Trinidad and Tobago

A New Tech Park in Trinidad

 Above: Tamana InTech Park in Trinidad By the Caribbean Journal staff A new technology park has opened its doors in Trinidad. The Tamana InTech Park Facility, located in Wallerfield, officially opened on Tuesday, with Trinidad Trade Minister Vasant Bharath on …

Trinidad, India Talk Energy

 Above: the meeting in Moscow By the Caribbean Journal staff Officials from Trinidad and Tobago and India held talks this week on the sidelines of the 21st World Petroleum Congress in Moscow. Trinidad and Tobago Energy Minister Kevin Ramnarine met …

Trinidad, BG Talk Energy

 Above: Trinidad (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad Energy Minister Kevin Ramnarine held talks last week with Sir John Grant, the executive vice president of British energy firm BG Group. Grant was joined by Chris Cox, executive vice …

LATEST NEWS

 Above: downtown Port of Spain, Trinidad (Caribbean Journal Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Laser speed guns are on their way to Trinidad and Tobago, Transport Minister Stephen Cadiz said this week. The laser speed guns will ticket cars driving …

 Above: Port of Spain (Caribbean Journal photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad Energy Minister Kevin Ramnarine held talks last week with Steve Pastor, the president of Conventional Production for Australia’s BHP Billiton energy firm. Ramnarine was joined for the …

 Above: Port of Spain (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The new Diplomatic Academy of the Caribbean officially opened at the University of the West Indies St Augustine Campus in Trinidad on Tuesday. Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla …

 Above: the meeting at the Trinidad Hilton By the Caribbean Journal staff BP plc Chairman Carl Henric Svanberg visited Trinidad and Tobago earlier this week, according to the country’s government. On Wednesday, Svanberg, who is also the chairman of Volvo, …

 Above: Trinidad (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and China are planning to partner on the development of an “Agricultural Innovation Park,” according to Trinidad’s government. The University of the West Indies St Augustine campus recently hosted a …

 PORT OF SPAIN — IT IS not a science, this. Searching for the best roti in a country like Trinidad and Tobago seems an ultimately futile quest; everyone has his or her preferred place, just as there are multitudes of …

 Above: the MV Super Fast Galicia By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of Trinidad and Tobago is planning to add an additional inter-island ferry, it announced this week. Trinidad’s government is expected to invest around $7.4 million USD annually …

 Above: Tobago (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Incoming Trinidad and Tobago Tourism Minister Gerry Hadeed has made his first official visit to Tobago. The trip included talks with Tobago Chief Secretary Orville London and tourism officials including Tobago …

 Above: Former Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister ANR Robinson By Andrea PerezCJ Contributor PORT OF SPAIN — Trinidad and Tobago is mourning the loss of former Prime Minister and President Arthur Napoleon Raymond Robinson . The 87-year-old Robinson passed away …

 Above: the new Radisson hotel in Trinidad (photo: Rhondor Dowlat) By Andrea PerezCJ Contributor PORT OF SPAIN — The former Capital Plaza Hotel in Port of Spain, Trinidad is now a Radisson Hotel. The $30 million dollar structure was officially …

 Above: the Chinese delegation with Trinidad Urban Development Minister Roodal Moonilal By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago Housing and Urban Development Minister Dr Roodal Moonilal recently hosted a high-level delegation of Chinese officials for talks on infastructure. The …

 Above: Tobago (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Could Tobago soon become a “major energy player?” That’s the view held by Victor Hart, chairman of the Steering Committee of the Trinidad and Tobago Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative. Hart said …

 Above: Port of Spain (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar has appointed Senator Gerry Hadeed as the country’s new Minister of Tourism. Hadeed, who had been serving as the country’s Minister of …

 Above: former Trinidad Tourism Minister Chandresh Sharma By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar has revoked the appointment of Tourism Minister Chandresh Sharma after accepting his resignation. The departure of Sharma came after allegations that …

 Above: Port of Spain (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff An investment delegation from Saudi Arabia is visiting Trinidad and Tobago. The delegation, which was led by Dr Fahad Al Dawood, began its trip on Monday. On Wednesday, the …