The National Workers Union Wants Labour Commissioner’s Intervention In Bank of Saint Lucia Dispute

The National Workers Union (NWU) has written to Labour Commissioner Cornelia Jn Baptiste requesting her intervention in an industrial dispute between the Management of Bank of Saint Lucia [BOSL] and the National Workers Union. The NWU’s request to the Commissioner stated clearly that a Protocol Accord was agreed upon after two (2) general meetings held … Continue reading The National Workers Union Wants Labour Commissioner’s Intervention In Bank of Saint Lucia Dispute

#GETT2020 – Emancipation Support Committee Call For End to Post-Election Racist Statements.

We cannot continue on a road that will lead to the destruction of our country. We are still at a point where sanity about race relationships is strong enough in both our communities, where there is enough genuine goodwill and recognition of our co-dependence and common interests for us to arrest what is potentially a very destructive slide. As we commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Black Power revolution in Trinidad and Tobago we need to revisit its lessons which can teach us the principled path to achieving harmony in diversity in a society which needs it, even more so with the challenges which are just ahead.

MSJ: The problem with the Rio Treaty; and how gov’t, opposition and media got Venezuela imbroglio wrong

The following statement on the imbroglio involving Venezuela, the United States of America and Trinidad and Tobago was issued to Wired868 by David Abdulah, the political leader of the Movement for Social Justice (MSJ): Photo: Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley (left) and Venezuela President Nicholás Maduro during a meeting in Port of Spain on 23 … Continue reading MSJ: The problem with the Rio Treaty; and how gov’t, opposition and media got Venezuela imbroglio wrong

Every unemployed person must be supported and for as long as it takes

By A.T. Freeman Caption: Trinidadian workers line up outside Republic Bank to get documents to support their applications for government Covid 19 reliefPhoto: Ishmael Salandy The effects of the Covid 19 outbreak and the steps taken to contain it have been devastating on the working class in the Caribbean. In particular, the collapse of the … Continue reading Every unemployed person must be supported and for as long as it takes