Topic Tag: Indian Arrival

Embark, Culture, Festivals and Events

Word of mouth (May/June 2013)

Arrival matters Neil Marks previews the celebrations for the 175th anniversary of Indian Arrival in Guyana When slavery in the British West...

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Culture, Festivals and Events

Happenings – May/June 2012

In honour of Indian Arrival History tells us that after emancipation a dearth of willing labourers led plantation owners to petition the...

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Culture, Festivals and Events

Happenings – May/June 2011

Designing Dreams in T&T “Go on designing your dreams,” Trinidad & Tobago’s Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar told...

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Culture, History, Trinidad and Tobago

Voyage of the Fatel Rozack

After the emancipation of the slaves in 1838, many of the freed blacks gradually withdrew from full-time labour on the sugar plantations....

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Culture, History, Guyana, Trinidad and Tobago

A Passage From India

On May 30, 1845, a small sailing ship of 415 tonnes, the Fatel Rozack, tied up at the lighthouse jetty in Port of Spain, Trinidad after a...

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Island Beat (May/June 1999)

Carnival is traditionally a pre-Lenten celebration, but in the summer months, many North American and European visitors arrive on our...

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