Mar 16 2020
Prime Minister Dr Rowley on COVID-19 – Monday 16th March 2020
Here are the key takeaways from Prime Minister Dr the Hon Keith Rowley’s opening statement at today’s media conference. Cabinet has taken the following decisions: From midnight tomorrow, restrict all entry into Trinidad and Tobago for the next 14 days except for nationals. Exemptions can be granted in certain circumstances (example members of CARPHA). Cargo […]
Mar 12 2020
Cabinet Suspends Cruise Ship Arrivals to Trinidad and Tobago
Cabinet has taken the decision to suspend all cruise ships from visiting Trinidad and Tobago. This is in response to the rapid global spread of COVID-19. Minister of Health, the Honourable Terrence Deyalsingh made the announcement today at the Post-Cabinet Media Conference held at the Diplomatic Center (Thursday 12th March 2020). Minister Deyalsingh said to […]
Feb 27 2020
Trinidad and Tobago Expands Travel Restrictions to Five Additional Countries
People travelling from Italy, South Korea, Singapore, Japan, and Iran will now be restricted from entering Trinidad and Tobago because of the outbreak of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus). This as Cabinet expands its 14-day travel restrictions which previously applied to persons travelling to this country from China. Minister of Health, the Honourable Terrence Deyalsingh made the […]
Jan 30 2020
14 Day Travel Restrictions for Persons Departing China
Individuals leaving China will not be allowed to enter Trinidad and Tobago for fourteen days after their departure from that country. The Minister of Health the Honourable Terrence Deyalsingh made the announcement today at the Post Cabinet Media Conference at the Diplomatic Center (Thursday 30 January 2019). As a preventative measure against the Coronavirus, Cabinet […]
Dec 19 2019
Post Cabinet Media Briefing – Thursday 19th December, 2019.
Decriminalisation to be Proclaimed on December 23, 2019 Government intends to proclaim The Dangerous Drugs (Amendment) Bill, 2019 on Monday 23rd December 2019. The Bill seeks to decriminalise the possession of a maximum of thirty grammes of cannabis and makes other provisions for the use of the previously prohibited drug. Prime Minister Dr the Hon […]
Dec 12 2019
Post Cabinet Media Briefing – Thursday 12th December 2019
Suspicious Activity Detected During Demonetisation Process Three days into the ongoing demonetization process the banking sector is already experiencing some suspicious activity. Minister of National Security the Hon Stuart Young made this disclosure) at the Post Cabinet Media Conference held at the Diplomatic Center today (Thursday 12 December 2019.) Young said, “We have had somebody, […]
Dec 05 2019
Trinidad and Tobago Gets New $100 Bill
Government has decided to replace the existing TTD100 with a new 100 bill in an effort to tackle money laundering, tax evasion, counterfeiting, and other criminal activity. The Minister of National Security the Hon Stuart Young made the announcement today at the Post Cabinet Media Conference at the Diplomatic Center. (Thursday 5 December 2019) Young […]
Sep 26 2019
Post Cabinet Media Briefing – Thursday 26th September, 2019
Government Continues Relief Efforts The Government will continue the work needed to help those who were affected by the flooding caused by Tropical Storm Karen earlier this week. The Minister of National Security and Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister, the Hon Stuart Young was joined by his Cabinet colleagues the Minister […]
Sep 05 2019
Trinidad & Tobago to Assist The Bahamas
Trinidad and Tobago will assist its CARICOM neighbour, The Bahamas, in light of the devastation caused by Hurricane Dorian. Prime Minister Dr the Hon Keith Rowley made the announcement at today’s (Thursday 5th September 2019) Post Cabinet Media Briefing at the Diplomatic Centre. Dr Rowley said after liaising with the Prime Minister of The Bahamas, […]
Aug 22 2019
Post Cabinet Media Briefing – Thursday 22nd August, 2019
Trinidad and Tobago to sign Energy MOU with Barbados Prime Minister Dr the Hon Keith Rowley will lead a team to Barbados where an important Memorandum of Understanding is be signed between both countries. The signing is set to take place on Saturday 24th August, 2019. The agreement is related to cooperation in […]
#HappeningNow: Prime Minister Dr the Honourable Keith Rowley chairs a National Security Council meeting at the Diplomatic Centre. The Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Senator the Hon. Reginald Armour S.C., Minister of National Security, the Hon. Fitzgerald Hinds,… Read More...
Prime Minister Dr the Hon Keith Rowley's schedule began before dawn yesterday and included a visit to Pt. Lisas. He worked throughout the day attending to several matters of State. The Prime Minister also visited several pan yards yesterday evening.… Read More...
Prime Minister Dr the Hon Keith Rowley cut the ribbon to officially open the PriceSmart Sustainable Solutions Plant located at the Point Lisas Business Park in Point Lisas Couva today (Tuesday 31st January, 2023). The investment project of approximately US… Read More...
This map illustrates the location of the Dragon Field. On Tuesday 24th January, 2023, the US Government granted approval for Trinidad and Tobago’s development of the Dragon field via an OFAC waiver. All relevant parties can progress the plans to… Read More...
“The US Government has today approved Trinidad and Tobago’s development of the Dragon field via an OFAC Waiver from sanctions with specific terms to be finalised. What this means is that the restrictions on the Dragon gas field development is… Read More...