Kern Tyson’s address to the BGM

Kern Tyson, Executive Director of Persons Associated with Visual Impairment (PAVI) presented a brief report on the work done for persons who are blind and visually impaired in Trinidad and Tobago. He made his presentation at the Biennial and 44th Anniversary General Meeting in Trinidad and Tobago on July 30th, 2011.

A Brief History of the Education of the Blind and Visually Impaired in Trinidad and Tobago

By Maurice Conor Some people may feel that the changes and improvements in the education of the blind and visually impaired have not come rapidly enough during the eighty-six year existence of organized welfare work for the blind in this country. After eleven years as a student at the Institute for the Blind and thirty-four years on the staff of the School for Blind children, Santa Cruz, I can understand these feelings. This state of affairs is not due to any acts of repression by the Committees concerned. It is rather a reflection of the attitude of the society to the …

Citations – James Alves Awards

The James Alves Awardees  Lady Floella Benjamin (Baroness of Beckenham) presents the James Alves Awards (2011 Edition) ✤ Dr M.H. Jamal Abadil       ✤ Dr. Edman Chamley✤ Garnet Mungalsingh        ✤ Merlene Phillip✤ Leticia Rodriguez Cupid   ✤ Rudolph and Claudette Paponette✤ Mae Lee Jordan              ✤ Patrick White✤ Jennifer Daulat-Araujo    ✤ Joseph Vautor-La Placeliere✤ Arthur Richards              ✤ Malcolm Diaz View the Citations for the James Alves Awardees further in this article or download the pdf version here: