With the lowering of the Union Jack on August 1st 1962 and the raising of the Trinidad and Tobago National flag, Trinidad and Tobago became an independent nation. Prior to this, Trinidad and Tobago, as a British colony, participated in the system of Commonwealth Awards conferred by Her Majesty the Queen of England. These Commonwealth Awards comprised the Peerage and Baronetage, Privy Councillors, various Orders of Knighthood, Decorations and Medals, in Civil and Military Divisions.
In May 2011, the Immigration Team of the Embassy of Trinidad and Tobago in Washington, DC conducted its outreach program for Trinidad and Tobago Nationals in Los Angeles, California. The Immigration team was also joined on the trip by His Excellency Dr. Neil Parsan, Ambassador of Trinidad and Tobago to the United States of America.
In 2009 a range of public education initiatives aimed at making the office more accessible to people were implemented. These included advertising on local radio and television, as well as the distribution of newly-designed and informative brochures to residential households throughout Trinidad and Tobago.
3rd Quarter 2011 Unemployment Rate falls for second consecutive Quarter in 2011
Data highlights of the 3rd Quarter 2011 Labour Force Bulletin
The Central Statistical Office (CSO) is pleased to announce the release of the Labour Force Bulletin for the 3rd Quarter, 2011. The information contained in the bulletin is based on data collected in the Continuous Sample Survey of Population conducted between July – Sept, 2011.