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The Chaguaramas Fish Kill Continues……

The Chaguaramas Fish Kill Continues……

Date: May 25th , 2017 Dear Editor/Newsroom, The Chaguaramas Fish Kill Continues……. Fishermen and Friends of the Sea (FFOS) report that on Monday 22nd May at 6.30pm, tens of thousands of dead fishes including red herring mixed with demersal species were observed floating in the Chaguaramas Basin closer to Almoorings Fishing Co-operative. (See pictures attached). The IMA/EMA joint statement stated […]

“Guardians of the Sea”…..?

“Guardians of the Sea”…..?

Date: May 25th , 2017 Dear Editor/Newsroom, “Guardians of the Sea”…..? The Institute of Marine Affairs (IMA) has recently released the 2016 State of the Marine Environment Report which revealed disturbing information regarding the elevated levels of sewage on Trinidad’s north-west coastal areas; and elevated levels of total suspended solids, hydrocarbons, nutrients and heavy metals especially in the Gulf of […]

The Rains have started= ongoing La Brea fish kills (See downloadable file for Videos and Images)

The Rains have started= ongoing La Brea fish kills (See downloadable file for Videos and Images)

Date: May 31st , 2017 Dear Editor/Newsroom, The Rains have started= ongoing La Brea fish kills. The rains have started and as Fishermen and Friends of the Sea (FFOS) have accurately predicted, the fish kills commence and are continuing daily. Over 10 species of dead fish were recorded on 20th May 2017 on Point Sable Beach in La Brea alone! […]

Chaguaramas once again covered with dead fish

Chaguaramas once again covered with dead fish

Date: May 19th , 2017 Dear Editor/Newsroom, Chaguaramas once again covered with dead Fish Fishermen and Friends of the Sea (FFOS) are once again reporting that presently as we write Calypso Marina, in Chaguaramas is presently covered with dead fish. The Institute of Marine Affairs (IMA) and the Environmental Management Authority (EMA) have continuously stated in the past that this […]

Warnings must be issued

Warnings must be issued

Date: June 13th , 2017 Dear Editor/Newsroom, Warnings must be Issued!!! Fishermen and Friends of the Sea (FFOS) call on the Right Honourable Prime Minister to intervene and ensure Ministerial integrity and transparency in this regional disaster. The Minister is still saying it was 300 Barrels and Petrotrin has gone silent on this matter of public health and regional importance. […]

Dead fishes by the thousands in Chaguaramas

Dead fishes by the thousands in Chaguaramas

Date: May 11th , 2017 Dear Editor/Newsroom, Fishermen and Friends of the Sea (FFOS) have received pictures today (Thursday 11th may 2017) which clearly show larger fishes such as catfish, are now washing up dead in addition, to the dead Sardines, Joshua and Herring which were observed for the past few days, covering the coastal waters of Chaguaramas from Island […]

Unacceptable Secrecy at a time of national disaster

Unacceptable Secrecy at a time of national disaster

Date: May 8th , 2017 Dear Editor/Newsroom, Unaccetable Secrecy at a Time of National Disaster The reported deaths of three Venezuelan men, whose boat capsized after their engine failed while they were surrounded by fuel oil from Petrotrin’s Tank 70 rupture, raises more serious doubts about the integrity of the information released by the Minister of Energy and Energy Industries. […]