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Come Together in Defence of Each Other
Come Together in Defence of Each Other

Date: March 11th, 2020 Dear Editor/Newsroom, At the onset of the coronavirus, FFOS had publicly called for a national consultation to discuss the need for a coordinated national preparedness a…

PM Rowley Must Explain This Failure?
PM Rowley Must Explain This Failure?

Date: January 20th, 2020 Dear Editor/Newsroom, After almost sixty years of Independence have, we learnt anything from the chronicled world-famous corruption of the Eric Williams’s administration…

Call for Commission of Inquiry?
Call for Commission of Inquiry?

Date: January 14th, 2020 Dear Editor/Newsroom, We commend the Express investigative report dated January 12th, 2020 and titled “Raking it in from Govt rent” which amplifies a scandalous fact- …

National Pride or National Disgrace?
National Pride or National Disgrace?

Date: December 18th, 2019 Dear Editor/Newsroom, To read that the Urban Development Corporation of Trinidad and Tobago Limited (UDeCOTT) has now spent 89 million TT dollars to renovate an already b…

Auditor General Ignored
Auditor General Ignored

Date: December 6 th, 2019 Dear Editor/Newsroom, On Thursday 28th November 2019 the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) issued a statement that officers of the “Illegal Quarrying Unit” ar…

PM Must Speak the Truth on DESALCOTT
PM Must Speak the Truth on DESALCOTT

Date: October 22 nd, 2019 Dear Editor/Newsroom, It has been revealed that the Government is currently negotiating another loan, this time to pay for the yearly 500MTTD purchase of potable water fr…

Potable water is a human right
Potable water is a human right

While northern range quarries are jeopardizing 90% of our naturally harvested potable water supply, our leaders have a duty of care to not be silent or appear to be consenting.

Water is a Human Right
Water is a Human Right

Date: February 27th,2019 Dear Editor/Newsroom, The Water and Sewage Authority (WASA) is being chastised for water shortages. Honourable Minister of Public Utilities Robert Le Hunte in turn is…

Bad investments follows bad planning
Bad investments follows bad planning

Dear Editor/Newsroom, Dr Keith Rowley recently signed a cooperative agreement for the construction of a dry-docking facility in La Brea, between our Government and the China Harbour Engineering C…

Nine years and 265M Later -is Maracas Beach a National Disgrace?
Nine years and 265M Later -is Maracas Beach a National Disgrace?

Date: September 2nd 2018 Dear Editor/Newsroom, The Institute of Marine Affairs published the 2016 “State of the Marine Environment Report” which revealed that Maracas Beach had a “very …

How will Dr Rowley attract the Chinese Tourists?
How will Dr Rowley attract the Chinese Tourists?

Date: June 1st, 2018 Dear Editor/Newsroom, Twenty years ago Fishermen and Friends of the Sea (FFOS) began representing Maracas Beach shark and bake vendors. The problems then were never suffi…

Who is raiding our treasury?
Who is raiding our treasury?

Date: February 3rd 2018 Dear Editor/Newsroom, Fishermen and Friends of the Sea (FFOS) wish to respond to Minister Rohan Sinanan’s public statements made at the Sangre Grande Chamber of Comm…

FFOS slam Minister Sinanan
FFOS slam Minister Sinanan

Date: February 1st 2018 Dear Editor/Newsroom, The Fishermen and Friends of the Sea (FFOS) considers Minister Rohan Sinanan’s statement that the injunction granted by the Court in the interes…

FFOS commends Dr. Terrence Farrell
FFOS commends Dr. Terrence Farrell

Date: November 12th 2017 Dear Editor/Newsroom, Fishermen and Friends of the Sea (FFOS) commend Dr. Terrence Farrell, Chairman of the Government appointed Economic Development Advisory Board (E…

Can we afford Petrotrin?
Can we afford Petrotrin?

As we face major global energy supply adjustments in an ever changing and more competitive world environment can we afford to risk national welfare for the sake of one more blatantly corrupt mismanage…

Can Petrotrin be saved?
Can Petrotrin be saved?

Despite Petrotrin’s complete control and monopoly over all the shallow most lucrative oil fields, we are being forced to finance this failing state enterprise who have no shame in posting a 4.5 Bill…

Irresponsible Approval
Irresponsible Approval

Date: August 15th 2017 Dear Editor/Newsroom, The attached letter was sent to the Honourable Camille Robinson-Regis, Minister of Planning and Development on August 7th 2017 and was copied to Hi…

Hemorrhaging the Economy
Hemorrhaging the Economy

Date: July 3th 2017 Dear Editor/Newsroom, The Honourable Minister has whitewashed this can of worms. We quote from the Post-Cabinet Press Briefing Summary: “Minister Cuffie noted that the G…

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