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Natural Disasters Web Site is Runner-Up in World Summit Youth Award

Thursday, October 1st, 2009

We are pleased to announce that Abe Fergussen and this web site were awarded Runner-Up position in the Go Green category at the World Summit Youth Awards, held in Monteray, Mexico in September, 2009.  You can see all the winners here. The Youth Awards are given in conjunction with the World Summit Awards which honor the […]

Positive Minds: Tribute to Michael Jackson

Wednesday, July 8th, 2009

“A positive mind anticipates happiness, joy, health and a successful outcome of every situation and action.” Positive Minds is an iEARN TnT project. This video, created using the song “Man in the Mirror”, was done to launch the project. With the recent death of Michael Jackson, it seems timely as a tribute.

Jazz on the Lawn

Wednesday, July 8th, 2009

This successful event, which took place in June, 2009 in Atlanta, Georgia, was a joint venture between the Sister Cities and the Emmanuel Lutheran Church. Click here to see the promotional information.

5th Summit of the Americas

Thursday, June 4th, 2009

The Fifth Summit of the Americas took place in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago in April of 2009.  Read articles about this important event here:  Summits of the Americas Newsletter – May 2009

Tree Planting 2009

Thursday, June 4th, 2009

The Principal, teachers and students of Mucurapo Girls Primary School were very fortunate to have as the special guest Mrs. Kaufmann-De Labastide (standing in for Finland Honorary Consul) on World Bio-Diversity Day as we joined the rest of 97 countries throughout the world, in this very important “Go Green” exercise.

Project Proposal: On the Frontlines of Climate Change

Thursday, June 4th, 2009

On the Frontlines of Climate Change: A global forum for indigenous peoples, small islands and vulnerable communities: An application for project funding was submitted by Mrs. Gia Gaspard-Taylor and Abe Fergussen, on behalf of iEARNTnT.  The project is entitled:  Youth Speaking Out: Working with the Winds of Change You can read the proposal outline […]

Model Organization of American States Youth Summit 2009

Friday, May 1st, 2009

The Fifth Summit of the Americas took place in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago in April of 2009.  In preparation, and as an educational experience, Trinidad and Tobago youth held a model summit, which was attended by over 200 students from 24 secondary schools. View the outcome of the Model Youth Summit:  A declaration […]

Fifth Summit of the Americas

Monday, August 25th, 2008

April 17 to 19 2009 Trinidad and Tobago will hold center stage as 34 Presidents  and Prime Ministers gather in the capital city Port of Spain for the Fifth Summit of the Americas.

The Americas Competitiveness Forum

Friday, July 25th, 2008

In the next few weeks His Worship the Mayor of Port of Spain Murchison Brown will join fellow Mayors at the CIFAL_ATLANTA The Americas Competitiveness Forum, Promoting Prosperity and Economic Development. CIFAL – Atlanta is the International Training Center for Government Authorities and Civil Society Leaders

Donation of Medical Supplies to Tobago Hospital

Saturday, May 3rd, 2008

Donation of more than a million dollars worth of medical supplies to Tobago Hospital, Medical Unit of the Defense Force, Port of Spain Health Department, Eastern Regional Health Unit.  Below, Defense Force Officers assist in inventory of medical supplies donated by MedShare to Trinidad and Tobago.