This country’s Ambassador to Costa Rica, Tracey Davidson-Celestine, has become the first woman to lead the Tobago's PNM Council.
She beat Kevin Charles—who is also the Chief Secretary of the Tobago House of Assembly (THA)—by a landslide at the polls. Davidson-Celestine took home 3,150 votes while Charles managed to poll 2,142 votes.
Contract teachers throughout Tobago have won a constitutional motion which they had filed against the Tobago House of Assembly (THA) for their rights to all gratuity payments and all monies owing to them.
The THA has been ordered to immediately pay the teachers all outstanding payments, plus interest,
Former Clerk of the Tobago House of Assembly (THA), Vanessa Cutting-Thomas, is the new Presiding Officer of the Assembly Legislature of the THA. She was sworn in on Thursday morning. She replaces Dr. Denise Tsoiafatt-Angus, who served as Presiding Officer for the last two and half years.
THA Chief Secretary, Kelvin Charles, has expressed sadness at the drowning deaths of two teenagers at Argyle Falls yesterday.
In an official statement released last night, the THA Chief extends condolences to the friends and families of the youngsters, noting that he was deeply affected by the tragedy.
Mr Charles reportedly visited the families of 15-year-old Kharisha Thompson and 19-year-old Chrislon Walters, last night.
The full text of his statement, follows…
Calder Hall, Tobago,
The head of the Charlotteville Village Council is lamenting that complaints over a dangerous bend along the area's road network continue to fall on deaf ears.
Arcturs Browne is now warning that conditions along Turpine Bend, which has led to many fatal accidents, are worsening and is fearful for the lives of motorists.
“About three weeks ago, a car ran off the road and crashed into a ladies house,” he told us. “We are asking the THA, are you going to wait until a big maxi-taxi or a PTSC bus runs off this road and crashes, and kills many people?”
Chief Secretary of the Tobago House of Assembly (THA) Kelvin Charles has cleared the air on statements he made concerning Tobago’s 2019 Secondary Entrance Assessment (SEA) results.
On June 28, when the results were released, Charles said Tobago’s students’ performances were “historic” as three were among the nation’s top 200.
His statements were met with scepticism and persons cited recent performances of students which placed them among the nation’s top 200.
Leader of the Tobago House of Assembly’s (THA) Minority Council Watson Duke is accusing Finance and the Economy Secretary Joel Jack of falsifying statistics relating to Tobago’s economy.
Duke was at the time making his contribution to debate on the THA $4.72 billion revenue and expenditure estimates for fiscal 2020 during the 28th Plenary Sitting held in the Assembly Chamber, Jerningham Street, Scarborough, on Thursday, June 27.
The Tobago House of Assembly’s (THA) Minority Council says the THA’s draft estimates for revenue and expenditure for fiscal 2020 presented by Finance and Economy Secretary Joel Jack yesterday are “a colossal failure.”
In an immediate reaction just after Jack presented the over two-hour long $4.72 billion budget, Minority Leader Watson Duke gave the budget a failing grade.
The Tobago House of Assembly (THA) wants $4.72 billion to run Tobago's affairs for the financial year 2019/2020.
Of that sum, the THA is projected to collect $212.9 million in taxes and non-taxes in Tobago.
This from Finance and the Economy Secretary Joel Jack as he presented the draft estimates for revenue and expenditure at the THA's 27th Plenary Sitting held in the Assembly Chamber, Jerningham Street, Scarborough on Monday, June 24.