PM’s Christmas Message

My fellow citizens, today, all around the world, people of faith and goodwill celebrate the joyous occasion of Christmas. Together we remember that holy night, over two thousand years ago, when the Christ Child, Jesus, was born – God’s gift to humanity. In tribute, the wise men...
Posted On 24 Dec 2013
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Minister Ramnarine Triggers Tier 3 Oil Spill Contingency Plan

The Ministry of Energy and Energy Affairs (MEEA) wishes to advise that based on an assessment of oil spill clean-up activities along the coastal areas including Carrat Shed, Station Bay, Patience, Granville, Fullaton and Cedros beaches, the Minister of Energy and Energy Affairs,...
Posted On 22 Dec 2013
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PM writes to Dominican Republic President

The following is a letter to sent by the Honourable Kamla Persad-Bissessar, SC, Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, to the President of the Dominican Republic, His Excellency Danilo Medina, re: the controversial court ruling by the DR, which affects the immigration status of...
Posted On 21 Dec 2013
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Minister Gary Griffith responds to calls for Crime Plans

Contrary to demands for immediate “crime plans” by critics, Minister of National Security Senator the Honourable Gary Griffith says he has no intentions to rush down the tried and failed road that the nation has endured before, which involved cosmetic approaches to...
Posted On 20 Dec 2013
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Early morning oil spill in Pointe-a-Pierre contained

The Ministry of Energy and Energy Affairs (MEEA) was notified by Petrotrin of an incident involving the spillage of fuel oil in the Pointe-a-Pierre jetty area at approximately 9:00 a.m. on December 17, 2013. It was reported that during loading operations oil was observed on the...
Posted On 17 Dec 2013
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We are Delivering on our promise to ex-Caroni workers

Statement by Food Production Minister Devant Maharaj: Yesterday, December 08, 2013 at a Meeting held at the Rienzi Complex, Couva at which addresses were delivered by among others, Mr. Ramesh Lawrence Maharaj, Mr. Basdeo Panday and Mr. Nirvan Maharaj, a number of incorrect and...
Posted On 10 Dec 2013
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PM represents CARICOM at Mandela funeral

The Chair of the CARICOM Conference of Heads of Government, the Honourable Kamla Persad-Bissessar SC, Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, will represent the Community at the Official State Memorial Service to be held on Tuesday 10th December, 2013 in Johannesburg, for Mr...
Posted On 08 Dec 2013
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The world has lost a freedom fighter

Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar SC says the world has lost a freedom fighter and statesman with the death of South Africa’s first black President, Nelson Mandela. Mr Mandela died this afternoon at his home in Johannesburg, South Africa, at the age of 95. According to...
Posted On 06 Dec 2013
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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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