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Tobago's Secession Will Not Reduce Our Marine Resources
Posted: Monday, July 14, 2008

By Stephen Kangal
July 14, 2008

During his statement made in the House on Monday 7 July on the Municipal Corporations Bill to extend the tenure of Local Government bodies for the third time, PM Manning issued a false, alarmist and totally misleading allegation to the effect that were Tobago to secede the quantum of our current marine resources now under our jurisdiction and control within our maritime areas would be diminished with catastrophic results.

On this issue both Senators and MP's appear to be at sea because they accepted it without question as they accepted the erroneous statement made by former AG John Jeremie on the judgment on 11 April 2006.

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