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 List of Prime Ministers of Trinidad and Tobago - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
(Redirected from Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago)
This page lists prime ministers of Trinidad and Tobago.
See also lists of incumbents, list of Governors of Trinidad and Tobago, list of Governors-General of Trinidad and Tobago, list of Presidents of Trinidad and Tobago.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Prime_Minister_of_Trinidad_and_Tobago   (141 words)

 Prime Minister
Prime Ministers can be found in both constitutional monarchies (as is the case in the United Kingdom and Australia), and in republics, where the head of state is an elected or unelected official with varying degrees of real power.
The German prime minister is known as the Chancellor while the Irish Prime Minister is called the Taoiseach.
In many cases, though commonly used, 'prime minister' is not the official title of the office-holder.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/pr/Prime_minister.html   (1263 words)

 Trinidad and Tobago (08/05)
Trinidad and Tobago is the 5th largest exporter of LNG in the world and the single largest supplier of LNG to the U.S., supplying between 70-75% of all LNG imported into the U.S. Overall, the petroleum sector grew by 10.5% in 2004, the third straight year of double-digit growth.
Recognizing the role that energy plays in the economic life of Trinidad and Tobago, where it was the source last year of 37% of governmental revenues, the government is seeking to diversify the economy to reduce dependence on the energy sector and to achieve self-sustaining growth.
Trinidad and Tobago is a democracy that maintains close relations with its Caribbean neighbors and major North American and European trading partners.
www.state.gov /r/pa/ei/bgn/35638.htm   (3790 words)

 Office of the Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago - PM
Prime Minister Patrick Manning greets UN Secretary General Kofi Annan during his visit to UN Headquarters, New York.
The Cabinet consists of the Prime Minister, who is appointed by the President and other Ministers (of whom one shall be the Attorney General) chosen from among the members of the House of Representatives and the Senators appointed by the President acting in accordance with the advice of the Prime Minister.
The individual responsibility of Ministers for the work of their departments means that they are answerable to Parliament for matters pertaining to their departments.
opm.gov.tt /pm/index.php?pid=1002   (297 words)

 Trinidad Government Information
Trinidad and Tobago is a unitary state, with a parliamentary democracy modeled after that of the U.K. From 1962 until 1976, Trinidad and Tobago, although completely independent, acknowledged the British monarch as the figurehead chief of state.
The Senate's 31 members are appointed by the president: 16 on the advice of the prime minister, six on the advice of the leader of the opposition, and nine independents selected by the president from among outstanding members of the community.
Tobago was given a measure of self-government in 1980 and is governed by the Tobago House of Assembly.
www.traveldocs.com /tt/govern.htm   (914 words)

 trinicenter.com | DENIS SOLOMON | Panday shows his hand
Prime Minister Basdeo Panday, in a letter to the President of the Inter-American Press Association, has dispelled rumours that he was going to relent and sign the Declaration of Chapultepec.
The Constitution of Trinidad and Tobago applies the caveat only to the first of the rights and freedoms listed in the Constitution, namely 'the right of the individual to life, liberty, security of the person and enjoyment of property, and the right not to be deprived thereof except by due process of law'.
In his letter the prime minister went so far as to propose a rival 'Declaration of Port of Spain, embodying a code of Practice and a Code of Ethics for media practitioners, that need not impede the media's pursuit of truth, and to which all critical estates would be signatories'.
www.trinicenter.com /Denis/1999/June/4.htm   (637 words)

 Office of the Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago - PM
Prime Minister Patrick Manning embraces an infant during his visit to Jamaica, after the passing of hurricane Ivan.
In December 2003, Prime Minister Manning was awarded the Guyana Institute for Democracy "Democracy Prize" for his outstanding work in upholding the principles of democracy in the Caribbean region.
Prime Minister of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
opm.gov.tt /pm/index.php?pid=1001   (603 words)

 Report of the Trinidad and Tobago Independence Conference, 1962   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Meanwhile, in February, the Government of Trinidad and Tobago had published the first draft of an independence constitution: this was distributed widely in the territory, and organizations and the general public were invited to submit written comments on it by 31st March.
The Trinidad and Tobago Delegation unanimously expressed the wish that on achieving independence Trinidad and Tobago should be accepted as a member country of the Commonwealth.
All persons born in Trinidad and Tobago after independence will automatically acquire citizenship of Trinidad and Tobago and there will be provision for the acquisition of citizenship by persons born outside Trinidad and Tobago of parents who are citizens of Trinidad and Tobago.
www.nalis.gov.tt /Independence/T&TIndepConfRep.htm   (3270 words)

 Memory of the World Register - Nomination Form - Trinidad and Tobago   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
The Eric Williams Heritage is of worldwide significance since it documents the life and times of Dr. Eric Williams, Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago international statesman and esteemed scholar, during the period 1956-1981.
Williams led Trinidad and Tobago from colonialism into a short-lived West Indies Federation, then Independence in 1962 and finally to the status of Republic in 1976.
Trinidad and Tobago’s achievement, guided by Dr. Williams, is therefore an excellent case-study of the decolonization movement of the 1950's and 1960's and of the success of a multi-ethnic, multi-religious fledgling society’s entrance into the world family of nations.
www.unesco.org /webworld/mdm/1999/eng/trinidad_1/form.html   (2564 words)

 Trinidad/Tobago CCG Body   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Trinidad and Tobago experienced a real growth rate of 3.2 percent in 1998 and further growth of 5.6 percent is projected for 1999.
Trinidad and Tobago is a parliamentary democracy based on the Westminster model, with an active opposition and lively political debate in the media.
Trinidad and Tobago is a member of the International Center for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) which facilitates conciliation and arbitration of investment disputes between contracting states and nationals of contracting states.
www.mac.doc.gov /tcc/data/commerce_html/countries/Countries5/TrinidadandTobago/CountryCommercial/2000/body.htm   (14639 words)

 Government of Trinidad and Tobago
Trinidad and Tobago is a unitary state, with a parliamentary democracy modeled after that of Great Britain.
Although completely independent, Trinidad and Tobago acknowledged the British monarch as the figurehead chief of state from 1962 until 1976.
The general direction and control of the government rests with the cabinet, led by a prime minister and answerable to the bicameral Parliament.
infotut.com /geography/Trinidad-and-Tobago/Government   (995 words)

 List of University of Oxford people - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Benjamin Disraeli, 1st Earl of Beaconsfield was a novelist as well as Prime Minister; some theologians could equally well be considered as philosophers), in these cases an attempt has been made to put them in the category for which they were most famous.
Viktor Orbán (Pembroke) Prime Minister of Hungary 1998-2002
Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy Prime Minister of Pakistan 1956-57
www.cwrl.utexas.edu /~bump/VSA/Oxfordalumns.html   (412 words)

Arthur R.V. Khoza, Deputy Prime Minister of Swaziland, called for the Assembly to establish a working group to examine the situation of the Republic of China on Taiwan and ensure that the fundamental right of its people to participate in the United Nations was fully respected.
The Deputy Prime Minister of Swaziland and the Foreign Ministers of Trinidad and Tobago, Afghanistan, Republic of Moldova, Comoros, Cameroon, Rwanda, Burundi, Liberia and the Maldives, and a representative of Kyrgyzstan were expected to address the Assembly.
ARTHUR R.V. KHOZA, Deputy Prime Minister of Swaziland, said that with respect to the 22 million people of the Republic of China on Taiwan who believed that they had a right to representation in the United Nations, the principle of universality was not being equally applied.
www.un.org /News/Press/docs/1999/19991002.ga9621.doc.html   (6222 words)

 Discover Trinidad - The City of Port Of Spain
Trinidad's capital city is a study in contradictions.
The British invaded Trinidad in 1797; shortly afterward, in 1803, the first reclamation of lands on the muddy foreshore began, creating the areas known as South Quay and Independence Square.
The Financial Complex offices some of the most important offices in the country: the Prime Ministers office, the office of the Governor of the Central Bank, all Central Bank operations and a number of departments of the Ministry of Finance.
www.discover-tt.com /trinidad/port-of-spain.html   (582 words)

 OECS Prime Ministers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Prime Ministers, first for giving me your support as the CARICOM candidate for the post of Secretary General of the ACS.
The highest participation within CARICOM is from Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago, and outside of CARICOM, from the G3 countries (Mexico, Colombia and Venezuela) and the non-grouped countries (Cuba, the Dominican Republic and Panama).
One Prime Minister even suggested to me that Caracas could be a hub for tourist traffic from the Southern Cone of South America coming north during the South American winter, which, of course, is our summer.
www.acs-aec.org /About/SG/Girvan/Speeches/oecs_eng.htm   (1440 words)

 CONCLUSION OF THE FIFTH INTER-SESSIONAL MEETING OF CONFERENCE 11-12 MARCH 1994, KINGSTOWN   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Dame Mary Eugenia Charles, Prime Minister and Minister of Finance of the Commonwealth of Dominica; His Excellency Dr. Cheddie Jagan, President of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana; the Rt.
They instructed the Foreign Ministers’ Committee on Haiti to meet with the relevant parties and determine what additional measures may be undertaken by CARICOM Governments to intensify their active participation in international efforts towards the restoration of democracy and constitutional order in Haiti.
The Heads of Government endorsed the proposal of the Government of Trinidad and Tobago to host CARIFESTA VI during the period 19 August — 2 September 1995, and agreed that Trinidad and Tobago should proceed with the implementation of that project.
www.caricom.org /jsp/communications/communiques/5inthgc_1994_communique.jsp?menu=communications   (1964 words)

 TRINIDADANDTOBAGONEWS.COM - Caricom states not among supporters of War
In listing 43 countries on its website www.defendamerica.mil the Dominican Republic is the only Caribbean country stated as supporting the war on Iraq.
Jamaica's Prime Minister, PJ Patterson, has lead responsibility among Caricom heads of government for the Community's external trade and economic negotiations, and often speaks on issues of international importance to the region.
While Caricom ambassadors to the UN were finalising the draft of the statement to be made today, a statement was released by Prime Minister Lester Bird of Antigua and Barbuda in St John's.
www.trinidadandtobagonews.com /selfnews/viewnews.cgi?newsid1048748515,97449,.shtml   (610 words)

 trinicenter.com | Leadership by farce
To be more pointed, when a prime minister could be a behemoth in the executive appointment process, that must be a farce.
So that the farce we operate in the name of government and politics is the farce of prime ministerial dictatorship under the guise of parliamentary democracy, which itself is another name for prime ministerial dictatorship once the prime minister has a simple majority of supporters in the house.
And since Manning is in charge of (executive) government, but not of parliament (as is routinely the case for prime ministers), he has become wishful of having that traditional power despite the harsh reality of 18-18.
www.trinicenter.com /winford/2002/Apr   (1092 words)

 Trinidad News, Trinidad Newspaper, Trinidad Sports, Trinidad politics, Trinidad and Tobago, Tobago News, Trinidad ...
So intense was behind-the-scenes lobbying from Washington, the Sunday Express was reliably informed that while one Prime Minister felt obliged to refuse to take a telephone call from a Bush administration official, another was aggravated enough to respond with expletives when presented with what was viewed as a virtual ultimatum.
Jamaica Prime Minister PJ Patterson in particular was identified for special praise in the official end-of-conference communique for guidance and positions adopted on the Haitian political crisis, and for hosting President Aristide and his family.
Caricom's Core Group of Prime Ministers, established under Patterson's leadership, has been reconstituted to remain engaged on Haiti with the newly-elected Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda Baldwin Spencer assuming the chairmanship.
www.trinidadexpress.com /index.pl/article_politics?id=22660932   (540 words)

 Countries Ba-Bo
Prime ministers 11 Apr 1971 - 13 Jan 1972 Tajuddin Ahmed (b.
Prime minister 11 Jan 1790 - 2 Dec 1790 Hendrik van der Noot (b.
Prime ministers 31 May 1994 - 31 Jan 1996 Haris Silajdzic (s.a.) 31 Jan 1996 - 18 Dec 1996 Izudin Kapetanovic (b.
www.rulers.org /rulb1.html   (11331 words)

 The Nation Newspaper | Manning stirring up ants' nest
CASTRIES – Trinidad and Tobago's Prime Minister Patrick Manning is expected to face some sharp criticisms from fellow CARICOM Heads of Government at a caucus session today for his address at Sunday's ceremonial opening of the 26th
states that had benefited, or continue to benefit, from financial aid from Trinidad and Tobago that provoked surprise and later criticisms from heads of government as well as some foreign and trade ministers.
prime ministers at the launch on June 29 of PetroCaribe, in addition to Manning, were Keith Mitchell of Grenada, P.J. Patterson of Jamaica, Ralph Gonsalves of St Vincent and Samuel Hinds of Guyana.
www.nationnews.com /283695562867673.php   (466 words)

 Caribbean Net News: The source for news throughout the Caribbean
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad: Trinidad's embattled Chief Justice, Satnarine Sharma, has bowed to pressure, saying he has decided to step down from performing any judicial duties until his application for judicial review is heard.
The proposed Electoral Reform in the twin-island Federation was one of the major issues discussed between St Kitts and Nevis’ Prime Minister Dr Denzil Douglas and the new Premier of Nevis, Joseph Parry during their 90 minute meeting on Tuesday.
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad: Traveling from the land of peaches and southern hospitality to the cultural capital of the Caribbean and industrial epicenter of the West Indies is now easier than ever..
www.caribbeannetnews.com   (516 words)

 English   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Trinidad and Tobago - The island of Tobago was captured in 1762.
The island of Trinidad was captured from the Spanish in 1797.
Reprisals against Sir John Eliot, one of the prime movers behind the Petition of Right, and the prosecution of William Prynne and John Hampden (who were fined after losing their case 7-5 for refusing to pay ship money, taking a stand against the legality of the tax) aroused widespread indignation.
www.websters-online-dictionary.net /definition/english...   (14524 words)

 globalinfo.org - Jan 27, HAITI (#41761)
Latortue arrived in Trinidad and Tobago late Tuesday at the invitation of Prime Minister Patrick Manning, who is also the current Caricom chairman, for what an official statement had billed as "a new intervention on the part of Caricom for the advancement of the interest of Haiti and the rest of the Community".
St. Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves and his St. Lucia counterpart, Kenny Anthony, who has lead responsibility for justice and governance in the Caribbean, have not embraced Latortue.
Earlier this year, Grenada's Prime Minister Keith Mitchell, who is known to support interaction with Haiti, reminded his Caricom colleagues that they had a "moral, regional and indeed a family obligation to engage Haiti more, rather than remain on the sidelines as it appears to be".
www.globalinfo.org /eng/reader.asp?ArticleId=41761   (916 words)

 Trinidad and Tobago (British Empire & Commonwealth Land Forces)
Trinidad - Country Profile, by US Library of Congress.
Trinidad National Security, by US Library of Congress Country Study.
Trinidad and Tobaga, by Gunnar Anzinger (Governments on the WWW)
www.regiments.org /nations/westindies/trinidad.htm   (212 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Constitutional reform definitely on the agenda in TT Trinidad and Tobago's Prime Minister Patrick Manning has sought to reassure the opposition that his government will address the issue of constitutional reform, and will pursue an agenda for writing a new constitution for the country.
The Prime Minister also said that he knows the Bail Bill legislation alone could not solve the problem.
Trinidad and Tobago make it for Stanford Twenty/20 quarter f..
www.radiojamaica.com /news/story.php?category=6&story=21961   (320 words)

 Catholic News - The weekly newspaper of the Archdiocese of Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, Caribbean
Sheilah feels that after 10 years of existence, the group has finally earned the credibility of both citizens and government and is determined to continue to build awareness of the rights and responsibilities of citizens for articulating a vision and strategies for the development of the nation.
After returning to Trinidad, having worked abroad for many years, Sheilah was struck by the apparent powerlessness of the citizens to influence the government.
She does not see a national shift in attitude as impossible in our diverse society, pointing to the fact that in most religions, the concept of loving one’s neighbour, though not always expressed that way is a basic founding principal.
www.catholicnews-tt.net /features110104.shtml   (1501 words)

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