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“Remembering the Past” – part 6 – Articles by historian Louis B. Homer…

The following is an article written by the late historian Louis B. Homer. This article penned and published in July 2012 focused on Independence Square, Port of Spain. The square, which is today more popularly called the Brian Lara Promenade, was first referred to as Plaza De La Marine by the Spanish and later Marine […]

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“Remembering the Past” – part 5 – Articles by historian Louis B. Homer…

The following article was the last submitted by historian Louis B. Homer before his death on August 24th, 2013 following a brief illness. From “Remembering the Past” – Trinidad Express – Sept. 2013 “1959 radiation scare at Chag…” “The United Nations, in championing a world free of nuclear weapons, set aside August 29 as “International […]

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“Remembering the Past” – part 4 – Articles by historian Louis B. Homer…

From the Trinidad Express newspapers April 2012… “Santa Cruz Valley is historically known for its cocoa plantations and production. It is also the home of cricketing superstars Brian Charles Lara and Jeffrey Stollmeyer. It was home to Jonas Mohammed Bath, Sultan of Yalliallhad, who was partly responsible for the construction of the famed Fort George. […]

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“Remembering the Past” – part 3 – Articles by historian Louis B. Homer…

Part 3 of “Remembering the Past” – articles by historian Louis B. Homer, highlights the village of Tortuga in central Trinidad… “Many of the people living in the hilltop of Tortuga would probably prefer that others did not know the place existed. The area is so picture-perfect, still so attached to its past, and its […]

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“Remembering the Past” – part 2 – Articles by historian Louis B. Homer…

In early August 2013, the late journalist and historian Louis B. Homer penned an article on the great houses of San Fernando in south Trinidad… In his introduction Homer said, “San Fernando and its suburbs had many elegant houses built during the 19th century. Some were dismantled, while others were allowed to deteriorate and fall […]

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“Remembering the Past” – part 1 – Articles by historian Louis B. Homer…

This is the first in a series of posts highlighting articles written by Louis B. Homer for the Trinidad Express newspapers… The following article complied by the late Louis B. Homer, journalist and historian, appeared in his column “Remembering the Past” from the Trinidad Express in June 2013.  The article entitled “4 black heroes of […]

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Louis B Homer passes away…

Veteran Trinidad and Tobago Journalist and Historian Louis B. Homer passed away on Saturday 25th August 2013 at the age of 81, after succumbing to a brief illness. Last remembered for his weekly Trinidad Express newspaper article “Remembering the Past”, Homer also hosted his own ‘history museum’ at his home and throughout his life’s work […]

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