Cop In Trinidad Warns Masqueraders About Wearing Body Paint And Wining On Officers

Deputy Commissioner of Police, Harold Phillip is sending a clear warning to female masqueraders who wear only body paint on their upper bodies that it is an offence and considered public nudity.

At the police weekly media briefing yesterday DCP Phillip said persons must not get carried away for the Carnival season as nudity is against the law.

He also called on masqueraders to…

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Added by REDD on February 6, 2015 at 9:09pm — No Comments

5 Reasons Valentine's Day Won't Suck If Youre Single For Carnival

1. You can save the money you would feel obligated to spend on dinner, roses, chocolates or cheesy stuffed animals as part of a couple, be selfish and buy yourself a fete ticket or brand new fete outfit.

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2. Who needs…

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Added by REDD on February 5, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

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