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FFOS to Deyalsingh: Allow Beach Patrols to Protect Turtles

  ANOTHER year without Community Based Organisations (CBOs) patrolling marine turtle nesting areas could reverse positive steps already taken by Government to protect the endangered species. This is according to Fishermen and Friends of the Sea (FFOS) who has written to Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh appealing to him to reconsider his decision to refuse the CBO’s permission […]Read More

FFOS: Put Timelines for Laws

  GOVERNMENT should put concrete timelines on the passage of certain types of legislation and the recently passed Public Procurement Bill must be repealed. Corporate Secretary of Fishermen and Friends of the Sea (FFOS) Gary Aboud made several suggestions in a letter to Attorney General  Faris Al-Rawi.FFOS also wants meaningful discussions with the general public […]Read More

FFOS Retracts: Nabarima not Stable

  FISHERMEN and Friends of the Sea (FFOS) has retracted a statement it made on Monday morning that the FSO Nabarima in the Gulf of Paria was “temporarily stable.” In a release on Monday afternoon, the FFOS stated that upon further inspection of the photos that were sent to it, the FFOS retracted its previous […]Read More

FFOS: Nabarima is Temporarily Stable

    THE FSO Nabarima is “temporarily stable.” In a release on Monday, Fishermen and Friends of the Sea (FFOS) stated that it has received unconfirmed reports with pictures from Venezuelan counterparts. The FFOS stated that the FSO Nabarima was no longer leaning/listing dangerously on the starboard but is floating upright at sea level. The […]Read More

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