Daily Archives: 02/19/2012

Carnival 2012 – Machel Montano – ‘PUMP YUH FLAG’ – video

*SOCA MONARCH POWER FINALS* Machel Montano – PUMP YUH FLAG [2012]  – video 

Machel Montano

(Trinidad Express) Machel Montano successfully defended his International Power Soca Monarch title and also dethroned Kees Dieffenthaller to claim the Groovy Soca Monarch title at the finals of the competitions which took place at the Hasely Crawford Stadium, Port of Spain, on Friday night and into Saturday morning, (February 17-18, 2012).

Sealing victory for Montano in the Power category was the Rocketman taking flight at the end of Montano’s rendition of “Pump Yuh Flag”.  [Read more]

Machel reveals: Pump Yuh Flag was rejected jingle

Posted By Stabroek editor On February 23, 2012

(Trinidad Guardian) A song that was initially a rejected advertisement became a two million dollar earner and Road March 2012 for soca artiste Machel Montano. This was revealed by Montano and his composer, Kernal Roberts, during a victory news conference at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, Port of Spain yesterday. It was called hours after Montano was declared the 2012 Road March winner. He retained the title from last year. He again defeated former champions Fay Ann Lyons-Alvarez and Iwer George.   [more]

— Post #1126

Whitney Houston’s Funeral – Kevin Costner’s Speech

Kevin Costner’s emotional speech in full at Whitney Houston’s funeral

Kevin Costner, who starred with Whitney Houston in “The Bodyguard”, pays tribute to the pop icon at her funeral in New Jersey. USA.

Whitney Houston’s Beautiful Funeral Service.May She Rest In Peace.

— – Post #1125

Guyana, Suriname seek IDB funding to bridge Corentyne River

Guyana, Suriname seek IDB funding to bridge Corentyne River

FEBRUARY 18, 2012 | BY KNEWS |

– special committee to tackle cross-border crime

– Suriname offers help in oil search

Guyana and Suriname may move to the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) to seek joint financing for a bridge that will join the two countries via the Corentyne River.
The announcement was made in a joint statement by the two neighbours following a one day visit by President Donald Ramotar yesterday  (February 17), to Suriname.

A special border security committee is also to be established to facilitate the easy sharing of information. It will be the first overseas trip for the Head of State since his election to the Presidency in early December.  [More]

— Post #1124