TTUTA President: Do everything to keep schools safe

Executives from the Trinidad and Tobago Unified Teachers Association (TTUTA) are meeting today with teachers from the South East Port Of Spain Secondary School, who were traumatised by yesterday’s close call during a gang shoot-out.

MTS board exec fired after UNC appearance

Gov­ern­ment has fired Na­tion­al Main­te­nance Se­cu­ri­ty Com­pa­ny (MTS) board mem­ber Ian Forde just hours af­ter he ap­peared on a Unit­ed Na­tion­al Con­gress (UNC) Mon­day Night Fo­rum plat­form.

In a let­ter dat­ed March 18, Fi­nance Min­is­ter Colm Im­bert dis­missed Forde cit­ing a "re­con­sti­tu­tion of the board of di­rec­tors."

How­ev­er, in a brief in­ter­view Tues­day, Forde said he was sur­prised by the news of his dis­missal.

"There is no doubt in my mind that my dis­missal had to do with my ap­pear­ance on the plat­form," he said.

Woman claims she was "abused" at MTS interview due to hijab

Ameerah Mc Donald is just 30 months old and weighs 52 pounds. She was born with a rare bone disease in one of the legs and also suffers from seizures.

Her mother, Aisha Sabur, 32, is a single parent and struggles on a daily basis to find the funds to take her child to the Princess Elizabeth Children’s Home in Woodbrook and other various health institutions for treatment.

Lisa Agard to chair NWRHA; Govt also announces directors for SWMCOL, MTS, NCRHA

The Government has announced new directors for the boards of the National Maintenance Training and Security Company Limited (MTS), the North West Regional Health Authority (NWRHA), the North Central Regional Health Authority (NCRHA) and the Solid Waste Management Company Limited (SWMCOL).

Jackie Lazarus will chair MTS on a board that will include, 

Mr. Keith McDonald (Deputy Chairman)

Mr. Ian Ford

Ms. Rosanna McKenna

Ms. Averline Scott

Mr. Michael Mohammed