The cruise ship MV Britannia has made its 7th and final call for the current cruise season to Tobago today, with 3,553 passengers on board.
The MV Britannia is the largest ship in P&O Cruises’ UK fleet with a capacity for 4,324 passengers and 1,398 crew members.
It made its maiden voyage to the island on December 14, 2017, and has brought 24,269 passengers to Tobago for the entire season.
President of the Inter-Island Truckers Association Horace Amede says his motion calling for a two day shutdown of Tobago is meant to send a message to the powers that be that “this thing cannot continue.”
Referring to months of disruption on the seabridge, he said: “People are hurting and businesses are closing down.”
The shutdown, details of which are yet to be finalised, is getting support from the Minority Council of the Tobago House of Assembly (THA) and the Public Services Association, both led by Watson Duke.
A woman employed as a cleaner with the Tobago Regional Health Authority (TRHA), was granted $25,000 bail when she appeared before a Scarborough Magistrate charged with larceny of $9,300 worth of equipment and supplies from the kitchen of the Scarborough General Hospital, between the period July, 2017 and February, 2018.
Dianne Bedlow McCrimmon, 49, of Piggot Street, Scarborough, appeared before Magistrate Annette McKenzie in the Scarborough 1st Magistrates’ Court on Monday 26th February, 2018.
The matter was adjourned to Friday 16th March, 2018.
We got this video from Barry Mungal via the My Eye feature in the CNC3 App.
Barry says it shows rough seas at Crown Point.
The video is quite eye-opening for a beach known to be very calm for most of the year, but Tobagonians and regular travelers will tell you that the seas are usually rough around Tobago's coasts around this time of the year.
In that regard, we thank Barry for sharing this video with us and we invite you too to share your concerns with us via the My eye feature in the CNC3 App.