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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.

  • 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.

Headlines

Headlines

  • 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.  

  • 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

  • SPS reps in T&T July 29-30

    SPS Industrial supplies critical parts for government and commercial applications as well as offer a wide variety of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) supplies and equipment.  A representative will visit T&T July 29-30 to meet with potential local partners.  If you are interested please send an email to poscommercial@state.gov 

  • 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 
  • Health and Life Insurance Services Required
    A pre-proposal conference to discuss the requirements of this solicitation will be held at 9 a.m. on June 12th, 2015 at 53-57 Cipriani Boulevard, Port of Spain. 
    Offerors interested in attending should e-mail bidjoukc@state.gov  providing the name, date of birth, identification number and address for the person/persons attending by 3 p.m. on  Tuesday 9th, June, 2015 so that the necessary security approvals can be attained in order to enter the compound.
    Offerors are urged to submit written questions before the scheduled pre-proposal conference date via e-mail to bidjoukc@state.gov .
    We require Health and Life insurance services to locally employed staff of the U.S. Embassy of Trinidad and Tobago. 

    A pre-proposal conference to discuss the requirements of this solicitation will be held at 9 a.m. on June 12th, 2015 at 53-57 Cipriani Boulevard, Port of Spain

    Offerors interested in attending should e-mail bidjoukc@state.gov providing the name, date of birth, identification number and address for the person/persons attending by 3 p.m. on Tuesday 9th, June, 2015 so that the necessary security approvals can be attained in order to enter the compound.

    Offerors are urged to submit written questions before the scheduled pre-proposal conference date via e-mail to bidjoukc@state.gov

     
  • Embassy Closure
    The Embassy will be closed on Friday, July 3, 2015 for the U.S. Independence Day holiday. 

    We re-open for business on Monday, July 6, 2015. 

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