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  • Disability Rights Pioneer visits Trinidad

    Disability Rights Pioneer visits Trinidad

    John Wodatch, one of the drafters of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), visited Trinidad and Tobago from April 26 to May 1.

  • Sign language interpreters benefit from workshop

    Sign language interpreters benefit from workshop

    Sign language interpreters from Trinidad and Tobago have benefited from the expertise of three U.S.-based sign language trainers.

  • UWI/APHIS signs MOU

    UWI/APHIS signs MOU

    The U.S. Embassy and the U.S. Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) last week signed an MOU with the University of the West Indies (UWI) for the continued provision of office space for APHIS International Services and plant quarantine training courses.

  • Journalism workshop on covering General Elections

    Journalism workshop on covering General Elections

    The U.S. Embassy in collaboration with the T&T Publishers and Broadcasters Association and the Association of Caribbean Media workers hosted a media workshop on covering general elections on March 9-10, 2015.

    ALSO:  Story Photos
  • The Glamour Boyz Again scores big

    The Glamour Boyz Again scores big

    Iconic calypsonians the Mighty Sparrow and Lord Superior were honored by the Embassy at the premiere of The Glamour Boyz Again at Globe Cinema on January 18.

    ALSO:  Photos

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  • Human Rights Report 2013

    The annual Country Reports on Human Rights Practices – the Human Rights Reports – cover internationally recognized individual, civil, political, and worker rights, as set forth in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other international agreements. 

  • U.S. – Caribbean Regional HIV/AIDS Partnership Framework

    The U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) is a global health program launched in 2003 to combat and limit the spread of the HIV/AIDS disease. PEPFAR represents the largest commitment in history made by a nation to a single disease. Through PEPFAR, as of September 30, 2012, the U.S. directly supported more than 5.1 million people on antiretroviral treatment (ART). This number is up from 1.7 million in 2008 – a three-fold increase in only four years. 

More News from the Embassy

  • Video: Interview with USAID representative on disability challenges
    Video: Interview with USAID representative on disability challenges

    World-renowned human rights lawyer and expert on disability rights, Charlotte McClain-Nhlapo, coordinator for Disability and Inclusive Development for the United States Agency for International Development, visited Trinidad December 3-6, 2014.  

  • Connecting Cultures through Art
    Connecting Cultures through Art

    I am so pleased to have the opportunity to showcase in this small installation the artwork of some of the brightest talent working in Trinidad and Tobago.  

  • Regional CBSI Fact Sheet

    Working together through the Caribbean Basin Security Initiative (CBSI), the United States and the nations of the Caribbean are combating the drug trade and other transnational crimes that threaten regional security. This partnership fulfills the commitment to deepen regional security cooperation that President Barack Obama made at the Fifth Summit of the Americas in Trinidad and Tobago in April 2009. CBSI is one piece in an integrated effort that includes the other security initiatives in the Hemisphere. The United States, CARICOM member nations, and the Dominican Republic are improving citizen safety throughout the Caribbean by working to: Substaintially reduce illicit trafficking; Increase public safety and security and Promote social justice. 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • Embassy Closure
    The Embassy will be closed on Monday, May 25 for the U.S. Memorial Day holiday. 
    We re-open on Tuesday, May 26, 2015.


  • Vacancy

    Maintenance Technician. Deadline: June 1, 2015. 

  • Fulbright Scholarships
    APPLY NOW for The Fulbright Scholarship Program for 2015/2016
    Fulbright IIE Foreign Student Program (for Master’s degree study) Applications are now open. Deadline: June 15, 2015 
    Fulbright LASPAU Faculty Development Program (institutional development) Applications are now open.  Deadline: June 15, 2015
    Fulbright Hubert H. Humphrey Program to the United States. Applications are now open. Deadline: August 14, 2015
    APPLY NOW for The Fulbright Scholarship Program 2015/2016

    Fulbright IIE Foreign Student Program (for Master’s degree study) Applications are now open. Deadline: June 15, 2015 

    Fulbright LASPAU Faculty Development Program (institutional development) Applications are now open.  Deadline: June 15, 2015

    Fulbright Hubert H. Humphrey Program to the United States. Applications are now open. Deadline: August 14, 2015



  • Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA)
    Electronic System for Travel Authorization
    Persons eligible to travel to the U.S. under the Visa Waiver Program must first register their trip with the Electronic System for Travel Authorization.

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