BP Gibson Sets Trinidad & Tobago Flag-Raising Tribute, 8/30

Bronx Borough President Gibson will join the Consul of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, Mary Tang Yew, and Community Activist Hazra Ali who will serve as Mistress of Ceremonies, outside Bronx Borough Hall for a flag-raising ceremony to commemorate 60 years of the twin-island nation’s independence from British rule. Situated off the northern edge of the South American mainland, and roughly 7 miles from Venezuela, the Republic has a population of 1.5 million. Here in the United States, according to the latest U.S. Census estimates, close to 230,000, reside here, with the largest population, living in the State of New York, and the 2nd largest in Florida.

“As the daughter of a proud Trinidadian man, I share this rich heritage with thousands of others across this city who in this inaugural celebration can join us to recognize the culture, heritage, food, and countless contributions made each day by those who hail from Trinidad and Tobago across this city and our borough,” said Bronx Borough President Vanessa L. Gibson.

Tuesday, August 30, 2022 from 12:00 PM-1:00 PM.  Outside Bronx Borough Hall – 851 Grand Concourse (at 158th Street)


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