CAL not associated with collection drive of New York restaurant

Caribbean Airlines says it has become aware of a post currently circulating on social media by an entity called “Trini Gyul Restaurant & Bar” with its address at 112-16 Liberty Ave South Richmond Hill, NY 11419, which claims that it is collecting specific items for victims of the recent flooding in Trinidad.

The post goes on to claim that Caribbean Airlines is shipping these items for free once goods are dropped off at that location.

Poultry industry assures no shortage despite flood losses

The Poultry Association of Trinidad and Tobago (PATT) says there are adequate supplies of local poultry available to meet the demand for chicken notwithstanding some losses incurred by producers and farmers resulting from the recent floods.

In addition, PATT says the local poultry industry has committed to redoubling their efforts to ensure a full supply for the upcoming Christmas and Carnival Seasons.

It says the poultry industry has a proven track record over the last 50 plus years of providing our valued customers with products that are nutritious, safe and healthy.

TSTT installs free internet at flood shelters

The Telecommunications Services of Trinidad and Tobago (TSTT) has begun installing internet services in flood shelters throughout Trinidad and Tobago. 

TSTT says it is being done as part of its continued commitment to national service and in particular ensuring that the national community remains properly connected even in times of natural disasters.

Roget retrenched

President General of the Oilfields Workers Trade Union Ancel Roget has been retrenched by State Owned Company Petrotrin.

Roget last week quietly received his termination letter from the company, which includes a significant benefit package.

The Trade Union leader has been working at Petrotrin for over thirty years and has kept his job at the company although he has been on secondment to the OWTU.

Roget was employed at Petrotrin’s Trinmar operations as a technician and rose up the ranks to become OWTU Branch President of the Pont Fortin based Trinmar.

RBC gives $300,000 to relief efforts

RBC Royal Bank has announced a $300,000 donation to the Red Cross of Trinidad and Tobago in support of relief efforts following the devastating floods that have affected the country.

“Helping our clients thrive and communities prosper is at the core of everything we do at RBC and helping those who have been impacted by this weekend’s floods is a natural extension of that commitment,” That is why we are happy to make this donation to the Red Cross,” Gretchen Camacho-Mohammed, Managing Director, T&T, RBC said.