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Water supplies affected in North West Trinidad due to broken main

Water supplies affected in North West Trinidad due to broken main

WASA is advising customers in parts of North-West Trinidad, who are currently without a water supply that this is as a result of a broken 16” main on the Audrey Jeffers Highway, Cocorite, in the vicinity of Peake’s Service Station. The Authority is currently engaged in carrying out emergency repair works, which is expected to be completed by 8:00am on Wednesday 21st September 2016. It […]

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September 20th, 2016

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CWU Head worried about impact of contract employment

CWU Head worried about impact of contract employment

Contract employment has had a negative impact on the level of productivity in the work environment. That’s the view of Mr Joseph Remy, President of the Communications Workers’ Union as he spoke on CTV today. He admits to being worried that workers on contract may only be concerned about the money instead of actually doing their job. AUDIO: Remy Admits Mr Remy believes it is […]

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September 20th, 2016

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Immigration Officers get customer service training

Immigration Officers get customer service training

Citizens can now expect to get courteous and professional service from immigration officers. This as the National Security Ministry has embarked on several initiatives to ensure good customer service. And the first to be trained were Immigration Officers. They underwent Customer Relations and Sensitivity training geared towards improving their interactions with travellers. Also, there’s now a facility at the Piarco International Airport where passengers, whose […]

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September 20th, 2016

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Fish samples being sent to US Food and Drug Administration for testing

Fish samples being sent to US Food and Drug Administration for testing

Fish samples will be sent to the Food and Drug Administration laboratory in the US for testing. This was confirmed yesterday at a meeting of all stakeholders, at the Planning and Development Ministry’s office in Mt Hope. In July, thousands of dead fishes were found along Mosquito Creek and Otaheite and calls were made for the EMA and IMA to do testing. One environmental group […]

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September 20th, 2016

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Radio Tambrin owner appointed Chair of Tobago Carnival Committee

Radio Tambrin owner appointed Chair of Tobago Carnival Committee

Veteran broadcaster and bandleader George Leacock has been appointed as chairman of the Tobago Carnival Committee. He is the owner of Radio Tambrin and will replace outgoing chairman Winston Gordon. The committee will also comprise Julian Celestine as the Deputy Chairman and Glenda-Rose Layne as committee member. A release by the Division of Community Development and Culture says they will lead discussions with stakeholders in […]

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September 20th, 2016

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Tobago’s Studley Park quarry to be restructured

Tobago’s Studley Park quarry to be restructured

The restructuring of Studley Park will soon begin, according to the THA’s Secretary of Infrastructure and Public Utilities, Gary Melville. He says the Executive Council has approved the works while also revealing that the quarry will be under new management. The five-member board will include Chairman Allan Richards, engineer David Moses, Louis Charles, Jenelle Williams and Kemba Atkins. Mr Melville says the re-organisation involves a […]

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September 20th, 2016

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Teachers’ dress code is responsibility of school mgmt says Opposition MP

School management should be the ones dealing with the issue of teachers’ dress code. That’s the view of Opposition MP Ramona Ramdial following a recent announcement by PNM Chairman Franklin Khan that one would be implemented. According to an Express article, the proposal has received support from the National Parent Teacher Association while TTUTA has said there are more pressing issues like school repairs and […]

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September 20th, 2016

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Brilliant Police Work

Brilliant Police Work

CLICK FOR AUDIO VERSION There are numerous voices across this land, including this one, that are at times harshly critical of the police service when its due. When crime rears its ugly head in its most repulsive form. Many are quick to jump on the bandwagon and pull the service over the coals for not doing its jobs. For allowing the rogue elements within to […]

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September 20th, 2016

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Stakeholders “happy” with Sandals proposal

Stakeholders “happy” with Sandals proposal

A proposal by the Sandals Group for a hotel in Tobago has been very well received by stakeholders. A three hour presentation was made this morning by a team which included Sandals CEO Adam Stewart. In addition to a proposal, there were assurances of direct and indirect economic benefits through additional international airlifts, jobs, procurement of local goods, and partnerships with service providers such as […]

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September 19th, 2016

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BHP Billiton begins production at Angostura Phase 3 project

BHP Billiton begins production at Angostura Phase 3 project

BHP Billiton has begun production at Angostura Phase 3, located off Trinidad’s north-east coast. Production began on September 16th and the Project is expected to deliver about 2.8 million barrels of oil, and approximately 400 billion cubic feet of natural gas. The Angostura Phase 3 Project got in November 2013, with the signing of an agreement to extend the Block 2(c) Production Sharing Contract for […]

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September 19th, 2016

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