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  • Happy Independence T&T!

    Happy Independence T&T!

    On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I extend my sincerest congratulations to the people of Trinidad and Tobago as you celebrate 53 years of independence this August 31.

  • U.S. spoken word artists in TT

    U.S. spoken word artists in TT

    The U.S. Embassy Port of Spain supported the visit of three American Spoken Word artists to participate in the Cascadoo Caribbean New Voices International Festival of Spoken Word 2015, August 10-15.

  • International Conference on Pan

    International Conference on Pan

    August 10, 2015: Trinidad and Tobago hosted the first International Conference on Pan (ICP) in Port of Spain from August 4-9, with approximately 500 international scholars, musicians, and pan entrepreneurs and aficionados in attendance.

  • 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.

    ALSO:  Story
  • 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.

    ALSO:  Story Photos

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: 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

  • PackExpo, Las Vegas, Sep 28-30
    Join the delegation to the PackExpo 2015 in Las Vegas, September 28-30, 2015. 

    See flyer for information

    Email: ines.gerez@trade.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 
  • 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. 

  • 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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