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Tobago Forwards leader Christlyn Moore is once again calling for a united opposition in Tobago.

In a New Year’s message via her vlog, Moore said it was long overdue that the opposition parties start thinking clearly and come under one banner to root out the ills of the current administration.

“If the opposition in Tobago cannot get it together and... Read more

Minority leader Watson Duke has warned Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley against acquiring the new ferry he (Duke) says has been sourced from Asia by the Cabinet sub-committee.

During an address to the nation last Sunday, Rowley said a new vessel to service the inter-island sea bridge would be in the country in the coming weeks. But speaking at a... Read more

Relatives of 52-year-old Petronella Neptune are now calling on the Tobago Regional Health Authority (TRHA) to launch a full investigation into the circumstances surrounding her death at the Scarborough General Hospital.

The relatives are claiming negligence on the part of hospital staff resulted in the Les Coteaux’s woman’s demise 10 days after she was admitted to hospital with an acute... Read more

Scarborough police say an arrest is imminent after the popular Bobb’s Supermarket at Main Road, Patience Hill, was robbed on New Year’s Day.

According to police reports, shortly after 3 pm two masked men, one armed with a gun the other a cutlass, entered the supermarket, approached the cashier and demanded she hand over the cash.

The frightened woman handed... Read more

Tobago House of Assembly (THA) Minority Leader Watson Duke will move a no-confidence motion against Chief Secretary Kelvin Charles at the February Plenary Sitting.

Duke made the statement at a news conference on Tuesday at the Mt Irvine Beach Bar car park.

“The Minority Council has consulted with the people of Tobago and ...will be moving a motion of no... Read more

A 25-year-old Play Whe attendant of Mt St George appeared in the Scarborough Magistrate’s Court last Wednesday charged with larceny and wasteful employment of the police time, after making a false report two days before Christmas Day.

Te’ija Henry, of Village Street, Mt St George, an employee of Aboyade Investment Limited at Spence Plaza, Wilson Road, Scarborough, pleaded not guilty... Read more

The management of popular liming spot Barcode has pledged to rebuild their establishment as soon as possible following a recent $1 million fire, but have moved their popular Carnival series I Love Soca to another venue to cater to their patrons.

In a press release, management and staff expressed gratitude to everyone for their continued support during this trying time.... Read more

Five people were treated at the Scarborough General Hospital after being injured while using fireworks during New Year’s Day celebrations in Tobago.

This was confirmed by manager of Corporate Communications at the Tobago Regional Health Authority (TRHA) Marie-Antoinette Mora, who told Tobago Today that three of the five people treated were warded with serious injuries, with one patient having to... Read more

Tobago House of Assembly (THA) Chief Secretary Kelvin Charles says the Studley Park Quarry and newly-relocated Licensing Department at the Milshirv Building in Scarborough have been “sabotaged” by Tobagonians.

He was repeating claims made by infrastructure, Quarries and the Environment Secretary Kwesi Des Vignes at last week’s post-Executive Council media briefing at the Calder Hall Administrative Complex.

Charles was at... Read more

Tobago House of Assembly (THA) Chief Secretary Kelvin Charles says the Studley Park Quarry and newly-relocated Licensing Department at the Milshirv Building in Scarborough have been “sabotaged” by Tobagonians.

He was repeating claims made by infrastructure, Quarries and the Environment Secretary Kwesi Des Vignes at last week’s post-Executive Council media briefing at the Calder Hall Administrative Complex.

Charles was at... Read more

Tobago House of Assembly (THA) Minority Council member Farley Augustine is calling on Chief Secretary Kelvin Charles to treat with fresh allegations that money from the Division of Tourism, Culture and Transportation’s coffers had been sent to the wrong account more than once.

Farley made the call earlier this week as he shared the documents of alleged wrongdoing, by named... Read more

A lack of communication with Tobago Regional Health Authority (TRHA) staff on their relocation to new headquarters at Wilson Road, Scarborough, is being blamed for protest action at the new location on Tuesday.

Under the watchful eye of the police during the demonstration, Public Services Association and Tobago House of Assembly (THA) Minority Leader Watson Duke led scores of workers... Read more

The Government has reportedly rejected a recommendation by the evaluation committee of the Port Authority of T&T (PATT) for a passenger ferry for the sea bridge. And a new committee may have to review tenders received since mid-September, according to Port Authority sources.

According to insiders, the board was informed at a meeting last Wednesday that their recommendation had been... Read more

The Tobago Chamber of Commerce is calling on Tobagonians to “take a stand,” as there appears to be no resolution in sight for the island’s inter-island transport troubles.

The chamber’s management committee issued the call during a press conference at its Milford Road, Scarborough office on Tuesday, where the various inter-island transport issues which continue to plague the island were... Read more

Caribbean Airlines chairman Shameer Mohammed says as of now, there will be no change in the decision to implement a $50 change fee unless the airline is provided with meaningful alternatives to deal with “the high level of no shows on the air bridge by passengers holding confirmed bookings.”

Responding to questions from Guardian Media, Mohammed said the airline held... Read more

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley says he is happy Tobagonians are now endorsing the Sandals project for the island.

He made the comment after the People’s National Movement’s Tobago Council fully endorsed the project through a resolution at the party’s convention at the Division of Infrastructure, Quarries and the Environment (DIQE) at Shaw Park on Sunday.

In delivering remarks after... Read more

Three men from Trinidad were detained in Tobago west on Monday in connection with the murder of Dave Vincent.

Vincent’s body was found around 12.15 pm slumped in a white B14 Nissan B14 at Golden Grove Road, Buccoo, near the CEPEP park.

According to police, residents in the area heard gunshots and called the police. When officers arrived on the... Read more

Tobago police have made a number of arrests following several anti-crime exercises across the island over the last two weeks.

A number of weapons, ammunition, narcotics and bullet-proof vests were seized, while several arrests were made during the crime crackdown.

Speaking about the initiative during a press conference at the Scarborough Police Station on Wednesday, Supt Sterling Roberts said police... Read more

Two of Tobago’s scholarship winners say the achievement took them by surprise, but they have put it down to hard work and a strong support base.

Bishop’s High School’s Keizel Hayling, who copped an open scholarship in mathematics, said the good news announced last week caught her off guard.

“I was about to go to bed when I started to... Read more

Structural steel specialist Mikey Joseph is calling on the Government to improve the standard of building construction through legislation.

He made the call at a symposium hosted by the Tobago House of Assembly’s Division of Infrastructure Quarries and the Environment (DIQE) in collaboration with the Trinidad and Tobago Contractors Association (TTCA).

The symposium, titled “Building with Integrity,” was held last... Read more

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