Does Paula-Mae Weekes have a husband?
To date, there have been no first gentlemen of Trinidad and Tobago as the first (and incumbent) female president, Paula-Mae Weekes, is unmarried.
How old is Paula-Mae Weekes?
63 years (December 23, 1958)Paula-Mae Weekes / Age
Who is the first female president of Trinidad and Tobago?
Excellency Paula-Mae Weekes
Her Excellency Paula-Mae Weekes was sworn in today at the Queen’s Park Savannah as the sixth President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago.
Who is Ms Paula-Mae Weekes?
Her Excellency Paula-Mae Weekes was appointed as the first female president of Trinidad and Tobago on March 19, 2018 and is the 75th member of the Council of Women World Leaders.
What language do they speak in Trinidad?
EnglishTrinidad and Tobago / Official languageEnglish is a West Germanic language of the Indo-European language family, originally spoken by the inhabitants of early medieval England. Wikipedia
What did Paula-Mae Weekes do?
Paula-Mae Weekes is the current and sixth President of Trinidad and Tobago. She took office on 19 March 2018 and became the first woman to hold the office of President and the nation’s second female head of state, after Queen Elizabeth II.
What did Eric Williams do for Trinidad?
As the founder of Trinidad and Tobago’s first modern political party in 1956, The People’s National Movement (PNM), Williams established the Women’s League, encouraging women’s participation in all facets of the Party. Williams’s support for women’s role in formal politics reflected his commitment to gender equality.
What is Trinidad National Flower?
The National Flower, the Chaconia, (Warszewiczia Coccinea), called “Wild Poinsetta” or “Pride of Trinidad and Tobago” is a flaming red forest flower of the family Rubianceae. The title is in honour of the last Spanish Governor of Trinidad and Tobago, Don Jose Maria Chacon.
Is Trinidad a rich or poor country?
The economy of Trinidad and Tobago is the third wealthiest in the Caribbean and the fifth-richest by GDP (PPP) per capita in the Americas. Trinidad and Tobago is recognised as a high-income economy by the World Bank.
What race are Trinidad?
Among its neighbours, the island nation of Trinidad and Tobago stands out due to its ethnic makeup. The population of most Caribbean nations is mainly of African descent; similar to Guyana, Trinidad and Tobago is evenly divided between Afro-Trinidadians and Indo-Trinidadians.
Who was Trinidad and Tobago first prime minister?
List of prime ministers of Trinidad and Tobago
|Prime Minister of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago|
|Term length||Five years|
|Inaugural holder||Eric Williams|
|Formation||31 August 1962|
|Salary||TT$ 576,000 annually|
Who is the richest Prime Minister in the Caribbean?
|Born||8 June 1972 Princess Margaret Hospital, Roseau, Dominica|
|Political party||Dominica Labour Party|
|Spouse(s)||Melissa Poponne ( m. 2013)|
|Alma mater||New Mexico State University, Las Cruces University of Mississippi, Oxford|