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Proposals For A National Cultural Recognition Policy (NCRP)

March 2, 2020 admin 0

Cultural Heroes And Legends To Be Honored Proposals for a National Cultural Recognition Policy (NCRP) to support cultural artists and entrepreneurs include issuing lifetime diplomatic passports to people who are cultural legends in addition to $250,000 in cash benefits and other perks. Culture Minister Nyan Gadsby-Dolly detailed the plan in Parliament yesterday when she spoke about a White Paper on […More]

Almost $2B To Establish Goat Islands Wildlife Sanctuary In Jamaica

February 13, 2020 admin 0

Gov’t Spending $1.9B To Establish Goat Islands Wildlife Sanctuary The Government will be spending $1.9 billion to establish the Goat Islands wildlife sanctuary, just off Jamaica’s south coast. Parliamentary Secretary in the Office of the Prime Minister, Senator Robert Morgan, who made the announcement, said this forms part of measures to safeguard Jamaica’s biodiversity and natural history. He was speaking […More]

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Trini Wins Canadian Lit Award

December 5, 2019 admin 0

Trini Wins Canadian Lit Award Trinida­di­an born po­et and au­thor, Ian Williams has won Cana­da’s rich­est lit­er­ary award for fic­tion, for his nov­el Re­pro­duc­tion. Williams was named as the 2019 Sco­tia­bank Giller Prize, in a cer­e­mo­ny on Mon­day night, beat­ing out five oth­er au­thors for the prize. The first time nov­el­ist, who is an as­sis­tant pro­fes­sor of po­et­ry in the […More]

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SOCIAL MEDIA: Cybercrime is biggest threat to global democracy according to Young

October 21, 2019 admin 0

SOCIAL MEDIA: Cybercrime is biggest threat to global democracy according to Young National Security Minister Stuart Young said cybercrimes are the biggest threat to Trinidad and Tobago’s democracy. He made the comment while speaking at the opening of the regional workshop on Cybersecurity and Strengthening Democratic Processes at the Hyatt Regency, Port of Spain. Addressing participants, Minister young said the workshop […More]

Dr. Keith Rowley Highlights T&T’s Foreign Policy In First UNGA Speech

October 3, 2019 admin 0

Dr. Keith Rowley Highlights T&T’s Foreign Policy In First UNGA Speech In his first address at the 74th United Nations General Assembly, Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley made clear this country’s foreign policy stance on several matters and joined the chorus of Caribbean voices advocating on issues such as financial blacklisting. Delivering the address on Friday evening, the Prime Minister […More]

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VENEZUELA/US TIES: Venezuela Socialist Government Wants Restored Ties With US

September 27, 2019 admin 0

Venezuela Socialist Government Wants Restored Ties With US Venezuela’s socialist government on Wednesday called on the United States to restore diplomatic ties with Caracas after it opened talks with fringe opposition parties. Venezuela broke off relations with the United States after Washington recognised opposition leader Juan Guaido as interim president on January 23. Vice President Delcy Rodriguez told reporters in […More]

Miami 2019 Carnival

September 27, 2019 admin 0

Rich Caribbean Arts, Culture And Heritage Take Center Stage For The 35th Annual Miami Carnival Celebrations That Culminate On Sunday, October 13, 2019, At Miami-Dade County Fairgrounds Miami 2019 Carnival Provides A Taste Of The Diverse And Unique Flavors Of Caribbean Culture To All Those Who Attend.  Presented by the Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau #FoundinMiami -Celebrating Sweet Riddim & […More]

GUYANA NEWS UPDATE: Jagdeo “disappointed” over CARICOM’s silence on Guyana’s political situation

September 23, 2019 admin 0

While international organisations and other stakeholders have joined the resounding call for democracy to prevail in Guyana, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has remained noticeably silent on the situation, which can have far-reaching consequences for other Member States. Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo today called out the regional organisation for not commenting on Guyana’s situation, where a caretaker government is still functioning […More]

PM Rowley’s Washington DC Visit Described as Fruitful

September 19, 2019 admin 0

PM Rowley’s Washington DC Visit Described as Fruitful. Venezuela A Major Topic Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley on Tuesday said fewer countries in the region now want a military intervention to oust Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro. He made the comment during a press briefing held upon his return from his trip to Washington DC. The Prime Minister recalled that in […More]

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