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COUVA TABAQUITE TALPARO REGIONAL CORPORATION
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER'S AWARDS
Tenders are invited from Contractors Registered and Approved with the
Couva/Tabaquite/Talparo Regional Corporation for the following:-
CONSTRUCTION OF BOX DRAINS - 20 PROJECTS
Tender documents can be obtained between the hours 8:00 a.m. to 4:15 p.m at the
Corporation's Tenders Department, Main Office, Railway Road, Couva - Telephone No.
636-5580 only on production of a receipt showing that a Non-Refundable Tender
Deposit of One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) PER PROJECT has been paid.
Any further technical information may be obtained between the hours 8:00 a.m. to 4:15
p.m. from Mr. Linfield Cudjoe or Mr. Barry Samaroo, Engineering & Survey Officer at the
Couva/Tabaquite/Talparo Regional Corporation at Telephone No: 636-7295, 636-9054
A Pre-tender Meeting will be held at the Corporation's Main Office, Railway Road,
Couva on August 14th 2014 at 9:00 a.m. followed by Site Visits.
Tenders must be accompanied by:-
(i) Valid Income Tax and Value Added Tax Clearance Certificates issued
by the Board of Inland Revenue and dated not more than six (6) months
prior to the closing of the tender.
(ii) Valid Certificate of Compliance issued in accordance with the National
The Original Form of Tender, Bills of Quantities and Summary Sheet must be
placed in sealed envelopes and addressed to the Chief Executive Officer,
Couva/Tabaquite/Talparo Regional Corporation and clearly marked on the outside: -
"NAME OF PROJECT"
"Tender for CONSTRUCTION OF BOX DRAINS for the COUVA/TABAQUITE/
TALPARO REGIONAL Corporation, Ministry of Local Government"
Envelopes must be deposited in the labeled WHITE Tenders Box located at the Main
Building, Railway Road Couva not later than 4:00p.m. on August 18th 2014.
Tenders will be opened shortly thereafter. The tenderer or his representative may be
present at the opening.
Late tenders will not be considered in any circumstances.
The Committee does not bind itself to accept the lowest or any other tender.
The Committee reserves the right to cancel the bidding process in its entirety or even
partially, without defraying any cost incurred by any firm in submitting their tender.
Chief Executive Officer
of this day is
globe. It is
nity to think
different problems that the youth of today face, such as
malnutrition and disease, and to work together to find
solutions. Together, we can make a difference.
In 1999, the General Assembly of the United Nations
designated August 12th as International Youth Day. The hope
was that people would organize activities on this day that
would educate the public about issues that involve youth. The
assembly also wanted to promote the World Programme of
Action for Youth, which is dedicated to finding solutions to
Today, try to do something to celebrate this day!!
Happy International Youth Day!!
Its International Youth Day!!
Hazel Manning and Karina Jeffrey look at a display outlining the Merikin Timeline during the Merikin
symposium held in Princes Town on August 8. PHOTO: CORI BAYNES
Margaret-Thompson, using the
cocoa industry as an example of how
wealth can be accumulated, urged
the gathering to take informed and
calculated risks, and get involved in
entrepreneurship to boost the com-
The second half of the symposium
featured guest speakers like David
Muhammad, Professor Tina Dunkley
and Ambassador Fidelia Graand
Galon, all of whom sought to raise
the level of African and Merikin
Dunkley, who is a visual artist and
the director of the Clark Atlanta Uni-
versity Art Galleries, stressed on the
importance of researching Merikin
She encouraged them to preserve
and restore their African artifacts
such as ceramic, woodwork, woven
items and carvings.
"I think this is really a place where
we can start to really encourage that
kind of belief in who we are," Dunk-
She further explained that in addi-
tion to the artifacts, the structural
landscape and graveyards hold a
wealth of knowledge about Merikin
"These are places that visitors
really would have great interest in
seeing because there is so much
embedded in those areas about the
lives of the people," she added.
Muhammad, who proved to be one
of the most powerful of all the
speakers, had the audience s undi-
vided attention as he spoke about
black stereotypes, and conscious-
He said that one way to unite the
Merikins and by extension the
African community was to rise above
the stigmas of modern-day society.
have allowed an enemy to define
who we are, how we identify our-
selves, how we feel about ourselves
and who is and who is not a member
of our own ethnic group?" Muham-
"If the people do not properly doc-
ument their own history, then some-
one else will rewrite it for them in
the best interest of that other peo-
ple," he said, adding that many
African people suffer from an iden-
"We have to shape the minds of
our young children. We have to teach
our children land ownership, busi-
ness entrepreneurship and the proper
mastery of modern technology so
we can begin to change the future
now by changing their minds."
From Page A39
Merikin history holds
wealth of knowledge
We have to teach our children land ownership, business
entrepreneurship and the proper mastery of modern technology...
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