Imbert Clarifies His Remarks About BPTT President
Finance Minister Colm Imbert tells TV6 News his comment in the Parliament about the credentials of BPTT Regional President Claire Fitzpatrick " merely meant to convey" that she, "like any person without discipline-specific expertise, will need to rely on expert technical advice to arrive at an informed decision." For her part, Ms Fitzpatrick says "in all businesses and indeed in all organizations there are many areas of expertise" that are required as she gave further details of BPTT's recent disappointing drilling results. Juhel Browne reports.
We are joined by David Abdullah, Leader of the Movement For Social Justice to bring his perspectives of the Mid-Year Review to the table.
NCIC Heritage Month 2019
‘Aagaman - The Coming’ - is an art exhibition which is the most recent work of local artist, Shastri Maharaj. The exhibition is in commemoration of the National Council for Indian Culture's (NCIC) celebration of Heritage Month 2019. The event, which is free to the public, started on May 4th and continues to June 2nd. The exhibition is taking place at the National Council for Indian Culture - Heritage Centre, Divali Nagar Site, Chaguanas. Well, to give us more details we are joined on set by Shastri Maharaj – Artist
Fatima Young Leaders
Fatima College Young Leaders are hosting a year -long project entitled: 'Fatima College RBC/We Young Leaders'. The aim of the project is to bring greater awareness surrounding issues of Mental Illness as part of their 2019 young leader's project. Their theme is ‘Mental Health Awareness’. This 'cause' is in an effort to end the stigmas attached to mental health issues. On set with me are three personalities, Dale Brooks - Lead Project Teacher, Adam Bartholomew –President and Yevan Chatnath – PRO
Poetry Slam Winner
Alexandra Stewart is the new First Citizens’ National Poetry Slam (FCNPS) champion! She succeeded in the final round of the competition, which took place on Sunday 5th May in the closing event of the 2019 NGC Bocas Lit Fest. Well, she is on set to tell us about her victory.
Spektakula Promotions is putting on a North-South Pan Spektakula event this Saturday May 18th at Skinner Park, San Fernando. Joining me on set to give us more details are Alderman Junia Regrello, Darel Joseph - Trinidad All Stars Representative and Frank Martineau -Spektakula Promotions.