On Sunday 23rd November 2014, the recently reactivated Scorpion Revival Youth Group joined hands with the community Sunday school to have a Christmas party, concert and dinner for the children of Scorpion Alley, Carenage. Final preparations were ongoing from early in the morning, with some of the young men in the community volunteering to scrub the yard with brooms and buckets, and touch up the walls with paint donated by a well-wisher [Brother Alvin] in the church.
On the east coasts of Trinidad, the catchments of Ortoire and Nariva have been affected by severe flooding over the last two weeks with some residents being marooned in their homes and villages for varying periods of time.
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.
The Hindu festival of Phagwa was celebrated throughout Trinidad as people journeyed to different venues to partake of this fun-filled, colourful festival on Sunday 28th February. Known also as Holi or the Festival of Colours, Phagwa is celebrated throughout many communities across Trinidad, where the throwing of coloured powder and coloured water on each other, forms a central part of the festival.
On September 17, 2009, Professor Dr. Brinsley Samaroo, under the patronage of the University of Trinidad and Tobago (UTT), held a lecture titled, “Recovering Tangible Heritage” at the National Library and Information System Authority (NALIS). This lecture was meant to be an eye-opener to students of history as well as Trinidadians and Tobagonians in general, who may not be aware of the significance of some recent historical sites. The aim, in addition to general edification, is the preservation of these sites for further excavation and exploration for generations to come. Dr. Hollis Liverpool, Calypsonian and Historian chairs the proceedings and provides further details about the lecture.
Carapichaima is a small town located in west-central Trinidad. The name Carapichaima came from the early Amerindian inhabitants and includes many small communities and villages which are occupied by a predominantly East Indian population. Some of the villages include Waterloo, Brickfield Village, Orange Field Village and Korea Village, just to name a few. One significant landmark in Carapichaima is the Waterloo temple in the sea which was built by Siewdass Sadhu in 1947.
On Sunday 20th December, 2009, Triniview.com journeyed through different parts of Eastern Quarry Laventille. The pictures depict some of the most beautiful scenery and friendly people in the area.
This scenic view in Penal was taken on Saturday 12th December, 2009, along Rock Road and various areas off Rock Road in Penal. Originally referred to as Peñeraal, Penal is a town in south Trinidad. It lies south of San Fernando and Debe, and north of Siparia. Predominantly occupied by East Indians, this town has health facilities, restaurants, clothing stores, recreation clubs, schools, community centres and much more.
The Morvant Epiphany Anglican Primary School hosted their Christmas party entitled “Spirit of Christmas” on Wednesday 09th, 2009. This event was held on the school’s compound located on Dos Santos Street, Morvant. The party included a fashion show, a puppet show and a dance competition.
On Saturday 09th December 2009, Triniview.com visited various areas in Morvant. Morvant is located in the southern foothills of the Northern Range, Trinidad Island. The Lady Young Road borders Morvant on the north and east and divides the community from Mon Repos on the northeast and Barataria on the southeast. Some of the neighboring Communities include Laventille, East Dry River and Belmont.