Trinidad and Tobago

There'll be no loss of OJT jobs nor stipends says Labour Ministry

The Ministry of Labour and Small Enterprise Development says the restructuring of the On-the-Job Training Programme (OJTP) will not result in the loss of employment or stipends to any of the person under the programme.

The Ministry today issued a statement denying claims that there was to be job losses and loss of compensation.

The following is the ministry's statement.

"There has been a Cabinet decision to restructure the On-the-Job Training Programme (OJTP).

Missing Santa Flora teenager found

Tianna Hazelwood, the 15-year-old schoolgirl of Jacob Settlement, Santa Flora, who was reported missing by her mother, Kelly Hazelwood, on Monday 20th February, 2017, was found today, a statement by the Police Service says.

The statement does not go into further details but says that the Police Service "thanks the public for its assistance in ensuring the teenager’s safe return". 


Ramdeen files pre-action protocol letter against TUCO on Lady Gypsy's behalf

Calypsonian Lynette "Lady Gypsy" Steele has served a pre-action protocol letter to the Trinbago Unified Calypsonians Association (TUCO) through her attorney Gerald Ramdeen, claiming unfair treatment towards her.

Lady Gypsy was announced as a reserve in the Calypso Monarch Final after she was placed as 16 following the semi-final at Skinner Park on Saturday.

She amassed 389 points,