Trinidad and Tobago

Rum Journal: In Trinidad and Tobago, the Art of the Rum Shop

 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 …

Trinidad PM Forms Team to Examine Issue of Self-Government in Tobago

 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 …

How Oil Production’s Faring in Trinidad

 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 …

LATEST NEWS

 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, …

 Above: Trinidad (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago needs to push its tourism sector more strongly, according to Spain’s Ambassador to the country, Jose Maria Fernandez Lopez de Toriso. The Ambassador, who recently paid a courtesy …

 Above: Tobago (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff British Airways will be launching an additional weekly flight to the island of Tobago. The news was announced by British Airway’s head of commercial, Colm Lacy, at the UK launch of …

 Above: Tobago (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean needs to embrace digital marketing, according to Orville London, chief secretary in the Tobago House of Assembly. The Chief Secretary, who was addressing the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s 7th Tourism Human …

 Above: the Hyatt Regency Trinidad It’s an essential ingredient in so many cocktails: Angostura Bitters. The famous secret recipe comes, of course, from the island of Trinidad. But it’s even better when accompanied by Angostura Rum, too. The latest Rum …

 Above: Raul Echeberría  By Gerard BestCJ Contributor Trinidad and Tobago has come in for praise from the international community supporting the global Internet. Raul Echeberría, vice president of global engagement at the Internet Society, described T&T as “very active” in high-level …

 By Gerard Best CJ Contributor The recent establishment of an Internet exchange point (IXP) in Trinidad and Tobago is a necessary step in strengthening the country’s local Internet economy. But it is not enough, says Bevil Wooding, Internet Strategist with …

 Above: Trinidad (CJ Photo) By Gerard Best CJ Contributor Technology experts from across the region will this week gather in Trinidad for a two-day meeting at the Telecommunications Authority (TATT) office. Shernon Osepa, manager of regional affairs for the Internet Society (ISOC) …

 Above: the investment conference in New York (CJ Photo: Joshua Martinez) By Joshua MartinezCJ Contributor NEW YORK — “We need to get away from a boom and bust economy.” These were the words of Trinidad and Tobago Trade, Industry and …

 Above: Tobago (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean Airlines saw a big increase in demand for its Trinidad-Tobago “airbridge” route during the summer months, the carrier said Wednesday. The company said the airbridge experienced an “unprecedented increase in …