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Trinidad and Tobago Ready for Carnival 2016: PHOTOS

Trinidad & Tobago gets ready to welcome the world to the greatest show on earth Port-of-Spain, Trinidad—In less than 72 hours, the two unique islands of Trinidad and Tobago will erupt into a parade of merriment as thousands of people from around the world are expected to participate in the biggest street party on Earth-Trinidad Carnival. Officially celebrated on February 8 and 9, the Carnival festivities started just after Christmas and will continue until Ash Wednesday-loaded with dozens of high energy parties and premier cultural competitions. Opening with J’Ouvert at…

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Trinidad Homicide rate Shoots to 324 with Elcock Murder

The drive by shooting and killing of Joey Elcock has brought the murder rate for Trinidad and Tobago as the year ends to 324, reports say. The drive by shooting also injured Keisha Pierre, who was listed as recovering according to medical practitioners. The shooting according the Trinidad Express Newspaper took place at about 1.15 p.m. “Elcock and Pierre were standing outside their home when a car drove by and the occupants opened fire before speeding off.” Crime in the tiny island nation of less than 1. 4 million people is…

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