Chaconia Medal

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Chaconia Medal
Awarded by  Trinidad and Tobago
Type Three class long and meritorious service decoration
Eligibility Nationals and Non-Nationals
Awarded for "...long and meritorious service to Trinidad and Tobago tending to promote the national welfare or strengthen the community spirit."
Status Currently awarded
Post-nominals CM
Statistics
Established 1969
Last awarded 2011
Precedence
Next (higher) Order of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
Next (lower) Hummingbird Medal
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Ribbon bar of the award

The Chaconia Medal is the second highest state decoration of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. Established in 1969, the medal honours long and meritorious service to promote national welfare or community spirit. It is awarded in three classes: gold, silver and bronze.[1] The medal may only be awarded to ten individuals annually.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Robertson, Megan. "Trinidad & Tobago: Chaconia Medal". Medals of the World. Retrieved 26 December 2011. 
  2. ^ National Library and Information System Authority. "The Chaconia Medal". http://www2.nalis.gov.tt. Retrieved 26 December 2011.