Message on United Nations Public Service Day 2021

Today is United Nations Public Service Day, an opportunity to honour and celebrate the courageous women and men who have helped steer this country through some of its best and worst days. For the past year and a half, public servants have worked at the forefront and...

Message on Labour Day 2021

Today is Labour Day 2021, eighty-four years to the day of the Butler Oilfield Riots which proved to be a watershed in the history of the trade union movement in Trinidad and Tobago. The names Tubal Uriah Butler, Adrian Cola Rienzi and Andrew Arthur Cipriani loom large...

Message on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2021

Older people have always occupied a significant place in Trinbagonian society. They play active and often primary roles in the rearing of grandchildren, serve as community leaders and peacemakers and can be counted on to provide and pass on life skills and priceless...

Appointment to the Board of Procurement Regulations

Chartered Accountant and certified Internal Auditor, Mr. Robby Bhola has been appointed as a Member and Deputy Chairman of the Board of Procurement Regulations. Mr. Bhola is a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), and was also...

Tribute to Abdullah Hassim

Her Excellency Paula-Mae Weekes O.R.T.T., President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago notes with great sadness the passing of President’s Medal Silver recipient Abdullah Hassim. Every death is significant but the passing of one so young is especially...

Leading By Example

Promptly at 8:00am this morning Monday June 7, Her Excellency Paula-Mae Weekes O.R.T.T., President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago received her second dose of the Astra Zeneca vaccine against Covid-19 at the Grand Stand, Queen’s Park Savannah. President Weekes...

Message on Indian Arrival Day 2021

Today the nation marks 176 years since the Fatel Razack dropped anchor at the Port of Spain harbour with 225 travel-weary but relieved passengers on board. With their religions, customs, values and hopes for a brighter future in tow, they came ashore and breathed new...

Appointment to the Equal Opportunity Commission

Dr. Krystal-Jane Verasammy, a member of the Trinidad and Tobago Association for Psychologists as well as the British Psychological Society took her oath of office as a Member of the Equal Opportunity Commission before Her Excellency Paula-Mae Weekes O.R.T.T.,...

Re-appointment of the Chairman of the Elections and Boundaries Commission

Attorney-at-Law Mark Ramkerrysingh has been reappointed Chairman of the Elections and Boundaries Commission. Mr. Ramkerrysingh has extensive experience in the oil and gas industry and is also a retired Lieutenant and Legal Officer of the Trinidad and Tobago Defence...

Appointments to the Port Authority of Trinidad and Tobago

Mr. Adrian Beharry has been reappointed as Deputy Chairman of the Board of Commissioners of the Port Authority of Trinidad and Tobago. Mr. Beharry is a Senior Lecturer at the Centre for Maritime Studies at the University of Trinidad and Tobago and a member of the...

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