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Are we Prepared for the Coronavirus?

Are we Prepared for the Coronavirus?

Date: January 21st, 2020 Dear Editor/Newsroom, As the world braces for what appears to be a major health crisis, shouldn’t we be considering the postponement of Carnival 2020? What if one Carnival visitor is a carrier, how will we respond? What medical facilities and emergency response do we have in place for this World Health Organization (WHO) declared “public health […]

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? Today a whole new generation of unconscionable politicians have repopulated the supply and demand landscape and nothing has changed. It is as easy to be corrupt today as it was 60 years ago. For […]

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- we are throwing away our children’s wealth. After the Manning administration promised our nation that the building of the Port of Spain Waterfront would save our country hundreds of millions in […]

Are we strengthening our democracy??

Are we strengthening our democracy??

Date: January 8 th, 2020 Dear Editor/Newsroom, Fishermen and Friends of the Sea (FFOS) have today written to the Right Honorable Prime Minister who is now also the Minister of Planning and Development, urgently reminding him of our country’s obligations under the United Nations Agenda 21, which includes the mandatory requirement to establish a National Council for Sustainable Development (NCSD). […]

FFOS 2020 Wish List

FFOS 2020 Wish List

Press Statement FFOS 2020 Wish List Date: January 2nd, 2020 Dear Editor/Newsroom, As we enter another new year, the FFOS 2020 Wish List is for our Government to: 1. Heed the warnings of the Auditor General Reports (2015-2018) and stop endorsing the “honour/good faith basis” (an unverified reporting system) in which quarries and oil and gas extractors “self-declare” what volume […]