Hundreds of nationals of Trinidad & Tobago residing in New York City plan to skip this year’s carnival on Labor Day, Mon., September 7 on Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn. They will be in Trinidad & Tobago to vote in national elections scheduled on September 7.
It is a close race between the United National Congress led by Prime MinisterKamla Persad-Bissessar and the People’s National Movement
led by Opposition Leader Keith Rowley.
Supporters of both parties in the tri-state of NY, NJ and CT are busy fundraising for their respective parties.
Jack Warner who is wanted by the U.S. for allegedly accepting bribery when he was a FIFA official is also leading his political party into the election.
The UNC and PNM are still screening candidates.