Trinidad and Tobago


Trinidad Opens $740 Million Power Plant

Above: Trinidad Energy Minister Kevin Ramnarine By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad Energy Minister Kevin Ramnarine has officially opened the $740 million USD Trinidad Generation Unlimited power plant at La Brea Union Estate. Speaking on Thursday, Ramnarine said the plant […]


Trinidad Distributes Funding to Farmers Affected By Flooding

Above: Trinidad (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago Food Minister Devant Maharaj has announced the distribution of about $936,057 to farmers and fishermen in the country affected by flooding. That amounts to about $6 Million TTD. […]


5 Great Street Foods From Trinidad

Port of Spain, Trinidad was our top Caribbean City for Food in 2013, thanks to an intoxicating blend of cultures and flavours. The true Caribbean food aficionado will be happiest on the sidewalks of downtown, sampling one of the great […]


Trinidad and Tobago to Receive $20 Million Loan From IDB

Above: Port of Spain (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago will be receiving a $20 million loan from the Inter-American Development Bank. The loan seeks to improve the country’s handling of property registration, by cutting the […]

Trinidad and Tobago Courts Investment From Scandinavia

Above: Oslo By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago’s High Commissioner to London recently wrapped up a tour of Nordic countries as part of a bid to court investment. Ambassador Gavin Nicholas, who also serves as non-resident ambassador to […]

New Trinidad Tourism Minister Meets With Tobago Officials

Above: Tobago By the Caribbean Journal staff New Trinidad and Tobago Tourism Minister Chandresh Sharma held talks last week with Tracy Davidson-Celestine, Tobago’s Secretary of Tourism, last week. Davidson-Celestine said she hoped to continue the dialogue that had taken place […]

Caribbean Photo of the Week: On the Beach in Trinidad

This week’s Caribbean Photo comes from CJ reader Niambi Davis, who took this snapshot at Las Cuevas Beach on the northern coast of Trinidad. Do you have a great photo of the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com and it could […]

Rum Journal: Trinidad's Angostura Jammy Rum Sour

Above: Angostura’s rums We rather like Angostura Rum here at Rum Journal — usually with ice alone. But the famous House of Angostura’s rums are actually quite at home in a number of unique cocktails, from simple daiquiris to complex […]

Trinidad Shaken By 6.1-Magnitude Earthquake Near Venezuela

Above: a map of the quake (Graphic: USGS) By the Caribbean Journal staff A 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck near the coast of Venezuela on Friday evening and was felt in Trinidad and Tobago, according to the United States Geological Survey. There […]


Trinidad "On a Path of Recovery"

Above: Port of Spain (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad’s local economy has grown in each of the last four quarters, and appears to be “on a path of recovery,” according to the country’s Central Bank. The Central […]

Caribbean Plate: Trinidad's Chaud Creole

Trinidad is the undisputed street food capital of the Caribbean. Doubles. Corn soup. Roti. Bake ‘N Shark. At every corner, there is a new taste, a new flavour, a new experience. For Chef Khalid Mohammed, the challenge is taking Trinidad’s […]

Trinidad and Tobago, European Union Hold Talks on Climate Change

Above: Trinidad (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago recently held discussions with the European Union on climate change. The talks in New York last week included Ramona Ramdial, Minister of State in Trinidad’s Ministry of the […]


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