Caribbean Association of National Olympic Committees (CANOC) Day has been celebrated here at Pan American Games.

Read more: Caribbean Association of National Olympic Committees Day celebrated at Lima 2019

Celebrated on 1 August to commemorate the end of slavery in the British colonies (1838), Emancipation Day — a public holiday —

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By many ac­counts, Laven­tille got its name by the cor­rup­tion of the French word “La Ven­taille”. It has been said that the north­east trade winds blow to­wards this part of the is­land of Trinidad be­fore reach­ing any oth­er part of Port-of-Spain–hence the metaphor­i­cal name La Ven­taille (“The Vent”). The res­i­dents of “The Hill” are for­tu­nate to have a very rich his­to­ry.

Read more: Laventille’s rich history

 ... How community became a no-go zone

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Trinidad and Tobago is the best Caribbean Carnival in the world. Many carnivals across the world have based their celebrations on Trinidad’s Carnival.

Read more: Trinidad and Tobago Carnival – The Greatest Street Parade in the World!