1917 – First Edition Of The Guardian

In 1917, an adventurous group of pioneers took the bold step of setting up the Trinidad Publishing Company.

The company operated from rented premises at 22 St Vincent Street in Port-of-Spain.

The first edition of the Guardian hit the streets on Sunday, September 2, 1917.



1934 – Guardian Neediest Cases Fund

It was in 1934 during the dark days of world wide depression, that the Guardian Neediest Cases Fund was founded.

Originally the Fund was organised to identify the ten most “Neediest Cases” in Trinidad & Tobago so that they could have been be given financial assistance.

2003 – Guardian Newspaper first website

In may 2003 Guardian Media launched it’s first news website for the newspaper.

A simple html based website which was updated daily.

This was then replaced by a CMS in 2008 and since then updated multiple times to what we see today.

2008 – Launch of CNC3

CNC3 was initially launched as a cable-only news service in September 2005, as Cable News Channel 3, with its output consisting mainly of News and Current Affairs. In 2008, CNC3 obtained a free to air license, becoming one of the mainstream national broadcasters, operating on channels 12, 14 and 22. Potentially, it can reach all 400,000+ households in Trinidad and Tobago, with its signal extending into Grenada. Beyond its free to air presence, CNC3 is available on all T&T’s leading cable and satellite services and it is also streamed online.

2013 – CNC3’s first website

In 2013 CNC3 established it own web presence with it’s first website.

2014 – Launch of the Digital Guardian

In 2014 The Guardian newspaper launched it’s Mobile and online Filp-book application.

This allowed users to get the daily Guardian on they mobile handsets and and computers.

Opening new avenues for researcher and students looking for passed issues of the paper.

2016 – Print Optimisation

Implementation of a new print all in one solutions.

Allowing users to send content remotely to editors and allowing the editors to easily manage the flow of this to the press and online entities easily.

2017 – Guardian 100

Guardian Media celebrates 100 years of existence and service to the communities of Trinidad and Tobago.

2018 – Launch of CNC3 Mobile Application

CNC3 launches its first mobile application.

Allowing users to access, content on demand.

Some features include the live stream and MyEye.