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Posted: Tuesday, August 1, 2023

The PM stated in his Emancipation message that "we will be saying that we have been dealing with our history openly, directly, and honestly, but we cannot forget the whips on the backs of our ancestors".

Asante king makes courtesy call to President
The Asante/Ashanti king Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II made a courtesy call to the President Christine Kangaloo and her husband Kerwin Garcia and signed the visitor's book on Monday at the President's House, St Ann's, Port of Spain.

They also exchanged gifts after having a conversation and among the king's entourage was Foreign and Caricom Affairs Minister Dr Amery Browne.

The time has come
Reparations movement gains momentum

'We have to rescue our real heroes'
In July 2022, Cabinet agreed to the appointment of a committee to review and report on the placement of statues, monuments, and other historical signage of recognition in Trinidad and Tobago by December 31 of that year.

To date, there has been no report from that committee although it was announced that the committee would be chaired by Professor Emerita Bridget Brereton, with other committee members being Dr Eastlyn Kate McKenzie, Zaida Rajnauth, Chief Ricardo Bharath-Hernandez and Kobe Sandy.

Emancipation celebrations even more important in Digital Age

Jack the 'star' of UNC walkabouts

Ten feet of floodwaters destroy two-storey house in Palmiste
Residents of Palmiste Bend, San Fernando, were busy yesterday trying to salvage what they could after Saturday's floodwaters reached over ten feet in some parts of the community.

While the tally of losses continued to rise for each of them, one family said with certainty yesterday that they had lost everything.

Distressed South residents cry out for help after Saturday's flooding

Struggling in breathtaking rural Brasso Seco

Woman, 60, drowns at Damian Bay

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