Saturday, July 27, 2013

Lest we forget - in memory of the victims of the 1990 failed Muslimeen coup

Say a prayer for T&T
On July 27, 1990 Muslimeen insurgents stormed the Parliament of Trinidad and Tobago and took several persons hostage, including the Prime Minister at the time, Arthur N.R. Robinson.

Another rebel group took control of the state television station and announced that the radical group under its leader Imam Yasin Abu Bakr had taken control of the country.

In the violence that followed before the uprising ended 40 people lost their lives and large sections of the city of Port of Spain were devastated.

Today, 23 years later, let us pause for a moment to remember that dark day in our history and to praise God for our deliverance so we could continue to live in a free and democratic state.

And let us resolve to continuously be on guard to ensure that no one ever has an opportunity to seize power by undemocratic means.

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Jai & Sero

Jai & Sero

Our family at home in Toronto 2008

Our family at home in Toronto 2008
Amit, Heather, Fuzz, Aj, Jiv, Shiva, Rampa, Sero, Jai