Trinidad and Tobago: Resources
Regulatory Agency Sites
The Ministry of Health is charged with the oversight of the health system in Trinidad and Tobago to protect public health and ensures that all institutions that produce health services conform to safety standards. The ministry website provides access to information regarding disease prevention and safe healthcare procedures, statistics, and a list of health facilities.
The Telecommunications Authority of Trinidad and Tobago is responsible for keeping the telecommunications sector competitive. The Authority is responsible for the liberalization of the sector, and it regulates both the telecommunications and broadcasting sectors. It manages resources, establishes equipment and service quality standards, and sets guidelines to prevent anti-competitive practices.
The Caribbean Association of Investment Promotion Agencies (CAIPA) facilitates and promotes investment in the Caribbean region. The CAIPA website includes information regarding investment opportunities and incentives. Also included on the site is general information about the economies of each of its member countries.
The Trinidad and Tobago Chamber of Industry & Commerce is a source of information about the economic activity on the island. The website provides information about trade events, foreign investment, business directories, training services, and publications among other things.
Hamel-Smith is a law firm in Trinidad and Tobago that serves both local and international companies doing business in the country. The site provides an overview of the legal and regulatory framework for investing and doing business in Trinidad and Tobago. Also provided are basic facts and various profiles on the key industries in the country as well as information on intellectual property, taxation issues, and a special report on the energy sector.