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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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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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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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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