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Write Start (16-18): Malique Auguste foresees a dour Carnival where masqueraders are ‘lonely together’ 

“[…] It’s Carnival Monday, 2022, and reluctantly a gloomy mass of people trickle down the street. Post-covid Carnival and barely anyone marches along the avenue because most are too concerned with catching the still present disease, except of course for those vagrants that have nowhere else to be.  “Due to …

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Write Start (16-18): Aastha Kumar sees designer masks and condensed parade in post-pandemic Carnival

“[…] A ‘no mask, no mas’ policy should be adopted with costume designers incorporating this aspect of PPE into costume designs. “[…] The parade of the bands should be condensed in to one day at one venue to limit the risk of infection…” Seventeen-year-old San Fernando Government Secondary student Aastha …

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Write Start (16-18): Alicia Dipchan wonders if bickering Trinbagonians will get Carnival off virtual life support

“[…] In an effort to keep the Carnival spirit alive, people have been sharing their own versions of extempo songs on Instagram and posting their DIY carnival costumes on Facebook.  “[…] There have been arguments that vaccinated persons should be allowed to participate in Carnival celebrations. However, these arguments are …

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Write Start (16-18): Brace for bacchanal! Kyla-Marie Singh sees protests and price spikes in Carnival 2022

“[…] I do think that there would be a lot of controversy specifically from ‘anti-vaxxers’ about non-vaccinated persons not being able to partake in these festivities—and this might cause a problem in society at that appointed time.  “[…] There would possibly a price increase in all areas and industries that …

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Write Start (16-18): Jab before ‘jab jab’; Tsai-Ann Lewis says vaccination cards, not rags, will dominate Carnival 2022 

“[…] Carnival will most definitely be for those who are vaccinated, as most things have or are becoming. “[…] Before the event formally begins, persons will need to wear their Covid-19 vaccination cards and a form of identification around their necks to ensure that they are permitted to partake in …

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