Trinidad and Tobago

Caribbean Photo of the Week: Pirate’s Bay in Tobago

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from CJ reader and frequent CPOTW contributor Sabine Fröhlich, who sent in this snapshot of Pirates Bay near Charlotteville in eastern Tobago. Do you have a great CPOTW? Send it to news@caribjournal.com. — CJ

Tobago Enhances Protection at Hemisphere’s Oldest Nature Preserve

 Above: Tobago By the Caribbean Journal staff Tobago’s rainforest is the oldest nature preserve in the Western Hemisphere, and the island is working to ensure it stays that way. The Tobago House of Assembly, with help from the European Union, …

Trinidad’s Energy Sector Rebounds

 Above: Port of Spain (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The energy sector in Trinidad returned to positive growth in the last quarter of 2013, according to data from the country’s Central Bank. The bank said the growth came …

LATEST NEWS

 Above: Tobago (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell MONTEGO BAY — A new hotel is set to break ground in Tobago in the first quarter of this year. The Indigo Bay resort, which will have 79 suites, will be located on …

 Above: Port of Spain (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago is “way behind” in productivity, according to Labour Minister Errol McLeod. The Minister was speaking at the FairShare Exposition at the Centre of Excellence in Macoya …

 Above: Trinidad Energy Minister Kevin Ramnarine By the Caribbean Journal staff The probe into the source of this week’s oil spills in Trinidad is continuing, according to the Ministry of Energy Affairs. The Ministry said Friday that it had received …

 Above: oil production in Trinidad By the Caribbean Journal staff Two more oil spills have been reported in Trinidad’s Gulf of Paria, according to state-owned oil firm Petrotrin. The spills are the latest in a series that began on Dec. …

 Above: Energy Minister Kevin Ramnarine at a spill-affected beach this week (Photo: MEEA) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago’s government is vowing “swift action” to deal with a string of oil spills on the country’s southern coast, although …

 Above: Trinidad (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago is looking to court more visitors from around the Caribbean region, aiming to attract around 2,800 regional visitors in the coming months, according to the government. Earlier this …

 Above: Trinidad Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar is urging the Dominican Republic to “immediately restore nationality” to those impacted by the country’s controversial citizenship judgment. In a letter to …

 Above: Trinidad’s Soca Warriors By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago’s Soca Warriors are now the Caribbean’s top-ranked football side, according to the year-end rankings from FIFA and Coca-Cola. Trinidad is now ranked 78th in the world, one spot …

 Above: Judge Geoffrey Henderson By the Caribbean Journal staff The International Criminal Court has sworn in Trinidad native Geoffrey Henderson as a new judge. Henderson was elected to fill a vacancy due to the resignation of fellow Trinidad native Judge …

 Above: Port of Spain (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago and El Salvador will commence the second round of negotiations on a Partial Scope Trade Agreement between the two countries next month. The talks, which will …

 Above: Trinidad Energy Minister Kevin Ramnarine (Photo: MEEA) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago Energy Minister Kevin Ramnarine met this week with officials from the Inter-American Development Bank and the United States government to continue discussions that came …

 Above: Trinidad Foreign Minister Winston Dookeran By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad Foreign Minister Winston Dookeran is currently in Europe for a series of conferences. On Wednesday, he concludes a visit to the 98th Session of the Council of Ministers …

 Above: the International Criminal Court By the Caribbean Journals staff Trinidad’s Justice Geoffrey Andrew Henderson has been appointed as a judge of the International Criminal Court. Henderson was named in elections during the 12th session of the Assembly of States …

 Above: Port of Spain (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago is setting up a national committee on reparations for slavery, the government announced last week. In a statement, Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar expressed “delight” on the …

 Above: the Tobago Plantations Golf Course By the Caribbean Journal staff The Magdalena Grand in Tobago has been renamed the Magdalena Grand Beach & Golf Resort, following a move by operator efm Hospitality Solutions to take over management of the …