Address at the 1st Session of the 12th Parliament of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago

Madame President of the Senate, Madame Speaker of the House, Honourable Members of Parliament. I thank Madame Speaker for her kind invitation to address both Houses at this 1st session of the 12th Parliament of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. As the only member...

Appointment of the Leader of the Opposition

Mrs. Kamla Persad-Bissessar S.C., M.P., today received her Instrument of Appointment as Leader of the Opposition from Her Excellency Paula-Mae Weekes, O.R.T.T., President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, at President’s House. The Honourable the Chief Justice,...

Swearing-in of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

At a simple but solemn ceremony characterised by strict adherence to COVID-19 protocols, Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Keith Christopher Rowley and his Cabinet took their Oaths of Office before Her Excellency Paula-Mae Weekes O.R.T.T., President of the Republic of...

Message on the 30th Anniversary of the July 27, 1990 Attempted Coup d’Etat

Today, Trinidad and Tobago marks the 30th anniversary of the brazen insurrection which shook our young Republic to its core. On July 27, 1990, members of the Jamaat al-Muslimeen shot their way into the seat of our country’s democracy and waged a six-day campaign to...

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