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Church in Trinidad advocates planting crops to boost food security

Archbishop Jason Gordon of Port of Spain has been calling on people to grow more food in recent months. His encouragement has been particularly urgent following widespread job losses in Trinidad beginning with a state-ordered lockdown in March in response to rising numbers of COVID-19 cases.

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Trinidad and Tobago archbishop apologizes at Black Power 50th anniversary

On Feb. 26, 1970, 200 angry youths stormed the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Port of Spain and criticized the church on its failure to challenge race and class imbalances in Trinidad and Tobago. Fifty years later, the Catholic Church and the National Joint Action Committee came together in that same cathedral for a joint observance of the 50th anniversary of Trinidad and Tobago’s Black Power Revolution.

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