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Hold your tongue, Minister Young!

Hold your tongue, Minister Young!

Date: October 26 th, 2019 Dear Editor/Newsroom, FFOS never intended to offend or confront the Honourable Minister of National Security but in our respectful view, it appears from his recent statements that he feels that fisher folk are blaming him for the Orange Valley mass murders at sea. We are not. Our mission is simple- to defend the voiceless, vulnerable […]

All Talk No Action!

All Talk No Action!

Date: October 24 th, 2019 Dear Editor/Newsroom, Eight (8) weeks later (22nd October 2019), the Minister of National Security, Hon. Stuart Young has finally acknowledged receipt of our stakeholder’s correspondence dated August 26th, 2019, regarding the appointment of a multi-stakeholder committee to consider easy to implement recommendations for “security at sea”. Minister Young refers to our recommendations stating that ‘much […]

EIGHT MEN MISSING AT SEA

EIGHT MEN MISSING AT SEA

Date: July 23th, 2019 Dear Editor/Newsroom, Last night around midnight, four (4) vessels were stolen from the Gulf of Paria in the vicinity of Carli Bay and Orange Valley. Several fishermen who were onboard these vessels were thrown overboard and 8 are still missing. One has made it ashore alive and is being questioned by the police. Earlier this morning […]