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  • Fourth of July Reception 2014

    Fourth of July Reception 2014

    A reception to mark the 238th Anniversary of the 4th of July was held on July 3 at the Hyatt Regency, POS.

    ALSO:  Story Photos
  • U.S. to provide T&T with US$1.8 for Security Assistance Programs

    U.S. to provide T&T with US$1.8 for Security Assistance Programs

    The United States has signed an agreement to provide Trinidad and Tobago with US$1.8 million for security assistance programs.

  • Trinidad and Tobago national among TIP Heroes 2014

    Trinidad and Tobago national among TIP Heroes 2014

    Director of the Trinidad and Tobago Counter-Trafficking Unit Charmaine Gandhi-Andrews has been named one of the 2014 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report Heroes by the U.S. Department of State.

  • Queens Park Savannah Clean-Up

    Queens Park Savannah Clean-Up

    The Embassy joined several of its partners on June 12, 2014 to clean-up the Queens Park Savannah

    ALSO:  Story Photos
  • Trinidad and Tobago to join Tradewinds 2014

    Trinidad and Tobago to join Tradewinds 2014

    Representatives from 18 partner nations including, Trinidad and Tobago and the United States of America, will gather in Antigua for the first phase of the Tradewinds 2014 multinational exercise, from June 1 until June 10.



  • 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. 


  • Embassy Closure

    Please note the Embassy will be closed on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 in observance of the local Eid-ul-Fitr public holiday.
    We re-open on Wednesday, July 30, 2014.

  • PEPFAR Grants 2014
    The U.S, Embassy is now accepting proposals for the 2014 PEPFAR Grants. Deadline is August 20, 2014. 
  • Apply Now for the Fulbright Scholarship Program 2014/2015
    Fulbright Scholarships to the United States for nationals of Trinidad and Tobago.
  • 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.