PM’s message on International Day of Persons with Disabilities

“Break barriers, open doors: for an inclusive society for all” is this year’s theme for International Day of Persons with Disabilities. Every individual deserves the right to equality, the right to have full access to all services in a country and the right to fully participate...
Posted On 04 Dec 2013
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Child Protection Task Force to be formed

PRIME MINISTER Kamla Persad-Bissessar has announced that a Child Protection Task Force will be established with a mandate to review all existing policies, legislation and protocols in place to protect the nation’s children. The Child Protection Task Force’s first task is to...
Posted On 01 Dec 2013
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PM’s message in recognition of International Day for the Abolition of Slavery

Article Four of The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948) states: “No one shall be held in slavery or servitude: slavery and the slave trade shall be prohibited in all their forms.” The International Day for the Abolition of Slavery, December 2nd, recalls the adoption, by...
Posted On 30 Nov 2013
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PM’s message in commemoration on World AIDS Day

Fellow citizens, HIV and AIDS remain one of the world’s most significant public health challenges. World AIDS Day, observed on the 1st December each year, is an important opportunity when governments, faith organizations, community organizations, and individuals around the world...
Posted On 30 Nov 2013
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Draft CARICOM Statement

The Bureau of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) met in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago on Tuesday 26th November 2013 on the Ruling of the Constitutional Court of the Dominica Republic on Nationality and issued the following statement....
Posted On 27 Nov 2013
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AG Attends CFATF in Bahamas

Attorney General Anand Ramlogan recently returned from the Bahamas where he led a delegation on behalf of the Government at the 38th Plenary Meeting of the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF) in Freeport, Grand Bahama. That delegation comprised the Director and other...
Posted On 26 Nov 2013
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PM chairs Special Caricom meeting

The Honourable Kamla Persad-Bissessar SC, Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, will chair a special meeting of the Bureau of Caricom Heads of Government on Tuesday, November 26, 2013, at 10.30 am at the Diplomatic Centre, St Ann’s, to examine the Dominican Republic...
Posted On 25 Nov 2013
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US Overseas Prosecutorial Dept. Pays Courtesy Call on AG

US OVERSEAS PROSECUTORIAL DEPARTMENT PAYS COURTESY CALL ON AG RAMLOGAN Attorney General Anand Ramlogan met with Mr. Major Coleman, CBSI Regional Legal Advisor for the Caribbean Office of Overseas Prosecutorial Development, Assistance and Training (OPDAT) last Friday as part of...
Posted On 25 Nov 2013
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PM Kamla congratulates Justice Henderson

PRIME MINISTER KAMLA PERSAD-BISSESSAR CONGRATULATES JUSTICE HENDERSON ON HIS ELECTION AS A JUDGE OF THE INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT. ONE MORE EXAMPLE OF OUR POLICY OF ROBUST DIPLOMATIC ENGAGEMENT IN THE GLOBAL ARENA. Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar today congratulated...
Posted On 24 Nov 2013
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PM receives IAPC Democracy Medal Award

Today, Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar was presented with the IAPC Democracy Medal. Award winning political consultant Mr. Matthew Alvarez McMillan made the presentation during the Media Christmas Luncheon at the Diplomatic Centre. The International Association of Political...
Posted On 21 Nov 2013
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