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  • Asst Sec Rivkin visits T&T for ACF2014

    Asst Sec Rivkin visits T&T for ACF2014

    A/S of State for Economic and Business Affairs Charles H. Rivkin traveled to Port of Spain from October 8-10, to participate in the Americas Competitiveness Forum (ACF), the Americas Business Dialogue, and the Pathways to Prosperity in the Americas annual meeting.

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  • Registration open for 2016 Diversity Visa Lottery

    Registration open for 2016 Diversity Visa Lottery

    The U.S. Embassy announces the opening of the 2016 Diversity Visa Lottery Program (DV-2016). Often called the “Green Card Lottery,” DV-2016 is the only official lottery program for immigrant visas to the U.S. Registration deadline is noon EDT on Monday, November 3, 2014.

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  • Some Consular Fees Up; Tourist Visa Stays the Same

    Some Consular Fees Up; Tourist Visa Stays the Same

    Changes to the fees for some U.S. consular services will take effect September 12, 2014. However, fees for non-immigrant visas will largely remain the same, including the basic NIV application fee for BI/B2 tourist visa, which is still $160 U.S Dollars.

  • Security Officials Receive U.S. Anti-Terrorism Training

    Security Officials Receive U.S. Anti-Terrorism Training

    Local Police, Immigration and Customs Officers are now better equipped to detect fraudulent travel documents, having received training and equipment through the U.S. Government’s Anti-Terrorism Assistance (ATA) program.

  • U.S. Navy Secretary Visits Trinidad

    U.S. Navy Secretary Visits Trinidad

    Ray Mabus, Secretary of the United States Navy, visited Trinidad and Tobago on August 22 to meet with government officials about military, maritime and security issues.

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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

  • 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.  

  • VIDEO: Chargé d'Affaires Thomas Smitham on Carnival
    VIDEO: Chargé d'Affaires Thomas Smitham on Carnival

    Take a look at Chargé d'Affaires Thomas Smitham's perspective on Carnival in video. 

  • 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. 

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • Embassy Sealed Bid Sale
    The Embassy will hold a sealed bid sale on Thursday, October 30, 2014 and Friday, October 31, 2014 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. daily at 30 South Quay, Port of Spain.

    The Police Traffic and Highway Patrol has authorised parking on both sides of 30 South Quay from Duncan Street, on the sale days and times.
     
  • Embassy Closure

    Please note the Embassy will be closed on Tuesday, November 11, 2014 for the U.S. Veterans' Day holiday. 

    We re-open on Wednesday, November 12, 2014.

  • Apply for U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) Grant
    Applications are invited for the 2015 AFCP. Deadline: November 30, 2014 at 12 noon. 
  • 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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