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Public warning to all fishermen and mariners of the Gulf of Paria

Public warning to all fishermen and mariners of the Gulf of Paria

Date: October 16th 2017 Dear Editor/Newsroom, Fishermen and Friends of the Sea (FFOS) hereby warn all seafarers and fisher-folk from the Cocorite, Charlieville, Felicity, Brick Field, Orange Valley, Carli Bay and Claxton Bay to exercise caution and be on the lookout for very large volumes of this thick black oil. On Saturday 14th October 2017, a massive oil spill occurred […]

Good Tax, Bad Tax

Good Tax, Bad Tax

Date: October 6th 2017 Dear Editor/Newsroom, Fishermen and Friends of the Sea (FFOS) congratulate the Honourable Minister of Finance for proposing to implement an “environmental tax” of $20 TTD per automotive tyre imported into Trinidad and Tobago. It is hoped that this tax will cover the cost of proper disposal of used tyres and curb indiscriminate dumping but how was […]

FFOS seek leave to apply for a Judicial Review of the decision to issue CEC 4952/2016

Date: October 4th 2017 Dear Editor/Newsroom, Fishermen and Friends of the Sea (FFOS) have on 29th September 2017, filed an application for Leave for a Judicial Review of the decision by the Environmental Management Authority (EMA) to issue a Certificate of Environmental Clearance (CEC 4952/2016) dated 22nd June 2017, to the Ministry of Works and Transport (MOWT), for the “specific […]

Can Petrotrin be saved?

Can Petrotrin be saved?

Despite Petrotrin’s complete control and monopoly over all the shallow most lucrative oil fields, we are being forced to finance this failing state enterprise who have no shame in posting a 4.5 Billion TTD loss, which omits to measure the billions in annual revenues and earnings that have been pillaged

Irresponsible Approval

Irresponsible Approval

Date: August 15th 2017 Dear Editor/Newsroom, The attached letter was sent to the Honourable Camille Robinson-Regis, Minister of Planning and Development on August 7th 2017 and was copied to His Excellency, Anthony Thomas Aquinas Carmona O.R.T.T., S.C, President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago; the Honourable Dr Keith Rowley, Prime Minister; the Honourable Rohan Sinanan, Minister of Works and […]