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Official Reception and Unveiling of the Re-naming of Queen Street

On Friday 22nd September, the Port of Spain City Council held the formal ceremonial unveiling of the re-naming of Queen Street to “Queen Janelle Commissiong Street’.

This momentous occasion was in celebration and recognition of Ms. Janelle “Penny’” Commissiong as our Nation’s first Miss Universe and the very first woman of color to hold the Miss Universe title.

Queen Janelle “Penny Commissiong in lieu of the event participated in a procession beginning at Piccadilly along Queen Street, ending at Richmond Street for the formal reception and official unveiling of the new street sign which now bears her name.

 

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