Aug 01 2017
Prime Minister’s Emancipation Message 2017
GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO OFFICE OF THE PRIME MINISTER MESSAGE TO THE NATION FROM DR THE HONOURABLE KEITH ROWLEY PRIME MINISTER OF THE REPUBLIC OF TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO ON THE OCCASION OF EMANCIPATION DAY 2017 As we celebrate Emancipation Day 2017 let us never underestimate or forget the sacrifices and […]
Jul 28 2017
National Awards to be held on September 24
The Following is a Release from the Office of the President The Republic of Trinidad and Tobago Annual National Awards Ceremony will now be held on Republic Day instead of Independence Day. These National Awards will be presented to awardees on Republic Day – September 24th and not Independence Day -August 31st. His Excellency […]
Jul 25 2017
Here’s how Changes to GATE Affect You
Given the country’s current budgetary constraints, adjustments have been made to the Government Assistance Tuition Expenses (GATE) Programme. A special Task Force submitted a report to Cabinet detailing recommended changes last year, which were carefully considered by Cabinet and certain decisions were taken. Effective from the academic year 2017/2018 and beyond, a means test will […]
Jul 24 2017
More than $6 Billion Spent on GATE in 12 years
In the last 12 years, Government spent almost six and a half billion dollars under the Government Assistance for Tuition Expenses (GATE) Programme. Since 2004, when this programme was first introduced, citizens have benefited from free tuition for several tertiary level programmes including undergraduate degrees. This policy led to an explosion in the number of persons […]
Jul 15 2017
The Agenda for Meeting Between Prime Minister Rowley and Opposition Leader
Having invited the Leader of the Opposition to meet at a mutually suitable time between July 12 to 19 it was agreed that the meeting would take place on Tuesday 18 July from 2:00 PM at the Parliament of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. The invitation also indicated that the Leader of the Opposition […]
Jul 10 2017
Prime Minister Requests Meeting with Opposition Leader
Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Keith Rowley has written to the Leader of the Opposition the Honourable Kamla Persad-Bissessar today (Monday July 8th 2017), requesting a private meeting for preliminary discussion on selected matters of national interest. The matters selected are, in the view of Prime Minister Rowley, areas in which the Opposition should be engaged. […]
Jul 08 2017
COMMUNIQUÉ FROM 38th REGULAR MEETING OF CARICOM HEADS OF GOVERNMENT
COMMUNIQUÉ ISSUED AT THE CONCLUSION OF THE THIRTY-EIGHTH REGULAR MEETING OF THE CONFERENCE OF HEADS OF GOVERNMENT OF THE CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY 4–6 JULY 2017, GRAND ANSE, GRENADA The Thirty-Eighth Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) was held at Grand Anse, Grenada, on 4-6 July 2017. […]
Jul 06 2017
Health, Venezuela and Cricket Feature on Day Two of CARICOM Conference in Grenada
Following the request of Prime Minister, Dr the Honourable Keith Rowley for discussion on Venezuela to be included on the agenda at the ongoing CARICOM Heads of Government meeting, the regional body issued a statement on the matter today, July 06, 2017. The statement comes after a closed-door session yesterday which featured discussions on the […]
Jul 05 2017
Prime Minister Rowley Urges CARICOM Heads: Less Talk More Action
Prime Minister Dr the Honourable Keith Rowley today (July 05, 2017) urged fellow CARICOM leaders to make a definitive decision on the implementation of the Caribbean Single Market and Economy (CSME). The implementation of the CSME was high on the agenda on the first day of the 38th Regular Meeting of CARICOM Heads of Government […]
Jul 03 2017
Petrotrin Report Goes Before Cabinet on 13 July
The Energy Sub-Committee of the Cabinet met today, July 3 2017, to review the recently completed report on the operations of State-owned Petrotrin for a second time. The Energy Sub-Committee is chaired by Prime Minister, Dr. the Honourable Keith Rowley. On this occasion the sub-committee was in receipt of responses to the report from Petrotrin, Ministry of […]
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