Edwin Carrington Named Trinidad's Ambassador to CARICOM

Edwin Carrington, the former secretary general of CARICOM, has been named Trinidad’s ambassador to the body, Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar announced. Carrington was CARICOM secretary general for 18 years, from August 1992 to December 2010, the longest-serving CARICOM secretary general. […]

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Trinidad Government Divided on FIFA's Warner Allegations

The FIFA corruption scandal has an especially close relationship with Trinidad, as Jack Warner, one of several officials suspended pending a FIFA probe, was not just CONCACAF’s president, but remains Trinidad’s Minister of Works and Transport. But the People’s Partnership […]


Caribbean Football Officials Warned

Following the suspension of Trinidad’s Jack Warner, CONCACAF General Secretary Chuck Blazer has warned that any Caribbean officials involved in a controversial meeting in Trinidad to pay back cash allegedly given at the time. An investigation has been launched into […]

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Winston Dookeran Steps Down as Head of Trinidad's Congress of the People

Trinidad Finance Minister Winston Dookeran, the political leader of the Congress of the People party in Trinidad, announced he would be stepping down from his role. Dookeran took the top spot in the party in 2006 after leaving the UMC. […]

Trinidad's Warner Suspended by FIFA

Source: FIFA Trinidad’s Minister of Transport and Works and FIFA Vice President Jack Warner is among two FIFA officials suspended by football’s governing body ahead of an ethics probe. Warner, along with Qatar’s Mohammed bin Hammam, the head of Asia’s […]

Trinidad's Jack Warner in FIFA Probe

Source: FIFA Trinidad and Tobago’s Jack Warner is involved in a bribery probe by officials of FIFA, football’s global governing body. Warner, the president of the CONCACAF federation, a FIFA vice president and Trinidad’s Minister of Works and Transport, has […]

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Trinidad's Ruling People's Partnership Marks One Year in Office

Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar Trinidad’s ruling People’s Partnership marked one year in office, after winning 29 seats compared to the People’s National Movement’s 12 seats a year ago. The popularity of Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar, however, has fallen in polls, […]

REDjet Nears Trinidad Clearance

New air carrier REDjet is close to securing final clearance for flights in and out of Trinidad, after a week that saw a great deal of controversy over barriers for the company in Jamaica and Trinidad. According to Ramesh Lutchmedial, […]

Former Trinidad PM Patrick Manning Suspended for Contempt

Former Trinidad Prime Minister Patrick Manning has been suspended following a finding of contempt by the Trinidad Parliament’s Privileges Committee. Manning had been criticizing the government of current PM Kamla Persad Bissessar, claiming that it was undermining anti-drug efforts enacted […]


Bahamas Petroleum Company, in Survey, Finds Supergiant Structures

By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas Petroleum Company, which has offshore license permits in the Bahamas, said it had found structures similar to the so-called supergiant structures of the Gulf of Mexico and the Middle East. “What is most […]

New Airline REDjet Lobbies for Flights to Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago

New low-fare Caribbean air carrier REDjet is unable to fly to Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago, and is asking politicians in the two countries to change their current policy. “REDjet is extremely disappointed for its passengers in Trinidad and Jamaica […]

UWI Pro Vice-Chancellor Replaces Mary King in Trinidad Cabinet

Dr Bhoendradatt Tewarie, the pro vice-chancellor at the University of the West Indies, has replaced Sen. Mary King in the Trinidad Cabinet after King was removed from office in a conflict-of-interest government award scandal. [Trinidad Express]


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