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  • Iftar 2015

    Iftar 2015

    Chargé d’Affaires Margaret B. Diop on July 9, 2015 hosted an Iftar dinner at the Chief of Mission residence, Long Circular Road, Port of Spain.

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  • 4th July Reception

    4th July Reception

    A Fourth of July reception to celebrate the 239th Anniversary of Independence was hosted by Chargé d’Affaires Margaret B. Diop at the Hyatt Regency, Port of Spain on July 2, 2015.

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  • Interpol Awards

    Interpol Awards

    Eight members of the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service/INTERPOL were presented with awards from the U.S. Marshal’s Service and the U.S. Department of State’s Diplomatic Security Service and the U.S. Embassy.

  • Visit of Judge Helen Whitener

    Visit of Judge Helen Whitener

    Judge Helen Whitener will visit Trinidad from June 14-17 as part of the U.S. Embassy’s celebration of June as National Caribbean-American Heritage and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride (LGBT) months.

  • 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.

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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: Judge Helen Whitener on Human Rights.
    Video: Judge Helen Whitener on Human Rights.

    Judge Helen Whitener recently returned home to Trinidad and Tobago and shared her thoughts on Human Rights. 

  • 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.  

  • 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

  • Join the TT delegation to ASIS International Security Expo!
    Join the TT delegation to ASIS International Security Expo!
    Join the TT delegation to ASIS International Security Expo!
    ASIS 2015 takes place in Anaheim, California in September and attending as part of a delegation will ensure your experience is easier and your time more productive. Delegates will receive special benefits including complimentary registration and access to the exhibit, keynote and networking receptions. For information on how you can participate, please send an email to poscommercial@state.gov 
    ASIS 2015 takes place in Anaheim, California in September and attending as part of a delegation will ensure your experience is easier and your time more productive. Delegates will receive special benefits including complimentary registration and access to the exhibit, keynote and networking receptions. For information on how you can participate, please send an email to poscommercial@state.gov 
  • Embassy Closure
    The Embassy will be closed on Monday, August 31, 2015 for the T&T Independence Day holiday. 

    We re-open for business on Tuesday, September 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 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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