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T&T Reparations Committee Meeting and Lecture

T&T Reparations Committee Meeting and Lecture

August 28, 2014 · Leave a Comment 

On Monday 12th August, 2014, members of the Trinidad and Tobago National Committee on Reparations (TTNCR) held their 9th meeting at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, level 14 of the Waterfront Complex, Wrightson Road, Port of Spain where the committee members were also presented with their instruments of appointment by His Excellency Mervyn Assam.

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Special Events

The Palo’s Crew Emancipation Concert: An Evening of Culture

The Palo’s Crew Emancipation Concert: An Evening of Culture

August 17, 2014 · Leave a Comment 

On Saturday 2nd August, the Mango Rose, Port of Spain neighbourhood was a hub of activity for the hosting of the annual Emancipation Day Concert hosted by The Palo’s Crew. The event was billed “An Evening of Culture” and themed “To Educate is to Emancipate.” This concert seeks not only to entertain, but also serves as a platform for acknowledging and rewarding the efforts of individuals who have excelled from the community.

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Send-Offs

The Passing of Activist Augustin Noel

The Passing of Activist Augustin Noel

August 11, 2014 · Leave a Comment 

On the 11th July, 2014, Trinidad and Tobago laid a warrior to rest in the form of Augustin Noel after many years of service dedicated to the Chaguaramas land struggle. He was the voice of an unpopular struggle that was largely voiceless prior to his involvement.

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Festivals

Ganga Dhaaraa Teerath: Water is Life

Ganga Dhaaraa Teerath: Water is Life

July 4, 2014 · Leave a Comment 

Ganga Dhaaraa teerath (also spelt tirath) or pilgrimage represents an ancient tradition in Hinduism. Man, God and Nature are not separate in the Hindu tradition and the festival, Ganga Dashahara, is about the unified expression of these. Water is life and human life has depended upon this element since the beginning of time.

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Villages

Pundit Dr. Parasram Maharaj Speaks about the Phagwa Festival

Pundit Dr. Parasram Maharaj Speaks about the Phagwa Festival

March 2, 2010 · Leave a Comment 

On Saturday 28th February, 2010, the Mc Bean Ramleela and Cultural Group hosted the Phagwa celebrations at the Lower Mc Bean Recreational Ground in Couva. During the early morning preparations for the day’s event, Hindu Pundit Dr. Parasram Maharaj took time out from his busy schedule to share a bit of history and meaning of the Hindu festival of Phagwa from its origins in India to its colourful manifestations in Trinidad and Tobago.

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Interviews

Ganga Dhaaraa Teerath: Water is Life

Ganga Dhaaraa Teerath: Water is Life

July 4, 2014 · Leave a Comment 

Ganga Dhaaraa teerath (also spelt tirath) or pilgrimage represents an ancient tradition in Hinduism. Man, God and Nature are not separate in the Hindu tradition and the festival, Ganga Dashahara, is about the unified expression of these. Water is life and human life has depended upon this element since the beginning of time.

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Photo Albums

The Palo’s Crew Emancipation Concert: An Evening of Culture

The Palo’s Crew Emancipation Concert: An Evening of Culture

On Saturday 2nd August, the Mango Rose, Port of Spain neighbourhood was a hub of activity for the hosting of the annual Emancipation Day Concert hosted by The Palo’s Crew. The event was billed “An Evening of Culture” and themed “To Educate is to Emancipate.” This concert seeks not only to entertain, but also serves as a platform for acknowledging and rewarding the efforts of individuals who have excelled from the community.

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The Passing of Activist Augustin Noel

The Passing of Activist Augustin Noel

On the 11th July, 2014, Trinidad and Tobago laid a warrior to rest in the form of Augustin Noel after many years of service dedicated to the Chaguaramas land struggle. He was the voice of an unpopular struggle that was largely voiceless prior to his involvement.

[Continue reading: The Passing of Activist Augustin Noel]
Party 67 for Posse 67

Party 67 for Posse 67

The Nelson Mandela Foundation has started a movement where individuals across the globe are asked to volunteer sixty seven minutes of their time in recognition of the sixty seven years of public service that Mr. Nelson Mandela gave to the struggle for freedom in South Africa.

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Colorado’s 4/20 Rally 2014: Is the Rebellion Over?

Colorado’s 4/20 Rally 2014: Is the Rebellion Over?

See, once upon a time, 4/20 was the phrase representing an ever-expanding subculture spanning decades. Indeed, it became symbolic of an underground movement locked on to the struggle to establish marijuana as both recreational and healing, a naturopathic medicine, not the scary bogey-monster depicted by government agencies, classified similarly with the synthetics of our generation.

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Trinidad Rastas Advocate for Reparations and Marijuana Legalisation

Trinidad Rastas Advocate for Reparations and Marijuana Legalisation

On Sunday 23rd February, 2014, in Trinidad the local Rastafari organization, the All Mansions of Rastafari, held a rally to advocate for reparations, repatriation and the legalization of marijuana.

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Jazz Artists on the Greens 2012

Jazz Artists on the Greens 2012

On March 24th, 2012, the 10th Annual Jazz Artists on the Greens (JAOTG) was held at the WASA Grounds, Farm Road, St. Joseph. This event, which was organised by Production One Limited, showcased the talent of five artists, incorporating various musical styles as well as a regional flavour.

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Villages

Pundit Dr. Parasram Maharaj Speaks about the Phagwa Festival

Pundit Dr. Parasram Maharaj Speaks about the Phagwa Festival

On Saturday 28th February, 2010, the Mc Bean Ramleela and Cultural Group hosted...


Mc Bean Ramleela Phagwa Celebrations 2010

Mc Bean Ramleela Phagwa Celebrations 2010

The Hindu festival of Phagwa was celebrated throughout Trinidad as people journeyed...


Dr. Brinsley Samaroo – Recovering Tangible Heritage

Dr. Brinsley Samaroo – Recovering Tangible Heritage

Dr. Brinsley Samaroo On September 17, 2009, Professor Dr. Brinsley Samaroo, under...


Carapichaima, Central Trinidad

Carapichaima, Central Trinidad

Carapichaima is a small town located in west-central Trinidad. The name Carapichaima...


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Special Events

The Palo’s Crew Emancipation Concert: An Evening of Culture

The Palo’s Crew Emancipation Concert: An Evening of Culture

Mango Rose apartment block off Piccadilly Street, Port of Spain By TriniView Reporters Posted:...


Party 67 for Posse 67

Party 67 for Posse 67

Commemorating International Nelson Mandela Day Nelson Mandela By TriniView Reporters Event...


Ganga Dhaaraa Teerath: Water is Life

Ganga Dhaaraa Teerath: Water is Life

Devotees at Ganga Dhaaraa By TriniView Reporters Event Date: June 08, 2014 Posted:...


Colorado’s 4/20 Rally 2014: Is the Rebellion Over?

Colorado’s 4/20 Rally 2014: Is the Rebellion Over?

Marijuana at Denver’s Civic Center 4/20 Rally By TriniView Reporters Event...


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