Chief Secretary signs condolence book Chief Secretary Kelvin Charles signs the condolence book for the late former President George Maxwell Richards as THA Chief Administrator Raye Sandy looks on.The signing of the book was opened today (January 15, 2018) at the Assembly Legislature Building, Jerningham Street, Scarborough. The condolence book is opened to the public through January 19th.
UNHCR courtesy call Chief Secretary Kelvin Charles greets United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Protection Officer Ruben Barbado, during a courtesy call at the Administrative Complex on Friday (January 12, 2018). Barbado heads the office based in Port-of-Spain. Standing from left with them are Director of the Management Services Unit Mary-Ann Brathwaite-Leonce, UNHCR Senior Operations Manager for Venezuela Xavier Creach, Secretary of Community Development, Enterprise Development and Labour Marslyn Melville-Jack and Secretary of Health, Wellness and Family Development Dr Agatha Carrington. The UNHCR is mandated to lead and coordinate international action to protect and assist refugees and other persons of concern.
Courtesy call by British coach Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) certified British coach Jim Kelman paid a courtesy call on THA Chief Secretary Kelvin Charles at the Administrative Complex, Calder Hall on Wednesday (January 10, 2018). With them, left, is local coach Peter Granville.
Autonomy meeting Chief Secretary Kelvin Charles held a meeting regarding Tobago’s autonomy on Tuesday (January 9) with Minister in the Ministry of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs Fitzgerald Hinds and Minister of Planning and Development Camille Robinson-Regis. Also in attendance at the meeting, held at the Administrative Complex, were Tobago Hotel and Tourism Institute board member Dr. Levi Guy-Obiakor, Tobago Regional Health Authority Deputy Chair Ingrid Melville, Lawyer Deborah Moore-Miggins, THA representative Allan Richards, and THA legal representative Gilbert Peterson.
Chief Secretary meets with police Chief Secretary Kelvin Charles, centre, and THA Chief Administrator Raye Sandy, second from right, met with representatives of the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service, Tobago Division on January 8th for their first meeting for 2018. Representing the Police were Superintendent Sterling Roberts, left, and Senior Superintendent Joanne Archie. Also in attendance was Public Affairs Specialist Avian Parks.
Helping the community On Sunday (December 31, 2017), THA Chief Secretary Kelvin Charles visited the home of Eleazer King in the village of Lowlands whose house was flooded on the previous day due to heavy rainfall. He was joined by Secretary of the Division of Infrastructure, Quarries and the Environment Kwesi Des Vignes. During the visit, options to remedy the situation for the homeowner were explored.
French Fort street lighting James Alley resident Ainsley James, centre, thanks area representative and Secretary of the Division of Community Development, Enterprise Development, and Labour Marslyn Melville-Jack for spearheading the street lighting project which saw the Trinidad and Tobago Electricity Commission install nine poles with street lights in the French Fort district. Looking on from left are Chief Secretary Kelvin Charles, Tobago Chamber of Commerce president Demi-John Cruickshank and Assistant Secretary of the Division of Community Development, Enterprise Development and Labour Shomari Hector, as well as other residents and community stakeholders who contributed to the project.
DEA Meeting THA Chief Secretary Kelvin Charles greets the head of the US Drug Enforcement Agency in Trinidad and Tobago Clarence Shuler, as Senior Superintendent Lloyd Mc Alpin of the Organised Crime and Intelligence Unit in the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service looks on. The pair visited the Chief Secretary at the Administrative Complex, Calder Hall to discuss an upcoming conference to be held in Tobago (December 7, 2017).