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Workers considered in TATT’s condition for approving TSTT/Massy Communications Ltd change of control

Workers considered in TATT’s condition for approving TSTT/Massy Communications Ltd change of control

Although TSTT will be controlling Massy Communications’ Ltd, workers will not lose their jobs. At least, this is a condition set by the Telecommunications Authority of T&T which recently approved an application for change of control. TATT says it was notified by TSTT of the proposed change of control of Massy on May 2nd 2017. It says a thorough analysis of the application was conducted […]

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August 17th, 2017

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TT Met Office monitors disturbed weather

TT Met Office monitors disturbed weather

The TT Met Office is currently monitoring an area of disturbed weather associated with a low pressure system. At 2am today, it was located about 1,000km east of the Lesser Antilles, moving west at about 30 km/h. As a result, the Met Office warns that a tropical cyclone could develop over the next 3 to 4 days. This will trigger heavy rainfall and gusty winds […]

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August 17th, 2017

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Public has role in protecting vulnerable in society

Public has role in protecting vulnerable in society

If T&T’s most vulnerable citizens are susceptible to dangers like human trafficking, then the quality of life here will be rated poorly. That’s according to the THA’s Dr Agatha Carrington who says this can be avoided if we help protect them. She was speaking at the recent Tobago Regional Mothers Union walkathon against domestic violence, child abuse and human trafficking. Dr Carrington says these issues […]

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August 17th, 2017

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Health and Safety Audit done at THA offices

Health and Safety Audit done at THA offices

THA workers are being educated on the issues, rights and responsibilities related to safety in the workplace. And, to chart the way forward, the Occupational Safety and Health Department visited THA offices on Tuesday. The visit was for the Health and Safety Audit 2017. A questionnaire was used to get firsthand knowledge of employees’ attitudes and norms toward safety and health on the job. Staff […]

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August 17th, 2017

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5 Tobago nurses to attend US conference in September

5 Tobago nurses to attend US conference in September

Five nurses from Tobago will attend an emergency conference for nurses in the US, next month. The THA’s Health Secretary Dr Agatha Carrington says the training will help enhance service delivery in the health sector. She adds that nurses at different facilities on the island have also been trained in various areas, including infection control. Dr Carrington meanwhile says plans are underway for the accreditation […]

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August 17th, 2017

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Changes coming to boost service at health centres in Tobago

Changes coming to boost service at health centres in Tobago

Tobagonians should get better service with some changes coming to the Roxborough Health Centre. And residents from Belle Garden to Speyside will be at a special community meeting today to discuss new plans for the health sector. Among the issues to be discussed are changes in opening hours and enhanced services to soon be offered at the Health Centre. Residents will get to voice their […]

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August 17th, 2017

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Parliament conference in Tobago ends today

Parliament conference in Tobago ends today

Today is the final day of the Parliament conference in Tobago. In its 18th year, it is for Presiding Officers and Clerks of the Caribbean, Americas and Atlantic Region of the Commonwealth Parliament Association. The conference has brought together representatives of Parliaments from 15 member countries to exchange ideas and discuss shared issues. This year’s theme is “Parliamentary Accountability and Governance—Comparing Institutional Designs.” The conference started […]

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August 17th, 2017

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New community centre being built in Tarodale Hills, San F’do

New community centre being built in Tarodale Hills, San F’do

A new community centre is being built for residents of Tarodale Hills, San Fernando. In fact, yesterday was the sod turning ceremony where Housing Minister and MP Randall Mitchell said his aim is to improve the quality of life for constituents. Also there was Community Development Minister Dr Nyan Gadsby-Dolly who said there is a need for such centres especially with criminality across the land. […]

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August 17th, 2017

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Take Care of our National  Bird

Take Care of our National Bird

This editorial is one of disappointment and heartbreak. On Monday evening, the Agriculture Minister posted photos on social media showing feathers and the decapitated head of a Scarlet Ibis. Yes, our national bird. He says the find was made after a short chase in a protected area of the Caroni Swamp, which resulted in the arrest of three individuals. So many wrongs here. These persons […]

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August 17th, 2017

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Opposition Leader criticizes Port Authority investigations

Opposition Leader criticizes Port Authority investigations

Christian Moutett is being urged to reconsider his involvement in an investigation focusing on the tendering process for the Cabo Star and Ocean Flower 2. This call comes from Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar, who is also calling on the Prime Minister to explain why the Port Authority has launched an investigation into the same matter. Mrs Persad-Bissessar says Mr Mouttet is not vested with any […]

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August 16th, 2017

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