Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley says in Trinidad and Tobago we can celebrate our differences because they make us strong.
Speaking at the Anjuman Sunnat ul Jammat Association's (ASJA) annual Eid dinner on Saturday evening, he said we have so many differences as a people that we all become one.
He added that differences don't always mean difficulty but strength of character.
Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar is calling on the Muslim community to stand with her as she seeks to protect the rights of all citizens of T&T.
Mrs. Persad-Bissessar was the guest speaker at the Ummah T&T Eid dinner in Felicity on Saturday evening.
There she broke down the changes that the Opposition believes are necessary in the Anti-terrorism Amendment Bill 2018, which is currently before the Parliament.
The Government Campus Plaza Auditorium transformed into a runway on Saturday evening as Fashion TT launched the second instalment of its Value Chain Investment Programme.
The initiative is targeted to equip both new and seasoned local designers with the tools needed to become firm competitors in the international fashion industry.
Janine Browne reports.
The Presbyterian Church is continuing their celebration of 150 years.
The Church is celebrating its anniversary all year long. Part of their celebrations involves the Torch Run.
On Saturday, the torch was passed from members in Cunupia to members in Las Lomas.
Residents of Kernahan Village, Manzanilla will be the first to be a part of the Ministry of Agriculture and the Ministry of Social Development and Family Service's Agricultural Training Programme for rural communities.
Chairman of the World Food Day National Committee of T&T Petal Ram said the project is an investment in food security and Rural Development.
Participants will be trained to perform basic home gardening techniques.
The third annual National Food Truck & Culinary Festival took off on Saturday at the Hasely Crawford Stadium in Port of Spain.
While rains saw the day off to a slow start, patrons trickled in bit by bit as the showers eased to try the various culinary options available.
With just over two weeks to go till voting day in the local government by-election, PNM Candidate Nicole Young was out in her community of Belmont East to continue campaigning efforts.
Reporter Janine Browne and cameraman Negel Alexander caught up with the party for a portion of the walk.
Saturday was the final leg of the Ministry of Community Development and the Arts' Community Festival initiative in Diego Martin.
Although the rains came, residents in the area and visitors took the opportunity to explore the crafts and cuisine on display.
The Festivals are part of the lead up to Community Development Day which is celebrated in July.
They gave communities the chance to show off their talents and develop entrepreneurial skills.
The Diego Martin Regional Corporation is doing their part to prepare their burgesses for the hurricane season.
Disaster Management Co-ordinator for the Diego Martin Regional Corporation Jerry David said they partnered with the Ministry of Community Development, Culture and the Arts to demonstrate skills members of the community need.
Former Government Minister Devant Maharaj is questioning the award of Silk to three attorneys.
The attorneys: Ruth Van Leer, Kemraj Harrikisson and Ian Benjamin received their instruments of appointments of Senior Counsel from President Paula Mae Weeks on Friday.