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Oilfield Workers’ Trade Union (OWTU) president general Ancel Roget has admitted his union is in no position to buy Petrotrin’s billion-dollar refinery but says this is a ruse as the Government already has a purchaser in mind.

His comments came hours after Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley, in a televised address to the nation on Sunday, offered the...

Monday, September 3, 2018

Commissioner of Police Gary Griffith says he plans to continue dressing in operational wear for field operations.

Monday, September 3, 2018

Oilfields Workers’ Trade Union (OWTU) president general Ancel Roget is rejecting Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley’s offer of the sale of Petrotrin refinery to the union, as well as the attractive severance and early retirement packages for workers over 50 who will be affected by the impending...

Monday, September 3, 2018

Vandals smashed windows, destroyed drain pipes and threw rocks inside a centre housing Rousillac Hindu School pupils a day before the start of the new school term yesterday.

Monday, September 3, 2018

The refinery at Petrotrin is for sale and Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley is offering the Oilfields Workers’ Trade Union the first chance at acquiring it.

Sunday, September 2, 2018

Former Oilfields Workers Trade Union (OWTU) leader Errol McLeod says the impending refinery shut down spells “disaster” for the country and his former trade union.

Sunday, September 2, 2018

In response to TTUTA president Lynsley Doodhai’s call to teachers to boycott classes as a show of solidarity for the Oilfield Workers Trade Union (OWTU), Minister of Education Anthony Garcia says the matter was discussed at length at a Cabinet meeting last Thursday.

Saturday, September 1, 2018

President general of the Oilfields Workers Trade Union (OWTU) Ancel Roget did not know that the Government planned to shut down Petrotrin.

Sunday, September 2, 2018

Funds will be made available tomorrow to caterers with the National School Dietary Services Limited (NSDSL).

Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Education Lenor Baptiste-Simmons confirmed this yesterday at a press conference held by the Ministry of Education.

Sunday, September 2, 2018

Four primary schools will remain closed tomorrow, at the start of the new school term, mainly as a result of post-earthquake damage. They have been deemed unfit by the Ministry of Education through its structural engineers.

Sunday, September 2, 2018

The Ministry of Education is prepared to increase its offer by $400 for students placed in private secondary schools, taking the figure to $4,000 per student.

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