Launch of Mobile Vehicle and Cargo Inspection System Scanners

Chargé d’Affaires John W. McIntyre Remarks at the Official Launch of the Customs and Excise Mobile Scanners at the Port of Point Lisas, Trinidad Wednesday, April 18, 2018 11:00 a.m. The Honorable Colm Imbert – Minister of Finance The Honorable Edmund Dillon – Minister of National Security The Honorable Paula Gopee-Scoon – Minister of Trade ...
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USAID, UNDP & The Judiciary Open Children Courts in North & South Trinidad

Port of Spain, Trinidad – On March 6 and 7 2018, the Judiciary of Trinidad and Tobago held two launch ceremonies to mark the openings of the North and South locations of their new Children Courts at 6 Elizabeth Street, St. Clair, Port of Spain, and Corner Dehli Street and Fyzabad Main Road, Fyzabad. The ...
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Remarks at CariSECURE Inception Workshop

Remarks by Chargé d’Affaires John McIntyre At CariSECURE Inception Workshop  Level 20, International Waterfront Center AS PREPARED It is my pleasure to give remarks at this formal launch of the CariSECURE project in Trinidad and Tobago. This project signals the United States Government’s continued commitment to reducing crime and violence among Caribbean youth. Trinidad and ...
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Remarks at Launch of “Treat All” Tour

The Tour, which began with a visit to the HIV treatment facility in Tobago on Tuesday, will continue with a visit to the San Fernando today and then to Sangre Grande next week. During these visits, Dr. Edwards and his team will share their experiences with other physicians and nurses so as to scale up ...
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Chargé d’Affaires John McIntyre speaks on “Business protocol in a changing environment”

Last Wednesday Chargé d’Affaires John McIntyre spoke at an event hosted by AmCham, on “Business protocol in a changing environment”, as part of our Internal Speaker Program series. If your organization is interested in hosting an Embassy speaker, please let us know at ircpos@state.gov
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New PISCES Agreement Between T&T and U.S. Will Improve Border Security

The Governments of Trinidad and Tobago and the United States today signed a Memorandum of Intent (MOI) that will provide for the establishment of a state-of-the-art border control system that documents the arrival and departure of international travelers at airports and seaports in Trinidad and Tobago.
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Exploring T&T Met Services

Chargé d’Affaires John McIntyre on Thursday along with Jacob Stevens, Political and Economic Officer and students of QSI International School of Trinidad visited the Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service to tour the US NWS Upper Air Station (Radiosonde) at Piarco. A special “weather balloon” sounding was done by Hiram Escabi, Jr., Upper Air Program Manager, ...
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Embassy staff receives World Customs Organization’s Certificate of Merit

U.S. Embassy staff Arthlyn Samuel of the Department of Homeland Security and Dina Abaa-Ogley of the Department of State received meritorious awards from the World Customs Organization for the indispensable role they played in the completion of the Customs Mutual Assistance Agreement (CMAA) between the United States and Trinidad and Tobago last year.  Chargé d’Affaires ...
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Train-the-Trainer workshop on Intellectual Property

This morning Chargé d’Affaires John McIntyre delivered remarks at the opening ceremony of the Train-the-Trainer workshop on Intellectual Property with Trinidad and Tobago Customs and Excise. The Honourable Stuart Young, Minister in the Ministry of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs, as well as J. Todd Reves, Regional Intellectual Property Attaché for Mexico, Central America and ...
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