Photos of the Day: May 8, 2020

A squadron of Pelicans take flight at King's Wharf, San Fernando  - Lincoln Holder
A squadron of Pelicans take flight at King's Wharf, San Fernando - Lincoln Holder

Newsday photographers captured some of these images reflecting the past 24 hours in Trinidad and Tobago. Other photos were submitted by readers like you.

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This elderly man is seen purchasing paw-paw at the Namdevco market at Harris Promenade San Fernando - Vashti Singh

A bird's eye view of the jetty at Maracas Bay along the north coast of Trinidad. From this height, the beach looks pristine, with no one able to visit due to the restrictions imposed by the government to curb the spread of covid19. - Jeff Mayers

Flowers in Bloom Pasea. - Vishnu Ramdass

Commissioner of Police Gary Griffith saves a ball kicked by Terry Fenwick during the opening of the refurbished police football grounds on Long Circular Road, St. James - Ayanna Kinsale

The Bamboo Cathedral, Chaguaramas.
This photo was taken on the last outing my friends and I had before the quarantine. We hiked to the top and back down, all the while catching up with each other's lives and our beliefs an philosophies. It was one of my most cherished memories and this picture helps me to remember the wonderful times I had with my friends and gives me hope to see them and the outdoors again after the stay at home order is lifted. - Krishna Mahadeo

Beat the Heat. Coconut water is always a great option for quenching your thirst, especially when the temperature is scorching. A coconut vendor cuts another one for a man on the Southern Main Road, Chaguanas on Thursday. - Angelo Marcelle

Members of the Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force on patrol along Penetience Street, San Fernando on Thursday. - Vashti Singh

This pair of Saffron Finches, was submitted by forestry division worker who is a lover of nature and the environment. - KRISHNA BRIAN SAMLAL

A police officer reaches out to greet a little boy on the Brian Lara Promenade, Independence Square, Port of Spain. - Ayanna Kinsale

This lady is well prepared as she wears a face mask , shades and headwrapped also equipped with hand sanitizer clipped to her handbag while walking in Port of Spain. - Ayanna Kinsale

Supermoon submission. - Melony Mejias

People taking a brisk walk around the Queens Park Savannah, Port of Spain on Wednesday. - ANGELO_MARCELLE

A SELFIE WITH GRANNY! A special happy birthday shoutout to a loving caring treasured beautiful soul my granny Carol Garcia. Submitted by fellow reader and amateur photographer. - SHANICE LOVELL


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