Appointment of Justice of Appeal Charmaine Pemberton to the JLSC

Today, April 11, 2019, Justice of Appeal Charmaine Pemberton was sworn in as a member of the Judicial and Legal Service Commission (JLSC), under section 110(3)(a) of the Constitution of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago; this, after what was, in my limited...

Message from Her Excellency Paula-Mae Weekes, O.R.T.T., President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago on World Down Syndrome Day

On World Down Syndrome Day we recognise the right of people with Down syndrome to lead happy and fulfilling lives and to be treated with dignity and respect. Down syndrome is a genetic condition caused by a chromosomal disorder which usually results in physical and...

Statement by Her Excellency Paula-Mae Weekes O.R.T.T., President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago on the occasion of her First Anniversary in Office

After one year I am still on the learning curve. It has been a steep climb with a few very welcome plateaus along the way. I have experienced pleasure, disappointment, exasperation and renewed hope. Pollyanna lives on. Please allow me this opportunity to thank the...

The Most Reverend Charles Jason Gordon, Archbishop of Port of Spain visits President Weekes

The Most Reverend Charles Jason Gordon, Archbishop of Port of Spain, called on Her Excellency Paula-Mae Weekes ORTT, President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, last week. Her Excellency and His Grace discussed a number of current issues including education and...

President Weekes Attends the Red Cross Kiddies Carnival

Hundreds of costumed children paraded across the stage at the Queen's Park Savannah last Saturday at the annual Red Cross Kiddies Carnival. In attendance was Patron of the Red Cross, President Paula-Mae Weekes ORTT. Her Excellency expressed delight at the sheer...