Message on Spiritual Baptist Liberation Day 2020

Fellow citizens, Spiritual Baptists today mark the repeal of the Shouter Prohibition Ordinance 1917 which, for thirty-four years, denied them freedom of worship and the dignified enjoyment of their religion. The exigencies of the COVID-19 pandemic have prevented the...

Message on World Down Syndrome Day 2020

Approximately 3000 to 5000 children every year are born with Down syndrome, which is a genetic disorder caused by the presence of an extra partial or full copy of the 21st chromosome. According to the United Nations, Down syndrome has always been a part of the human...

Message from the President on the COVID-19 Pandemic

Fellow citizens, Trinidad and Tobago and indeed the world is facing a grave health crisis. The medical experts and government have pronounced and the media is doing its part to get the message out. It is now for us to do our part and exercise rigid social...

Message on International Women’s Day 2020: I am Generation Equality: Realising Women’s Rights

International Women’s Day is a celebration of the social, economic and political advancements of women. The theme of this year’s observance, I am Generation Equality: Realising Women’s Rights, marks the 25th anniversary of the adoption of the Beijing Declaration and...

Message on International Mother Language Day

International Mother Language Day celebrates linguistic and cultural diversity and promotes the protection of indigenous languages. A mother tongue is a language that a person has been exposed to from birth, and is integral to individual development and identity. When...

Red Cross Kiddies Carnival

The Annual Red Cross Kiddies Carnival came off on Saturday 16 February, 2020 and Her Excellency Paula-Mae Weekes, O.R.T.T., President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago was in attendance.

Win a Tour of the Public Areas Inside President’s House!

Congratulations to all our winners! The Office of the President thanks everyone who participated. Winners will be contacted in the coming days to confirm attendance of the tour. See the draw carried out on TTT below!...

Message on the International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Science, technology and innovation bring about modernisation and social transformation by solving present and emerging global challenges. The International Day of Women and Girls in Science celebrates the contributions of women to scientific development and recognises...

Presentations of Credentials: Ambassadors of Ethiopia and Belgium

His Excellency Asfaw Dingamo Kame, Ambassador of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia presented his Letters of Credence to Her Excellency Paula-Mae Weekes O.R.T.T., President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago on 3 February 2020. Ambassador Kame was...

Message on the International Day of Education

Although education is a fundamental human right, the United Nations estimates that 265 million children and adolescents around the world cannot read or do basic math, and are regularly denied the opportunity to go to school. Education is at the core of human...

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