The caution comes from National Diversity and Social Integration Minister, Rodger Samuel.
He was questioned by News Power Now following the formal launch of the Festival Village of the Americas Competitive Forum.
The event was held at Woodford Square, Port of Spain Wednesday.
From October 8th to 10th the Festival Village will be used to demonstrate the importance of skills set possessed by artisans and craftsmen.
Minister Samuel said the race card does nothing positive for nation building.