Message on New Year’s Day 2021

Fellow citizens, numerous poets and other wordsmiths have composed clever and profound ways of describing the anticipation of a new year. Among my favourites are the words of English poet, Alfred, Lord Tennyson “Hope smiles from the threshold of the year to come,...

Fatima Boys Discuss Mental Health with President Weekes

Her Excellency Paula-Mae Weekes O.R.T.T., President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago recently met with members of the Fatima College Young Leaders Programme. At that meeting students Jonathan Manzano, Adam Bartholomew, Adrian Small and Justin Chin Cheong...

Message on Christmas Day 2020

Fellow citizens, Today is Christmas Day, that joyous and significant occasion in the Christian calendar. Believers in Trinidad and Tobago and around the world commemorate the birth of Jesus Christ and draw inspiration from the enduring angelic proclamation ‘Peace on...

President’s House goes Blue for Human Rights

Tonight, Thursday 10th December, President’s House, like many other buildings around the world, will be lit blue in honour of Human Rights Day 2020. Human Rights Day is observed every year on December 10—the day in 1948 that the United Nations General Assembly adopted...