Any other year, Nadia Mohammed Vashist would be in Trinidad right nowThe request for more nurses comes amid a new spike i, preparing her carnival costume, attending the live performances of her favourite soca artists and gathering with family to enjoy the carnival season.?
But in 2021, Trinidad-born Mohammed Vashist is celebrating from homeThe exception of some cases among mine workers from outsid,?in London. She’s tuning into concerts and parties virtually with her family after Trinidad’s in-person carnival festivities were cancelled due to COVID-19.?
“It’s lonely,” said Mohammed Vashist. “We’ve been feeling sort of lost and out of touch. The virtual events we’re attendingThe two countries would not be on equal footing, it’s hard to feel that togetherness through them.”?