Trinidad and Tobago: Ready to Step Up

Trinidad and Tobago: Ready to Step Up

By Manuel Holguin Hon. Stuart Young, the Minister of Energy for the twin-republic of Trinidad and Tobago, spoke to CNN about how the southernmost island country in the Caribbean could contribute to the ongoing world crisis of energy during the ongoing Russia and Ukraine conflict. Speaking with Richard Quest, Young sounded self-assured and willing to […]

Remembering Professor Selwyn Ryan

Remembering Professor Selwyn Ryan

Photo Credit: UWI Professor Selwyn Ryan passed away on Saturday, March 12, at 86. Ryan was one of Trinidad and Tobago’s leading writers, researchers, and political scientists. He was born in Princes Town to a lower-middle-class Afro-Trinidadian family. His mother made sure Ryan pursued higher education. Ryan was also motivated by Trinidad and Tobago, Prime […]

‘Win Your Leg’: Honoring T&T’s 1964 Olympic Bronze Medalists

‘Win Your Leg’: Honoring T&T’s 1964 Olympic Bronze Medalists

By Trevor M. Millett The journey of every Olympian to that athletic world stage is never an easy one. There is training. Training. Forever training. Competition after competition after competition. At times exhausted, nerves slightly frayed, but there is never any let-up. There must be consistency of form and performance. Attitude and mindset must be […]

Caryl Jacobs New Single! “Easy on Me”

Caryl Jacobs New Single! “Easy on Me”

Caryl Jacobs is a talented singer / songwriter from the beautiful twin isles of Trinidad and Tobago. With a strong musical background, as both parents (Carl and Carol Jacobs) held a very iconic role in the calypso/soca industry, Caryl began her professional career at the age of 16, singing in the family-owned band ‘Islanda’. She […]

CARICOM Remembers Late Trinidad and Tobago Energy Minister

CARICOM Remembers Late Trinidad and Tobago Energy Minister

By CARICOM The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has remembered the late Trinidad and Tobago Energy Minister Mr Franklyn Khan for his genuine interest in advancing the sector and the development of the Region. CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque in a Message of Condolence to Trinidad and Tobago’s Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley on the recent passing […]

Time for a Caribbean-US Relations Reset

Time for a Caribbean-US Relations Reset

By Hon. Dr Keith Rowley The United States has long been a very important neighbor to the Caribbean and continues to be a significant partner for our 16 million- strong Community in a number of areas – security, trade, investment, energy, agriculture, education, tourism and sport. Members of our diaspora have contributed meaningfully to the […]

Dr Rowley: Region Must Continue to Address Crime and Violence as Public Health Issue

Dr Rowley: Region Must Continue to Address Crime and Violence as Public Health Issue

Even as the Region focuses on recovery post-COVID-19 and the health and socio-economic wellbeing of its people, it must remain committed to addressing crime and violence as a public health issue, according to CARICOM Chair, Prime Minister Keith Rowley. Speaking on Wednesday at the opening of the Thirty-Second Intersessional Meeting of the Conference of Heads […]

New Year Statement by the Incoming Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Dr the Honourable Keith Rowley Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago – CARICOM

New Year Statement by the Incoming Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Dr the Honourable Keith Rowley Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago – CARICOM

By CARICOM The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) enters this New Year 2021 with renewed hope for emerging from the darkness of the past year. The promising light at the end of the tunnel provided by the vaccine for COVID-19 provides the possibility of relief from the health and socio-economic challenges posed by the pandemic. The Community […]