July 27th marks the anniversary of what is arguably the darkest time in our nations history, the attempted coup of 1990.
C News reporter, Dionne Baptiste sat down with two persons who lived through the 1990 insurrection - Former Head of News at TTT Jones P. Madiera and Radio Producer at NBS Radio 610 Dennis McComie.
Internationally acclaimed tailor, Andrew Ramroop launches FAME, the Foundation for Fashion Art Manufacturing Export which is geared towards building a sustainable fashion industry and providing entrepreneurial support with philanthropic values.
A conversation to address unemployment in Trinidad and Tobago is being organized by the Anglican Board of Social Responsibility in the Diocese of Trinidad and Tobago. Team Lead of the Anglican Board of Social Responsibility Elizabeth Sealy and Keisha Sealy, the board’s secretary, spoke to Good Morning Trinidad and Tobago host Verna Bharath-Badal about the initiative.
Government is attempting to boost the non-energy manufacturing base and improve the quality and standard of non-food products exported from this country. The Trinidad and Tobago Bureau of Standards (TTBS) has been tasked with developing a draft National Quality Policy (NQP) to make this a reality.
The National Quality Policy (NQP) is expected to enhance trade facilitation and market access thereby creating and sustaining a more enabling environment to facilitate increased global competitiveness in Trinidad and Tobago. We spoke to Acting Executive Director of the Bureau of Standards Theodore Reddock and International Consultant Ramon Madrinan.
The association representing officers at the Port Authority is again calling for the Minister of Works and Transport and the Minister of Finance to intervene and allow their salary negotiations to take place. Franklyn Richards, the President of the Estate Police Association, and the Association’s Secretary Kurt Mc Clatchie spoke to Good Morning Trinidad and Tobago host Verna Bharath-Badal about some of the issues facing their members.
The Strolling Players Theatre is celebrating 60 years of existence. Their Public Relations Officer, Nicole Romany, and a senior member of the company Patrick Romano spoke to Good Morning Trinidad and Tobago host Verna Bharath-Badal about a series of plays, which starts on Thursday that the company will be using to celebrate their anniversary.
Just over two weeks ago the organisers of the Tobago Heritage Festival announced its intention for the staging of the event from July 14 to August 1st (Emancipation Day). It has received a cut in funding of over $3.5 million and will have a budget of just $7 million this year. Good Morning Trinidad and Tobago host Verna Bharath-Badal spoke to the new Chairman of the Heritage Festival Committee, George Leacock, about managing the festival with less funding.