Harris Latchu was born in a small riverside village, Trinidad West Indies. At the age of five, the family was relocated to the town of Chaguanas on the west side of Trinidad where he completed his schooling. After gaining his Cambridge certificate and having passed the civil service exam, he became a customs officer at the age of eighteen. However, to fulfil his ambition to become an electronic chartered engineer he decided to come to England at the age of twenty on the assumption that university education was available to all commonwealth citizens. Little did he know that one had to be resident in the UK for three years before he could apply for a University Grant, which is where this saga begins.
Beyond the Dragon’s Mouth to the Land of Milk and Money
Embark on an extraordinary memoir that chronicles the remarkable odyssey of a man determined to transcend adversity, conquer racial prejudice, and fulfil his dream of becoming a Chartered Engineer. This captivating narrative traces a history that stretches back to the 1840s when his forefathers, des...