Category: Office of the Chief Secretary

Chief Secretary visits Mason Hall farms

The THA has targeted the agriculture sector for economic diversification and continues to encourage food production on the island. On May 31, 2020, THA Chief Secretary Hon. Ancil Dennis visited several farmers who plant crops in the village of Mason Hall. The Chief Secretary has visited several farms to get a first-hand look at what’s being produced…

Tobago Moves Forward

Newly appointed Chief Secretary Hon. Ancil Dennis said Trinidad and Tobago is cautiously moving toward reopening. “We in the Tobago House of Assembly are taking the necessary steps to ensure we are prepared,” Dennis said. On May 16th, Dennis hosted his first virtual post Executive Council Media Briefing at the Scarborough Library, following his first…

Chief Secretary Kelvin Charles Has Demitted Office

The Office of the Chief Secretary, Tobago House of Assembly (THA) advises the population of Tobago and by extension Trinidad, that the Honourable Kelvin Charles has demitted office as Chief Secretary of the THA, in keeping with his promise to leave office at the end of April 2020. Mr. Charles says,  “It was a pleasure…

Happy Anniversary TEMA

On March 9th, twenty-two years ago, the Tobago Emergency Management Agency (TEMA) was established as the National Emergency Management Agency in accordance with the Tobago House of Assembly, Executive Council Minute No. 64 of March 09, 1998. TEMA is now known as one of the first responders when it comes to disaster and emergency management…

Survey of Women And Children

The launch of a training programme for a Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS) took place on March 2nd at the Central Statistical Office (CSO), Port of Spain. The survey will be conducted for the collection of data on women and children in Trinidad and Tobago, as a basis for policy decisions and programme interventions. Statistician…

Keeping Carnival safe

The enjoyment of Carnival festivities, with its revelry, elaborate costuming, music and throngs of people, can only happen in a safe environment. This is why the Tobago Emergency Management Agency (TEMA) spearheaded a Joint Operations Command for Carnival 2020. Along with other health and emergency stakeholders and volunteers, work to ensure the safety of all…

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