Embassy spends the day at work in the Borough of Arima

Charge dAffaires John McIntyre, Marine Levi Moser, Minister of Education Anthony Garcia, Arima Mayor Lisa Morris-Julian, Marine Daphner Aulibrice, Marine, Joshuawa Hagopit-Martinez

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 in collaboration with Arima Mayor Lisa Morris-Julian and the Arima Borough Council , the day began with the raising of the U.S. Flag, symbolizing our presence, followed by an opening ceremony.

Other events included a K-9 Handover Ceremony, marking the arrival of eight new canines, an agreement between the U.S. Embassy and the TTPS Mounted and Canine Branch, a visit to the Arima North Secondary School visits, a lecture with UTT professors and students on violence and violent extremism by visiting U.S. speaker, a visit with the Santa Rosa First Peoples Community as well as other informative sessions with students and American citizens.