President Participates in Habitat for Humanity Women Build 2019

Unskilled at house-painting but determined to do her part, Her Excellency Paula-Mae Weekes, O.R.T.T., President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago—and Patron of Habitat for Humanity Trinidad and Tobago—wielded a paint roller to good effect last week at Habitat’s...

Appointment of Port Authority Commissioners

Five persons were sworn in as Commissioners of the Port Authority of Trinidad and Tobago by Her Excellency Paula-Mae Weekes, O.R.T.T. President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago on May 21, 2019.  From left to right: Mr. Adrian Beharry, Commissioner and Deputy...

Appointment of New Auditor General

Trinidad and Tobago now has a new Auditor General. Ms. Lorelly Pujadas, former Deputy Auditor General was sworn in as the Auditor General by Her Excellency Paula-Mae Weekes, ORTT, President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago on Tuesday May 14, 2019.   

Message from President Weekes on World Migratory Bird Day

Bird migration is the seasonal movement of birds, including our own Scarlet Ibis, over hundreds of thousands of kilometres to find the best ecological conditions for breeding and survival. The Caribbean is an important stopover for over 150 migratory species, many of...

Appointment of Chrisendath Mahabir to the Salaries Review Commission

Attorney-at-Law Chrisendath Mahabir was sworn-in as a Member of the Salaries Review Commission on Monday 6th May, 2019. The ceremony took place at the Office of the President and was witnessed by Mr. Mahabir's wife Radheka Mahabir and son Dr. Shivan Mahabir. Mr....

Easter 2019 Message from President Paula-Mae Weekes

At Easter, Christians celebrate the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ and his enduring legacy of love and sacrifice. Since his sojourn on Earth, Jesus’ message of peace and goodwill has inspired generations of both Christians and non-Christians alike. For the...

Appointment of Justice of Appeal Charmaine Pemberton to the JLSC

Today, April 11, 2019, Justice of Appeal Charmaine Pemberton was sworn in as a member of the Judicial and Legal Service Commission (JLSC), under section 110(3)(a) of the Constitution of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago; this, after what was, in my limited...

Message from President Paula-Mae Weekes on World Down Syndrome Day

On World Down Syndrome Day we recognise the right of people with Down syndrome to lead happy and fulfilling lives and to be treated with dignity and respect. Down syndrome is a genetic condition caused by a chromosomal disorder which usually results in physical and...