The Future of Renewable Energy in the Caribbean

“The Future of Renewable Energy in the Caribbean” at the Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting The Honourable Kamla Persad-Bissessar, SC, Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, focused on “The Future of Renewable Energy in the Caribbean” in her address at the Clinton Global...
Posted On 26 Sep 2013
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PM Kamla co-chairs meeting with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

Prime Minister Persad-Bissessar co-chairs meeting with United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon
Posted On 25 Sep 2013
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Prime Minister Kamla Republic Day Message

ON THE OCCASION OF THE 37TH REPUBLICAN ANNIVERSARY Thirty-seven years ago we chose a path to development with a new constitution that allowed us to elect our own head of state and govern ourselves according to a new set of rules that gave us greater confidence as a young state...
Posted On 23 Sep 2013
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PM: Teach our children tolerance and respect

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE MESSAGE: I must agree with United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki-Moon, when he said: “On this International Day of Peace, let us pledge to teach our children the value of tolerance and mutual respect. Let us invest in the schools and teachers...
Posted On 21 Sep 2013
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PM to attend UN General Assembly

Prime Minister Persad-Bissessar leaves for New York for 68th Regular Session of United Nations General Assembly
Posted On 19 Sep 2013
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MINISTERIAL RE-ALIGNMENT 2013

MINISTRY & NAME  Minister of Gender, Youth & Child Development Hon. Clifton De Coteau Minister of Housing and Urban Development Hon. Dr. Roodal Moonilal Minister of Land & Marine Resources Hon. Jairam Seemungal Minister of Local Government Hon. Senator Marlene Coudray...
Posted On 05 Sep 2013
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Government Moves to Phase Out Trawling

In Government’s effort to ensure the sustainable use of the nation’s fish resources, being ever cognizant of environmental concerns, mindful of the food security needs of current and future generations and having due regard to the stakeholders in the trawl fishery, Cabinet has...
Posted On 03 Sep 2013
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UPDATE: Construction in the Education Sector

The Ministry of Education wishes to advise that during the July/August 2013 Vacation Repair Programme, 196 contracts had been awarded and completed. At present there are a few schools in which repairs and maintenance are ongoing, with works expected to be completed by the end of...
Posted On 03 Sep 2013
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PM’s Address to the Nation on the occasion of the 51st Anniversary of Independence

MID-TERM EXPECTATIONS Just over three years ago, you took the bold step to elect me as this country’s sixth Prime Minister and I remain very humbled by your support to become the first woman elected as Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago. When I took up the mantle to...
Posted On 31 Aug 2013
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PM Statement on Local Government Elections

PP Government does not propose to postpone local government elections and also proposes to lay in Parliament, a Bill to amend the Municipal Corporations Act, 1990 Local Government Elections will be held on time The life of local government bodies in Trinidad and Tobago came to an...
Posted On 29 Aug 2013
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