Saturday, February 24, 2018

A lifetime of service*

From Mayaro to Manhattan

UN DUTIES: Deborah Thomas-Felix takes the oath of office as a judge on the UN Appeals Tribunal with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon.

There are women in Trinidad and Tobago who have rendered invaluable service to our country. Often we struggle to recognise them.
They are school vendors, school crossing guards, CEOs, teachers, ground-breaking flight attendants, agricultural workers, public servants, housewives, doctors, domestic workers, lawyers, diplomats and the list goes on.  Our history of slavery, indentureship, colonialism and class stratification and all these have bequeathed us make their achievements even more remarkable.

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