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FFOS vs EMA at the Privy Council on Monday 30th July, 2018

FFOS vs EMA at the Privy Council on Monday 30th July, 2018

Date: July 30th, 2018 Dear Editor/Newsroom, Proceedings will be aired live online on the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council (JCPC) website (https://www.jcpc.uk/live/court-03.html) Date – Monday 30th July 2018 Time -5:30 am Trinidad and Tobago time (10:30 am London time) On 29th September 2017, Fishermen and Friends of the Sea (FFOS) commenced Judicial Review proceedings against the Environmental Management Authority […]

Fish kill or Fish dump? You decide.

Fish kill or Fish dump? You decide.

Date: July 21st , 2018 Dear Editor/Newsroom, According to the IMA in an article published on 6th July 2017 “Fish gulping for air at the surface, would indicate a contaminant was present in the water and that the kill was an ongoing event”. On Friday 20th July Fishermen and Friends of the Sea (FFOS) once again visited Point Sable Beach […]

Gulf of Paria Blowout! Marine Warning- Danger!

Gulf of Paria Blowout! Marine Warning- Danger!

Date: July 7th , 2018 Dear Editor/Newsroom, Fishermen of the area and mariners in general, are urgently warned that the volatile and highly flammable site of the erupting platform known as the Christmas tree (located 4.5 nautical miles from the Orange Valley/Carapichaima Landing Site) is unmarked, unlit and there are no present navigational warnings for oncoming vessels which are in […]

FFOS SUPPORTS LAW ASSOCIATION

FFOS SUPPORTS LAW ASSOCIATION

Date: July 5th, 2018 Dear Editor/Newsroom, FFOS commends and supports the President of the Law Association, Mr. Douglas Mendes, SC, for his letters (dated Friday 29th June, 2018) to the Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi “questioning” why the Law Association was not consulted on the proposed legislation that impacts the administration of justice. Interestingly, many FFOS litigations have been hinged on […]