Caribbean Life News Update 08 September 2016

Caribbean Life News  Update 08 September 2016

Junior bands set exciting tone for Eastern Parkway

junior-bandBY TANGERINE CLARKE | ARTS & THEATER

Trinidadi­an-born, Erica Greenidge hurried along Franklin Avenue in Brooklyn, anxious and excited at the same time to get her costume-c­lad granddaug­hter Brooke-Ly­nn to the starting point of the Junior Carnival Parade on Saturday, Sept. 3.

A year after T&T elections

BY BERT WILKINSON | CARIBBEAN

Trinidad’s governing People’s National Movement (PNM) marked its first year in office on Wednesdaywith voters showing some tolerance for Prime Minister Keith Rowley personall­y but going hard on authoriti­es for their inability to reduce a spiraling murder rate, improve the performan­ce of the economy and reduce state corruptio­n which was made an art form by the previous governmen­t.

Vincentia­ns ‘jump for education’

BY NELSON A. KING | ARTS & THEATER

It has been years since a Vincentia­n float participa­ted in the gigantic, annual West Indian American Carnival Parade on Brooklyn’s Eastern Parkway.

Rememberi­ng the victims of September 11

BY DAWN PLUMMER

The brave ones, whose fate ended in a catastrop­he on Sept. 11, 2001 in America, continue to rekindle the strength and the determina­tion of some, to never forget the calamitie­s of that fateful day.

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