ALL TIED UP: Collin Mark, left, helps former US sprinter Lauryn Williams untangle her crab before the start of the crab race during the Buccoo Goat and Crab Race Festival at the Buccoo Integrated Facility yesterday (April 23, 2019). Williams is a former women’s 100m world champion, and Summer (2004) and Winter (2014) Olympics silver medallist in the 100 metres and two-woman bobsleigh events respectively.
THA representatives met with the Minister of Labour and Small Enterprise Development Jennifer Baptiste-Primus on Tuesday (March 26, 2019). From left, Advisor to the Labour Minister Heather Augustine-Cornwall, acting Permanent Secretary in the Ministry Natalie Willis, Labour Minister Jennifer Baptiste-Primus, Chief Secretary Kelvin Charles, Secretary of Finance and the Economy Joel Jack, Secretary of Community Development, Enterprise Development, and Labour Marslyn Melville-Jack and Administrator in the Division of Community Development, Enterprise Development, and Labour Cherryl Ann Solomon.
8th Annual World Down Syndrome Day Conference 2019
The 8th Annual World Down Syndrome Day Conference 2019 hosted by the Down Syndrome Family Network (DSFN) took place on Monday (March 25, 2019) at the Magdalena Grand Beach Resort. The event was themed: "Leave no one behind." From left, Chairman and Founder of DSFN Glen Niles, board member Natalie Mohammed, NDSC Senior Policy Advisor Stephanie Smith Lee, Self-Advocate Emmanuel Bishop, Chief Secretary Kelvin Charles, conference chairperson Lisa Ghany and Education Assistant Secretary Marisha Osmond.
Sapphire Wins Gold
Chief Secretary Kelvin Charles, left, presents Special Olympian Sapphire Jackson, winner of a gold and silver medal at the Special Olympics in Dubai, with a hamper as Jackson's mother, Sandra Brizan looks on. (March 22, 2019).
Courtesy call by Canadian High Commissioner
From left, Deputy Management Consular Officer Polad Saffari, Trade Commissioner Michaeline Narcisse, Senior Trade Commissioner Andrew Maharaj, Canadian High Commissioner Her Excellency Carla Hogen Rufelds, Secretary of Infrastructure, Quarries and the Environment Kwesi Des Vignes, Secretary of Settlements, Urban Renewal and Public Utilities Clarence Jacob, Secretary of Health, Wellness and Family Development Dr Agatha Carrington, Chief Administrator Raye Sandy and Technical Advisor/Consultant - Public Private Partnership in the Division of Finance and the Economy Giselle Small.
President of Trinidad and Tobago Her Excellency Paula-Mae Weekes visited the Assembly Legislature Chamber, Jermingham Street, Scarborough today (January 31, 2019) where she met THA representatives including Chief Secretary Kelvin Charles. Presiding Officer Dr. Denise Tsoiafatt-Angus greets President of Trinidad and Tobago Her Excellency Paula-Mae Weekes.
Down Syndrome Family Network Courtesy Call Representatives from the Down Syndrome Family Network and the Tobago House of Assembly met at the Division of Education, Innovation and Energy (DEIE) for a meeting on Tuesday (January 29, 2019). From left, Educator and Associate-Tobago, Leanna Alexander, Chairperson, Events and Sponsorship Lisa Ghany, Founder and Chairman Fitzherbert Glen Niles, THA Chief Secretary and DEIE Secretary Kelvin Charles, Secretary of the Division of Health, Wellness, and Family Development Dr Agatha Carrington, DEIE Assistant Secretary Marisha Osmond and Adviser to the Chief Secretary Dr Verleen Bobb-Lewis.