Galleons Passage

The Galleons Passage 

Despite arriving in Cuba last week Saturday, no work has yet begun on the Galleon’s Passage.

The vessel was scheduled for a number of modifications to be done at the Damex Shipyard in Santiago de Cuba, including installation of toilets and other fittings.

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However, National Infrastructure Development Company (NIDCO) said in a release on Friday that there has been a setback in commencing the work.

NIDCO said there has been a delay in the completion of designs and the consequential issue of approved drawings by the seller.


THE Venezuelan migrant registration process was completed in Port of Spain and San Fernando yesterday. A statement from the Ministry of National Security yesterday said Venezuelans who were in line at the San Fernando registration centre as at 5 p.m. on Friday were taken into the facility and processed.

CHAGUANAS West MP Ganga Singh on Friday night broke party ranks and voted with the People’s National Movement (PNM) in support of the clause which sought to ensure pension hikes for parliamentarians and judges.

JUST one day after Government closed the two-week registration process for Venezuelan migrants in this country, Central Division police carried out a raid at a warehouse in Rodney Road, Chaguanas, and detained nearly a dozen Venezuelan women.

IT IS a case of an economist’s view versus that of an energy veteran. The contention: The role and function of 100 per cent State-owned National Gas Company (NGC).