Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Laventille gets $4.5m swimming pool.*

breaking ground: Port of Spain Mayor Joel Martinez, from left, Housing Minister Randall Mitchell, Sport Minister Darryl Smith, Laventille East/Morvant MP Adrian Leonce and Laventille West MP Fitzgerald Hinds turn the sod for the Laventille Swimming Pool Facility in Sogren Trace, Laventille, yesterday.


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Laventille West Member of Parliament Fitzgerald Hinds says $4.5 million will be spent to construct a community swimming pool in Sog­ren Trace, Laventille, for recreation.
Hinds, who is also Minister in the Ministry of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs, said he had “vowed” to construct a pool after tragedy befell two young boys in 2000—Kevin Sylvester and Jarelle Morris—who drowned in a water tank.
Hinds was speaking yes­terday at the official sod-turning ceremony for the Laventille Swimming Pool Facility in Sogren Trace, Laventille. It is loca­ted a stone’s throw from Desperadoes Panyard Theatre in Desperlie Crescent, and is expected to be completed by August. 

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