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  • Reaching At-Risk Youth through Steel Pans

    Reaching At-Risk Youth through Steel Pans

    During Carnival season, Public Affairs organized several cultural programs related to the steel pan in support of ICS goal “outreach to at-risk youths.”

    ALSO:  Story
  • Spoken Word Empowerment

    Spoken Word Empowerment

    African American spoken word artist Marshall Davis Jones delivered powerful messages of empowerment and social inclusion to thousands of secondary school students during his visit to T&T, as part of Speak Out 2015.

  • Former Navy Seal Promotes Green Schools

    Former Navy Seal Promotes Green Schools

    Tim Cole, vice president of the U.S. Green Schools National Network was in Trinidad to talk about making schools green.

  • U.S. Dancer To At-Risk Youth: Follow Your Dreams

    U.S. Dancer To At-Risk Youth: Follow Your Dreams

    Contemporary dancer Trent Williams Jr. emplowered at-risk youth during two weeks of workshops in Trinidad by teaching discipline through dance.

    ALSO:  Story
  • Successful College Fair 2015

    Successful College Fair 2015

    College Fair 2015 held at the Hyatt Port of Spain on Oct 24-24 was a great success. Thank you and see you in 2016!

    ALSO:  Story Photos



  • Human Rights Report 2014

    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. 


  • Vacancies
    Vacancies for security officers.  Deadline February 16, 2016.
  • Embassy Closure
    The Embassy will be closed on Monday, February 15, 2016 for the U.S. President's Day holiday.
    We re-open for business on Tuesday, February 16, 2016.

  • Join the TT delegation to the Hotel-Motel Show in Chicago!
    It’s the largest annual gathering of foodservice professionals in the world, and as part of the TT delegation, you will receive free admission to the event along with additional benefits!
    If you are interested, email for more information. 
  • 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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