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  • FREE premiere of The Glamour Boyz Again

    FREE premiere of The Glamour Boyz Again

    Iconic calypsonians the Mighty Sparrow and Lord Superior are set to light up the stage with a live performance following the premiere of The Glamour Boyz Again at Globe Cinema on January 18.

  • U.S. Expert on Disabilities Visits Trinidad

    U.S. Expert on Disabilities Visits Trinidad

    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.

    ALSO:  Story
  • Dragon Boat Clinic for North East coaches and students

    Dragon Boat Clinic for North East coaches and students

    Master dragon boat trainer, Connie Flesuras, visited Trinidad and Tobago for an intense, exciting dragon boat coaching and paddling clinic with dozens of students and coaches from the Northeastern part of Trinidad.

    ALSO:  Story
  • College Fair 2014 a success!

    College Fair 2014 a success!

    College Fair 2014, held on November 15-16 at the Hyatt Regency, Port of Spain was a resounding success! Thousands of students and their parents visited over the two days.

    ALSO:  Photos
  • 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.

    ALSO:  Story 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

  • 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

  • Investment Opportunity
    A major U.S. casual dining franchisor is seeking franchisee investors in Trinidad and Tobago.

    This franchisor supports new investors with training, purchasing and marketing support. Success rates for franchises are greater than 90 percent, making this the lowest failure rate of any type of business.  

    If you are interested in meeting with the representatives of this company for further information on start-up costs and develoment plan, please send an email to nicholasmr@state.gov before Wednesday, January 28, 2015. 
  • VACANCIES
    Administrative Management Assistant. 
    Deadline: February 6, 2015. 

    ACS Supervisor, Full Peformance Level.
    Deadline: February 9, 2015.

    ACS Supervisor, Trainee Level.
    Deadline: February 9, 2015. 
     
  • Embassy Closure
    The Embassy will be closed on Monday, February 16 and Tuesday February 17, 2015 for the Carnival days in Trinidad and Tobago. Monday, February 16 is also President's Day in the U.S.

    We re-open on Wednesday, February 18, 2015.


  • Applications invited for 2015 NYSC
    Applications invited for the 2015 National Youth Science Camp from Sixth Form students of schools in the Port of Spain and Caroni Education Districts, Trinidad and Tobago.

    Deadline is March 1, 2015. 

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