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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Address: Opening of the Police Complaints Authority’s (PCA) Conference 2016

Address by His Excellency Anthony Thomas Aquinas Carmona ORTT, SC President of The Republic of Trinidad And Tobago at the Opening of the Police Complaints Authority’s (PCA) Conference 2016 at Hyatt Regency Hotel, Trinidad – March 16, 2016

OVERSIGHT OF LAW ENFORCEMENT – Challenges and Benefits of Oversight Bodies and Civilian Oversight Institutions

Any institutional authority with the remit of law enforcement oversight warrants a deliberate effort to establish its fortitude, retain its respect and confidence and protect its independence.

Public confidence in oversight bodies such ...

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Address: Presentation of President’s Medals for Achievers in Education

Address by His Excellency Anthony Thomas Aquinas Carmona ORTT, SC President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
at the Presentation Of President’s Medals for Achievers in Education
at SAPA – March 15, 2016

Young scholars, future CEOs, doctors, attorneys, politicians, diplomats, labourers and maybe even, a future President of our country, my heartfelt welcome.  Youthful success and excellence spring hope eternal.  My dear students, a strong progressive Nation is often girth with good and honourable men and women who ...

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Address by His Excellency at the Opening Of The Conference of the Commonwealth Caribbean Association of Integrity Commissions and Anti-Corruption Bodies

Address by His Excellency Anthony Thomas Aquinas Carmona ORTT, SC President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago at the Opening of the Conference Of The Commonwealth Caribbean Association of Integrity Commissions And Anti-Corruption Bodies

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It gives me great pleasure this morning, to be amongst such distinguished individuals from the Caribbean, representatives of Integrity Commissions and Anti-Corruption Agencies from around the ...

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International Women’s Day 2016 Message

Message From His Excellency Anthony Thomas Aquinas Carmona ORTT, SC, President Of The Republic Of Trinidad And Tobago On The Occasion Of International Women’s Day 2016

The matriarch is a critical and potent force in this Nation of ours. Mothers, wives, daughters and sisters, continue to mould, shape and inspire our society performing yeomen service in the progressive development of this Nation State.  The strength and quintessential character of Trinidad and Tobago’s society has always been one girth with matriarchal influence and ...

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