Order of Republic of Trinidad and Tobago

President "distraught" over attempt to sell nation's highest award on Ebay

President Anthony Carmona is "distraught" over the attempt by someone to sell the country's highest award, the Order of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, on Ebay.

The President says in a statement, that the award is not a rag doll and tells the person who is doing it that they must not proceed.

The following is the statement from the Office of the President:

"The purported sale of the Order of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago (ORTT) medal is quite upsetting to President Anthony Thomas Aquinas Carmona ORTT, SC.