President of the Single Father Association, Rhondall Feeles, and Reverend Hayden Charles speaks about the upcoming “300 Men March” against Domestic Violence on Saturday March 18th, 2017, in Chaguanas.
Former Minister in the Ministry of National Security, attorney Subhas Panday, has urged Government to exercise caution with some of the amendments being put forward in the Miscellaneous Provisions (Trial by Judge Alone) Bill. Speaking on Good Morning Trinidad and Tobago today Panday said some of the amendments might not have a positive effect on dealing with the issues with the criminal justice system.
Members of the public are being urged to have themselves, and family members tested for Colorectal cancer. Today Dr. Allan De Freitas, the Surgical Director, and Elizabeth Kelly, the Facility Manager, at CentraMed Surgical & Endoscopy Center spoke to Good Morning Trinidad and Tobago host Ria Roopchandsingh about the cancer, which is commonly referred to as bowel cancer.
Similar to breast cancer’s pink ribbon, the nationally-recognized blue star represents the eternal memory of the people whose lives have been lost to the disease and the shining hope for a future free of colon cancer. Colon cancer is the third most common cancer in the United States and the second leading cause of cancer death. But it doesn’t have to be this way; through screening, it is one of the most preventable diseases.
Demi John Cruickshank, the Chair of the Tobago Division of the Chamber of Industry & Commerce, spoke to Good Morning Trinidad and Tobago ahead of the cabinet meeting, which will be held in Tobago tomorrow. He believes matters concerning Tourism and Agriculture should be discussed along with the proposed the Sandals Resort.
Labour and Industrial Relations Specialist Robert Giuseppi, the former head of the National Union of Government and Federated Workers’ Union (NUGFW) and the National Trade Union Centre, spoke to Good Morning Trinidad and Tobago host Ria Roopchandsingh about Methanol Holdings Trinidad Limited closing two plants.
The move will see about 100 employees separated over the next few weeks. The company operates five methanol plants situated on the Point Lisas Industrial Estate in Trinidad have a combined annual production capacity of 4.1 million tonnes.
Giuseppi has questioned the level of job, and income security in the country and workers will not ever be able to perform at their optimum when there is a high degree of insecurity. He also called for an upgrade to the country's industrial relation laws.
The 1881 Canboulay Riots will be re-enacted on the streets of Port of Spain in the form of a play ¬” Kambule” at four o’ clock tomorrow ¬morning at -Piccadilly Greens. The Canboulay re-enactment, which many consider the beginning the official start of Carnival celebrations, will see scores of spectators coming into Port of Spain. Good Morning Trinidad and Tobago spoke to writer and activist Attillah Springer about the importance of the event.