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Trinidad and Tobago Public Holidays News and Updates

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This page contains a sampling of our database of news and updates related to Trinidad and Tobago public holidays, bank holidays, government holidays and national holidays, as of May 2019, and covering calendar year 2019 Trinidad and Tobago public holidays, gathered as part of our continuous monitoring of worldwide news media and official government sources to detect changes to bank holidays and public holidays legislation, or ad hoc bank holidays and public holidays changes, anywhere in the world.

Below is this list of Trinidad and Tobago public holidays news and updates.

2019 (public news feed delayed by 30 days)

  • May
  • 2
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  • Trinidad and Tobago 2019 Eid Public Holiday June 5

    Trinidad and Tobago Government Portal (Port of Spain) - The Government of Trinidad and Tobago has announced that Wednesday, June 5, 2019, had been declared as a non-working public holiday in Trinidad and Tobago, on account of the upcoming Eid-ul-Fitr (End of Ramadan) annual public holiday of Trinidad and Tobago in 2019.
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  • Jan
  • 17
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  • Trinidad and Tobago 2019 Public Holidays Announced

    Trinidad and Tobago Government Portal (Port of Spain) - The Government of Trinidad and Tobago has released its official list of Trinidad and Tobago bank holidays and of non-working public holidays in Trinidad and Tobago for the calendar year 2019.
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2018

  • Sep
  • 22
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  • Trinidad and Tobago Divali Public Holiday November 6

    Trinidad and Tobago Government Portal (Port of Spain) - The Government of Trinidad and Tobago has announced that, as per an official appointment by Trinidad and Tobago President, Paula-Mae Weekes, Tuesday, November 6, 2018, had been declared as a non-working public holiday in Trinidad and Tobago, on account of the upcoming 2018 Divali annual public holiday of Trinidad and Tobago.
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  • Jun
  • 9
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  • Trinidad and Tobago Eid Public Holiday June 15

    Trinidad and Tobago Government Portal (Port of Spain) - The Government of Trinidad and Tobago has announced that Friday, June 15, 2018, had been declared as a non-working public holiday in Trinidad and Tobago, on account of the upcoming Eid-ul-Fitr (End of Ramadan) annual public holiday of Trinidad and Tobago in 2018.
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  • Mar
  • 28
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  • Trinidad and Tobago Extra Public Holiday March 31

    Trinidad and Tobago Government Portal (Port of Spain) - The Government of Trinidad and Tobago has announced that, under the terms of the "Public Holidays and Festivals Act", Saturday, March 31, 2018, had been declared as an additional non-working public holiday in Trinidad and Tobago, on account of the upcoming 2018 Good Friday and Shouter Baptist Liberation Day annual public holidays of Trinidad and Tobago, falling on the same date.
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  • Jan
  • 6
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  • Trinidad and Tobago 2018 Public Holidays Announced

    Trinidad and Tobago Government Portal (Port of Spain) - The Government of Trinidad and Tobago has released its official list of Trinidad and Tobago bank holidays and of non-working public holidays in Trinidad and Tobago for the calendar year 2018.
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2017

  • Sep
  • 20
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  • Trinidad and Tobago Divali Public Holiday October 29

    Trinidad and Tobago Government Portal (Port of Spain) - The Government of Trinidad and Tobago has announced that, as per an official appointment by Trinidad and Tobago President, Anthony Carmona, Wednesday, October 18, 2017, had been declared as a non-working public holiday in Trinidad and Tobago, on account of the upcoming 2017 Divali annual public holiday of Trinidad and Tobago.
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  • Jul
  • 1
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  • Trinidad and Tobago Public Holiday October 13 Official

    Trinidad and Tobago Government Portal (Port of Spain) - The President of Trinidad and Tobago, Anthony Carmona, has made the appointment of a one-off national non-working public holiday, on Friday, October 13, 2017, in honour of the First Peoples of Trinidad and "in recognition of their contribution to the islands", under section 4(1) of the Public Holidays and Festivals Act.
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  • May
  • 28
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  • Trinidad and Tobago Eid Public Holiday June 26

    Trinidad and Tobago Government Portal (Port of Spain) - The Government of Trinidad and Tobago has announced that Monday, June 26, 2017, had been declared as a non-working public holiday in Trinidad and Tobago, on account of the upcoming Eid-ul-Fitr (End of Ramadan) annual public holiday of Trinidad and Tobago in 2017.
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  • May
  • 11
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  • Trinidad and Tobago Public Holiday October 13

    Trinidad and Tobago Government Portal (Port of Spain) - The Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, Keith Rowley, has announced that the First Peoples of Trinidad and Tobago would be given a one-off national non-working public holiday, on Friday, October 13, 2017, "in recognition of their contribution to the islands".
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2016

  • Dec
  • 29
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  • Trinidad and Tobago 2017 Public Holidays Announced

    Trinidad and Tobago Government Portal (Port of Spain) - The Government of Trinidad and Tobago has released its official list of Trinidad and Tobago bank holidays and of non-working public holidays in Trinidad and Tobago for the calendar year 2017.
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  • Nov
  • 20
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  • Trinidad and Tobago Year-End 2016-2017 Public Holidays Confirmed

    Trinidad and Tobago Government Portal (Port of Spain) - The Government of Trinidad and Tobago has confirmed the dates of the upcoming year-end 2016-2017 non-working public holidays in Trinidad and Tobago in line with its previously-released official list of Trinidad and Tobago bank holidays and of non-working public holidays in Trinidad and Tobago for the calendar year 2016.
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  • Oct
  • 30
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  • Trinidad and Tobago To Declare Carib Public Holiday Next Year

    Trinidad and Tobago Government Portal (Port of Spain) - The Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, Keith Rowley, has announced that the First Peoples of Trinidad and Tobago will be given a one-off national non-working public holiday, in 2017, in recognition of their contribution to Trinidad and Tobago, thus partially meeting a long-standing request of Trinidad and Tobago's Carib, aka. First Peoples.
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  • Oct
  • 5
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  • Trinidad and Tobago Divali Public Holiday October 29

    Trinidad and Tobago Government Portal (Port of Spain) - The Government of Trinidad and Tobago has announced that, as per an official appointment by Trinidad and Tobago President, Anthony Carmona, Saturday, October 29, 2016, had been declared as a non-working public holiday in Trinidad and Tobago, on account of the upcoming Divali annual public holiday of Trinidad and Tobago in 2016.
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  • Jun
  • 22
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  • Trinidad and Tobago Eid Public Holiday July 6

    Trinidad and Tobago Government Portal (Port of Spain) - The Government of Trinidad and Tobago has announced that Wednesday, July 6, 2016, had been declared as a non-working public holiday in Trinidad and Tobago, on account of the upcoming Eid-ul-Fitr (End of Ramadan) annual public holiday of Trinidad and Tobago in 2016.
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  • Jan
  • 10
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  • Trinidad and Tobago 2016 Public Holidays Announced

    Trinidad and Tobago Government Portal (Port of Spain) - The Government of Trinidad and Tobago has released its official list of Trinidad and Tobago bank holidays and of non-working public holidays in Trinidad and Tobago for the calendar year 2016.
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2015

  • Jun
  • 27
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  • Trinidad and Tobago Eid Public Holiday July 18

    Trinidad and Tobago Government Portal (Port of Spain) - The Government of Trinidad and Tobago, through its Public Utilities Minister, Nizam Baksh, has announced that Saturday, July 18, 2015, had been declared as a non-working public holiday in Trinidad and Tobago, on account of the upcoming Eid-ul-Fitr (End of Ramadan) annual public holiday of Trinidad and Tobago in 2015.
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2014

  • Nov
  • 9
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  • Trinidad and Tobago 2015 Public Holidays Announced

    Trinidad and Tobago Government Portal (Port of Spain) - The Government of Trinidad and Tobago has released its official list of 2015, non-working public holidays in Trinidad and Tobago.
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  • Jul
  • 10
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  • Trinidad and Tobago Public Holiday July 29

    Trinidad and Tobago Government Portal (Port of Spain) - The Government of Trinidad and Tobago, through its Public Utilities Minister, Nizam Baksh, has announced that Tuesday, July 29, 2014, had been announced as a non-working public holiday in Trinidad and Tobago, on account of the upcoming Eid-ul-Fitr (End of Ramadan) annual public holiday of Trinidad and Tobago in 2014.
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  • Jun
  • 3
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  • Trinidad and Tobago Public Holiday June 20

    Trinidad and Tobago Government Portal (Port of Spain) - The Government of Trinidad and Tobago, through its Communications Minister, Vasant Bharath, has announced that Friday, June 20, 2014, would be another one-off non-working public holiday in Trinidad and Tobago, due to the coincidence of the Feast of Corpus Christi public holiday and the Labour Day annual public holidays of Trinidad and Tobago in 2014.
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  • Apr
  • 14
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  • Trinidad and Tobago 2014 Easter Public Holidays

    Trinidad and Tobago Government Portal (Port of Spain) - The Government of Trinidad and Tobago has updated its previously-released list of 2014 non-working public holidays in Trinidad and Tobago by proclaiming the dates of the upcoming annual non-working public holidays in Trinidad and Tobago for Good Friday, Easter, and Corpus Christi 2014.
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2013

  • Dec
  • 7
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  • Trinidad and Tobago Mandela Holiday

    Trinidad and Tobago Government Portal (Port of Spain) - Trinidad and Tobago's Prime Minister, Kamla Persad-Bissessar, has announced in the House of Representatives that Mandela Day will be announced by the Government of Trinidad and Tobago, next year, to celebrate the life of former South African president Nelson Mandela.
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  • Oct
  • 16
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  • Trinidad and Tobago 2013 Divali Public Holiday Announced

    Trinidad and Tobago Government Portal (Port of Spain) - The Government of Trinidad and Tobago has announced that Saturday, November 2, 2013, would be the date of the upcoming Divali public holiday in Trinidad and Tobago.
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  • Oct
  • 15
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  • Trinidad and Tobago Carib Public Holiday

    The Trinidad and Tobago Guardian (Port of Spain) - The Carib community of Trinidad and Tobago has also asked for a new annual non-working public holiday to be declared in Trinidad and Tobago to commemorate the Caribs, as the first people to live in Trinidad and Tobago.
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  • Jul
  • 30
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  • Trinidad and Tobago Eid Public Holiday Date Accepted

    Trinidad and Tobago Government Portal (Port of Spain) - The president of Trinidad and Tobago's Anjuman Sunnat Ul Jamaat Association (ASJA), Yacoob Ali, has announced that the recently-announced date of Friday, August 9, 2013, as the official date of the upcoming non-working public holiday in Trinidad and Tobago in conjunction with Eid-ul-Fitr (End of Ramadan), was "acceptable".
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  • Jul
  • 26
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  • Trinidad and Tobago Eid Public Holiday August 9

    Trinidad and Tobago Government Portal (Port of Spain) - Trinidad and Tobago's Communication Minister, Jamal Mohammed, has announced that the Cabinet had decided to declare Friday, August 9, 2013, as the official date of the upcoming non-working public holiday in Trinidad and Tobago in conjunction with Eid-ul-Fitr (End of Ramadan).
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  • May
  • 9
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  • Trinidad and Tobago Public Holiday May 31

    Trinidad and Tobago Government Portal (Port of Spain) - The Government of Trinidad and Tobago, through its Communications Minister, Jamal Mohammed, has announced that Friday, May 31, 2013, would be a one-off non-working public holiday in Trinidad and Tobago, due to the coincidence of the Feast of Corpus Christi public holiday and the Arrival Day public holiday in 2013.
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  • May
  • 2
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  • Trinidad and Tobago Declares July 5 Holiday

    Trinidad and Tobago Government Portal (Port of Spain) - The Government of Trinidad and Tobago, through its Minister of Community Development, Winston Peters, has announced that beginning this year, July 5 would be observed as Community Development Day in Trinidad and Tobago.
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  • Apr
  • 4
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  • Trinidad and Tobago 2013 Public Holidays Amended

    Trinidad and Tobago Government Portal (Port of Spain) - The Government of Trinidad and Tobago has released an amended official list of 2013, non-working public holidays in Trinidad and Tobago.
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  • Feb
  • 21
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  • Trinidad and Tobago 2013 Easter Public Holidays

    Trinidad and Tobago Government Portal (Port of Spain) - The Government of Trinidad and Tobago has proclaimed the dates of the upcoming 2013, non-working public holidays in Trinidad and Tobago for Good Friday, Easter, and Corpus Christi.
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  • Jan
  • 15
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  • Trinidad and Tobago 2013 Carnival Public Holidays

    Trinidad and Tobago Government Portal (Port of Spain) - The President of Trinidad and Tobago, George Maxwell Richards, has proclaimed the dates of the upcoming 2013, non-working public holidays in Trinidad and Tobago for Carnival.
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  • Jan
  • 2
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  • Trinidad and Tobago 2013 Public Holidays Incomplete

    Trinidad and Tobago Government Portal (Port of Spain) - The Government of Trinidad and Tobago has re-released an incomplete official list of 2013, non-working public holidays in Trinidad and Tobago.
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2012

  • Oct
  • 20
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  • Trinidad and Tobago 2012 Divali Public Holiday Announced

    Trinidad and Tobago Government Portal (Port of Spain) - The Government of Trinidad and Tobago has announced that Tuesday, November 13, 2012, would be the date of the upcoming Diwali public holiday in Trinidad and Tobago.
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  • Aug
  • 13
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  • Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Public Holiday

    Trinidad and Tobago Government Portal (Port of Spain) - Late last night, Trinidad and Tobago's Prime Minister, Kamla Persad Bissessar, declared a one-off non-working public holiday for today, Monday, August 13, 2012, "in recognition of the country's achievement at the London Olympics".
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  • Aug
  • 3
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  • Trinidad and Tobago Eid Public Holiday August 20

    Trinidad and Tobago Government Portal (Port of Spain) - Trinidad and Tobago's Communication Minister, Jamal Mohammed, has announced that the Cabinet had decided to declare Monday, August 20, 2012, a day in lieu non-working public holiday in conjunction with the upcoming Eid-ul-Fitr (End of Ramadan).
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  • Jul
  • 10
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  • Trinidad and Tobago Sango Day Public Holiday Update

    The Trinidad and Tobago Guardian (Port of Spain) - The Orisa community of Trinidad and Tobago has repeated its call for the government of Trinidad and Tobago to declare Sango Day as a new annual non-working public holiday, in recognition of the contribution of the Orisa community to the development of Trinidad and Tobago.
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  • Apr
  • 23
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  • Trinidad and Tobago Arrival Day Public Holiday Update 2

    The Trinidad and Tobago Guardian (Port of Spain) - The Indian Arrival Day non-working public holiday is once again mired by controversy as the Mayor of Port-of-Spain, Louis Lee Sing, has decided that the Port-of-Spain City Corporation would not celebrate Indian Arrival Day, next month, but rather as simply Arrival Day.
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  • Mar
  • 5
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  • Trinidad and Tobago Holi March 11

    Trinidad and Tobago Government Portal (Port of Spain) - The Government of Trinidad and Tobago has announced that the upcoming Holi festival would be celebrated on Sunday, March 11, 2012.
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  • Jan
  • 4
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  • Trinidad and Tobago 2012-2013-2014 Public Holidays Announced

    Trinidad and Tobago Government Portal (Port of Spain) - The Government of Trinidad and Tobago has released the official list of 2012, 2013, and 2014, non-working public holidays in Trinidad and Tobago.
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2011

  • Nov
  • 11
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  • Trinidad and Tobago Public Holiday December 27

    Trinidad and Tobago Government Portal (Port of Spain) - The Government of Trinidad and Tobago has announced that Tuesday, December 27, 2011, would be a non-working public holiday in Trinidad and Tobago.
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  • Nov
  • 7
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  • Tobago Eid al-Adha Public Holiday Call

    The Trinidad and Tobago Guardian (Port of Spain) - The head of Tobago's Masjid, Imam Shayam Yatali, has called for the declaration of the Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) as an official non-working public holiday in Trinidad and Tobago.
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  • Oct
  • 14
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  • Trinidad and Tobago Confirms Divali Public Holiday Date

    Trinidad and Tobago Government Portal (Port of Spain) - The Government of Trinidad and Tobago has announced that Wednesday, October 26, 2011, would be the date of the upcoming Diwali public holiday in Trinidad and Tobago.
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  • Aug
  • 15
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  • Trinidad and Tobago Clarifies End of Ramadan Public Holiday Date

    Trinidad and Tobago's Newsday (Port-of-Spain) - The Government of Trinidad and Tobago has issued a clarification on its recent, and somewhat expected, choice of Thursday, September 1, 2011, as the date of the non-working public holiday for the upcoming Eid-ul-Fitr (End of Ramadan).
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  • Aug
  • 12
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  • Trinidad and Tobago End of Ramadan Public Holiday September 1st

    Trinidad and Tobago Government Portal (Port of Spain) - Trinidad and Tobago's Minister of Multiculturalism, Winston Peters, has announced that Thursday, September 1, 2011, had been declared a non-working public holiday in observance of the upcoming Eid-ul-Fitr (End of Ramadan).
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  • Jan
  • 6
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  • Trinidad and Tobago Rule-Out January 7 Public Holiday

    Trinidad and Tobago Government Portal (Port of Spain) - At the at the post-Cabinet meeting news conference, Trinidad and Tobago's Foreign Affairs Minister, Suruj Ramabachan, officially ruled-out the declaration of a public holiday on Friday, January 7, 2011.
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2010

  • Oct
  • 10
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  • Trinidad and Tobago Announces Divali Public Holiday

    Trinidad and Tobago Government Portal (Port of Spain) - The Office of the Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago has announced that President George Maxwell Richards had appointed Friday, November 5, 2010, as the date of the upcoming Divali public holiday.
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  • Aug
  • 20
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  • Trinidad and Tobago Declares 2010 End of Ramadan Public Holiday

    The Trinidad and Tobago Express (Port of Spain) - Trinidad and Tobago's Minister of Science, Technology and Tertiary Education, Fazal Karim, has announced that a public holiday would be granted on Friday, September 10, 2010, for the observance of the Eid-ul-Fitr.
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  • Aug
  • 5
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  • Trinidad and Tobago Updates Carnival Public Holidays Status

    Trinidad and Tobago Government Portal (Port of Spain) - The government of Trinidad and Tobago has published a revised set of footnotes, on the Trinidad and Tobago Government Portal, concerning the observance of the annual Carnival holidays.
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  • Jul
  • 17
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  • Trinidad and Tobago Revises 2011 Public Holidays

    Trinidad and Tobago Government Portal (Port of Spain) - The government of Trinidad and Tobago has published a revised list of 2011 public holidays.
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  • Apr
  • 20
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  • Trinidad and Tobago Indian Arrival Day Public Holiday Update

    US Embassy Trinidad and Tobago (Port of Spain) - The websites of some foreign embassies in Trinidad and Tobago's capital, Port-of-Spain, have begun to update their list of local public holidays, changing the name of the upcoming May 30 public holiday from "Indian Arrival Day" to "Arrival Day".
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2009

  • Nov
  • 26
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  • Trinidad and Tobago Declares CHOGM Public Sector Holiday

    The Trinidad and Tobago Express (Port of Spain) - A circular from the Office of the Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, and signed by Head of the Public Service, Sandra Marchack, orders all Ministries located in Port of Spain to close, tomorrow, Friday, November 27, 2009, for the opening day of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM).
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  • Nov
  • 16
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  • Trinidad Rules-Out CHOGM Public Holiday

    Trinidad and Tobago's Newsday (Port-of-Spain) - The Government of Trinidad and Tobago has officially ruled-out a one-off public holiday for the upcoming November 27-29 CHOGM Summit.
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  • Sep
  • 14
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  • Trinidad and Tobago Confirms End of Ramadan Public Holiday Date

    Trinidad and Tobago's Newsday (Port-of-Spain) - The government of Trinidad and Tobago has confirmed that the date of the upcoming Eid ul-Fitr (End of Ramadan) public holiday would be Monday, September 21, 2009.
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  • Sep
  • 1
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  • Trinidad and Tobago Confirms Divali Public Holiday Date

    Caribbean Net News (Port of Spain) - The Government of Trinidad and Tobago has announced that Saturday, October 17, 2009, would be the date of the upcoming Diwali public holiday in Trinidad and Tobago.
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  • May
  • 29
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  • Trinidad and Tobago Renames Indian Arrival Day

    The Trinidad Guardian (Port of Spain) - Trinidad and Tobago's Prime Minister, Patrick Manning, has announced that, given the multi-racial composition of the country, the government had seen it fit to rename tomorrow's public holiday from "Indian Arrival Day" to, simply, "Arrival Day".
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  • Apr
  • 30
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  • Trinidad and Tobago Renames CHOGM Summit

    Power 102 FM (Port of Spain) - Senior Coordinator for CHOGM 2009, Sharifa Ali Abdullah, announced that a decision has been taken to change the name of the CHOGM (Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting) to be hosted in Port of Spain in November, to "Summit of the Commonwealth".
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  • Apr
  • 7
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  • Trinidad and Tobago April 17 Public Sector Only Holiday

    i955fm (Port-of-Spain) - Trinidad and Tobago's Trade Minister, Mariano Browne, who heads the cabinet cub committee for the upcoming Summit Of The Americas has announced that Friday, April 17, 2009, the first day of the summit, would be a public sector holiday only, but that it would be a regular working day for the private and financial sectors.
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  • Mar
  • 15
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  • Trinidad and Tobago April 17 Public Holiday Update

    The Trinidad Guardian (Port-of-Spain) - Trinidad and Tobago's chairman of the Inter-Ministerial Committee for the upcoming Fifth Summit of the Americas, Mariano Browne, announced that closing government offices, and giving Government workers a day off on April 17, 2009, was one of the alternative measures that could be implemented if a nationwide public holiday was not granted.
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  • Mar
  • 5
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  • Trinidad And Tobago Summit of the Americas Update

    Trinidad News (Port-of-Spain) - US President, Barack Obama, has confirmed that he would be coming to Trinidad and Tobago for the Summit of the Americas on April 17-19, 2009.
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  • Feb
  • 13
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  • Trinidad and Tobago Soon To Decide On April 17 Public Holiday

    Trinidad and Tobago Express (Port of Spain) - Trinidad and Tobago's Foreign Affairs Minister, Paula Gopee-Scoon, is quoted as saying that people could look forward to a public holiday on the first day of the Fifth Summit of the Americas in April, but did note that Prime Minister Patrick Manning is still deliberating on the matter.
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  • Jan
  • 4
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  • Trinidad and Tobago Could Declare CHOGM Public Holiday

    Commonwealth Secretariat - The Commonwealth Secretariat has announced the exact dates for the upcoming Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM); it will be hosted in Port of Spain from Friday to Sunday, November 27 to 29, 2009.
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2008

  • Dec
  • 3
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  • Trinidad and Tobago Considering April 17 Public Holiday

    Trinidad Express (Port of Spain) - Government Minister Mariano Browne, who is the chairman of the Cabinet's oversight sub-committee for the Fifth Summit of the Americas, would not confirm plans for an April 17, 2009, one-off public holiday.
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  • Sep
  • 25
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  • Trinidad and Tobago Announces Date Of End of Ramadan Public Holiday

    Trinidad and Tobago's Newsday (Port-of-Spain) - The Government Information Service of Trinidad and Tobago announced that President George Maxwell Richards has announced October 1 as the date of the public holiday in celebration of Eid-ul-Fitr, in accordance with the provisions of the Public Holidays and Festivals Act.
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  • Aug
  • 26
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  • Trinidad and Tobago PM Deems September 8 Public Holiday "Very Unlikely"

    Trinidad and Tobago's Newsday (Port-of-Spain) - Asked about the much-rumoured September 8 public holiday to honor the 4x100m relay team's silver medal, Trinidad and Tobago's PM, Patrick Manning, said that while Cabinet was yet to decide on the best method by which to honour the achievement, he thought that the declaration of a one-off public holiday was "very unlikely".
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2007

  • Oct
  • 4
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  • Trinidad and Tobago Announce October 13 Eid Public Holiday

    The Trinidad and Tobago Express - President George Maxwell Richards has declared Saturday, October 13, 2007, as the date for this year's public holiday in commemoration of Eid-ul-Fitr.
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  • Sep
  • 2
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  • Trinidad and Tobago Considering Carib Community Public holiday

    Trinidad and Tobago's Newsday (Port-of-Spain) - One of the issues being considered by a Cabinet-appointed committee to look into issues affecting indigenous people, is the possibility of a public holiday for the Carib community next year.
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  • Aug
  • 10
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  • Trinidad and Tobago Sets Date of Diwali Public Holiday To November 9

    Travel Video Television News - The Trinidad and Tobago Hindu community has set the date for the observance of the Diwalipublic holiday (spelled Divali in Trinidad and Tobago) to Friday, November 9, 2007.
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2006

  • Dec
  • 30
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  • Trinidad and Tobago Announces Date Of Eid al Adha

    Stabroek News - Trinidad and Tobago's Muslim community will observe Eid al Adha on December 31 (it is not one of the Trinidad and Tobago public holidays, although Eid al Fitr is).
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  • Oct
  • 6
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  • Trinidad and Tobago Announces 2006 Eid ul-Fitr Public Holiday

    Office of the Prime Minister (Port of Spain) - The Government of Trinidad and Tobago has announced that Tuesday, October 24, 2006, would be the date of the upcoming Eid ul-Fitr public holiday in Trinidad and Tobago.
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  • Sep
  • 8
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  • Trinidad and Tobago Declares October 12 One-Off Public Holiday

    Trinidad and Tobago Express - Trinidad and Tobago's Cabinet has designated October 12, 2006, as an official day-off to commemorate the arrival of Chinese immigrants to Trinidad and Tobago some 200 years ago.
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2005

  • Dec
  • 12
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  • Trinidad and Tobago Announces December 27 Public Holiday

    Office of the Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago (Whitehall) - The Office of the Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago has released a statement that Tuesday, December 27, 2005, had been declared a one-off day in lieu public holiday in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago.
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  • Nov
  • 29
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  • Trinidad and Tobago Will Host 2009 CHOGM

    Office of the Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago - The Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago announced that Trinidad and Tobago had been selected to host the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in 2009.
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  • Nov
  • 15
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  • Trinidad and Tobago Declares November 17 Public Holiday

    ESPN/Reuters - Prime Minister, Patrick Manning, announced that the Government of Trinidad and Tobago has declared Thursday, November 17, 2005, as a public holiday in celebration of Trinidad and Tobago's victory in the World Cup Football qualifying match against Bahrain.
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  • Oct
  • 13
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  • Trinidad and Tobago Announces Date Of Eid ul-Fitr Public Holiday

    Office of the Prime Minister (Port of Spain) - The Government of Trinidad and Tobago has announced that Friday, November 4, 2005, would be the date of the upcoming Eid ul-Fitr public holiday in Trinidad and Tobago.
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  • Oct
  • 7
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  • Trinidad and Tobago Announces Date Of Diwali Public Holiday

    Office of the Prime Minister (Port of Spain) - The Government of Trinidad and Tobago has announced that Tuesday, November 1, 2005, would be the date of the upcoming Diwali public holiday in Trinidad and Tobago.
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2002

  • Aug
  • 18
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  • Trinidad and Tobago Restores September 24 Republic Day Public Holiday

    Caribbean Media Corporation News Agency (Bridgetown) - The Trinidad and Tobago government has announced that September 24th, formerly Republic Day, is to be declared an annual public holiday, again, as replacement for one of the other 12 public holidays.
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1996

  • Feb
  • 16
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  • Trinidad and Tobago Declares 2 New Public Holidays

    Office of the Prime Minister (Port of Spain) - Trinidad and Tobago's House of Representatives has passed Order #32 which establishes Spiritual Baptist/Shouter Liberation Day (March 30) and Indian Arrival Day (May 30) as annual public holidays.
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  • Jan
  • 26
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  • Trinidad and Tobago To Declare New Baptist Public Holiday

    Office of the Prime Minister (Port of Spain) - Trinidad and Tobago's recently elected Prime Minister, Basdeo Panday, announced today, in the House of Representatives, that his government would declare a new, March 30th, public holiday for the Spiritual Baptist community.
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See also: Trinidad and Tobago bank holidays and public holidays for 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023.

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