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FFOS: Half TT Population Doesn’t Have Daily Water Supply

    HALF the population of Trinidad and Tobago does not have a daily supply of fresh water. This according to Corporate Secretary of environmental group Fishermen and Friends of the Sea, Gary Aboud in a release on Tuesday. He raised several issues with the Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) claiming that it continued to […]Read More

Video: Guanapo Landfill on Fire

GUANAPO – THE Guanapo Landfill has been closed after it has been burning since Tuesday. The Tunapuna/Piarco Regional Corporation (TPRC) in a release on Thursday said the fire has been contained but was not fully extinguished. It stated that Chairman of the TPRC Kwasi Robinson, councillor for Blanchiseusse/Santa Rosa Roger Moore, Disaster Coordinator Hayden Alexander […]Read More

FFOS says PM Uses ‘Jack Ass’ in WhatsApp Message

THE Corporate Secretary of Fishermen and Friends of the Sea (FFOS) Gary Aboud is claiming that Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley used the words “jack ass” in reply to a WhatsApp message about the $89million cost to refurbish President’s House. This comes after Aboud said he sent Rowley a WhatsApp message with a picture of […]Read More

FFOS: Shrimp Trawlers Operating Illegally

  FISERMEN and Friends of the Sea (FFOS) is calling on the Government of Trinidad and Tobago to stop shrimp trawlers from operating illegally within the country’s territorial waters. In a release FFOS stated that that shrimp trawling has been likened, by the World Resources Institute in Washington DC, to dynamite fishing in terms of […]Read More

FFOS: DESALCOTT Deal did not Bankrupt WASA

  FISHERMEN and Friends of the Sea (FFOS) is saying that the bankruptcy of the Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) is due to “a wide range of reasons.” It issued a response after it was revealed that the Government was currently negotiating another loan of $500 million annually for the purchase of potable water from […]Read More

FFOS Calls on PM to State Government’s Waste Management Agenda

    UNDERPRIVILEGED communities are strategically positioned to benefit from recycling. So stated Fishermen and Friends of the Sea (FFOS) who are calling on Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley to break his silence on the Government’s agenda on waste management. ——————– FFOS stated, “Plastic waste should not be the taxpayers burden whose money continues to […]Read More

Three Fishermen Kidnapped

  CEDROS – THREE Cedros fishermen have been kidnapped and a ransom of US$10,000 is being demanded for their safe release. According to a release by Fishermen and Friends of the Sea (FFOS) the vessel was found without its engine. The captain of the vessel has been identified as Sneider, also known as “Carlo” while […]Read More

FFOS is Waiting for Regular Gas

  FISHERMEN and Friends of the Sea (FFOS) says it is patiently waiting for the resumption of a supply of regular gas. In a release on Friday, FFOS congratulated the Oilfield Workers Trade Union (OWTU) in acquiring the Pointe-a-Pierre refinery through his wholly own company Patriotic Energies and Technologies Services Limited. The release referred to […]Read More

Fishermen Call on PM for Security

PORT- OF – SPAIN – IF there is another pirate attack where fishermen are killed on the waters off Trinidad and Tobago, their blood will be on the hands of Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley. This was the comment of Corporate Secretary of Fishermen and Friends of the Sea (FFOS) during a peaceful demonstration on […]Read More

FFOS Congratulates Castara on Self-imposed Plastic Ban

FISHERMEN and Friends of the Sea (FFOS) is congratulating the people Castara Village in Tobago on banning the use plastic and styrofoam food containers despite no legislation to enforce such a ban. In a release FFOS stated: “The rest of the country and our Cabinet should take example!  “Despite this Government’s expired promise to ban […]Read More