Trinidad and Tobago

Trinidad, Guyana Talk Cooperation

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Guyana and Trinidad and Tobago are holding talks to review the Memorandum of Understanding signed by the two countries’ previous governments, according to Guyana’s Minister of Governance, Raphael Trotman. Trotman said that President David Granger briefed …

A New Tourism Minister in Trinidad and Tobago

 New appointee by incoming government By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago has another new top tourism official. The country’s new government has appointed Shamfa Cudjoe as its new Minister of Tourism. Cudjoe was most recently assistant director of …

Trinidad Election Results: Opposition PNM Wins Vote

 A major victory in Trinidad and Tobago By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago has a new government. Opposition leader Dr Keith Rowley and his People’s National Movement won the country’s election on Monday, ousting the ruling coalition led …

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 Mission to oversee Sept. 7 vote By Dana NilandCJ Contributor CARICOM has announced it will mount an Electoral Observer Mission to monitor the general elections to be held in Trinidad and Tobago on September 7. The Chief of Mission is …

 Hyatt check-in goes digital By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The Hyatt Regency Trinidad is adding a little extra tech to its check-in process. It’s part of what the downtown Port of Spain hotel says are several new technological developments that will provide guests …

 Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival set for 10th edition By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Film enthusiasts will gather in Trinidad and Tobago this September for the tenth annual Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival. This year’s TTFF will feature films from and …

 The latest Caribbean Photo of the Week comes from Caribbean Journal reader Melony Mejias, who sent in this beautiful shot of Maracas Bay in Trinidad. Do you have a great photo of the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with CPOTW …

 Above: a map of the quake (graphic: USGS) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago and Venezuela were shaken by a 5.2-magnitude earthquake on Wednesday evening, according to the United States Geological Survey. The quake was focused at an …

 Above: Tobago (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Virgin Atlantic officially made its return to Tobago last week. The carrier is now operating a weekly Sunday service that will expand to two flights per week during the winter season …

 By Jamie GangooRum Journal Contributor Rum shops have offered a lot — a haven for the broken-hearted, a podium for aspiring leaders, and a round table for discussions on current affairs and bacchanals (i.e. gossip). They are the place to …

 Above: Tobago (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar has announced the establishment of a joint team to examine the issue of internal self-government for Tobago. The move comes at the request of …

 Above: Trinidad (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad is reporting a 2 percent increase in oil/condensate output in the fourth quarter of 2014. That was revealed by the Ministry of Energy and Energy Affairs last week. The increase …

 Above: Trinidad (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff InselAir has officially launched a series of new flights out of its Curacao hub. The carrier launched new service from Curacao to Georgetown, Guyana last week, following the addition of new …

 Above: Tobago (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Cruise Lines will be sailing to the island of Tobago for the first time next year. The news was announced as part of a series of new longer voyages the …

 Above: Tobago (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Is it time for self-government in Tobago? It’s a question that has long been on the mind of many residents, and one that Chief Secretary of the Tobago House of Assembly …

 WE’RE BIG fans of the venerable House of Angostura here at Rum Journal. While much of the world knows Angostura first for its bitters we know better: their rum is outstanding, led by our typical favourite, the sensational 1919 (although …

 Above: Trinidad (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Tourism agencies from across Latin America and the Caribbean are slated to meet on Monday in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago. The agencies are gathering under the theme of “Sustainable …

 Above: Port of Spain ICJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago and Chile are looking to expand their cooperation in the energy sector. Trinidad Energy Minister Kevin Ramnarine recently held talks with Chile’s Ambassador to Trinidad and Tobago, …

 

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