Lara Quentrall-Thomas


Lara Quentrall-Thomas

A NUMBER of Venezuelans who completed Government’s migrant registration process in June are yet to receive their registration cards to allow them to work in Trinidad and Tobago legally for one year, the head of one business association has said.

Lara Quentrall-Thomas, president of the Trinidad and Tobago Coalition of Services Industries (TTCSI), said businesses have been seeking answers from various ministries on this and other issues related to Venezuelan migrant labour, but to no avail.

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A “cease to report” to work order has been issued to the teacher at Tranquillity Government Primary School in Port of Spain who has been accused of verbally abusing and threatening her pupils.

Sold to the Oilfields Wor­kers’ Trade Union (OWTU) for US$700 million ($4.76 billion). A company wholly owned by the OWTU has been selected as the preferred bidder of the State-owned Pointe-a-Pierre refinery, formerly Petrotrin.

PRESIDENT general of the Oilfields Workers’ Trade Union (OWTU) Ancel Roget says the union’s winning bid for the Pointe-a-Pierre refinery is for all citizens, not just former Petrotrin workers. Government yesterday announced Patriotic Ener­gies and Technologies Com­pany Ltd, a company wholly owned by the OWTU, as the successful bidder for the sale of the refinery.

Three men wearing what appeared to be police tactical gear shot and killed a Petit Valley man on Thursday night. The deceased has been identified as Daniel “Danny Boy” Gowrie, 35, of Upper Stoer Drive, Petit Valley.