TOBAGO THA ELECTION WINNERS

January 27, 2017 admin 0

The 12 winners PNM: 10 Kelvin Charles ­— Black Rock/Whim/ Spring Garden Joel Jack — Bacolet/Mt St George Hayden Spencer — Belle Garden/ Goodwood Shomari Hector—Bethel/Mt Irvine Ancil Dennis—Buccoo/Mount Pleasant Clarence Jacob—Canaan/Bon Accord Jomo Pitt—Lambeau/Signal Hill Marisha Osmond— Plymouth/ Golden Lane Sheldon Cunningham—Providence/Mason Hall/Moriah Marslyn Jack—Scarborough/ Calder Hall   Progressive Democratic Patriots: 2 Watson Duke (political leader)— Roxborough/Delaford Farley Augustine—Parlatuvier/ L’anse […More]

Fifty Guyana trainees to benefit from oil and gas courses in Texas

January 19, 2017 admin 0

AUSTIN, USA — At least 50 Guyanese trainees are expected to benefit from a series of oil and gas related courses that will be offered by the University of Texas – Petroleum Extension, in association with the Caribbean Learning Portal, and schooladviser.org. The first course, which is part of a total of four short courses, will begin on February 13, […More]

Energy stakeholders meet in Bahamas

January 19, 2017 admin 0

NASSAU, Bahamas — Key energy stakeholders will gather in Nassau, Bahamas, later this month to take account of the region’s transition to greater sustainable production and use. Representatives of public and private sector entities, senior officials of national, regional and international institutions and industry experts will join energy ministers of Caribbean Community (CARICOM) member states at the fifth Caribbean Sustainable […More]

Her Excellency advocates for end to child marriage

January 19, 2017 admin 0

Her Excellency Reema Carmona is the latest official to add her voice to calls to end child marriage. Mrs Carmona, who is a member of the First Ladies Meeting Group which works with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) to bring about solutions to issues facing teenage girls, says the legal age for marriage should be changed to the international […More]

Uber’s in Trinidad, But the Government Is Questioning Whether It’s Legal

January 19, 2017 admin 0

Online transportation network company Uber is now in Trinidad and Tobago. But the government of the twin-island republic is looking into whether it can legally operate there. The Uber app was activated in Port of Spain and San Fernando yesterday, three months after the company announced it was heading to Trinidad. The app allows consumers to submit a request for […More]

Tobago to get 18 buses

January 19, 2017 admin 0

Regular users of the public bus service in Tobago can expect to see more buses on the roadways as early as next week. Speaking at a People’s National Movement (PNM) rally in Tobago on Sunday night, Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley said government acted quickly when it learnt that just two buses were in operation on the island, with the […More]

PM Rowley Highlights Outcome Of 2 Day Government Retreat At Media Conference

January 9, 2017 admin 0

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (GISL) — Upon completion of the two (2) day Government retreat, Prime Minister Dr. Rowley hosted a media conference on January 4 at the Diplomatic Centre, St. Ann’s. During the conference, Prime Minister Rowley stated that the main reason for the retreat was to focus and streamline the development programmes and activities to be undertaken by […More]

OIL INDUSTRY: Citizens Urged To Support OWTU’s Plan To Strike

January 9, 2017 admin 0

While the management of Petrotrin and T&T’s employers believe that the Oilfields Workers’ Trade Union’s (OWTU) threat of a strike is not in the best interest of the country at this time, it has received support from the World Federation of Trade Unions. In a statement on Tuesday, the WFTU expressed its support of the planned strike by the OWTU […More]

OWTU urged against carrying out strike

January 9, 2017 admin 0

While the Oilfield Workers’ Trade Union plans on leading a strike at State-owned Petrotrin, one former Energy Minister is appealing to the workers and the Union to reconsider the action as he says a strike is not in the best interest of T&T or the company Speaking during an interview on Power 102.1 FM Tuesday morning, Ramnarine maintained that the […More]

Candidates file nomination papers for THA election

January 9, 2017 admin 0

Nomination day for the January 23, 2017 Tobago House of Assembly election got underway today with candidates from four parties filing nomination papers. Speaking on Power 102.1 F.M Tuesday morning, Tobago Forwards political leader Christlyn Moore said she expects things to run smoothly as it relates to filing her papers as all papers have been prescreened and approved. The former […More]

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