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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Address By Her Excellency Reema Carmona At A Residential Camp For Children Hosted By The Diabetes Association of Trinidad and Tobago At The Preysal High School

I have always looked forward with great anticipation to being part of the official opening of the Annual Residential Children’s Camp for Children with Diabetes, now in its 16th year.  As Patron of the Diabetes Association of Trinidad and Tobago, this Diabetes Residential Camp highlights and sensitizes all and sundry, that Diabetes Mellitus is not a problem exclusive to our adult population.  Children have become quite vulnerable. Quite often, children, parents and caregivers suffer silently in the trenches as they ...

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Presentation of Credentials – Ambassador Designate of The Kingdom of Morocco

His Excellency Anthony Thomas Aquinas Carmona, ORTT, SC President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago received Letters of Credence from His Excellency Abderrahim Kadmiri, Ambassador for the Kingdom of Morocco to the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago.  The Ambassador was accompanied by Mr Mohammed Ali Elkhamlichi, Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of Morocco in St Lucia.

Included along with the customary students present for the event were Lexi Balchan, the top SEA student 2017 and Martial Arts Professor Soke Christopher ...

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Mrs Eunice Mc Donald-Grant Appointed Member of The Statutory Authorities Appeal Board

His Excellency Anthony Thomas Aquinas Carmona, ORTT, SC President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago appointed Mrs Eunice Mc Donald-Grant as a member of the Statutory Authorities Appeal Board.

President Carmona, upon presenting Mrs Mc Donald-Grant with her Instrument of Appointment, applauded her for her expertise and legal knowledge which grew from its embryonic stage at Naparima Girls’ High School, then onto the University of the West Indies, St Augustine and the Hugh Wooding Law School, St Augustine.  Her rare ...

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Courtesy Call – Dr Anil Kokaram

His Excellency Anthony Thomas Aquinas Carmona, ORTT, SC, President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago received Dr Anil Kokaram on a courtesy call.  Dr Kokaram is , the first and only citizen of Trinidad and Tobago to win an Oscar Award from the Hollywood Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Dr Kokaram received the Scientific and Engineering award for his work on the design and development of Furnace, an integrated suite of software plug-ins used to enhance visual effects ...

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Installation Ceremony for Principal at University of the West Indies (UWI) St Augustine Campus

 

Their Excellencies Anthony Thomas Aquinas Carmona ORTT, SC and Reema Carmona attended the Installation Ceremony of Pro Vice Chancellor Professor Brian Copeland as the eight principal of the UWI at the St Augustine Campus.

Professor Copeland succeeds former principal Professor Clement Sankat who is now retired. The ceremony which was held in the Daaga Auditorium was attended by many other ...

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Annual Presentation of Awards and Colours of the Scout Association of Trinidad and Tobago

Message From His Excellency Anthony Thomas Aquinas Carmona ORTT, SC, President Of The Republic Of Trinidad And Tobago And Chief Scout
At the Annual Presentation of Awards and Colours
of the Scout Association of Trinidad and Tobago
At The National Academy For The Performing Arts (NAPA)
Port of Spain

The National Scout Commissioner, Mr Robert Berkeley;
President of the Scout Association of Trinidad and Tobago, Commodore Anthony Franklin;
Commissioners;
Members of the National Scout Executive;
Scouts;
Scouts’ Parents;
Members of ...

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Address By Her Excellency Reema Carmona At The Launch of Youth Connect T&T Hosted By The United Nations At St Anthony’s College, West Moorings

I look around me here this morning and I see the bright, vibrant faces of the world’s future. I see ‘Generation Hope’.  You are each, one of the 1.8 billion people between the ages of 15 and 29 in the world today, of whom some 87% live in developing countries.  The statistics are staggering and yet, encouraging.  You represent what our tomorrow will manifest.  My greatest hope for your generation is that your full potential, in whatever field of endeavour ...

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Symposium on Enhancing Ocean Governance in the Caribbean

Feature Address By His Excellency Anthony Thomas Aquinas Carmona ORTT, SC President Of The Republic Of Trinidad And Tobago
At A Symposium on Enhancing Ocean Governance in the Caribbean
At the UTT Centre For Maritime Studies – June 29, 2017


I wish to congratulate these visionary organisations and persons, the University of Trinidad and Tobago (UTT), the Trinidad and Tobago Coast Guard (TTCG) and Justice Anthony Lucky who have brought together under one ...

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Mrs Michelle Solomon-Baksh Appointed Deputy Director of The Police Complaints Authority (PCA)

His Excellency Anthony Thomas Aquinas Carmona, ORTT, SC President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago appointed Mrs Michelle Solomon-Baksh as the Deputy Director of The Police Complaints Authority.

President Carmona said it was a distinguishing moment when the Prime Minister and the Leader of the Opposition both agreed on the person who should be appointed as the Deputy Director of the PCA.

His Excellency emphasised the fact that it is the first time in the  history of Trinidad and Tobago that ...

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