Despers will always be Laventille band

TT – It does not matter where Desperadoes are based, the band’s victories will always be a source of immense pride to Laventille said Finbar Fletcher, chairman of Desperadoes management team, on Sunday.

Fletcher said Desperadoes has always been the pride and joy to the people.

“I think our victory is their victory, and when you look at the backdrop of all the negatives, Desperadoes is a kind of beacon, a kind of light for the people. This win means a lot, a lot, to the people of Laventille.

“Wherever we are, whether we are down at George Street or on Tragarete Road, Desperadoes heartbeat is in the hills of Laventille.”

Speaking to Newsday before the start of the band’s victory motorcade from Tragarete Road, Port of Spain to Despers panyard in Laventille, Fletcher said the event was to celebrate the band’s 2020 Panorama victory with the people of Laventille.

A large group of supporters were seen seated in various groups around the panyard while being serenaded by steelpan music playing from a music truck.

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