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Mighty Sparrow to receive prestigious Order of T&T award

Mighty Sparrow to receive prestigious Order of Trinidad and Tobago award

Sparrow - January 2014

Sparrow – January 2014

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, Thursday February 20, 2014, CMC –
The Trinidad and Tobago government on Wednesday February 19  said it had recommended that the Grenadian-born, Dr. Slinger Francisco, the “Mighty Sparrow” be given the country’s highest award.

In addition, the Kamla Persad Bissessar administration said it would also meet the expenses related to the medical condition of the veteran calypsonian.

Sparrow, acknowledged as the “Calypso King of the World” returned to Trinidad and Tobago earlier this month after recovering from a diabetic coma in the United States, where he has been residing for years.   Continue reading

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