World Children’s Day

“There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children.” —Nelson Mandela On World Children’s Day, we celebrate our children and promote their right to lead happy, healthy and fulfilling lives. The most enjoyable and...

Message for Divali 2020

Fellow citizens, members of the Hindu community today celebrate Divali, the festival of lights. After weeks of fasting and preparation, believers will joyously welcome the arrival of Sri Lakshmi into their homes and receive her blessings of wealth and prosperity....

Presentation of Credentials: Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China

His Excellency Qiu Fang, Ambassador of the People's Republic of China to the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago presented his credentials to Her Excellency Paula-Mae Weekes, O.R.T.T., on Tuesday November 10 at President’s House.       Ambassador Fang was...

Courtesy call: His Excellency Rodolfo Sabonge, Secretary General of the Association of Caribbean States

His Excellency Rodolfo Sabonge, incoming Secretary General of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS) paid a courtesy call on Her Excellency Paula-Mae Weekes at President’s House on Tuesday November 10, 2020. The ACS is a product of the desire of the 35 Contracting...

Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony

Though scaled down due to COVID-19 restrictions, last Sunday's Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony was no less solemn. Her Excellency Paula-Mae Weekes O.R.T.T., President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago laid a wreath at the base of the majestic Cenotaph in...

Appointment to Fair Trading Commission

  Her Excellency Paula-Mae Weekes O.R.T.T., President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago this morning appointed businessman and financial manager Mr. Dan Russell Martineau as a Commissioner to the Fair Trading Commission. Mr. Martineau will serve for three...

Presentation of Credentials: Ambassador of the Republic of Panama

Her Excellency Selvia Edith Miller Palmer, Ambassador of the Republic of Panama to the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago presented her credentials to Her Excellency Paula-Mae Weekes O.R.T.T., President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago at a ceremony at President’s...

Appointments to the Statutory Authorities Appeal Board and Judicial and Legal Service Commission

At a socially distanced ceremony on Tuesday October 20, Mr. Dalkeith Ali and Dr. Albert Persaud took their Oaths of Office before Her Excellency Paula-Mae Weekes O.R.T.T., President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago at President’s House. Mr. Dalkeith Ali was...

Pinning of the First Poppy

In keeping with hallowed tradition, Her Excellency Paula-Mae Weekes O.R.T.T., President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, yesterday received the first Poppy signifying the beginning of this country’s observance of Remembrance Day. Remembrance Day commemorates...

Appointments to the Teaching Service Commission

On Tuesday October 6, 2020, Her Excellency Paula-Mae Weekes O.R.T.T., President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago appointed Mrs. Elizabeth Crouch, Mrs. Claire Brathwaite-Alexander, Mr. Inshan Mohamed, and Dr. Olabisi Kuboni to the Teaching Service Commission....

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World Children’s Day

“There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its...