Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi and members of the Joint Trade Union Movement, wrapped up a meeting a short while ago.

Those talks were on the requirement that government workers be vaccinated against COVID-19 by mid-January, or face being furloughed, if they aren't medically exempted.

JTUM leader Ancel Roget spoke at a virtual news conference, following the meeting.

Roget says trade unions are are not against vaccination.

But, they believe people should be allowed to choose whether or not they get vaccinated, and not have to worry about their jobs.

Union officials describe the AG offering to meet with them, was a sham, to claim consultation was done with trade unions.

They're accusing the government of trying to bully workers, and warned this won't be tolerated.

"The badgering will only only produce a counter type of effect, where there will be stoute resistance... we will resist."


Against the backdrop of a global deadly pandemic, with international travel and tourism in a fluid and uncertain dynamic, a TT$10 million villa - Height of Being in Tobago - has opened. Owned and operated by Trinidad born global travel and tourism consultant, Dr. Auliana Poon. Dr. Poon told TV6,

The Port of Spain Archdiocese of the Roman Catholic Church has fifteen new permanent deacons. Archbishop Jason Gordon spoke to the importance of sacrifice and service as the new deacons were ordained on Saturday at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Port of Spain.

Minister of Public Utilities Marvin Gonzales refers to the statements made by Princes Town MP Barry Padarath as baseless.

The Minister says, there are no plans to privatise TSTT.

Member of Parliament for Princes Town Barry Padarath is questioning the plans for TSTT, including what is being done to put the company back into a competitive and profitable state. He has also questioned whether the government plans on privatising TSTT.