Trinidad & Tobaga


Is There More to the Caribbean’s Single-Use Plastics Ban Than Meets the Eye?

  A compilation image showing the polluted north coast of Curaçao juxtaposed with the ocean. Photo by Bastian on flickr, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0   The Caribbean has spoken out against single-use plastics and its inevitable environmental pollution for a long time.   In 2006, for instance, one Barbados-based blog advocated for the...

Caribbean Biomass Initiative

BACKGROUND Dr. Tawainga Katsvairo, Caribbean Initiative Director The 23 Caribbean island countries with their 42 million inhabitants share a common history of colonization and agriculture that has shaped their economic, social and cultural development. The rise and fall of the sugar cane industry has been one of the most significant...

Trinidadian Winners of CARICOM Energy Month Contests Get Prizes

Nationals of Trinidad and Tobago who won places in the CARICOM Energy Month Photography and Art and Video competitions, received their prizes earlier this week. The prizes were presented to the winners at a simple ceremony held at the Ministry of Energy and Energy Industries, Trinidad and Tobago. Candice Sobers and Seon...

UK Energy Company Buys LNG Asset in Trinidad

Centrica will buy the Trinidadian gas properties of Suncor Energy Inc for $380 million, giving the owner of British Gas its first toehold in a liquefied natural gas project. The deal to acquire Suncor’s portfolio of assets in Trinidad and Tobago gives the owner of Britain’s biggest household energy supplier...