His Excellency Visits Brent River College

This is a Key Stage 3 college housing students from age with students between the ages of 11 to 14.

His Excellency and party were welcomed to Brent River College by Mrs Vivien Dean the schools Head teacher. This was followed by a class-to-class tour of the school where HE met individual students in their classes. The visit culminated with an assembly in the English Room, where HE got students and teachers to take the “Do the Right Thing” oath and ...

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Her Excellency Mrs Reema Carmona Address At #LetsTalkTT Event

Her Excellency Mrs Reema Carmona Address At #LetsTalkTT Event
In Observance of The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Hosted By The British High Commission and The European Union Delegations At the Residence of the British High Commissioner, Maraval

When my grandmother was a little girl, she was married off at the age of 13 and never realised her dream of becoming a teacher. Child marriage has no place in any progressive society that aspires to genuine and equitable human development. ...

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Press Release: The Public Procurement and Disposal of Property Act

The Public Procurement and Disposal of Property Act

Following assent and proclamation of certain parts of the Procurement and Disposal of Property Act No. 15 of 2015, amended by Act No. 5 of 2016 and Act No. 3 of 2017 (“the Act”), the Office of the President has had consultations with relevant agencies and international organisations with respect to establishment of the Board of the Office of Procurement Regulation (“the Procurement Board”).

Section 10 (1) of the Act is states:

10. (1) ...

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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 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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