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Tag Archives: Tobago

  1. Caribbean Theatrical Production Streams Online

    “It is not the strongest of the species that survives, it is the one that is the most adaptable to change.” ~ Charles Darwin The current global pandemic has had a crippling effect on theatre and live performances around the world. In an effort to adapt to the new normal, theatre practitioners have been going […]

    November 29, 2020CultureNo comments
  2. TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO HEAD OF STATE TO DELIVER CIBC FIRSTCARIBBEAN/UWI DISTINGUISHED LECTURE TO MARK INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 2020

    The President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago will deliver this year’s Distinguished Lecture to mark International Women’s Day (IWD). Paula-Mae Weekes, the first female Head of State of the twin island nation will explore issues of gender equality and the advancement of women’s rights when she takes the stage at the Walcott Warner […]

    March 2, 2020EducationNo comments
  3. Over one hundred fisherfolks enhanced their safety at sea in Tobago through ICT Training

    A large group of over 115 fisherfolk, officials from the Department of Marine Resources and Fisheries (DMRF); the Occupational Safety and Health Department, the Coastal Zone Management Unit (CZMU), the Trinidad and Tobago Coast Guard (TTCG) and representatives from fisherfolk association participated in and benefited from Information and Communication Technology (ICT) training sessions held recently […]

    November 29, 2019AgricultureNo comments
  4. Trinidad And Tobago’s Coastal Protection Unit And Water Resources Agency Initiate A Call For Papers For The Integrated Water Resources And Coastal Symposium (IWRCS)

    Trinidad And Tobago’s Ministry of Works and Transport’s (MOWT‘s) Coastal Protection Unit (CPU), and the Water and Sewerage Authority’s (WASA‘s) Water Resources Agency (WRA) have launched a call for papers for the inaugural Integrated Water Resources and Coastal Symposium (IWRCS). With the special focus, “Island Life: Water from Ridge to Reef“, IWRCS2020 promises a focused […]

    November 23, 2019Breaking News, Featured, NatureNo comments
  5. Survey Aims To Gauge Trinidadian Perceptions Of Coastal Risks And Coastal Management Schemes

    In establishing a framework for the Comprehensive National Coastal Monitoring Programme (CNCMP), the Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago (GORTT) through the Ministry of Works and Transport (MOWT), Coastal Protection Unit (CPU) is conducting a Coastal Social Survey (CSS) in coastal communities across the nation. The initiative will give Trinidadians and Tobagonians the […]

    October 16, 2019Featured, NatureNo comments
  6. Standard and Poor’s downgrade T&T

    Trinidad and Tobago suffered a downgrade in its sovereign ratings from credit rating agency Standard and Poor’s. In its update on this country, S&P said the decision to downgrade T&T was based on lower-than-expected energy production and economic growth which it expects to weaken the government’s revenue base and delay its plans to balance the […]

    July 10, 2019ControversyNo comments
  7. Team Barbados does nation proud at CARIFTA 2018

    Team Barbados’ youth and junior Triathlon and Aquathlon team have returned home in high spirits after doing Barbados proud at this year’s second annual CARIFTA Championships at Turtle Beach, Tobago. The two-day event, held over 29-30 September, saw Team Barbados place 4th overall out of the 11 regional teams represented, just falling short of 3rd […]

    October 4, 2018Athletics, FeaturedNo comments
  8. Barbadian Triathletes making big strides

    It’s been a busy couple of months for triathlon with both local and international events showcasing the calibre of talent that’s coming out of Barbados. Barbados Federation of Island Triathletes (BFIT) President Darren Treasure says that this is only just the beginning, as the federation takes big steps to expand its reach. “We are actively […]

    June 24, 2018AthleticsNo comments
  9. Less recovery means more money for both patients and doctors, QEH says new procedure reduces expenses by almost $6 million

    Many Barbadian females who experience surgery may have spent weeks or months recuperating, this is now a thing of the past… Dexter James, CEO of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital was addressing colleagues at the opening of a joint AGM between the Caribbean Society of Endoscopic Surgeons and the Caribbean Obesity Society at Accra Beach Resort […]

    October 25, 2015Featured, HealthNo comments
  10. Cyclists race to Tobago International Cycling Classic 2015

    Over 300 cyclists from around the world are expected to descend on the Caribbean island of Tobago for the Tobago International Cycling Classic, which takes place from September 29-October 4, 2015. The action-packed cycling event comprises six days of international cycling: 3 days of mountain bike races, 2 days of fun races for children and […]

    September 24, 2015SportsNo comments
  11. ROWLEY’S VICTORY: DEFINING MOMENT IN THE HISTORY OF TRINIDAD & TOBAGO – by Sandrine Rattan

    For the past five (5) years, the twin-island Republic of Trinidad and Tobago had been a regional and international subject of corruption and other types of wrong-doing, all of which attributed to the doom and gloom which befell this country during that period. Trinidad and Tobago was once a haven for meaningful and fruitful investment […]

    September 22, 2015Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  12. St Kitts congratulates PM-elect of Trinidad & Tobago

    On behalf of the Government and People of St. Kitts and Nevis, Prime Minister Dr. Timothy Sylvester Harris, has extended warmest congratulations to Prime Minister-elect of Trinidad and Tobago, Dr. Keith Christopher Rowley. The main Opposition People’s National Movement (PNM) led by Dr. Rowley swept to power in the general elections on September 7 ending […]

    September 9, 2015PoliticalNo comments
  13. T&T Election results reflect will of the people: CARICOM Observation Mission

    The twelve (12) member CARICOM Election Observation Mission which at the invitation of the Government of Trinidad and Tobago monitored the September 7, 2015 Parliamentary Elections, visited (353) three hundred and fifty-three polling stations across (22) twenty-two of the forty-one (41) established electoral districts. The Mission monitored the day’s activities by observing the Opening of […]

    September 9, 2015PoliticalNo comments
  14. Customer service excellence training for Tobago taxi drivers

    Visitors to Tobago can now look forward to an enhanced experience from their transport providers following a two-day customer service excellence workshop hosted by the Tourism Development Company’s (TDC) Small Tourism Enterprise Project (STEP). The workshop, entitled Synergist – Aligning Customer Service Excellence with Small Tourism Management through Multiple Learning Styles, for taxi drivers from […]

    September 7, 2015BusinessNo comments
  15. FLOW offering chance for trip to Tobago Jazz Festival

    FLOW took to the road over the Easter weekend with two motorcades spreading the word about its Advanced Video Services that will enable customers to view their televisions on their own schedule with stunning high definition and services that allow them to record, playback, pause or record at their own control. Vice president of Sales and Marketing, Mrs. Shelly […]

    April 6, 2015Featured, TravelNo comments
  16. TAPA micro businesses launch “Brand Tobago”

    The Tobago Agro-processors Association (TAPA), with support from the Caribbean Local Economic Development Project (CARILED) and the Tobago House of Assembly (THA) and just launched ‘Brand Tobago’ at the Magdalena Hotel, Tobago. Under the auspices of The Government of Canada, through the High Commission of Canada to Trinidad and Tobago and CARILED, TAPA showcased its […]

    March 27, 2015AgricultureNo comments
  17. Trinidad and Tobago’s Tourism Minister: Callous & reprehensible act on German Visitors

    A callous and reprehensible act that we condemn in the strongest way! This is how Gerald Hadeed – Minister of Tourism of Trinidad and Tobago – has described the murder of German nationals, Brigid and Hubertus Keil in Tobago. He added: “I give the assurance to the Keils’ family members and friends that Trinidad & Tobago […]

    November 26, 2014Featured, TravelNo comments
  18. British Airways (BA) adds flight to Tobago

    British Airways has announced that from the Spring of 2015 it will be commence an additional flight to Tobago to increase airlift to the island. The company’s Head of Commercial (Gatwick) Colm Lacy told the UK launch of the BA Tobago Legends Football Classic in London, England that BA was adding the flight because of […]

    November 10, 2014TravelNo comments
  19. CIBC FirstCaribbean helps National United Society of the Blind with development programmes

    A small group of blind athletes are hoping to score big next month when they introduce a new sport to their Trinidadian counterparts. A team of five from the National United Society for the Blind are working to introduce goalball, a sport played by blind and visually-impaired athletes, at a development workshop and demonstration slated […]

    September 5, 2014Business, SportsNo comments
  20. Chess Carnival opens at NAPA Port of Spain

    Over 75 players vie for top honours in the 12th edition of Caribbean Chess Carnival which got off to an exciting start today at the National Academy for the Performing Arts in Port of Spain. The annual contest sponsored by First Citizens Asset Management Limited and organized by the Trinidad and Tobago Chess Foundation has […]

    August 10, 2014GamesNo comments
  21. Trinidadian farmers receive training in improving small ruminant productivity

    As the implementing agency for the Common Fund for Commodities (CFC) Project titled ‘Diversification of the Caribbean Livestock Sector through the production of small ruminants’, the Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute (CARDI) hosted a series of training workshop over the past six months, on ‘key elements for improving small ruminant productivity in Trinidad and […]

    August 7, 2014Agriculture, EducationNo comments
  22. T&T Manufacturers ‘excited’ to be part of Summer Fancy Food Show

    ‘Excited’, ‘Very proud’, ‘Thrilled’, ‘Optimistic’, ‘Exhilarated by the possibilities’, ‘Proud and accomplished‘, all words to describe the feelings of the thirteen local exhibitors on the opening day of the 60th Summer Fancy Food Show (SFFS), which runs from Sunday 29 June on to Tuesday 1 July, 2014 at the Jacob Javits Center, New York, USA. There […]

    June 29, 2014AgricultureNo comments
  23. Tobago’s Premier Fashion House Establishes Its First Branded Retail Space

    On Saturday April 26, 2014, Kaj Designs opened its doors to the Kaj Flagship Boutique at the Buccoo Integrated Facility located at Buccoo Point in Tobago. Tobago’s foremost fashion house marked the momentous occasion with a private function for media and specially invited guests that was held during the high-profile Tobago Jazz Experience weekend. In […]

    June 6, 2014FashionNo comments
  24. Caribbean Players To Test Luck Of The Irish – Ireland accept West Indian offer to play 50-over tournament in Caribbean

    IRISH CRICKETERS will be slapping on the sun tan after they agreed to an invitation from West Indies to take part in a 50-over competition in the Caribbean. The Regional Super50, which features seven of the region’s team, will now be completed with the participation of the Irish, who will jet out over the Atlantic […]

    December 22, 2013Cricket, TravelNo comments
  25. Jamaican and Tobagonian arrested in Barbados for drug offences

    Police continue to maintain their vigilance at the Ports of entry with a view to continue their interdictory focus. The following arrests were made between the 25th and 26th of October 2013 JAMAICAN NATIONAL ARRESTED FOR DRUG OFFENCES Members of the Drug Squad have arrested and charged Jamaican national Lamar Omar Osbourne, 28 years for […]

    October 28, 2013Crime, TravelNo comments