More bands head to Single Pan Finals

TT – Twen­ty-one steel bands will com­pete in the NL­CB Na­tion­al Panora­ma 2020 Sin­gle Pan Fi­nals at the Queen’s Park Sa­van­nah on Sat­ur­day. Pan Trin­ba­go had ini­tial­ly planned to have the top 20 bands from the se­mi-fi­nal round, progress to the fi­nals but now have to ad­just due to mul­ti­ple ties at the event on

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Missing invoices, no formal contracts

TT – Missing invoices no formal contracts. By Mark Bas­sant, Lead Ed­i­tor In­ves­tiga­tive Desk for Guardian Part 2 Close to $ 4 mil­lion was paid out by Pan Trin­ba­go to FCL Fi­nan­cial Ltd and its CEO Daniel Lam­bert over a three-year pe­ri­od with bare­ly any pa­per trail found by au­di­tors to jus­ti­fy these mam­moth pay­ments

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TT – Pres­i­dent of Pan Trin­ba­go Bev­er­ley Ram­sey-Moore said it is the gov­ern­ment that com­mis­sioned the au­dit on the steel­band body and they should go af­ter those who left the as­so­ci­a­tion in fi­nan­cial ru­in. “Pan Trin­ba­go did not com­mis­sion the au­dit it was the Min­istry of Com­mu­ni­ty De­vel­op­ment and the Arts and I would be

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Pan in Pain

TT – Lack of transparency. Audit of steelband body exposes glaring non-compliance. By Mark Bas­sant, Lead Ed­i­tor In­ves­tiga­tive Desk for Guardian Part 1 Fi­nan­cial mis­man­age­ment, an abysmal fi­nan­cial per­for­mance, mis­ap­pro­pri­a­tion of funds, fi­nan­cial ir­reg­u­lar­i­ties, and glar­ing non-com­pli­ance were un­cov­ered in an Ernst and Young (EY) au­dit re­port con­duct­ed by Ernst and Young (EY) on Pan

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Intellectual Global Concept USVI Donates $30,000 to UVI Music Program

VI – Intellectual Global Concepts USVI LLC donated $30,000 to the University of the Virgin Islands Music Program during a formal check presentation in the Music Building on the St. Thomas Campus, Thursday, Nov. 14. In May 2019, Intellectual Global Concept hosted a “Music Is Life” benefit concert on St. John. It was a collaborative

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