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SALE BY MORTGAGEE
One parcel of freehold land comprising 9 Acres
1 Rood 12 Perches situate at 3mm Tamana Road
(near LP #536) Four Roads Village, Tamana.
Telephone Nos. 662-8017/4286
O cer #59 Ext. 5425
SEND SEALED BIDS TO:
The Properties O cer
Sale No. 9/2018
#34 Southern Main Road, Curepe or
P.O. Box 72, Port-of-Spain
BIDS MUST FOLLOW THE GUIDELINES HEREIN GIVEN
TO ENSURE THAT THEY ARE DULY CONSIDERED
Bids must be received by
3:00 p.m. on 19th April, 2018.
Unsuitable bids will not be acknowledged.
The mortgagee does not bind itself to accept the highest or any o er.
The property will be sold subject to all outstanding rates, taxes and
other outgoings that may be due at the time of the sale.
OFFERS ARE INVITED FOR
THE FOLLOWING PROPERTY:
The parcel is being sold "as is where is" without
any responsibility of the vendor to provide
statutory approvals, surveying data or warranty on its
suitability for use for any purpose.
The parcel is being sold subject to any existing tenancies,
occupancy or encroachments however created or formed.
IMA establishes body to
track marine pollution
T&T's Institute of Marine Affairs (IMA) has inally
been established as a Regional Activity Centre (RAC)
of the Caribbean Environment Programme, paving
the way to further reduce marine pollution from
Planning Minister Camille Robinson-Regis signed
the agreement on Wednesday which was in collab-
oration with the United Nations Environment Pro-
The signing took place at the ministry's of ice at
the Eric Williams Financial Building, Port-of-Spain
and makes the RAC legally independent from the
Saying the agreement has been a long time in the
making Robinson-Regis said it was agreed that the
IMA be the designated RAC for the English-speak-
ing Caribbean, undertaking activities aimed at im-
plementing the protocol on land-based sources of
pollution at the regional level.
Robinson-Regis said the Government was com-
mitted to supporting the IMA RAC by ensuring the
availability of adequate premises needed for its
work, including the furnishing and maintenance
of the premises, telecommunication facilities and
other inancial support for the implementation of
the assigned regional activities.
She said despite the importance of the Caribbean
Sea, it is polluted with millions of tonnes of garbage,
sewage, sediment and industrial effluent.
"Reports indicate that more than 75 per cent of
marine pollution in the Caribbean is due to land-
based sources and activities.
"Poor farming practices and deforestation have
resulted in 300 million tonnes of top soil being
flushed in the sea and this has led to the degradation
of 9,000 square kilometres of coral reef within the
Caribbean Sea over the past decade," the minister
She said T&T has not been immune to the wide-
spread effects of this kind of environmental pollu-
tion. Robinson-Regis said this country has already
Coordinator, UN Environment Caribbean Environment Programme and Director of the
Secretariat for the Cartagena Convention for the Protection and Development of the
Marine Environment of the Wider Caribbean Region Dr Lorna Inniss looks on as Minister
of Planning, Camille Robinson-Regis signs an agreement between the Government of
T&T and the United Nations Environment Programme, at the Ministry of Planning and
Development, Eric Williams Financial Building, Independence Square,Port-of-Spain on
PICTURE ABRAHAM DIAZ
undertaken necessary action for the develop-
ment of an integrated coastal zone manage-
ment policy framework aimed at promoting
pollution control and waste management ac-
tivities to ensure the minimal adverse impact
on human health and on coastal ecosystem.
The minister said she has also asked the IMA
to produce a biennial state of the marine en-
vironment reports so as to monitor whether
interventions to address land-based pollution
by the various institutions, including the regu-
latory agencies are working.
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