Chancellor of the University of the West Indies, Robert Bermudez, has declared that Trinidad and Tobago is not a failed state.
Mr Bermudez was, at the time, delivering the feature address during the Couva Point Lisas Chamber of Commerce (CPLCC) annual end of year function on Wednesday ( 27, November, 2019), at the chamber’s auditorium at Camden Road.
The University of the West Indies says it stands ready to assist in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma and the impending Hurricane Jose.
The University has issued the following statement following the devastation to countries in the region.
"As The University of the West Indies (The UWI) community continues to follow the tragic stories of the aftermath of Hurricane Irma and impending Hurricane Jose, it is saddened and stands ready to assist recovery efforts.