Independence Greeting from Secretary Tillerson

On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, congratulations to the people of Trinidad and Tobago on the 55th anniversary of your independence.

The United States values Trinidad and Tobago’s shared commitment to regional security, economic integration, and democracy.

We look forward to strengthening these ties and to greater collaboration, as underscored in the United States and Caribbean Strategic Engagement Act of 2016.

We are grateful for the friendship of the people of Trinidad and Tobago and wish you a happy Independence Day.

Rex W. Tillerson
Secretary of State

Washington, DC

August 31, 2017