Anthony Carmona

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Anthony Carmona said : “We in Trinidad and Tobago must view the call for reparations in the context of the duty we owe to our forefathers who made the ultimate sacrifice and whose contributions to our present well-being must be recognized in a world which now accepts that compensation and reparation are prerequisites in the interest of justice,” External link

repeatingislands Monday, February 18, 2019 4:08:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona stated : “Many of our citizens can trace their ancestry to the territories affected by hurricanes Irma and Maria and, as such, we must marshal our resources, as limited as they might be, to provide humanitarian assistance to our Caricom neighbours, in true solidarity and in the Caricom spirit because calypsonian Merchant also reminds us that there is a Caribbean connection, ‘For we are one people, one destination’” External link

trinidadexpress Monday, September 25, 2017 5:52:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “If there was the force of mediation in 1912 or in the 1940s, just maybe the two world wars may not have happened. Millions who died may not have died,” External link

trinidadexpress Tuesday, September 12, 2017 1:33:00 PM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “We shall continue to rally around the West Indies as much as we will continue to forge and reach greater Trinbagonian heights in every facet of our individual and national lives,” External link

Triniad-guardian Friday, September 1, 2017 9:04:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “Any time a police officer leaves his home he is not sure to return,” External link

trinidadexpress Friday, September 1, 2017 6:00:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “One thing I must mention is the degeneration or deterioration of society’s mental health,” External link

newsday-tt Friday, August 25, 2017 8:47:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona stated ( about Sir ) : “As a former judge, and a firm believer in reparatory justice, I am of the view that as we celebrate Emancipation Day 2017, we must examine affirmatively the case for reparations as adopted by Caricom governments and as advocated by Sir Hilary and other spokespersons. We in Trinidad and Tobago must view the call for reparations in the context of the duty we owe to our forefathers who made the ultimate sacrifice and whose contributions to our present well-being must be recognised in a world which now accepts that compensation and reparation are prerequisites in the dispensation of justice. As such, the case for reparations is not too late, but it is timely,” External link

trinidadexpress Tuesday, August 1, 2017 5:30:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “A child is only one loving parent away from success” External link

trinidadexpress Tuesday, February 7, 2017 7:06:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “That cherub smile of his that would warm up and light up a room, we will never forget, he taught us all that in an exceptional short life that you can do exceptional things, to make that difference,” External link

newsday-tt Monday, February 6, 2017 9:27:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “With that cherubic smile that could light up any room, we will never forget the power of one to change the perspective of a nation” External link

Triniad-guardian Monday, February 6, 2017 6:57:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “I am devastated by the loss of a remarkable human being who was trying to save us from ourselves,” “We owe him a priceless debt of gratitude for championing the greatness of our culture, history and heritage and the goodness that lies within us all” External link

newsday-tt Friday, February 3, 2017 9:31:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “No one in governance should ever aspire to be an island. The unwavering support of institutional systems grounded into the interdependencies is critical in upholding the tenets of a practical, sustainable democracy,” External link

Triniad-guardian Friday, January 27, 2017 1:07:00 PM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “Democracy however, does not begin and end with elections, and its actualisation will take different forms or invariably will be judged by your actions in and out of this hallowed assembly,” External link

newsday-tt Friday, January 27, 2017 9:11:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “a child is only one loving parent away from success” External link

newsday-tt Thursday, January 19, 2017 9:14:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona asked : “How could you make special remarks about someone who is that exceptional?” External link

trinidadexpress Monday, October 3, 2016 5:04:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “We have prayed and prayed hard...and will continue to invoke our God because as long as you sit, as long as you stand, we feel deep in our hearts anything is possible. We will continue to pray for that �miracle” External link

trinidadexpress Monday, October 3, 2016 5:04:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “Because I can tell you since I have, in fact, been going around and driving around in the back of a car I am able to see a different picture of Trinidad and Tobago and I have seen all those old houses, those old bridges that you speak of, that you write of, that you have told us about in far off places, not connected or related to Port of Spain, but in Erin, in Rancho Quemado, in Manzanilla, in Tabaquite,” External link

newsday-tt Saturday, October 1, 2016 8:23:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “How can you make special remarks to someone who is downright exceptional? What more can you say, what more can you do to engage in a type of celebration of a life that has been lived, one that we have hoped will continue to live and one that we are now being told is on the verge of being a life lived,” External link

Triniad-guardian Saturday, October 1, 2016 5:53:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona says : “contrary to false and incorrect media reports, neither Ms Pramati Noe, former private secretary to the President, nor Antonio Piccolo purchased, nor imported quality wines on behalf of the Office of the President” External link

Triniad-guardian Thursday, September 29, 2016 6:24:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “When people leave this Church they must be nicer, exude love, be helpful, be genuine and look out for the less fortunate. Not skin and grin. We must invoke the power to ensure we leave this Church a better person, father, man, woman, politician and a better leader of a man,” External link

newsday-tt Tuesday, September 27, 2016 9:11:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “Choy thank you very much for your service to me, my family, my friends...to all of us,” External link

newsday-tt Tuesday, September 27, 2016 9:11:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said ( about Trinidad Guardian ) : “We must ensure that we in fact become creatures of empathy, compassion, selflessness. And service to humanity must be our philosophy because ladies and gentlemen we will in fact suffer the slings and arrows of those who are holding on to the Devil’s tail and there are many in our society who would not countenance good when they see it, who will condemn good when it comes knocking on their door, who will in fact pervert the descriptions of what is in fact being done for the good of Trinidad and Tobago and this happens throughout the world,” “That is why ladies and gentlemen, young men and women we have to evangelise on a different level, we have to tell the newspapers and social media and all of them that enough is enough. We have to tell the CEOs (Chief Executive Officers) and the managing directors and the editors of newspapers that in fact your newspaper is not a garbage dump because I remember, I remember ladies and gentlemen when in fact I saw an article where they referred that there are in this world two St Thomas ‘Aquinasses’ and my religion was mocked, my Christianity was mocked and I felt in the circumstances that will not deter me from invoking the power of God in public places and we must not be afraid of our religion, we must not in fact concede to those who are non-believers to those who are agnostics, to those who are doubting Thomases because you know what ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, we believe in the power of God, we believe that in fact there is a God that will bring miracles to this land of ours,” External link

stabroeknews Sunday, September 25, 2016 3:11:00 PM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “On this Republic Day, I ask you citizens to remember some of the great journalists and television personalities of the past. To name a few, George John, John Babb, Therese Mills, Hazel Ward, Holly Betaudier and Owen Baptiste. They continue to be my standard and I feel they must become our standard. Their stewardship was marked by civility, probity, comity, simple good manners and decency. There is simply too much journalistic overreach going on today,” “There are some journalists, and I repeat some, who denigrate without evidential basis engaged in armchair journalism who hear something by the way and it becomes reliable news. There are persons in reality media, who are bad examples for our children and the youth of this nation,” External link

stabroeknews Sunday, September 25, 2016 3:11:00 PM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “Decent, law-abiding citizens must take a stance because it appears that offensive is in and decency is out. Theirs has become the language of obscenity and racial slurs—yes, that small circle that is leading the national dialogue, you are not the voice of the people because you have unfettered and unfair access to the press and media, because you have created vlogs and videos that rely for viewership and followers, not on proper and responsible research and wisdom, but on distortions and sensationalism. Fairness, respect and international knowledge are still very much in and will always be the standard and foundation of a progressive society,” External link

stabroeknews Sunday, September 25, 2016 3:11:00 PM EAT

Anthony Carmona preached : “day of prayer for the nation” External link

trinidadexpress Sunday, September 25, 2016 6:19:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said ( about Jesus Christ ) : “Your Lord Jesus Christ is asking you through his mercy, to be the peacemaker in your home and in your community,” “You must be the peacekeeper, as Christians, as Roman Catholics or no one else will be” External link

trinidadexpress Sunday, September 25, 2016 6:19:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “We must ensure that we in fact become creatures of empathy, compassion, selflessness. And service to humanity must be our philosophy because ladies and gentlemen we will in fact suffer the slings and arrows of those who are holding on to the Devil’s tail and there are many in our society who would not countenance good when they see it, who will condemn good when it comes knocking on their door, who will in fact pervert the descriptions of what is in fact being done for the good of Trinidad and Tobago and this happens throughout the world,” “That is why ladies and gentlemen, young men and women we have to evangelise on a different level, we have to tell the newspapers and social media and all of them that enough is enough. We have to tell the CEOs (Chief Executive Officers) and the managing directors and the editors of newspapers that in fact your newspaper is not a garbage dump because I remember, I remember ladies and gentlemen when in fact I saw an article where they referred that there are in this world two St Thomas ‘Aquinasses’ and my religion was mocked, my Christianity was mocked and I felt in the circumstances that will not deter me from invoking the power of God in public places and we must not be afraid of our religion, we must not in fact concede to those who are non-believers to those who are agnostics, to those who are doubting Thomases because you know what ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, we believe in the power of God, we believe that in fact there is a God that will bring miracles to this land of ours,” External link

Triniad-guardian Sunday, September 25, 2016 6:11:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “On this Republic Day, I ask you citizens to remember some of the great journalists and television personalities of the past. To name a few, George John, John Babb, Therese Mills, Hazel Ward, Holly Betaudier and Owen Baptiste. They continue to be my standard and I feel they must become our standard. Their stewardship was marked by civility, probity, comity, simple good manners and decency. There is simply too much journalistic overreach going on today,” “There are some journalists, and I repeat some, who denigrate without evidential basis engaged in armchair journalism who hear something by the way and it becomes reliable news. There are persons in reality media, who are bad examples for our children and the youth of this nation,” External link

Triniad-guardian Sunday, September 25, 2016 6:11:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “Decent, law-abiding citizens must take a stance because it appears that offensive is in and decency is out. Theirs has become the language of obscenity and racial slurs—yes, that small circle that is leading the national dialogue, you are not the voice of the people because you have unfettered and unfair access to the press and media, because you have created vlogs and videos that rely for viewership and followers, not on proper and responsible research and wisdom, but on distortions and sensationalism. Fairness, respect and international knowledge are still very much in and will always be the standard and foundation of a progressive society,” External link

Triniad-guardian Sunday, September 25, 2016 6:11:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “His capacity to please and comfort knew no bounds. We are in deep grief at his untimely passing,” External link

Triniad-guardian Saturday, September 24, 2016 11:36:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “The cries of delay are not unique to any one corner or region of the Commonwealth” External link

guyanachronicle Wednesday, September 21, 2016 6:30:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “It caused us all to reflect on the role she has played in raising social consciousness on real issues in terms of social dysfunction, marginalisation, voicelessness, and I felt she was able to do so in an environment that left an indelible message,” External link

newsday-tt Saturday, September 10, 2016 8:20:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “I think in all honesty, in order for there to be crime, there must be an island to be standing on, and therefore the environment ought to be our prime priority,” External link

newsday-tt Saturday, September 10, 2016 8:20:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “We need to engage in environmental outreach in a way that we have never done before. We need to tell the governments of the region that climate change is here. It was here since yesterday and it will be with us for all time. Climate change may not affect you now, it may not even impact on your children, but your grandchildren and great-grandchildren can be affected in a very fatalistic way. We must be aware of what is taking place,” External link

newsday-tt Saturday, September 10, 2016 8:20:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona told : “we can help India as a small country in the same way that India can help us,” External link

newsday-tt Friday, September 9, 2016 8:06:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “we probably need a little help in our cricket,” “we could probably use the services of Robin singh” External link

newsday-tt Friday, September 9, 2016 8:06:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said ( about Trinidad Express ) : “Traditionally we have exported iron and steel to India and there has been a crash of sort in that particular industry in Trinidad and Tobago and I look forward to possibilities when you engage the relevant authorities in Trinidad and Tobago to see if in fact we can possibly jump start that steel industry that has gone dormant,” External link

trinidadexpress Friday, September 9, 2016 6:24:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona told : “Continue to do the great work that you are doing,” External link

newsday-tt Wednesday, September 7, 2016 8:15:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “As much as we have technology, we need to be innovative in how we approach and how we solve crimes,” “There are solutions to problems, but we have to engage our intellects to solve these problems” External link

newsday-tt Thursday, September 1, 2016 8:13:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “Where we lived had a massive bamboo patch, and on many occasions our two-bedroom house would have been burnt down were it not for the intervention of fire officers from BP, and Santa Flora, and Siparia. So I am not patronising anyone when I say that I have experienced the power of your interventions and the impact it can have in a person’s life,” External link

trinidadexpress Thursday, September 1, 2016 5:18:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona observed : “our patriotism must neither be selective, convenient nor transient. It equally translates to our triumphs, as to our setbacks. No great nation was ever built on success alone” External link

newsday-tt Wednesday, August 31, 2016 11:34:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “We must remember always that this Independence that we gloriously celebrate is historically grounded in a deep sense of patriotism, and so, in the spirit of patriotism, we must salute our Rio 2016 athletes for their own representation and patriotism at the Games, for their grit, determination and heart” External link

trinidadexpress Wednesday, August 31, 2016 6:31:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “It is so important that you all contact the victims themselves or the families of the victims,” “It is important to be empathetic to the families of the victims” External link

newsday-tt Tuesday, July 26, 2016 8:41:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “Why can we not all just get along?” External link

Triniad-guardian Sunday, July 24, 2016 6:08:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “He was bold enough to champion the causes for regional integration wherever he went,” External link

antiguaobserver Tuesday, July 12, 2016 11:23:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “We no longer can simply hope for the best, leaving it up to the teachers in the schools or the church,” “The battle is sometimes not one steeped in poverty but rather, it has become a battle of the minds and for the minds, of our teenagers” External link

newsday-tt Tuesday, July 12, 2016 8:09:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “If we eat right, exercise regularly and promote healthier lifestyles, then there will be more hospital beds available, less money spent by the Government on medication, less money spent on diagnosis and treatment and a population with an increased life expectancy statistic,” External link

Triniad-guardian Monday, July 11, 2016 6:42:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona added : “We as a nation must look at these legislative measures as standards to aspire to. The inevitable question, do we try to influence the manufacturing world to do the right thing. Interestingly enough, the metropole countries tried that holistic approach and it has not worked and felt the need to legislate against adverse manufacturing philosophies impacting on positive health,” External link

Triniad-guardian Monday, July 11, 2016 6:42:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “He was bold enough to champion the causes for regional integration wherever he went,” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, July 10, 2016 10:26:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona added ( about Patrick Manning ) : “Mr Manning’s reach wasn’t confined to the economic and social development of T&T. This is why people across the region have reacted with so much passion and sadness at his passing. We’ve witnessed this through, for example, the observance of two days of national mourning on Thursday and Friday in Dominica,” External link

Triniad-guardian Sunday, July 10, 2016 10:10:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “He was bold enough to champion the causes for regional integration wherever he went,” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, July 10, 2016 8:19:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “It is not easy to live in a country where patience is sometimes thin, memory is short and everything must be made instant like coffee, a society where there are Gods, men and women who make no errors, and countenance none, where compassion, kindness, mercy, forgiveness and mediation are expendables on the altar of political expediency and pragmatism,” External link

newsday-tt Sunday, July 10, 2016 8:17:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “He was bold enough to champion the causes for regional integration wherever he went,” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, July 10, 2016 12:01:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “He was bold enough to champion the causes for regional integration wherever he went,” External link

antiguaobserver Saturday, July 9, 2016 11:01:00 PM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “These racial slurs are coming from adults with University degrees, the educated people and not from the young people,” External link

newsday-tt Thursday, July 7, 2016 1:32:00 PM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “As a statesman and politician of some 41 years,” External link

newsday-tt Sunday, July 3, 2016 8:34:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona stated : "His visionary and pioneering work in the oil and gas industry, infrastructural development, civil aviation, political and social reform and education, has catapulted our country closer to the attainment of developed Nation status" External link

tv6tnt Sunday, July 3, 2016 4:37:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “I felt it must have a way to tell all those hard-working athletes, we do appreciate what you have been doing over the past three four years preparing for that ultimate goal,” External link

Triniad-guardian Friday, July 1, 2016 6:44:00 PM EAT

Anthony Carmona added : "The arguments you are putting forward as others have done is very imposing" External link

tv6tnt Tuesday, June 28, 2016 11:53:00 PM EAT

Anthony Carmona added : "The arguments� you are putting forward as others have done is very imposing" External link

trinidadexpress Tuesday, June 28, 2016 10:52:00 PM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “In celebration of Labour Day 2016, in these trying economic times, we must work hard and continue to work hard if we are to achieve the model labour and industrial practices that will make us proud. On Labour Day, we need to recapture that diminishing legacy left to us by our forefathers by a genuine work ethic that does not fall short” External link

trinidadexpress Tuesday, June 21, 2016 6:16:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “Men lost their sight, their limbs and their lives because of adverse working conditions buttressed by low wages. Despair and desperation made good bedfellows. The two dominant ethnic groups became integrated in Trinidad and this culminated with the election of Krishna Deonarine as the first president of the Oilfields Workers’ Trade Union (OWTU),” External link

trinidadexpress Tuesday, June 21, 2016 6:16:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “Fifty-four years is a short time in the history of a nation and that is the length of time since Independence in 1962. If, however, we include the formative years when Butler grappled with the old order and courted warships and jailhouse time, then we truly begin to have a better appreciation of how we came to have those things today that we now enjoy and take for granted. Butler was possessed of a clear understanding of the uniqueness of his time and the kind of challenge he had to endure given the socio-economic nature of his time. He was the right man for that juncture of history—he made the labour movement happen without giving up on the greater cause of nationhood,” External link

trinidadexpress Tuesday, June 21, 2016 6:16:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “I have to admit that I felt disappointed that no trade union was standing in that queue to retrieve this trade union legacy, to buy the medal of the first president of the OWTU,” External link

newsday-tt Sunday, June 19, 2016 11:03:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona explained : “Now these two dominant ethnic groups became integrated in Trinidad and this culminated in the election of Krishna Deonarine as the first president of the Oilfields Workers Trade Union, yes, Krishna Deonarine was the first president of the Oilfields Workers Trade Union and, yes, you were wondering who is this Krishna Deonarine, well he was Adrian Cola Rienzi, labour leader, barrister, trade unionist, politician and real game changer,” External link

newsday-tt Sunday, June 19, 2016 11:03:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “terrorism, homegrown or international, must never be tolerated..” External link

tv6tnt Monday, June 13, 2016 9:51:00 PM EAT

Anthony Carmona stated : “In my humble view, a critical and underutilised system, brought to the Caribbean by our East Indian forefathers, is the ‘panchayat’ system, quite possibly one of the earliest manifestations of mediation and alternative dispute resolution,” External link

trinidadexpress Monday, May 30, 2016 4:59:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “Before I became President, I was just like you, going to a primary school in a cocoa field, in Santa Flora. But through hard work and through education, I was able to become what I am today being a former prosecutor and a former judge and now President,” “I am not waving my flag here, I want you to believe in yourself because you are capable of doing the same thing that I did and even greater,” External link

newsday-tt Wednesday, May 25, 2016 1:21:00 PM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “The fact that among your numbers, the teachers teach differently abled children in the same classroom and that is rarity. Do you all know, for example, that you are doing what first world countries, specifically Canada, are doing by ensuring that those persons who are differently abled enjoy the same environment, the same education, the same compassion as someone who is able,” External link

newsday-tt Wednesday, May 25, 2016 1:21:00 PM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “Because I am a lawyer, because I am an international jurist there are some things I always leave with leaders,” External link

newsday-tt Tuesday, May 24, 2016 11:23:00 AM EAT



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Anthony Carmona

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Anthony Carmona said : “We in Trinidad and Tobago must view the call for reparations in the context of the duty we owe to our forefathers who made the ultimate sacrifice and whose contributions to our present well-being must be recognized in a world which now accepts that compensation and reparation are prerequisites in the interest of justice,” External link

repeatingislands Monday, February 18, 2019 4:08:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona stated : “Many of our citizens can trace their ancestry to the territories affected by hurricanes Irma and Maria and, as such, we must marshal our resources, as limited as they might be, to provide humanitarian assistance to our Caricom neighbours, in true solidarity and in the Caricom spirit because calypsonian Merchant also reminds us that there is a Caribbean connection, ‘For we are one people, one destination’” External link

trinidadexpress Monday, September 25, 2017 5:52:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “If there was the force of mediation in 1912 or in the 1940s, just maybe the two world wars may not have happened. Millions who died may not have died,” External link

trinidadexpress Tuesday, September 12, 2017 1:33:00 PM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “We shall continue to rally around the West Indies as much as we will continue to forge and reach greater Trinbagonian heights in every facet of our individual and national lives,” External link

Triniad-guardian Friday, September 1, 2017 9:04:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “Any time a police officer leaves his home he is not sure to return,” External link

trinidadexpress Friday, September 1, 2017 6:00:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “One thing I must mention is the degeneration or deterioration of society’s mental health,” External link

newsday-tt Friday, August 25, 2017 8:47:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona stated ( about Sir ) : “As a former judge, and a firm believer in reparatory justice, I am of the view that as we celebrate Emancipation Day 2017, we must examine affirmatively the case for reparations as adopted by Caricom governments and as advocated by Sir Hilary and other spokespersons. We in Trinidad and Tobago must view the call for reparations in the context of the duty we owe to our forefathers who made the ultimate sacrifice and whose contributions to our present well-being must be recognised in a world which now accepts that compensation and reparation are prerequisites in the dispensation of justice. As such, the case for reparations is not too late, but it is timely,” External link

trinidadexpress Tuesday, August 1, 2017 5:30:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “A child is only one loving parent away from success” External link

trinidadexpress Tuesday, February 7, 2017 7:06:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “That cherub smile of his that would warm up and light up a room, we will never forget, he taught us all that in an exceptional short life that you can do exceptional things, to make that difference,” External link

newsday-tt Monday, February 6, 2017 9:27:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “With that cherubic smile that could light up any room, we will never forget the power of one to change the perspective of a nation” External link

Triniad-guardian Monday, February 6, 2017 6:57:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “I am devastated by the loss of a remarkable human being who was trying to save us from ourselves,” “We owe him a priceless debt of gratitude for championing the greatness of our culture, history and heritage and the goodness that lies within us all” External link

newsday-tt Friday, February 3, 2017 9:31:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “No one in governance should ever aspire to be an island. The unwavering support of institutional systems grounded into the interdependencies is critical in upholding the tenets of a practical, sustainable democracy,” External link

Triniad-guardian Friday, January 27, 2017 1:07:00 PM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “Democracy however, does not begin and end with elections, and its actualisation will take different forms or invariably will be judged by your actions in and out of this hallowed assembly,” External link

newsday-tt Friday, January 27, 2017 9:11:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “a child is only one loving parent away from success” External link

newsday-tt Thursday, January 19, 2017 9:14:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona asked : “How could you make special remarks about someone who is that exceptional?” External link

trinidadexpress Monday, October 3, 2016 5:04:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “We have prayed and prayed hard...and will continue to invoke our God because as long as you sit, as long as you stand, we feel deep in our hearts anything is possible. We will continue to pray for that �miracle” External link

trinidadexpress Monday, October 3, 2016 5:04:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “Because I can tell you since I have, in fact, been going around and driving around in the back of a car I am able to see a different picture of Trinidad and Tobago and I have seen all those old houses, those old bridges that you speak of, that you write of, that you have told us about in far off places, not connected or related to Port of Spain, but in Erin, in Rancho Quemado, in Manzanilla, in Tabaquite,” External link

newsday-tt Saturday, October 1, 2016 8:23:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “How can you make special remarks to someone who is downright exceptional? What more can you say, what more can you do to engage in a type of celebration of a life that has been lived, one that we have hoped will continue to live and one that we are now being told is on the verge of being a life lived,” External link

Triniad-guardian Saturday, October 1, 2016 5:53:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona says : “contrary to false and incorrect media reports, neither Ms Pramati Noe, former private secretary to the President, nor Antonio Piccolo purchased, nor imported quality wines on behalf of the Office of the President” External link

Triniad-guardian Thursday, September 29, 2016 6:24:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “When people leave this Church they must be nicer, exude love, be helpful, be genuine and look out for the less fortunate. Not skin and grin. We must invoke the power to ensure we leave this Church a better person, father, man, woman, politician and a better leader of a man,” External link

newsday-tt Tuesday, September 27, 2016 9:11:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “Choy thank you very much for your service to me, my family, my friends...to all of us,” External link

newsday-tt Tuesday, September 27, 2016 9:11:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said ( about Trinidad Guardian ) : “We must ensure that we in fact become creatures of empathy, compassion, selflessness. And service to humanity must be our philosophy because ladies and gentlemen we will in fact suffer the slings and arrows of those who are holding on to the Devil’s tail and there are many in our society who would not countenance good when they see it, who will condemn good when it comes knocking on their door, who will in fact pervert the descriptions of what is in fact being done for the good of Trinidad and Tobago and this happens throughout the world,” “That is why ladies and gentlemen, young men and women we have to evangelise on a different level, we have to tell the newspapers and social media and all of them that enough is enough. We have to tell the CEOs (Chief Executive Officers) and the managing directors and the editors of newspapers that in fact your newspaper is not a garbage dump because I remember, I remember ladies and gentlemen when in fact I saw an article where they referred that there are in this world two St Thomas ‘Aquinasses’ and my religion was mocked, my Christianity was mocked and I felt in the circumstances that will not deter me from invoking the power of God in public places and we must not be afraid of our religion, we must not in fact concede to those who are non-believers to those who are agnostics, to those who are doubting Thomases because you know what ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, we believe in the power of God, we believe that in fact there is a God that will bring miracles to this land of ours,” External link

stabroeknews Sunday, September 25, 2016 3:11:00 PM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “On this Republic Day, I ask you citizens to remember some of the great journalists and television personalities of the past. To name a few, George John, John Babb, Therese Mills, Hazel Ward, Holly Betaudier and Owen Baptiste. They continue to be my standard and I feel they must become our standard. Their stewardship was marked by civility, probity, comity, simple good manners and decency. There is simply too much journalistic overreach going on today,” “There are some journalists, and I repeat some, who denigrate without evidential basis engaged in armchair journalism who hear something by the way and it becomes reliable news. There are persons in reality media, who are bad examples for our children and the youth of this nation,” External link

stabroeknews Sunday, September 25, 2016 3:11:00 PM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “Decent, law-abiding citizens must take a stance because it appears that offensive is in and decency is out. Theirs has become the language of obscenity and racial slurs—yes, that small circle that is leading the national dialogue, you are not the voice of the people because you have unfettered and unfair access to the press and media, because you have created vlogs and videos that rely for viewership and followers, not on proper and responsible research and wisdom, but on distortions and sensationalism. Fairness, respect and international knowledge are still very much in and will always be the standard and foundation of a progressive society,” External link

stabroeknews Sunday, September 25, 2016 3:11:00 PM EAT

Anthony Carmona preached : “day of prayer for the nation” External link

trinidadexpress Sunday, September 25, 2016 6:19:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said ( about Jesus Christ ) : “Your Lord Jesus Christ is asking you through his mercy, to be the peacemaker in your home and in your community,” “You must be the peacekeeper, as Christians, as Roman Catholics or no one else will be” External link

trinidadexpress Sunday, September 25, 2016 6:19:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “We must ensure that we in fact become creatures of empathy, compassion, selflessness. And service to humanity must be our philosophy because ladies and gentlemen we will in fact suffer the slings and arrows of those who are holding on to the Devil’s tail and there are many in our society who would not countenance good when they see it, who will condemn good when it comes knocking on their door, who will in fact pervert the descriptions of what is in fact being done for the good of Trinidad and Tobago and this happens throughout the world,” “That is why ladies and gentlemen, young men and women we have to evangelise on a different level, we have to tell the newspapers and social media and all of them that enough is enough. We have to tell the CEOs (Chief Executive Officers) and the managing directors and the editors of newspapers that in fact your newspaper is not a garbage dump because I remember, I remember ladies and gentlemen when in fact I saw an article where they referred that there are in this world two St Thomas ‘Aquinasses’ and my religion was mocked, my Christianity was mocked and I felt in the circumstances that will not deter me from invoking the power of God in public places and we must not be afraid of our religion, we must not in fact concede to those who are non-believers to those who are agnostics, to those who are doubting Thomases because you know what ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, we believe in the power of God, we believe that in fact there is a God that will bring miracles to this land of ours,” External link

Triniad-guardian Sunday, September 25, 2016 6:11:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “On this Republic Day, I ask you citizens to remember some of the great journalists and television personalities of the past. To name a few, George John, John Babb, Therese Mills, Hazel Ward, Holly Betaudier and Owen Baptiste. They continue to be my standard and I feel they must become our standard. Their stewardship was marked by civility, probity, comity, simple good manners and decency. There is simply too much journalistic overreach going on today,” “There are some journalists, and I repeat some, who denigrate without evidential basis engaged in armchair journalism who hear something by the way and it becomes reliable news. There are persons in reality media, who are bad examples for our children and the youth of this nation,” External link

Triniad-guardian Sunday, September 25, 2016 6:11:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “Decent, law-abiding citizens must take a stance because it appears that offensive is in and decency is out. Theirs has become the language of obscenity and racial slurs—yes, that small circle that is leading the national dialogue, you are not the voice of the people because you have unfettered and unfair access to the press and media, because you have created vlogs and videos that rely for viewership and followers, not on proper and responsible research and wisdom, but on distortions and sensationalism. Fairness, respect and international knowledge are still very much in and will always be the standard and foundation of a progressive society,” External link

Triniad-guardian Sunday, September 25, 2016 6:11:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “His capacity to please and comfort knew no bounds. We are in deep grief at his untimely passing,” External link

Triniad-guardian Saturday, September 24, 2016 11:36:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “The cries of delay are not unique to any one corner or region of the Commonwealth” External link

guyanachronicle Wednesday, September 21, 2016 6:30:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “It caused us all to reflect on the role she has played in raising social consciousness on real issues in terms of social dysfunction, marginalisation, voicelessness, and I felt she was able to do so in an environment that left an indelible message,” External link

newsday-tt Saturday, September 10, 2016 8:20:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “I think in all honesty, in order for there to be crime, there must be an island to be standing on, and therefore the environment ought to be our prime priority,” External link

newsday-tt Saturday, September 10, 2016 8:20:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “We need to engage in environmental outreach in a way that we have never done before. We need to tell the governments of the region that climate change is here. It was here since yesterday and it will be with us for all time. Climate change may not affect you now, it may not even impact on your children, but your grandchildren and great-grandchildren can be affected in a very fatalistic way. We must be aware of what is taking place,” External link

newsday-tt Saturday, September 10, 2016 8:20:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona told : “we can help India as a small country in the same way that India can help us,” External link

newsday-tt Friday, September 9, 2016 8:06:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “we probably need a little help in our cricket,” “we could probably use the services of Robin singh” External link

newsday-tt Friday, September 9, 2016 8:06:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said ( about Trinidad Express ) : “Traditionally we have exported iron and steel to India and there has been a crash of sort in that particular industry in Trinidad and Tobago and I look forward to possibilities when you engage the relevant authorities in Trinidad and Tobago to see if in fact we can possibly jump start that steel industry that has gone dormant,” External link

trinidadexpress Friday, September 9, 2016 6:24:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona told : “Continue to do the great work that you are doing,” External link

newsday-tt Wednesday, September 7, 2016 8:15:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “As much as we have technology, we need to be innovative in how we approach and how we solve crimes,” “There are solutions to problems, but we have to engage our intellects to solve these problems” External link

newsday-tt Thursday, September 1, 2016 8:13:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “Where we lived had a massive bamboo patch, and on many occasions our two-bedroom house would have been burnt down were it not for the intervention of fire officers from BP, and Santa Flora, and Siparia. So I am not patronising anyone when I say that I have experienced the power of your interventions and the impact it can have in a person’s life,” External link

trinidadexpress Thursday, September 1, 2016 5:18:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona observed : “our patriotism must neither be selective, convenient nor transient. It equally translates to our triumphs, as to our setbacks. No great nation was ever built on success alone” External link

newsday-tt Wednesday, August 31, 2016 11:34:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “We must remember always that this Independence that we gloriously celebrate is historically grounded in a deep sense of patriotism, and so, in the spirit of patriotism, we must salute our Rio 2016 athletes for their own representation and patriotism at the Games, for their grit, determination and heart” External link

trinidadexpress Wednesday, August 31, 2016 6:31:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “It is so important that you all contact the victims themselves or the families of the victims,” “It is important to be empathetic to the families of the victims” External link

newsday-tt Tuesday, July 26, 2016 8:41:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “Why can we not all just get along?” External link

Triniad-guardian Sunday, July 24, 2016 6:08:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “He was bold enough to champion the causes for regional integration wherever he went,” External link

antiguaobserver Tuesday, July 12, 2016 11:23:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “We no longer can simply hope for the best, leaving it up to the teachers in the schools or the church,” “The battle is sometimes not one steeped in poverty but rather, it has become a battle of the minds and for the minds, of our teenagers” External link

newsday-tt Tuesday, July 12, 2016 8:09:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “If we eat right, exercise regularly and promote healthier lifestyles, then there will be more hospital beds available, less money spent by the Government on medication, less money spent on diagnosis and treatment and a population with an increased life expectancy statistic,” External link

Triniad-guardian Monday, July 11, 2016 6:42:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona added : “We as a nation must look at these legislative measures as standards to aspire to. The inevitable question, do we try to influence the manufacturing world to do the right thing. Interestingly enough, the metropole countries tried that holistic approach and it has not worked and felt the need to legislate against adverse manufacturing philosophies impacting on positive health,” External link

Triniad-guardian Monday, July 11, 2016 6:42:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “He was bold enough to champion the causes for regional integration wherever he went,” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, July 10, 2016 10:26:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona added ( about Patrick Manning ) : “Mr Manning’s reach wasn’t confined to the economic and social development of T&T. This is why people across the region have reacted with so much passion and sadness at his passing. We’ve witnessed this through, for example, the observance of two days of national mourning on Thursday and Friday in Dominica,” External link

Triniad-guardian Sunday, July 10, 2016 10:10:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “He was bold enough to champion the causes for regional integration wherever he went,” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, July 10, 2016 8:19:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “It is not easy to live in a country where patience is sometimes thin, memory is short and everything must be made instant like coffee, a society where there are Gods, men and women who make no errors, and countenance none, where compassion, kindness, mercy, forgiveness and mediation are expendables on the altar of political expediency and pragmatism,” External link

newsday-tt Sunday, July 10, 2016 8:17:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “He was bold enough to champion the causes for regional integration wherever he went,” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, July 10, 2016 12:01:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “He was bold enough to champion the causes for regional integration wherever he went,” External link

antiguaobserver Saturday, July 9, 2016 11:01:00 PM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “These racial slurs are coming from adults with University degrees, the educated people and not from the young people,” External link

newsday-tt Thursday, July 7, 2016 1:32:00 PM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “As a statesman and politician of some 41 years,” External link

newsday-tt Sunday, July 3, 2016 8:34:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona stated : "His visionary and pioneering work in the oil and gas industry, infrastructural development, civil aviation, political and social reform and education, has catapulted our country closer to the attainment of developed Nation status" External link

tv6tnt Sunday, July 3, 2016 4:37:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “I felt it must have a way to tell all those hard-working athletes, we do appreciate what you have been doing over the past three four years preparing for that ultimate goal,” External link

Triniad-guardian Friday, July 1, 2016 6:44:00 PM EAT

Anthony Carmona added : "The arguments you are putting forward as others have done is very imposing" External link

tv6tnt Tuesday, June 28, 2016 11:53:00 PM EAT

Anthony Carmona added : "The arguments� you are putting forward as others have done is very imposing" External link

trinidadexpress Tuesday, June 28, 2016 10:52:00 PM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “In celebration of Labour Day 2016, in these trying economic times, we must work hard and continue to work hard if we are to achieve the model labour and industrial practices that will make us proud. On Labour Day, we need to recapture that diminishing legacy left to us by our forefathers by a genuine work ethic that does not fall short” External link

trinidadexpress Tuesday, June 21, 2016 6:16:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “Men lost their sight, their limbs and their lives because of adverse working conditions buttressed by low wages. Despair and desperation made good bedfellows. The two dominant ethnic groups became integrated in Trinidad and this culminated with the election of Krishna Deonarine as the first president of the Oilfields Workers’ Trade Union (OWTU),” External link

trinidadexpress Tuesday, June 21, 2016 6:16:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “Fifty-four years is a short time in the history of a nation and that is the length of time since Independence in 1962. If, however, we include the formative years when Butler grappled with the old order and courted warships and jailhouse time, then we truly begin to have a better appreciation of how we came to have those things today that we now enjoy and take for granted. Butler was possessed of a clear understanding of the uniqueness of his time and the kind of challenge he had to endure given the socio-economic nature of his time. He was the right man for that juncture of history—he made the labour movement happen without giving up on the greater cause of nationhood,” External link

trinidadexpress Tuesday, June 21, 2016 6:16:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “I have to admit that I felt disappointed that no trade union was standing in that queue to retrieve this trade union legacy, to buy the medal of the first president of the OWTU,” External link

newsday-tt Sunday, June 19, 2016 11:03:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona explained : “Now these two dominant ethnic groups became integrated in Trinidad and this culminated in the election of Krishna Deonarine as the first president of the Oilfields Workers Trade Union, yes, Krishna Deonarine was the first president of the Oilfields Workers Trade Union and, yes, you were wondering who is this Krishna Deonarine, well he was Adrian Cola Rienzi, labour leader, barrister, trade unionist, politician and real game changer,” External link

newsday-tt Sunday, June 19, 2016 11:03:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “terrorism, homegrown or international, must never be tolerated..” External link

tv6tnt Monday, June 13, 2016 9:51:00 PM EAT

Anthony Carmona stated : “In my humble view, a critical and underutilised system, brought to the Caribbean by our East Indian forefathers, is the ‘panchayat’ system, quite possibly one of the earliest manifestations of mediation and alternative dispute resolution,” External link

trinidadexpress Monday, May 30, 2016 4:59:00 AM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “Before I became President, I was just like you, going to a primary school in a cocoa field, in Santa Flora. But through hard work and through education, I was able to become what I am today being a former prosecutor and a former judge and now President,” “I am not waving my flag here, I want you to believe in yourself because you are capable of doing the same thing that I did and even greater,” External link

newsday-tt Wednesday, May 25, 2016 1:21:00 PM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “The fact that among your numbers, the teachers teach differently abled children in the same classroom and that is rarity. Do you all know, for example, that you are doing what first world countries, specifically Canada, are doing by ensuring that those persons who are differently abled enjoy the same environment, the same education, the same compassion as someone who is able,” External link

newsday-tt Wednesday, May 25, 2016 1:21:00 PM EAT

Anthony Carmona said : “Because I am a lawyer, because I am an international jurist there are some things I always leave with leaders,” External link

newsday-tt Tuesday, May 24, 2016 11:23:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
president91.71%EN12/04/201704/12/2017
minister1.05%EN09/20/201720/09/2017
prime minister0.95%EN09/20/201720/09/2017
head of state of the republic of trinidad and tobago0.19%EN08/02/201702/08/2017
chief justice0.19%EN07/10/201710/07/2017
president of the republic of trinidad and tobago0.86%EN06/02/201702/06/2017
judge0.10%EN04/30/201730/04/2017
president of trinidad and tobago1.90%EN02/22/201722/02/2017
chief of defence0.10%EN02/02/201702/02/2017
national security minister0.10%EN01/24/201724/01/2017
president of the republic0.86%EN01/19/201719/01/2017
mp0.10%EN01/19/201719/01/2017
queen0.10%EN01/08/201708/01/2017
visiting president of trinidad and tobago0.19%EN09/20/201620/09/2016
minister of sport0.19%EN07/15/201615/07/2016
president0.86%SA09/05/201405/09/2014
justice0.57%EN03/26/201426/03/2014
Names Lang Count
Anthony CarmonaEN82.04%
Anthony CarmonaES16.94%
Anthony CarmonaPT0.51%
Anthony CarmonaSA0.41%
Anthony CarmonaDA0.10%


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