Tag Archives: Alicia Dipchan

Write Start: Parvati Girls’ Balkaran, Sando Sec’s Kumar cop top prizes with essays on Lara and a condensed Carnival

The results of Wired868’s Write Start National Essay Contest are available on schedule today. And the records show that, both in quantity and quality, girls dominated their male counterparts, South entries outstripped entries from North, East and Tobago and the young 11-15 writers were much more prolific than the not-so-young …

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Write Start (16-18): Alicia Dipchan wonders if bickering Trinbagonians will get Carnival off virtual life support

“[…] In an effort to keep the Carnival spirit alive, people have been sharing their own versions of extempo songs on Instagram and posting their DIY carnival costumes on Facebook.  “[…] There have been arguments that vaccinated persons should be allowed to participate in Carnival celebrations. However, these arguments are …

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