Labour Day Greetings and Remarks

Labour Day Greetings and Remarks Delivered by
His Excellency Anthony Thomas Aquinas Carmona OTT, SC,
President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
at the Street Drama Performance on The Life and Times of Tubal Uriah “Buzz” Butler
at the Charlie King Junction, Fyzabad – June 17, 2016

 

Fyzabad, this now nondescript oil town is one that has been denied its true relevance as the genesis of social revolution in Trinidad and Tobago and this has been the result of ...

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Address at The EMA’S World Environment Day Awards

Address By His Excellency Anthony Thomas Aquinas Carmona ORTT, SC,
President Of The Republic Of Trinidad And Tobago
At The EMA’S World Environment Day Awards
03 June, 2016

Credit must be given for outstanding contributions by our citizens and organisations, in their fight to both protect and conserve the environment we live in and the animals who share this world with us.  I must offer my heartfelt congratulations to the, Green Leaf Awardees and the continuing efforts of the ...

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Indian Arrival Day 2016 Message

Message From
His Excellency Anthony Thomas Aquinas Carmona ORTT, SC
On the Occasion of Indian Arrival Day – 2016

One hundred and seventy-one (171) years ago, the first set of East Indian indentured labourers arrived on the shores of Trinidad and Tobago on the ship, the ‘Fatel Razack’ after that perilous journey across the ‘Kala Pani’ (Black Water).
Those indentured labourers had both the hope and vision of a future for themselves and their families that included an ...

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Address By His Excellency at a Luncheon hosted by The Children’s Ark

Address By His Excellency President Anthony Thomas Aquinas Carmona ORTT, SC At A Luncheon Hosted By The Children’s Ark – May 20, 2016

I do recall in 2013, stating at the launch of this good and honourable organisation, the Children’s Ark, “There can be no nobler cause than the one being pursued by the Children’s Ark. There can be no greater symbol of protection than the Ark. The Ark could push society to bear witness to its humanity by our actions rather ...

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Address by their Excellencies on the occasion of Mother’s Day 2016

Address by their Excellencies President Anthony Thomas Aquinas Carmona ORTT, SC and Mrs. Reema Carmona on the occasion of Mother’s Day 2016

Her Excellency:
My dear citizens, on this Mother’s Day, my husband and I are privileged and humbled that you have let us into the sanctity of your homes and into your celebrations, as we salute our mothers and mother-figures.  Motherhood is a blessing, a joy, an honour and a lifetime responsibility.

Indeed, the face and responsibilities of motherhood have evolved drastically over ...

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Her Excellency’s Address on the Occasion of The Vita’s House Hospice Afternoon Tea Party

Her Excellency Mrs Reema Carmona Address on the Occasion of The Vita’s House Hospice Afternoon Tea Party at The Hyatt Regency Hotel – May 1, 2016

The purpose for this communal gathering this afternoon is celebratory as it is sobering. It not only encompasses the subject matters of illness and death but also signals to all, that physical suffering has a human palliative in the form of dignity, respect and genuine care.  I lost my beloved father to the ravages of ...

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Address By His Excellency at the Launch of the UWI Global Giving Week

Address By His Excellency Anthony Thomas Aquinas Carmona ORTT, SC
President Of The Republic Of Trinidad And Tobago
At The Launch Of The UWI Global Giving Week In Trinidad and Tobago
April 29, 2016

My Caribbean brothers and sisters and fellow UWI Alumni, a heartfelt welcome to Trinidad and Tobago. I am proud of my esteemed and distinguished Alumni for this highly commendable global giving initiative.  As a UWI Mona and Cave Hill Alumnus, the honour is mine to ...

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Handing-Over of the Order of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago Medal

Handing-Over of the Order of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago Medal to the National Library and Information System Authority of Trinidad and Tobago
Re – ANSA Mc Cal – April 26, 2016

At the National Awards Ceremony of 2012, the Order of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago (ORTT) was given (Posthumously) to former labour leader Adrian Cola Rienzi, in the category of Labour.  In 2016 this medal, the country’s highest nation award and symbol of national pride, ...

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Address at The 50th Anniversary of the Public Service Credit Union (PSCU)

His Excellency Anthony Thomas Aquinas Carmona ORTT, SC
President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
Address at The 50th Anniversary of the Public Service Credit Union (PSCU)
on April 16, 2016

Yes we are celebrating a legacy….Preserving a culture of service.

That the Public Service Credit Union was established just 4 years after Independence was not coincidental, but rather, timely and visionary within the burgeoning aspirations of a nation unshackled.  You helped pioneer an economic pathway in independent Trinidad and ...

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3rd Annual Autism Awareness Tree Lighting Ceremony 2016

Her Excellency Mrs Reema Carmona Address at The 3rd Annual Autism Awareness Tree Lighting Ceremony 2016 Entitled “Light It Blue”

Her Excellency Mrs Reema Carmona address at the Tree Lighting Ceremony for Autism Awareness at the Bandstand in the Botanical Gardens on April 14, 2016.  The following is the entire content of Her Excellency’s address.

I stand with you in total solidarity, not as an “occasion person” at an “occasion event”. We are tonight celebrating for the third year running, the ...

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