With only one cargo ferry operating between T&T Demi John Cruikshank says at any point in time the lifeline between both islands can be severed and result in catastrophe. The President of the Tobago Division of the T&T Chamber of Industry and Commerce says operators of the vessel are functioning under a month to month contract.
The 6th annual Oncology Conference takes place on Sunday November 13th from 7:30 am. The conference themed "The Genesis of a Legacy" will be hosted by the Trinidad and Tobago Medical Association (TTMA) in conjunction with the Ministry of Health. The conference aims to promote awareness breast cancer awareness and establish screening guidelines and a screening program for T&T.
The last glimpse he got got before retiring to bed showed trends of Donald Trump being ahead in race to be US President, so when he awoke the following morning and saw that Trump had actually won Political Analyst Dr. Winford James said he was disbelieving but not surprised at the result.
Raquel Ghany says she is no stranger to serving the people. The UNC candidate for Maracas Bay/ Santa Cruz/ La Fillette says she has served as a member of the La Pastora Government Primary School PTA and as a board member for the Morvant/ Laventille Regional Life Centre School among other service driven posts. She says being more intact with and providing for the people of the district has driven her to vie for the post of councillor in the upcoming local government elections.
Sweet 100 will be hosting its annual charity drive and Christmas concert “The Gathering”. The Gathering is set to take place on Sunday November 13th at CNMG’s carpark and among the performers is LuJoe and the Gifted. LuJoe and the Gifted dropped by GMTT to give a taste of what we can expect on Sunday.
Disappointingly so, Political Analyst Dr. Bishnu Ragoonath does not expect the local government campaign by this country’s political parties to be about local government issues but rather one party defending its performance thus far and the others prompting voters to send a message to the defending party.
Internationally though, Dr. Ragoonath says things to pay attention to in the US Presidential Election is voter turnout, the impact of the minority voters and what the electing of either one of the candidates means for Caribbean people.
A desire to serve the people is the driving force behind J-Lynn Roopnarine and Cherylanne Pamphile’s bid to become councillors in the upcoming local government elections. Vying for the positions under a United National Congress banner the women say they have taken example of service to the people from their political leader.
"No one has perfectly described it up to this point." That was the response of Industrial Relations Consultant Robert Giuseppe when asked if the Finance Minister's "zero zero zero" comment was proper bedside manner or crossed boundaries. At an IMF Conference earlier this week the minister spoke of a possible wage restraint for the period 2017-2020. It was there that it was said that government's offer would be "zero zero zero."