Event Highlights

 

emancipation day in Trinidad, 2019

One hundred and fifty one years later, on 1 August 1985 the government of Trinidad and Tobago declared Emancipation Day a national holiday to commemorate the abolition of slavery. This country became the first country in the world to declare a national holiday to commemorate the abolition of slavery.

Video - Part one

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Coming soon: video - Part two

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