Religious symbolism in Carnival

Three people – a Canboulay activist and poet, a mas artist and small bandleader, and a photographer/author – speak in their own words about what the sacred means for them in Carnival, as told to SHEREEN ALI, who asked them: Do you think religious symbolisms, or expressions of spirituality and the sacred, have a place in Carnival?

Raise awareness of the dangers of racism and “stand up against old and new forms of slavery” was the resounding message of United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Monday during a special event marking the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade. 

WHEN she was getting her feet wet in the sport of skiing Abigail Vieira would always think about competing at the Winter Olympic Games. Ten years later, the TT teenager is almost guaranteed a spot at both the 2020 Winter Youth Olympics and the 2022 Winter Olympics after her strong performances in alpine skiing recently.

Prime Min­is­ter Dr Kei­th Row­ley on Sun­day bashed the for­mer ad­min­is­tra­tion for leav­ing the plans for the Diego Mar­tin Sport­ing Com­plex on the back burn­er dur­ing their time in of­fice.

MINISTER of Sport Shamfa Cudjoe is expected to greet and address Special Olympics TT’s 44-member delegation, at about 5 pm today, on their return from the Special Olympics International 2019 World Games, in the United Arab Emirates.