Let’s support our local farmers and fishers!

Date: March 23rd, 2020 Dear Editor/Newsroom, We commend the Authorities for implementing restrictions for public safety in high traffic areas such as fresh food markets, but why are supermarket businesses left to create public risks without any overcrowding or access regulations? When you go to any big supermarket you would notice the large crowds especially Read more about Let’s support our local farmers and fishers![…]

COVID-19 Is Here – Action Plan Missing.

Date: March 13th, 2020 Dear Editor/Newsroom, Urgent action is needed! Now that the Virus is here FFOS congratulates PM Rowley in taking immediate action to close schools and universities, but is it too little too late? In light of this COVID-19 pandemic, we appeal to our government to follow the example of regional and international Read more about COVID-19 Is Here – Action Plan Missing.[…]

FFOS Calls for Coordinated Emergency Response/ Consultation on the Suspension of All Mortgage and Interest Costs and Property Rentals in Event of COVID-19 Disaster.

Date: March 11th, 2020 Dear Editor/Newsroom, At the onset of the coronavirus, FFOS had publicly called for a national consultation for the development of a coordinated national preparedness and emergency response plan. This should include a mitigation and contingency planning so as to minimize the risk and/or impact of this national threat. There has been Read more about FFOS Calls for Coordinated Emergency Response/ Consultation on the Suspension of All Mortgage and Interest Costs and Property Rentals in Event of COVID-19 Disaster.[…]

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 and emergency response plan including mitigation and contingency planning so as to minimize the risk and/or impact of this national threat. In 6 weeks, there has Read more about Come Together in Defence of Each Other[…]

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 Read more about Are we Prepared for the Coronavirus?[…]