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FFOS Wish List

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…

World Wildlife Day Message.

Today as we celebrate the importance of World Wildlife Day, Fishermen and Friends of the Sea (FFOS) laments the ongoing destruction of the Aripo Savannas.  This legally designated Environmentally…

Politicians to blame for WASA

The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) 10Billion debt nightmare is one of many drains on our economy. Every state enterprise suffers from inflated procurement costs, kickbacks, nepotism, low producti…

NGO Files Complaint Against Fort George Housing Developer

https://www.caribois.org/2020/06/ngo-files-complaint-against-fort-george-housing-developer/

The yardstick of enforcement must be re-examined.

The ruthless drowning of dozens of birds in Cedros (see press report https://trinidadexpress.com/newsextra/exotic-birds-sacrificed-as-smugglers-throw-them-overboard/article_2192801c-a5a5-11ea-b8b…

Point Fortin Oil Spill

FFOS are deeply concerned that another oil spill is occurring tonight Sunday 7th June 2020 at the Heritage Refinery Tank Farm in Point Fortin. The Police have cordoned off the area. FFOS fully disa…

A call for robust management of the Sargussum threat.

This is an open letter to the Hon. Minister Clarence Rambharat. We write to urge our Government’s action on a critical regional threat. While this sudden, new phenomenon of Sargassum weed washing…

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