During a hearing before Justice Vasheist Kokaram in the Port-of-Spain High Court this afternoon both
NCC and Pantrinbago produced a consent order on a lawsuit filed by Pan Trinbago.
In the lawsuit, Pantrinbago is claiming they are entitled to the proceeds earned from ticket sales for the semi-finals and finals of the competition, while NCC is contending it is entitled to the
money due to its role in managing all national Carnival celebrations and competitions.
Speaking with News Power Now outside of the Hall of Justice this afternoon, NCC Chairman, Kenny De Silva said that he is happy that matter has been partially settled in time for Sunday’s semi-final
leg of Panorama.
NCC Chairman, Kenny De Silva
Meanwhile… acting President of Pantrinbago, Richard Forteau said that the way forward for the organization will be ensure that the show goes on as planned and as support for the entire
President of Pantrinbago, Richard Forteau
Under the consent order, the NCC agreed to collect the money from ticket sales and hold it in escrow
until the issue is determined by Kokaram.