Marva Peters, the wife of calypsonian and chairman of the National Carnival Commission (NCC), Winston “Gypsy” Peters, has died.
In a statement, the NCC noted that Peters died on January 2nd in New York.
However, the cause of her death and the details of her funeral were not revealed to the public.
The organisation expressed condolences to the bereaved family.
Errol Peru, who co-manages the Back to Basics Calypso Tent, along with Gypsy, offered his condolences, and said that out of respect for Gypsy, there will be no Back to Basics Calypso tent this year.