Arima Boys Government

The Arima Boys Government (commonly referred to as simply ABG} was established in 1876, with only 149 students.

It is the oldest school in the borough of Arima and is located on King Street, Arima.

Notable names in the fields of politics, sports, activism and the arts have walked the school’s hallways.

Here is a photograph of the 1959 College Exhibition winners from Arima Boys’ Government School with their Headmaster, Mr. Eugene Laurent. Photo courtesy Neil Giuseppi.

The 1959 College Exhibition winners: Left to Right: Selwyn Sukhu, Neil Giuseppi, Keith Assam, Haydn Toney, Cassian Lopez, Anthony Watkins, Jennifer Marchack, Gordon Draper, Earl Agard. Seated: Headmaster of Arima Boys’ Government School, Eugene Laurent

Some pictures of the old school building follows:

A link to an extensive article on ABG from Trinidad Newsday newspaper:

ABGS Link