As part of their ongoing CSR efforts, Shell has invested in the national human resource base in all the territories in which they operate. Locally the oil giant has launched a STEM programme, which is geared towards developing student’s abilities in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math fields, along with NIHERST and Sacoda Serv.
NIHERST Programme Officer Joseph Ryan and Sacoda Serv Operations Officer Elijah Pierre were interviewed about the initiative on Good Morning Trinidad and Tobago today. The interview was done to promote the Shell Stem Fair, which takes place at the NESC Auditorium in Couva on Friday 20th January from 9 AM to 2:30 PM.
For Carnival Monday 2017 one Mas Band will be giving all its Carnival Monday proceeds to the Cerebral Palsy Society of Trinidad and Tobago. Celeste Augustine of Wee International and Phillip Metivier the President of the Cerebral Palsy Society of Trinidad and Tobago came to Good Morning Trinidad and Tobago today to talk about the donation. This is the sixth year Wee International has donated their profits on Carnival Monday to a charity organisation.
Hanif Benjamin, a trauma specialist and the founder of the Centre for Human Development Limited, says the posting of gruesome images on social media is contributing to the trauma people experience from murder and other forms of violence crime. Speaking on Good Morning Trinidad and Tobago today Benjamin said individuals should refrain from the practice.
Dr Gillian Paul COSTAATT’s President came to Good Morning Trinidad and Tobago today to promote the opening of the schools new campus on January 25th. Dr Paul said the new campus offers a number of advantages to students, who live outside of the Port of Spain Area.
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Trinidad & Tobago (ICATT) is currently in the process of updating our Rules & Regulations for the Membership after the first time in 46 years. ICATT President Pria Narinesingh and Derek Mohommed came to Good Morning Trinidad and Tobago today to discuss the change and how it will impact the group’s membership.
Economist Subhas Ramkhelawan says it will take a while for Trinidad and Tobago to see any benefit from the recent increase in oil prices. Last month Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries implemented measures, which have seen the oil price rise over $50 a barrel, but the economist says don’t expect an immediate upturn. Ramkhelawan also spoke about the current state of the economy, diversification, and other economic issues.
Julie Robinson, Uber’s Communications Associate for Central America and Latin America, made an appearance on Good Morning Trinidad and Tobago today to discuss the car online transportation network plans for the Trinidad & Tobago market and the impact it will have on commuters.
Mosquito-Bourne diseases are still a concern for healthcare professionals in Trinidad and Tobago. County Medical Officer of Health (CMOH) Dr Vishwanath Partapsingh, spoke about some of the challenges the country faces in dealing with the issue.
Over $35,000 in prizes will be up for grabs this weekend when action in the UWI T20 cricket competition continues. Dr Trevor Alleyne and Dr Earl Ottley came to Good Morning Trinidad and Tobago today to promote the final of the event, which will take place on Sunday.