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AmericasAt least two Venezuelans die in shipwreck en route to Trinidad

Reuters 26 Apr 2021
Dozens of bodies were found off the Venezuelan coastal town of Guiria in eastern Sucre state in December, while in 2019 at least two ships that set off from Venezuela to Trinidad and Tobago disappeared at sea.

UN seeks $29M for St. Vincent amid new volcanic threats

Federal News Radio 21 Apr 2021
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The United Nations announced Tuesday that it is seeking $29.2 million to help St ... agencies have set aside $2 million for water, hygiene and food vouchers and will send experts to help with the ash cleanup, while nations including Guyana, Dominica and Trinidad & Tobago have pledged funding and shipped basic supplies ... .

UN seeks $29m for St Vincent amid volcanic eruption

Al Jazeera 21 Apr 2021
— Didier Trebucq (@dtrebucq) April 20, 2021 ... ... ... So far, UN agencies have set aside $2m for water, hygiene and food vouchers and will send experts to help with the ash cleanup, while nations including Guyana, Dominica and Trinidad & Tobago have pledged funding and shipped basic supplies ... .

Key Steps Towards a High Performing Maritime Industry

The Maritime Executive 29 Mar 2021
... Simha (Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC)), Sukhjit Singh (University of Trinidad and Tobago), Robert Ward, Secretary-General emeritus of the International Hydrographic Organisation, and Phanthian Zuesongdham (Hamburg Port Authority), in the development of this article.

Hide and Seek: How Drug Traffickers Get Creative at Sea

InSight Crime 20 Feb 2021
Last April, the Trinidad and Tobago Guardian reported on how the island nation’s coast guard had intercepted a ship carrying an estimated $160 million worth of cocaine ... BRAZIL CHILE COLOMBIA DOMINICAN REPUBLIC ECUADOR HONDURAS MEXICO NARCOCULTURE PARAGUAY PERU PUERTO RICO TRINIDAD Y TOBAGO URUGUAY VENEZUELA.

Trinidad-style aloo and channa infuses an Indian classic with Caribbean flavor

Tyler Morning Telegraph 03 Feb 2021
In the mid-1800s, after slavery was abolished in the Caribbean and other British colonies, the first group of indentured laborers from India was brought to Trinidad and Tobago on a ship called the Fatel Razack ... to exert significant and celebrated influence in Trinidad and Tobago.

PDVSA unloading more than 1M barrels from oil tanker that sparked spill panic

Petroleum World 18 Dec 2020
Images of the ship tilting to one side in the Gulf of Paria between Venezuela and Trinidad and Tobago in October sparked an international outcry and calls for Caracas to take immediate action. Even after a high-profile delegation from Trinidad found the vessel wasn’t at risk ...

14 Dead in Migrant Shipwreck Between Venezuela and Trinidad

Yahoo Daily News 15 Dec 2020
The Venezuelan government said Sunday it had found 14 bodies after a ship carrying migrants bound for Trinidad and Tobago was wrecked en route ... The UN estimates that more than five million Venezuelans have left their country since 2015 due to the crisis, some 25,000 of whom fled to Trinidad and Tobago.

Guyana, Suriname can underpin Caricom's prosperity

Jamaica Observer 06 Dec 2020
Guyana and Suriname are more similar to each other than they are to any of the member countries of Caricom, except Trinidad and Tobago ... It is a project which Guyana and Suriname, in collaboration with Trinidad and Tobago, might consider underwriting through a portion of their oil and gas income.

Windrush scandal: Inquiry launched into compensation scheme

BBC News 19 Nov 2020
The BBC found several victims had died before receiving compensation ... She added ... It refers to the ship MV Empire Windrush, which docked in Tilbury on 22 June 1948, bringing workers from Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago and other islands to help fill post-war UK labour shortages. The ship carried 492 passengers - many of them children ... Related Topics. .

Officials Say ‘Minimal’ Risk of Sinking as Inspections Carried Out on Damaged Venezuelan Oil Tanker

The Daily Telegraph Australia 26 Oct 2020
Trinidad and Tobago officials said there was a “minimal” risk the vessel would sink, according to the AP ... This clip, shared by the Trinidad and Tobago Office of the Prime Minister, shows officials inspecting the ship.

Trinidad says idle Venezuela oil vessel not a threat. Environmentalists are not convinced

Herald Mail 23 Oct 2020
The government of Trinidad and Tobago said Thursday that a floating oil-storage vessel with nearly 55 million gallons of Venezuelan crude oil off its coast is not taking on water and shows no sign of capsizing and creating an environmental disaster off the coast of South America.

A stranded oil tanker at risk of spilling in the Caribbean looks to be safe ...

Vox 22 Oct 2020
Ten days later, Trinidad and Tobago’s government announced it was awaiting permission from Venezuela to have a delegation board the ship and assess the danger of an oil spill ... But because the Nabarima is a Venezuelan ship, Teelucksingh pointed out that placing a boom would be Venezuela’s responsibility, not Trinidad and Tobago’s.

Venezuelan Tanker Idled by U.S. Sanctions Puts Caribbean at Risk of Massive Oil Spill

Democracy Now 21 Oct 2020
... show it listing drastically to starboard as it continues to take on water not far from Trinidad and Tobago.

An idle Venezuelan tanker with millions of gallons of oil is creating panic in Trinidad

Herald Mail 20 Oct 2020
sanctions, inspectors from neighboring Trinidad and Tobago will finally get a chance to see for themselves if the idle vessel's cargo could lead to a major ecological disaster off the Caribbean coast of South America. Trinidad and Tobago's energy and foreign ministers both ...