The Media Association of Trinidad and Tobago (MATT) elected a new executive on Saturday. The organisation’s new Vice-President Joel Julien spoke to Good Morning Trinidad and Tobago host Ria Roopchandsingh about some of the plans the incoming executive has. He explained that one of the Association’s main tasks going forward is to bring in new members and restart discussions on legislation which may affect its members including the cybercrime bill.
Asha Mandela, the Guinness World record holder for the longest Dread Locs in the world, speaks to Good Morning Trinidad and Tobago host Ria Roopchandsingh about her Natural Hair Care Line. Mandela’s Hair Growth Solutions is made with natural ingredients that encourage hair growth and healthy hair for all hair types.
The stakeholders continue to express its concern about the transportation issues between Trinidad and Tobago. C News’ Patricia Nicholson spoke Dianne Hadad, chairman of the Inter-island Transport Committee of the Tobago Chamber of Commerce, and President of the Tobago Tourism and Hotelier’s Association, Chris James, about the impending withdrawal of the Super Fast Galicia by the owners, International Shipping, in two weeks’ time.
Economist Conrad Enill believes that recent the investments made by BP and Shell in the local energy sector are a positive sign for the economy. Enill, who was speaking to Good Morning Trinidad and Tobago Host Dike Rostant, said while there is a need for diversification, continued investment in the energy sector is critical.
Former National Operations Centre (NOC) executive director Garvin Heerah shares his concerns on what he has described as increased levels of crime in Trinidad and Tobago. Speaking on Good Morning Trinidad and Tobago earlier today Heerah said more needs to be done to deal with crime.
Managing Director of HubBox Grocery, Andre Aleong, discusses his new and innovative online grocery store. HubBox Grocery is the first online grocery delivery service in Trinidad and Tobago. They offer thousands of products from local and international and deliver groceries to homes and offices in most areas in Trinidad.
Social activist Mtima Solwazi, believes National Security officials used the wrong approach during their tour of Enterprise on Friday. Minister Edmund Dillon was widely criticized on social media for confronting members of the Unruly ISIS last week, and Solwazi believes if a different approach were used the intervention would have been more successful.
A more cohesive effort is required if Trinidad and Tobago is to survive the current economic slowdown. That's the view of economist Darren Conrad, who spoke to Good Morning Trinidad and Tobago host Dike Rostant, this morning. He also explained that closer attention should be paid to the allocation of funds in these economically trying times.
The ninth annual World Autism Awareness Day is April 2, 2017. Every year, autism organizations around the world celebrate the day with unique fundraising and awareness-raising events. Ria Paria spoke to Good Morning Trinidad and Tobago host Ria Roopchandsingh about of some of the celebrations planned in Tobago this year.
The annual Carnival spectacular the 3 Canal show has been brought back by popular demand for one more show. Members of the group Wendell Manwarren and Roger Roberts speak to Good Morning Trinidad and Tobago host Ria Roopchandsingh about the show, which is on this weekend.