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  • Photo of Trinidad and Tobago Election results reflect will of the people: CARICOM Observation Mission

    Trinidad and Tobago Election results reflect will of the people: CARICOM Observation Mission

    The CARICOM Elections Observation Mission to Trinidad and Tobago’s general elections on Monday say voters were able to cast their ballots without intimidation or harassment and the results reflect the will of the people. The Mission, in its Preliminary Statement issued Tuesday, however called for guidelines and regulations on the use of social media in election campaigns, noting that one…

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  • Photo of Trinidadians vote today – CARICOM Observer Mission to monitor

    Trinidadians vote today – CARICOM Observer Mission to monitor

    The people of Trinidad and Tobago vote in general elections today, Monday 7 September 2015. The Elections and Boundaries Commission (EBC) said just over 1.09 million people are eligible to cast ballots  and that there are more than 2000 polling stations scattered across the two islands. The polling stations opened at 6:00 this morning and will close at 6:00 this…

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  • Arrival Statement:  CARICOM Election Observation Mission to Trinidad and Tobago

    The Government of Trinidad and Tobago by way of letter dated 15 July 2015 invited CARICOM to deploy a mission to observe the General Elections which will be held in the country on 7 September 2015.   As a result a twelve (12) member Group representing the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) is now in Trinidad and Tobago to observe the General…

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  • CARICOM to mount Observer Mission for the Trinidad and Tobago General Elections

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) will mount a CARICOM Electoral Observer Mission to monitor the general elections to be held in Trinidad and Tobago on Monday 7 September 2015. The Chief of Mission is Mr. Orrette Fisher, Director of Elections, Electoral Commission of Jamaica. He will be assisted by the Deputy Chief of Mission, Ms. Josephine Tamai, Chief Elections Officer, Department…

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  • Photo of Trinidad and Tobago outlines $2 billion climate plan

    Trinidad and Tobago outlines $2 billion climate plan

    Trinidad and Tobago has become the first Caribbean nation to outline its contribution to a UN climate deal, proposing limited greenhouse gas cuts across three main sectors by 2030. The government says it will target 15% carbon reductions in power generation, heavy industry and transport over the next 15 years, modelled on a business as usual baseline. This, says the submission,…

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  • Photo of OAS undertaking cultural project in CARICOM countries

    OAS undertaking cultural project in CARICOM countries

    Expanding the Socio-Economic Value of Cultural Heritage in the Caribbean BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) – At least 14 Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries are participating in an innovative-multi-nation initiative aimed at identifying untapped cultural heritage resources and to develop new tools for monitoring and incentivising their protection. The Organisation of American States (OAS) project which is being funded by the United States, is…

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  • Photo of Global Crisis Room Support Programme starts training in Trinidad and Tobago

    Global Crisis Room Support Programme starts training in Trinidad and Tobago

    The Global Crisis Room Support Programme (GCRSP) began its first training course on Monday 29th of June in Port-of-Spain at theCARICOM Implementation Agency for Crime and Security (IMPACS). The training is part of a two-year capacity development initiative of the European Union External Action Service (EEAS) to support Latin American and Caribbean regional organisations and their Member States in enhancing their conflict and disaster early-warning capabilities. The purpose is also…

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  • Photo of Trinidadian designs mobile app for prestigious Hilton hotel group

    Trinidadian designs mobile app for prestigious Hilton hotel group

    CALIFORNIA, United States, Thursday May 28, 2015 – Trinidad-born entrepreneur and mobile specialist, Anthony Phills, has designed a mobile app for Hilton Worldwide, a leading global hospitality company, spanning the accommodation sector from luxury and full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and focused-service hotels The Hilton HHonors 2.0 mobile app is now available in the Google Play Store. Working with…

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  • Photo of New and Optimized HIV Medicine Formulations for Children Living with HIV Developed

    New and Optimized HIV Medicine Formulations for Children Living with HIV Developed

    Antigua, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago are some of the countries that would benefit with this policy PANAMA CITY — Johnson & Johnson today announced that its Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies have furthered their commitment to improve the health of children living with HIV through an expanded policy aimed at enhancing access to its HIV medicine darunavir. This policy…

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  • Photo of Ramnarine: T&T to produce cleaner diesel fuel

    Ramnarine: T&T to produce cleaner diesel fuel

    ENERGY Minister Kevin Ramnarine said Trinidad and Tobago may soon be producing a cleaner alternative to diesel fuel when the recently-signed Mitsubish project comes on line. Ramnarine was the feature speaker on Saturday night at the Liquefied Petroleum Gas Dealers Association's annual dinner, which was held at Radisson Hotel, Port of Spain. Ramnarine explained that the diesel alternative, or dimethyl…

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