Secondary Schools Anti-Bullying Campaign 2018

Hundreds of secondary school students were at the National Academy for performing arts for the annual anti-bullying campaign. And the message is clear bullying in all of its forms is destructive. The theme was Cyber Bullying Prevention and focused on identifying the impact of cyber bullying and how all stakeholders can reduce its frequency. Michael Barrera, ...
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National Youth Science Camp (NYSC) 2018 delegates off to the U.S.

The Embassy of the United States of America in collaboration with NIHERST is pleased to announce that Sebastian Rudden of North Gate College and Josh-Michael Ashman of Bishop Anstey Trinity College East have been selected to participate in the National Youth Science Camp 2018. The camp will take place near Bartow, West Virginia in the ...
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Applications now open for YLAI 2018

Attention entrepreneurs in Trinidad and Tobago! The application for the 2018 @ylainetwork Professional Fellows Program is now open! The Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Professional Fellows Program aims to empower Latin American and Caribbean business and social entrepreneurs to transform their societies and contribute more fully to economic and social development. Sponsored by ...
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Embassy spends the day at work in the Borough of Arima

Arima, Novmeber, 2017:  The U.S. Embassy set up its offices in Arima for one day on Novmeber 14, in an effort to seek new opportunities to engage with the eastern community.  Offices were based at the Larry Gomes Stadium in Arima from 8 a.m. to 4:o0 p.m. An initiative of Chargé d’Affaires John W. McIntyre ...
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Youth Ambassadors back home and ready to GROW!

This year’s Youth Ambassadors visited the Embassy to share their experience representing Trinidad and Tobago at the U.S. State Department’s Caribbean Youth Ambassadors Program. The six participants and one adult mentor spent three weeks in the U.S. in August. They took part in activities aimed at preparing them to become responsible citizens and contributors to ...
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Spoken word anti-violence campaign teaches youth “Normal, Not Normal”

In our continuing outreach to at-risk youths, the Embassy partnered with The 2 Cents Movement, Inter Agency Task Force (IATF) Hearts and Minds, and Freetown Collective to host a theatrical performance at the Central Bank Auditorium on August 24, culminating the first phase of a four month long “Normal, Not Normal” campaign project. The performance ...
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2017 Fulbright departure briefing

The 2017 Fulbright Scholarship recipients attended their departure briefing last evening. L-R Mr. Andre Frederick, Master’s, Choral Conducting, University of Kansas Ms. Celeste Walters, Master’s, Art Therapy – New York University Mr. Khalil Hassanali, Natural Resources, Environmental Policy, and Climate Change – University of California-Davis Ms. Tricia Joseph, Ph.d., Higher Education-Leadership and Policy Analysis – ...
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Delivering tips on Quality Customer Care at TTHTI, Chaguaramas

General Services Officer Hyun Yoon spoke with students of the Trinidad and Tobago Hospitality and Tourism Institute – TTHTI about how to deliver Quality Customer Care in a challenging environment.  His talk is part of our Internal Speaker Series.  If your organization is interested, let us know at ircpos@state.gov
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The 2017 Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative – Apply NOW

About YLAI The Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) builds linkages between younger leaders across the hemisphere. YLAI will help address the opportunity gap for youth, especially women, by empowering entrepreneurs and civil society leaders with the training, tools, networks and resources they need to transform their societies and contribute more fully to economic ...
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Ambassador Estrada visits Diego Martin Central Secondary school

Ambassador John L. Estrada last week visited the Diego Martin Central Secondary school. He observed students participate in a mock trial under the Resistance and Prevention Program – (RAPP) funded by the  U.S. Department of State: Bureau of Intl Narcotics & Law Enforcement (INL) through the ‪#‎CaribbeanBasinSecurityInitiative‬ . The program is implemented by the Pan American Development Foundation – Trinidad and Tobago . Ambassador Estrada also delivered a motivational message to students about choices. Ambassador Estrada attended ...
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