Message From His Excellency Anthony Thomas Aquinas Carmona ORTT, SC President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago On the Occasion of Divali – 2017

Namaste fellow citizens,

The ancient festival of Divali has survived, intact and sacred through the ages, because of its core message- good over evil; light over darkness. Hindus worldwide are motivated to keep this holy tradition of prayers, lights, cuisine, song and dance alive, because, the ultimate goal is a timeless manifestation of doing good and bringing light to even the darkest corners of our world. That is the true essence of Divali- its ability to transcend all religions because of ...

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Message From His Excellency Anthony Thomas Aquinas Carmona ORTT, SC President Of The Republic Of Trinidad And Tobago On the Occasion of the Public Holiday In Recognition of the Fundamental Contribution of the First Peoples To The Republic of Trinidad and Tobago

Message From His Excellency Anthony Thomas Aquinas Carmona ORTT, SC President Of The Republic Of Trinidad And Tobago
On the Occasion of the Public Holiday
In Recognition of the Fundamental Contribution of the
First Peoples To The Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
October 13, 2017

The Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, by declaring 13 October a national holiday, in celebration of our First Peoples, has made a profound statement of genuine inclusivity for all. It ...

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Republic Day Address 2017

National Address By His Excellency Anthony Thomas Aquinas Carmona ORTT, SC President Of The Republic Of Trinidad And Tobago
On The Occasion Of Our 41st Anniversary Of Republic Day 2017

Good evening fellow citizens,

Tonight, is significant. It is historic. Another symbolic step in raising our national consciousness and pride in a patriotic way that further affirms our Republican status. Tonight, as Chancellor of the National Awards, conferred by the Republican Constitution on the Head ...

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Her Excellency Reema Carmona Receives The Global Female Impact Leadership Award at The 72nd Session of The United Nations General Assembly at the Midtown Hilton Hotel, New York

Her Excellency Reema Carmona became the first nation of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago to be conferred with the prestigious Global Female Impact Leadership Award among five (5) other First Ladies across the globe to be presented the award this year.

Her Excellency was at the time attending several meetings, including the International Conference on Gender & Sustainability, hosted by the Centre for Economic and Leadership Development (CELD).  The CELD is an Organisation which holds special consultative status with the ...

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A Message from His Excellency Anthony Thomas Aquinas Carmona ORTT, SC President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago on the Occasion of Our 55th Anniversary of Independence 2017

From Crown Colony to Independent State, freedom for all, self-sustainability, self-actualisation and the right to forge a national destiny were the driving forces that inspired the great, brave revolutionaries to lobby and advocate for our self-governance. From the trenches of slavery and Indentureship, we found strength and unity in each other’s struggle; the common denominators that forged the catalyst for our very freedom. This great Nation of ours has been built on the hard work, dedication, tenacity, sacrifice and perseverance ...

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Address By His Excellency Anthony Thomas Aquinas Carmona ORTT, SC. President Of The Republic Of Trinidad And Tobago At The ‘Toast To The Nation’ Ceremony National Academy For The Performing Arts, Port Of Spain

This moment of great celebration in Trinidad and Tobago characterises a Nation’s survival, self-sustainability, sovereignty and genuine pride. For 55 years, we have flourished and generated the strength and power that are required for a country’s fortitude, progression and successful continuity. This is a moment for all citizens of this great Nation to feel proud of our collective achievements and of our contributions on the international stage. These accolades have been attained, because of you citizens- who toil in the ...

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Dr. Gerard A. Hutchinson Appointed Member of The Advisory Committee

His Excellency Anthony Thomas Aquinas Carmona, ORTT, SC President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago appointed Dr. Gerard A. Hutchinson as a member of the Advisory Committee.

President Carmona, upon presenting Dr. Hutchinson with his Instrument of Appointment, stated that this a salutary moment in the history of Trinidad and Tobago because we, as a nation are fortunate to have a man of Dr. Hutchinson’s calibre, intellect, competence and experience appointed to such a position.

His Excellency noted that Dr. Hutchinson ...

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Address – The First Parent Skills Training Programme For Children With Disabilities

Feature Address By His Excellency Anthony Thomas Aquinas Carmona ORTT, SC President Of The Republic Of Trinidad And Tobago
At The First Parent Skills Training Programme For Children With Disabilities
At Mount Hope Women’s Hospital – August 21, 2017

I wish to welcome the esteemed visitors from Autism Speaks and the World Health Organization (WHO) to the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, where they will undoubtedly provide much needed assistance and touch lives in a transformational way. Today represents the ...

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Emancipation Day 2017 Message

MESSAGE OF HIS EXCELLENCY ANTHONY THOMAS AQUINAS CARMONA O.R.T.T., S.C. PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO ON THE OCCASION OF EMANCIPATION DAY 2017

 

Emancipation Day is a day to recall the triumphant resilience embedded in the human spirit of our forefathers in their quest and thirst for freedom, equality and justice. Slavery is a stain on the very fabric of our humanity.  This is reflected in that seminal calypso, “I am a Slave” by the quintessential Dr ...

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Ms Lorraine Waldropt-Ferguson Appointed Member of The Trinidad Transport Board

His Excellency Anthony Thomas Aquinas Carmona, ORTT, SC President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago appointed Ms Lorraine Waldropt-Ferguson as a member of the Trinidad Transport Board (TTB).

President Carmona commended Ms Waldropt-Ferguson for sense of service to community; her willing spirit and her strong familial ties. His Excellency when on to point out her highly decorated career developed over many years including being a member of the John Spence Committee, which emphasised economic and crop diversification.

His Excellency stated ...

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