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Trinidad and Tobago Carib Public Holiday

Source: The Trinidad and Tobago Guardian (Port of Spain)
Posted: Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Updated: Friday, January 3, 2020

The Carib community of Trinidad and Tobago has also asked for a new annual non-working public holiday to be declared in Trinidad and Tobago to commemorate the Caribs, as the first people to live in Trinidad and Tobago.

Ever since the passage, almost 20 years ago (1996-02-16), of Order #32 establishing 2 new community public holidays (Spiritual Baptist/Shouter Liberation Day on March 30 and Indian Arrival Day on May 30) other communities have also asked for a new public holidays dedicated to their community, such as the Orisa (2012-07-10) and the Carib (2013-10-15 and 2007-09-02).

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