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The 1881 Canboulay Riots will be re-enacted on the streets of Port of Spain in the form of a play ¬” Kambule” at four o’ clock tomorrow ¬morning at -Piccadilly Greens. The Canboulay re-enactment, which many consider the beginning the official start of Carnival celebrations, will see scores of spectators coming into Port of Spain. Good Morning Trinidad and Tobago spoke to writer and activist Attillah Springer about the importance of the event.

Trinidad and Tobago has one of the region's highest cancer mortality rates, according to a study by the Pan American Health Organisation. The report links the country's high incidence of cancer-related death to the prevalence of obesity in the English-speaking Caribbean. Good Morning Trinidad and Tobago host Ria Roopchandsingh spoke to Patricia Tikasingh, who assists cancer patients with counselling across the country.

Acting Police Commissioner Stephen Williams recently told a Joint Select Committee of Parliament that air rifles are now becoming just as big a threat as illegal firearms on this country’s streets. We spoke to Security Expert, Paul Daniel Nahous, who disagrees with some of the Commissioner positions on Good Morning Trinidad and Tobago today.

Subhas Ramkhelawan discusses FATCA Bill

Financial Investment Specialist Subhas Ramkhelawan says the back, and forth debate between the Government and Opposition on the FATCA bill is only them trying to get as much air play out of it as possible and to see how it can benefit them. Ramkhelawan spoke to Good Morning Trinidad and Tobago host Dike Rostant about the debate on the legislation today.

AFETT to Host Women Influence Awards

Tricia Leid, the president of the Association of Female Executives of Trinidad and Tobago, speaks to Good Morning Trinidad and Tobago host Dike Rostant about her Association’s upcoming event. AFETT will host a Women Influence Awards and Mentorship celebration on March 7th, 2017.

Accessing Affordable Housing Programme

Wendy Huggings, the Assistant Manager, TTMF and Dike Noel, the Manager of Corporate Communications at the Ministry of Housing, speaking to Good Morning Trinidad and Tobago host Ria Roopchandsingh about the housing and loan application process in Trrinidad and Tobago.

Last week, Cabinet agreed to these revised terms and conditions for accessing the 2% and 5% mortgage Financing Regime under Government’s Affordable Housing Programme as administered by the Trinidad and Tobago Mortgage Finance Company Limited (TTMF).

In the Budget Statement 2017, the Minister of Finance declared that “We (Government) are ensuring that the housing needs of our lower and middle income groups are met: in respect of the 2 percent financing regime, we are increasing the qualifying income from $10,000 to $14,000 and the property value from $850,000.00 to $1 million. In respect of the 5 percent facility, the qualifying income will be increased from a lower limit of $14,001 to $30,000 and a property value in excess of $1 million to 1.5 million.”

Members of the Fatima Old Boys' Association came to Goof Morning Trinidad and Tobago today to promote their annual all-inclusive fete titled Exhale.

Members of the Fatima Old Boys' Association came to Goof Morning Trinidad and Tobago today to promote their annual all-inclusive fete titled Exhale.

Professor Terence Seemungal, Dean of the Faculty of Medical Sciences, and Dr. Michael Clarke, Adjunct Professor at the Western University in London, Ontario, speak with Good Morning Trinidad and Tobago Ria Roopchandsingh about their upcoming open lecture titled 'A Health Systems Approach to Public Health Research.' The lecture will focus on how critical underpinning of implementing a health in all policies or a health impact assessment system that addresses the “upstream” issues that define a sustainable, healthy nation and equity in health care.

Yvan Mendoza and Damian Clarke of the Scout Association of Trinidad and Tobago speak about their upcoming week of celebrations.

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