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Strike Is On
Posted: Monday, January 9, 2017

Strike Is On
This was the announcement made by president of the Oilfields' Workers Trade Union (OWTU), Ancil Roget, as he came out of the Industrial Court yesterday where the matter of wage raise for Petrotrin employees was heard.

TT's Defence Force prepares for gas strike
Lieutenant Commander Kirk Jean-Baptiste, Public Affairs Officer of the Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force, said the Army was prepared to protect the assets of the company and to take over the business of Petrotrin.

Roget: Backpay wouldn't cost Government a cent

Prakash: Let workers become part-owners of Petrotrin
He urged the Oilfields' Workers Trade Union (OWTU) to consider settling for less of a percentage increase in wages and accept shares in the company to become part owners of the industry.

Cabinet approves healthy juices: Less sugar for students

$m prize cut, one song alone: Big changes for Dimanche Gras
The first prize for the 2017 Calypso Monarch will now be $800,000, in keeping with a 25 per cent cut to allocations

Govt owed US$35m by Swiss firm
...but after two years deal still not sealed

Another Pan Trinbago executive resigns
Citing lack of transparency

Rowley takes personal responsibility for Sandals
Top on the People's National Movement (PNM) agenda for Tobago is an improved air bridge between the twin-island state.

Speaker again turns down Kamla motion discuss the escalation of crime as a matter of definite urgent public importance in the Parliament was disallowed

Rose gives back
For over an hour, Tobagonians, Trinidadians and foreigners saw Calypso Queen of the World, Calypso Rose (McCartha Linda Sandy-Lewis), in a first ever concert performance at the impressive Shaw Park Complex in Tobago

Earthquake rocks TT
An early morning earthquake registering a 4.4 magnitude was felt in several parts of Trinidad, yesterday.

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