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Emancipation Village Booming With Activities

Activities continue to build up at the Emancipation Village ahead of Emancipation Day on Monday.

On Saturday night, visitors enjoyed entertainment honouring local contributors to the culture, as well as foreign acts which had the crowd on their feet.

Prime Minister’s Emancipation Day Message

The Prime Minister calls for the nation to find a new narrative in his Emancipation message.

The Head of the Emancipation Support Committee, Khafra Kambon calls for an awareness of and appreciation for African history.

It was made at the Holy Trinity Anglican Church, where worshippers paid homage to our forefathers, with the Eleventh Sunday of Pentecost Emancipation Celebration.

He commended those in attendance for showing appreciation for African culture, evident by the African inspired outfits they wore.

Dionne Baptiste tells us Mr. Kambon also spoke of the role of the church in the enslavement of Africans.

Police and Army Presence Increased Across T&T

Several persons have been detained and are being questioned by homicide investigators in connection with the spate of murders over that past two days.

Commissioner of Police Stephen Williams says the recent homicides were actively being investigated.

Between Friday and Saturday, five persons were shot and killed and another seriously injured.

Citizens are being urged to assist with the investigation by calling in anonymously 800-TIPS.

The Commissioner has also announced a heightened police presence across Trinidad and Tobago and with support from the Defence Force.

Commissioner Williams is assuring that the Police and Defence Force would continue to be highly active and visible in all communities.

Man Drowns At Moruga Beach

An 18-year-old man drowned at the Moruga Beach on Sunday. He has been identified as Stephan Ramkhelawan of Bois-Jean-Jean Road, Old Moruga Road.

C News understands Ramkhelawan was operating a small fishing vessel when the boat tilted and he fell overboard around 5pm.

Police said persons in the area tried to save him, but their efforts were in vain. They were scouring the waters for his body.

Ramkhelawan had gone to the beach with two other men, but he was the only person on the boat when tragedy struck.

United National Congress Finds New Home

The United National Congress has found a new home. This according to Pointe-a-Pierre Member of Parliament, David Lee. Responding to questions following a peace march in his constituency on Saturday morning, he said the party's new headquarters will be officially opened on Wednesday.
 

Cultural Displays At Emancipation Village

It's Emancipation weekend, and one event that brings excitement about the celebration is none other than the Emancipation Village.
 
The cultural display takes place at the Queen's Park Savannah in Port of Spain, and features vendors offering little snippets of the African culture, from clothing, to arts and crafts, handbags, food. You name it.

Brian Lara Promenade Gets Facelift

The Brian Lara Promenade gets a facelift ahead of the Emancipation Day Parade. It is part of the city corporation's 'Clean City Campaign', as Mayor Keron Valentine looks to make Port-of-Spain cleaner and user-friendly.

World Day Against Trafficking in Persons

The United Nations is calling on governments across the globe to implement policies to actively join the fight against human trafficking and migrant smuggling. July 30th is observed as World Day Against Trafficking in Persons.

MP David Lee Host Walk Against Crime

Member of Parliament for Pointe-a-Pierre, David Lee, held a peace march on Saturday morning, in response to what he says is a marked increase in crime in the area.

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