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Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Concludes Visit to Brazil

 Above: Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar with former Soca Warrior Brent Sancho in Brazil (Photo: OPM Trinidad) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar concluded a visit to Brazil this weekend. Persad-Bissessar assured …

Trinidad Prime Minister Leading Delegation to Panama

 Above: Panama City By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar will lead a delegation to Panama on Tuesday. The trip comes in the context of the Americas Competitiveness Forum in Panama City, which lasts from …

Trinidad’s Persad-Bissessar, Grenada’s Mitchell Meet in Port of Spain

 Above: Trinidad PM Kamla Persad-Bissessar and Grenada PM Keith Mitchell By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar hosted Grenada Prime Minister Keith Mitchell for talks on Thursday in Port of Spain. The visit marked Mitchell’s first overseas …

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 Above: Joe Biden (Photo: OVP) By the Caribbean Journal staff United States Vice President Joe Biden and his wife, Dr Jill Biden, will visit Trinidad and Tobago later this month as part of a hemispheric tour that will include trips …

 Above: Trinidad PM Kamla Persad-Bissessar (centre) in Canada By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar began an official visit to Canada on Wednesday. The trip comes following an invitation by Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper to make …

 Above: Jack Warner By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago National Security Minister Jack Warner has resigned, Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar announced. The PM said she had officially accepted his resignation in a statement on Monday. “I wish to …

 Above: Trinidad PM Kamla Persad-Bissessar at the UN this week (Photo: OPM Trinidad) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar held talks with Inter-American Development Bank Luis Alberto Moreno Wednesday in Washington. The talks focused …

 Above: Trinidad PM Kamla Persad-Bissessar at the Phoenix Park plant on Friday (Photo: OPM Trinidad) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago suffered a nationwide blackout on Friday morning following a malfunction at the Phoenix Park Gas Processors Limited, …

 Above; Trinidad PM Kamla Persadi-Bissessar By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar met Thursday with newly-appointed Canadian High Commissioner to Trinidad and Tobago Gerard Latulippe, according to a statement from the Office of the Prime Minister. The …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago has sworn in attorney Christlyn Moore as the country’s new Justice Minister. Moore is replacing former Justice Minister Herbert Volney, whose appointment was revoked last month following a controversy over the passing …

 Above: Trinidad PM Kamla Persad-Bissessar By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar has asked Acting President Timothy Hamel Smith to revoke the appointment of Justice Minister Herbert Volney. The move came after a controversy over the passing …

 Above: Trinidad Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar (Photo: OPM Trinidad) Trinidad and Tobago marked the 50th anniversary of its independence Friday. The country achieved its independence from the Great Britain on Aug. 31, 1962. The following is the text of Trinidad …

 Above: Nigeria President Goodluck Jonathan By the Caribbean Journal staff Nigeria President Dr Goodluck Ebele Jonathan is heading to Trinidad and Tobago for an official visit beginning Tuesday. Jonathan, who will be joined by his wife, Dame Patience Faka Jonathan, …

 Above: Trinidad Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago President George Maxwell Richards will appoint James Lambert as a new government senator to replace the departed David Abdulah. The move was announced by Prime Minister …

 Above: Panama President Ricardo Martinelli By the Caribbean Journal staff With the expansion of the Panama Canal and an increasing number of foreign investment opportunities, Panama could be a major partner for the Caribbean, according to President Ricardo Martinelli. The …

 Trinidad and Tobago’s government will be introducing legislation to abolish Privy Council appeals in all criminal matters, Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar announced in a statement to Parliament Wednesday. All of those cases would be ceded to the Caribbean Court of …

 Above: Panama President Ricardo Martinelli and Trinidad PM Kamla Persad-Bissessar during the visit (Photo: OP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Following her visit to Panama in March, Trinidad Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar held bilateral talks in Panama City with President …

 Above: Tobago (Photo: Tobago Tourism) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar has presented a Green Paper on internal self-government for the island of Tobago to former Presidnet Arthur Robinson. The Green Paper is currently out for …