“There are things that happen in life, of which you have to respond”. Clear words of ITNAC’s Avonelle Hector Joseph, who says she believes Trinidad and Tobago has the ability to respond to the plight of those affected by Hurricane Irma.
Executive Officer of the Tobago Institute of Literacy Susan Sandiford carried out literacy testing in Tobago in the past week. In all 84 students’ literacy were tested. She said students “attacked” the test papers were a “good sign”.
Despite experiencing some difficulty with artistes commuting between Trinidad and Tobago “God has been leading” and the organizers of the Gospel Telethon are confident that their event will be a success. This according to chairman Moses Thomas. The Gospel Telethon is fundraising event being held in Tobago which aims to acquire clothes, food and financial donations to distribute to underprivileged families on the island.
The biggest party is sport has been “growing phenomenally” and this is being viewed as a “fantastic opportunity” for the Hero Caribbean Premier League. Head of Digital at the league, Vishnu Kumar, says the league has been attracting fans from around the world since its inception.
Minister of Community Development, Culture and the Arts Nyan Gadsby-Dolly sits with Good Morning Trinidad and Tobago’s host Verna Bharath and discusses TT’s delegation to Carifesta, local festivals and other cultural events in Trinidad and Tobago.
Director of the Tobago Emergency Management Agency (TEMA) Allan Stewart talks of how the agency has been functioning during this hurricane season, including during the passing of Tropical Storms Bret and Don.
Mixed emotions. That’s how Chairman of the Tobago Council Demi John Cruickshank felt about Thursday’s budget presentation by THA Finance Secretary Joel Jack. Mr. Cruickshank was pleased to see a number of the chamber’s recommendations present in the presentation but noted that there needed to be more focus on development in Tobago.
You may be wondering what “enhancing ocean governance in the Caribbean” is all about. According to Justice Anthony Lucky of the International Tribunal, this begins by informing persons of what their rights are and what legislation is available regarding the governance of maritime areas.
After being told “to suit up for battle” the team of Kabir Singh, Kaleb Chotai, Gerard Griffith and Antonio Thomas did just that. The quartet won the Land Settlement Agency’s school debate competition. They credited their victory to both individual research and group collaboration.