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Trinidad and Tobago Celebrates 52nd Independence Anniversary with Constitutional Reform

Trinidad and Tobago will celebrate its 52nd political independence from Great Britain on Sunday, August 31, 2014.

This year will be a historic one for the country as Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar is moving to implement constitutional reform for what she said is the People’s Partnership (PP) administration policy agenda for development and progress. 196 more words

News

Indepence Day and an Independent Tuk Tuk Ride

For the first time I am riding in a tuk tuk, alone.

There is more room in here than I had imagined. I guess I’m just so used to squishing in here with my sweaty travelling companions. 451 more words

Travel

Warriors of change

I may not have a lot of experience to boast about, but in the little time that I have spent here, working with Antarang, I observed that every community has a change driver. 221 more words

Moldova's Way to Independence

         The month of August is known in Moldova as the month of national holidays. That is due to the Independence Day, on August 27 and also to the Language Day, on August 31. 505 more words

History

'Stand up for the national anthem'

According to the Prevention of Insults to National Honour Act, 1971, “Whoever in any public place or in any other place within public view burns, mutilates, defaces, defiles, disfigures, destroys, tramples upon or otherwise brings into contempt (whether by words, either spoken or written, or by acts) the Indian National Flag or the Constitution of India or any part thereof, shall be punished with imprisonment for a term which may extend to three years, or with fine, or with both… Whoever intentionally prevents the singing of the Indian National Anthem or causes disturbance to any assembly engaged in such singing shall be punished with imprisonment for a term which may extend to three years, or with fine, or with both.” 514 more words