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

Eid-ul-Fitr culminates the Holy Month of Ramadan, a period of fasting, genuine sacrifice, prayer and selfless devotion. This Holy period helps build and sustain cohesion, cooperation and holistic neighbourly living between and among families and communities through the daily Iftar celebrations at Masjids around the country. It must be indeed a nostalgic, uplifting moment for the Islamic community as it reflects on the many relationships forged and bonds strengthened with friends and family. In Trinidad and Tobago, we will all ...

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Message by His Excellency Anthony Thomas Aquinas Carmona ORTT, SC President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago On the Occasion of Labour Day 2017

Some fifty-five years ago, Trinidad and Tobago gained Independence and a quarter century before that on 19 June 1937, the Butler Oilfield Riots took place, influencing our annual commemoration of the labour movement, borne out of the bowels of our sugar plantations and oil fields, where exploitation of labour, poor working conditions and worker abuse ran rampant.  On this Labour Day 2017, as we remember and celebrate the strength, tenacity and resilience of visionaries like Tubal Uriah Buzz Butler and ...

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Father’s Day Message

Message by His Excellency Anthony Thomas Aquinas Carmona ORTT, SC
President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago and
Her Excellency Reema Carmona
On the Occasion of Father’s Day 2017

In a society confronted with many afflictions, a simple yet defining solution may well be a father’s love, guidance and presence. Quite often, the role and significance of a father are downplayed and seen as the lesser of the parental influences when in fact it should complement ...

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Opening of the Stroke and Diabetes Centre

Feature Address By His Excellency Anthony Thomas Aquinas Carmona ORTT, SC President Of The Republic Of Trinidad And Tobago
At the Opening of the Stroke and Diabetes Centre – June 13, 2017

I feel a deep sense of hope today with the opening of a Centre dedicated solely to prevention and treatment of stroke and diabetes in Trinidad and Tobago.  Regrettably, Trinidad and Tobago is 4th in the world for diabetes mortality rate, per capita, a startling statistic that requires ...

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4th Adi Non-Latin Caribbean Regional Conference On Alzheimer’s and Other Dementias

Feature Address By His Excellency Anthony Thomas Aquinas Carmona ORTT, SC President Of The Republic Of Trinidad And Tobago
At The 4th Adi Non-Latin Caribbean Regional Conference
On Alzheimer’s and Other Dementias
At The Radisson Hotel, Trinidad – June 8, 2017

A warm, heartfelt welcome to everyone gathered at the 4th Alzheimer’s disease International (ADI) Non-Latin Caribbean Regional Conference on Alzheimer’s and other Dementias.  It is a startling piece of data, that by the year 2050, approximately one million people ...

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Installation of the Executive of The Trinidad and Tobago Blind Welfare Association

Her Excellency Reema Carmona Address At
the Installation of the Executive of
The Trinidad and Tobago Blind Welfare Association
At The Office of the President, Circular Road, St Ann’s  – June 7, 2017

I wish to congratulate the newly installed Executive of the Trinidad and Tobago Blind Welfare Association (TTBWA). The Executive is afforded the opportunity to provide advocacy ...

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