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Pride, Prayers and Law - Caribbean IRN Update July, August 2018

Left (Snap shot from Guybow/Sherlina Nageer; Right - George Alleyne via CaribbeanLifeNews Pride  Pride celebrations continued in the Caribbean in Trinidad & Tobago, Jamaica, Barbados and Belize. The celebrations in Trinidad & Tobago  started with a flag raising. "amid resistance".  The six weeks of events ended with a parade , and in memory of Sasha Fierce , There was rich reporting and commentary in the Trinidadian media including a reflection by   on the Pride  and the anniversary of the coup; that tolerance is good for the economy , Angelique V Nixon , Caribbean IRN member , read a piece The story of resistance at the parade. (video from Silver Lining facebook page) B-GLAD in Barbados also had a month of activities   ending with the first pride parade on 22 July, 2018 Donya Piggot explained in  Barbados Today news clip. J-FLAG in Jamaica also had Pride celebrations The second Pride Week was celebrated in Belize from 4 to 12 August. News c