Trinidad and Tobago


ConocoPhillips Sells Trinidad Subsidiary For $600 Million

Above: Port of Spain (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff ConocoPhillips has closed a deal with Trinidad’s National Gas Company to sell its wholly-owned subsidiary, Trinidad and Tobago Holdings, for $600 million. Trinidad and Tobago Holdings, a limited liability […]


Trinidad's Secret Islands

Above: Monos Island (All photos by CJ) YOU’VE PROBABLY never heard of them. Gaspar Grande. Monos Island. Cenitpede Island. They’re just a few of a collection of more than a dozen tiny islands off the coast of Trinidad near Venezuela. […]


Trinidad's Jehue Gordon Wins 400M Hurdles at World Championships

Above: Jehue Gordon By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad’s Jehue Gordon took home the gold in the men’s 400M hurdles on Thursday at the World Championships in Moscow. Gordon finished in 47.69, the fastest time by anyone this year, followed […]


Trinidad Government, BP Optimistic Over Latest Seismic Results

Above: the talks in Trinidad this week (Photo: TME) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad’s Energy Minister and BP are viewing a recent seismic survey off the coast of the country with a “high degree of optimism,” according to a […]

IMF: Trinidad Economy "Poised for Modest Recovery" in 2013

Above: Port of Spain (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The economy of Trinidad and Tobago is “poised for a modest recovery” in 2013, according to the International Monetary Fund. The IMF’s Executive Board recently concluded its Article IV […]

Trinidad and Tobago Sprinter Kelly-Ann Baptiste Fails Drug Test

Above: Kelly-Ann Baptiste (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago sprinter Kelly-Ann Baptiste is reportedly the latest Caribbean sprinter to fail a test for a banned substance. Baptiste, a native of Scarborough, Tobago, failed the test ahead […]


The 10 Best Caribbean Cities For Food

Above: Port of Spain, Trinidad Every Caribbean island has its share of great eateries. But if you’re visiting a Caribbean destination solely for food, you generally like to have a high concentration of restaurants all within a short radius. So […]

CARICOM Finance Ministers Meet in Trinidad and Tobago

Above: Port of Spain (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff CARICOM Finance Ministers have begun a meeting in Trinidad focusing on the framework of the Fifteenth Meeting of the Council for Finance and Planning. The meeting will focus on […]

The Best Shark Sandwich in Trinidad

Above: Maracas Beach (all photos by CJ) By Alexander Britell MARACAS BEACH, TRINIDAD — “We eat them before they eat us.” That’s the common refrain in Trinidad, where a shark sandwich is one of the country’s de facto national dishes. […]


Trinidad "Ready to Partner" With Uganda on Energy Sector

Above: Port of Spain (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad stands “ready to partner” with Uganda as that country seeks to develop its oil and gas sector, according to Energy Minister Kevin Ramnarine. The Minister held talks this […]

Five Great Places to Eat in Tobago

Above: Tobago (CJ Photo) It’s certainly a heated competition, but it’s hard to find better food anywhere in the Caribbean than in Trinidad and Tobago. And Trinidad’s beachy sister island of Trinidad, Tobago has a diverse culinary culture of its […]

Trinidad's Bovell Takes Bronze in Swimming World Championships

Above: George Bovell By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad native George Bovell took the bronze medal in the men’s 50M freestyle this weekend at the 15th FINA World Championships Barcelona. The 30-year-old Bovell, who was born in Port of Spain, […]


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