Anthony Carmona

President Carmona gets death threats

Security agencies are monitoring the situation following receipt last Sunday of death threats on the life of President Anthony Carmona, National Security Minister Edmund Dillon said yesterday.

The anonymous death threat was received at the Police Command Centre before noon last Sunday, at approximately 11 am, it was confirmed by police sources. The caller - reportedly male - claimed to be from the “army,” they added. The person threatened the life of the President and “all ah dem.” They also stated they were “waiting by the Savannah to offload shots for the President.”

PM tells Opposition Leader she has no duty to defend "President under siege"

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley on Wednesday told Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar that it is not her duty to be the defender of President Anthony Carmona, whom he described as "under siege".

Dr Rowley was speaking during the Budget debate in the House of Representatives.

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He told the House he was astounded when, as he said, the Opposition Leader accused the Government of harassing the President.

Carmona's spending spree

Taxpayers have spent more on vacation travel for His Excellency, President Anthony Carmona and his family, than for official travel.

The Sunday Guardian obtained documents, detailing specific payments dating back to March 18, 2013, from the Office of the President.

These documents showed that the Office of the President and The President’s House spent $11.6 million on Official Entertainment, $2.9 million on Hosting Conferences, and approximately $3.4 million on Overseas Travel since that time.

President condemns attack on Pulse nightclub in Orlando

President Anthony Carmona is condemning the attack on the Pulse nightclub in Orlando.

The Office of the President issued this statement today:

"The Republic of Trinidad and Tobago joins with the international community in condemning, in the strongest terms, the slaughter of innocent citizens in Orlando, Florida on Sunday June 12th, 2016. His Excellency President Anthony Thomas Aquinas Carmona O.R.T.T., S.C spoke directly to His Excellency John L Estrada, United States of America’s Ambassador to the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, midday yesterday (Sunday June 12th, 2016).

President "distraught" over attempt to sell nation's highest award on Ebay

President Anthony Carmona is "distraught" over the attempt by someone to sell the country's highest award, the Order of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, on Ebay.

The President says in a statement, that the award is not a rag doll and tells the person who is doing it that they must not proceed.

The following is the statement from the Office of the President:

"The purported sale of the Order of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago (ORTT) medal is quite upsetting to President Anthony Thomas Aquinas Carmona ORTT, SC.

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