Condolences to the Family of Angelo Bissessarsingh

His Excellency Anthony Thomas Aquinas Carmona ORTT, SC President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago Expressed Condolences to the Family and Friends of Noted Historian, Author and National Award (Chaconia Gold) Recipient Mr Angelo Bissessarsingh

In expressing condolences, President Carmona made the following remarks:

“I am devastated by the loss of a remarkable human being who was trying to save us from ourselves. We owe him a priceless debt of gratitude for championing the greatness of our culture, history and heritage and the ...

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10th Inauguration Ceremony of the Tobago House of Assembly (THA)

Address By His Excellency Anthony Thomas Aquinas Carmona ORTT, SC

President Of The Republic Of Trinidad And Tobago at the

10th Inauguration Ceremony of the Tobago House of Assembly (THA) at the

Assembly Legislature, Scarborough, Tobago – January 26, 2017

 

Congratulations are in order to the newly elected Assemblymen of the Tobago House of Assembly, including Chief Secretary Mr. Kelvin Charles, Deputy Chief Secretary Mr. Joel Jack and Minority Leader, Mr. Watson Duke.

Democracy is alive and ...

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Address at the High Level Seminar for Fostering Cooperation with the International Criminal Court

2016 has been a virulent year for our Community of Nations, marked by constant battles of ideas, philosophies for the preservation of international norms, standards and civility. It is against this backdrop and with this sense of renewed purpose that on behalf of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, I welcome all the Delegates to this High Level Seminar for Fostering Cooperation with the International Criminal Court (ICC).

Indeed, the question may be posed, why is a Seminar of this stature ...

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President Carmona and the First Lady’s Christmas and New Year’s address

Message From
His Excellency Anthony Thomas Aquinas Carmona ORTT, SC
And
Her Excellency Reema Carmona
On the Occasion of Christmas 2016 and The New Year 2017

His Excellency:
Fellow Citizens,
In this blessed and holy season of Christmas, my wife Reema, our children Christian and Anura and I, bring greetings to each of you in that sacred place called home. There is none quite like a ‘Trinbagonian’ Christmas. Christmas celebrates and commemorates the birth of our Lord and Savior ...

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Statement on the Passing of former Cuban President Fidel Castro

His Excellency Anthony Thomas Aquinas Carmona O.R.T.T., S.C, President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago on Saturday 26th November 2016, telephoned His Excellency Ambassador Guillermo Vasquez Moreno, Cuba’s Ambassador to the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, expressing his deep grief and that of citizens of Trinidad and Tobago on the passing of former Cuban President Fidel Castro. His Excellency stated further, that we all stand in solidarity with the great Nation of Cuba, in its moment of anguish and ...

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Address at the 19th Annual Charity Dinner for the Trinidad and Tobago Blind Welfare Association

Her Excellency Reema Carmona Address At
the 19th Annual Charity Dinner For
The Trinidad and Tobago Blind Welfare Association
At Paria Suits Hotel, San Fernando

I am elated tonight to see so many of you wonderful people supporting this good and honourable cause.  Your presence is the ultimate act, symbol and guarantee of your commitment and support for a struggle that needs more advocates to change the psyche of this sometimes insensitive and indifferent public of ours.  As Patron of ...

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Divali 2016 Message

Message From His Excellency Anthony Thomas Aquinas Carmona ORTT, SC 

President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago 

On the Occasion of Divali – 2016

In this changing world, the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago may well need to embrace closely messages of hope, of light, of triumph and perseverance. The eternal struggle and supremacy of good over evil, positive over negative, that the religious celebration of Divali conveys, are significant because it can trigger in all of ...

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Red Cross 2017 Carnival Launch Address

Address by Her Excellency Mrs Reema Carmona at the 61st Anniversary & Media Launch of the Red Cross 2017 Carnival Launch – October 27, 2016

This year’s theme, “One big playground- a magical celebration and parade of music, theatre, pageantry and dance” defines the spectacle and showcase of real ‘Trinbagonian’ culture that awaits us in Trinidad and Tobago’s Red Cross Children’s Carnival 2017. Children’s Carnival, steeped in tradition, continues to portray our Mas in its purest manifestation. Every Children’s Carnival ...

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‘Champions Of Peace’ Function – Feature Address

Feature Address by His Excellency Anthony Thomas Aquinas Carmona ORTT, SC President Of The Republic Of Trinidad And Tobago At The ‘Champions Of Peace’ Function
Hosted By The Santa Rosa First Peoples CommunityAt The Chaguanas Borough Corporation
October 13, 2016

On 8 May 2016, I received a letter from Chief, Ricardo Bharath Hernandez of the Santa Rosa First Peoples Community and I remember being particularly struck by a portion of the letter, which stated, “Our efforts [to promote and support the ...

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Address to the Nation – September 28, 2016

Address to the Nation By
His Excellency Anthony Thomas Aquinas Carmona, ORTT, SC
President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
September 28, 2016

The Office of the President is committed to institutional transparency, accountability and integrity. Throughout the financial year, officers of the Auditor General’s Department would assess and invariably guide the Accounting Officers of the Office of the President to ensure that the officers properly do their job in accordance with financial and procurement rules and regulations. It ...

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