Caribbean Life News Update 08 September 2016
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.
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.
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.
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.