Carib Queen Nona Lopez Aquan

A LIFE OF SERVICE: The First People’s Carib Queen Nona Lopez Aquan on her

THE thought that Nona Aquan would one day be chosen to be the First People’s Carib Queen never crossed the mind of the 65-year-old who lives a relatively simple life in New York.

In fact Aquan had nominated her sister for the role of Carib Queen, considering that unlike her, her sister was born in Arima. Although Aquan lives a life of activism and community service on behalf of the homeless and indigenous peoples of Manhattan, she prefers to do so away from the spotlight.

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