ITS BEEN JUST SIX DAYS SINCE A PETITION CALLING FOR THE REMOVAL OF THE STATUE OF CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS BEGAN CIRCULATING AND SO FAR, IT HAS ALMOST EIGHT THOUSANDS SIGNATURES.

THE PORT OF SPAIN MAYOR IS STILL ON THE FENCE ABOUT WHETHER THE STATUE SHOULD BE REMOVED BUT IT SEEMS SOME EAGER ACTIVISTS COULD WAIT NO LONGER.

REPORTER SHARLENE RAMPERSAD AND CAMERAMAN TIMOTHY CHASTEAU TELL US WHAT HAPPENED TO THE ONE HUNDRED AND THIRTY-NINE YEAR OLD STATUE OVERNIGHT.