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At a glance: Trinidad and Tobago


In Trinidad and Tobago, 'International Inspiration' programme guides young leaders
PIARCO, Trinidad and Tobago, 19 May 2010 – Last winter, as their airplane took off for chilly Vancouver, Trinidadian schoolmates Mikyle Chaitsingh and DiAndra Joseph could scarcely believe where they were headed.

UK Government, UNICEF and the British Council launch International Inspiration in Trinidad and Tobago
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago, 07 January 2010 – On a sunny morning in Port of Spain, about 40 children took part in a mini sports festival on a football field. It was the launch of ‘International Inspiration’, a programme aiming to use sport and physical education to transform the lives of children and young people of all abilities.

UNICEF supports peer educators 'Kicking Aids Out' of Speyside, Trinidad and Tobago
SPEYSIDE, Trinidad and Tobago, 22 April 2009 – A UNICEF supported programme called 'Kicking AIDS Out' (KAO) was recently initiated in Speyside, northern Tobago, by the Trinidad and Tobago Alliance for Sport and Physical Education (TTASPE). The new programme uses sports and games to teach young people and adolescents about HIV and AIDS.

Sri Lankan cricketer treats Trinidadian children to ICC Cricket World Cup 2007
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, 22 March 2007 – Wednesday was a special day for the children of the Cyril Ross Nursery in Tunapuna, just outside the Trinidadian capital, Port of Spain. The Nursery is well known in Trinidad as home to 38 children – 36 of them living with HIV.

Indian cricket star brings message of hope to Trinidad youths
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, 21 March 2007 – They came from all over the community of Gonzales – schoolchildren, local residents, young cricketers and youth groups – drawn to a playing field for a visit from one of the greatest batsmen of all time, India’s Sachin Tendulkar.

Sri Lankan cricket star brings a message of hope to children in Trinidad
TUNAPUNA, Trinidad, 19 March 2007 – “Hi Uncle Kumar,” shouted the children of the Cyril Ross Nursery as they welcomed Sri Lankan cricket star Kumar Sangakkara to their home here, just outside Port of Spain, Trinidad.

Caribbean youth gather to discuss violence
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, 11 March 2005 - Young people from around the Caribbean gathered in Port of Spain, Trinidad to discuss violence in the region and called on governments, civil society and youths themselves to “start serious action.”




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