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FFOS Wish List

Privatization Without Transparency

The Minister of Works and Transport Rohan Sinanan has announced the privatization of the Port of Port of Spain. Most citizens recognize that politicians have committed heinous crimes in the past and a…

World Oceans Day 2021

Fishermen and Friends of the Sea (FFOS) today recognizes World Oceans Day 2021. It is safe to say that after almost 30 years of recognizing this day Trinidad and Tobago has shown no significant change…

World Environment Day 2021

Fishermen and Friends of the Sea (FFOS) recognize World Environment Day 2021. In spite of nearly 50 years of this United Nations celebration, and in spite of decades of activism, what have we really a…

Dancing on the OPR’s Grave

Five months after a dagger was wrenched into the heart of our fleeting aspirations for transparency and accountability in Governments buying and selling, our Leaders have returned to dance on the Offi…

There is no Planet B

In celebrating the 51st Earth Day, FFOS reflect on environmental management in TT. Earth is our home but for decades our voiceless and vulnerable have been at the mercy of destructive (often…

Our Ongoing Waste Crisis

Dear Editor/Newsroom,  On 12th April 2021, before a Joint Select Committee, Mr. Ronald Milford, Solid Waste Management Company Limited (SWMCOL) Chairman stated that 95% (700,000 tons) of our c…

FFOS Appeal to President Weekes

Today Fishermen and Friends of the Sea (FFOS) have written to Her Excellency, President Paula Mae Weekes (ORTT), appealing to her to not proclaim the Public Procurement and Disposal of Property (Amend…

A Response to Minister Sinanan

Fishermen and Friends of the Sea (FFOS) thank the Minister of Works and Transport for his response to our social media video “Our country is being sold secretly”,  dated 12th March 2021 …

Is 17.5B TTD a Planned Leakage?

Despite persistent warnings by our Auditor General and several independent international agencies, the extractive industry hemorrhage of the public purse continues with Cabinet’s blessings. In tw…

Another Legal Battle for Transparency

On October 16th, 2020, after three months of unanswered appeals, Fishermen and Friends of the Sea (FFOS) visited the Nabarima, a Venezuelan Fuel Storage and Offloading Vessel, which was listing danger…

Preventing Leatherback Slaughter

Fishermen and Friends of the Sea (FFOS) have today written to the Honourable Terrence Deyalsingh appealing to him to reconsider his decision to refuse Community Based Organizations (CBO’s) permissio…

FFOS Wishlists

 

Fishermen and Friends Christmas wish list
The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper | December 27, 2015
http://www.guardian.co.tt/letters/2015-12-27/fishermen-and-friends-christmas-wish-list

 

FFOS wish list for 2015
Trinidad and Tobago Newsday | January 6, 2015
http://www.newsday.co.tt/letters/0,205182.html

 

Fishermen and Friends 2015 wish list
The Trinidad and Tobago Guardian Newspaper | January 4, 2015
http://www.guardian.co.tt/letters/2015-01-04/fishermen-and-friends-2015-wish-list

 

Our wish list for T&T in 2015
Trinidad Express Newspapers | January 3, 2015
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/letters/Our-wish-list-for–TT-in-2015-287425111.html

 

An environmentally aware new year
Trinidad Express Newspapers | January 1, 2015
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/news/An-environmentally-aware-new-year-287304711.html

 

Our 2014 wish-list
Trinidad Express Newspapers | January 1, 2014
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/letters/Our-2014-wish-list-238387831.html

 

What Fishermen and Friends of the Sea wishes for in 2011
The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper | December 31, 2010
http://www.guardian.co.tt/lifestyle/2010/12/31/what-fishermen-and-friends-sea-wishes-2011