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Over 1,000 Port workers strike
Posted: Friday, February 23, 2024

Over 1,000 Port workers strike

Port of Spain dock workers down tools, demand 12% pay increase
Moreover, Annisette said there was an ongoing wage dispute because of the failure to implement a previously agreed-upon 12 per cent wage increase for the 2014-2017 period.

He said, despite prior agreements between port management and the union, workers were informed of a proposed two per cent increase for the same period. That proposal has been deemed unacceptable and insulting by the union.

bpTT starts Cypre drilling
Cypre is a subsea development that is expected to connect gas from the Cypre field to the Juniper platform off Trinidad's southeast coast.

The company said, "Cypre forms part of bpTT's strategy of maximizing production from existing infrastructure, identifying innovative solutions to bring gas to the market faster. First gas is expected in 2025."

Environmentalist: Revise National Oil Spill Contingency Plan

'Let migrant children into schools'
JSC report urges changes to law for access to education...

Rethink those metal rails: cable barriers save lives

Parent sues after son slapped by teacher
THE father of a student slapped by a teacher at a secondary school in Woodbrook is suing the State for assault and battery.

Trinibad artistes want support to change violent lyrics

Primary school boy killed in drive-by shooting in Laventille
Ezekiel Huggins, a Standard 5 student of Eastern Boys' Government Primary School, was riding his bike in the area and got caught in the firing line.

Boy, 11, killed in drive-by
Police said that around 4.30 p.m., Ahkel Fairbin, 39, his son, Ezekiel Huggins, 11, and his 15-year-old sister were being driven by their father in his car through Laventille Road, East Dry River. Unknown to him, two other vehicles were following his car.

Shot man bleeds to death in San Fernando, relatives blame slow emergency response

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