Man murdered in Despers Pan Yard

TT – A 44-year-old man was killed on Sunday night while at the Despers Pan Yard in Laventille. According to a police report, at about 9:45 pm, Wendell Du Barry of Mc Shin Lands, Laventille, was at the Despers Pan Yard located at Desperlie Crescent, with another person, when they were approached by two gunmen

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Expired: Pan Trinbago announces online concerts

TT – Pan Trinbago is promising to relieve the tabanca being experienced by pan lovers with its upcoming series, Pan Resilience. The pay-per-view events will take place virtually on February 7 and 13. Keeping the Vibes Alive will feature performances from medium bands on February 7, and Sweetest Pan in The World will see large

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Expired: Pan Trinbago honours ‘Boogsie’

TT- Pan Trinbago honoured Len “Boogsie” Sharpe, leader of HADCO Phase II Pan Groove, who was conferred with an honorary doctorate by the University of the West Indies during a virtual ceremony on January 12. The popular pannist and arranger was moved to tears at the celebration which was held at the VIP Lounge of

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Expired: Time to proclaim pan as national instrument

TT – Congratulations, Len “Boogsie” Sharpe, pannist and musician extra­or­dinaire. The timing of the bestowal of the honorary doctorate title by The University of the West Indies could not have been better. Thanks, Pan Trinbago president Beverley Ramsey-Moore, for having hosted a virtual event that paid tribute to Sharpe’s accomplishment by notable dignitaries— the Minister

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Calling all Steelpan Manufacturers!

TT – Calling all Steelpan manufacturers! Check out the Steelpan Manufacturing Grant Fund Facility being offered by the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) . This assists with the acquisition of new machinery, equipment, software, tools, raw material and training by local steelpan manufacturers by granting up to a maximum of $250,000 per tranche, not

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