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IBIS A DELICACY AT SPECIAL PARTIES

Published: 
Monday, August 21, 2017

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John W Smith: Make the black Cobo the national bird and problem solved.

Robert Singh: Our culture is slowly but surely being destroyed by our people who care nothing about it, because it has come to a point, where the next generation will be worse off, so the time has come to stop this nonsense, and put an end to it.

Jake C Gosine: Hope the people listen to sound advice.

Kamilah Nash: No respect all round. The national bird? Seriously? Do we not have any semblance of pride left on these islands?

Rohan Mahabir: D way things going in this country just now people might eat each other, so why not d bird?

David Daniel: How can I apply to be a Warden?

Jimi Jorsling: Who brave enough to say which party they attend and see the Scarlet Ibis on the menu ?

Anand Beharry: Nothing new, remember the good ole days when a Govt minister’s daughter got married and scarlet ibis featured prominently on the menu.

Michael Lee: Why would anyone want to eat that?

Kenrick Purcell: That’s because we only slap poachers on the wrist instead of a severe penalty.

Jody Calliste: Who eats their national bird..smh..crazy people do.

Lystra Laurent: Serious jail time for all, the buyers and sellers as well, no exception, regardless of who rich or who poor.

Margarita Hinksoni: Who is to stop the poaching? Decades ago the problem was stopped. How come it has started again?

Joanna Salvatori: Ban hunting forever!

Rambharat using trees

in flood plan

Agriculture Minister Clarence Rambharat says trees should be seen as an asset to assist us in the hurricane and rainy seasons, as they can help reduce damage, soil erosion and flooding.

Jake C Gosine: Finally, a minister that can comprehend the importance of trees. And it’s good that the real ministries are going to collaborate on the effort.

Rebekah Watson: That’s why we have forestry division. They plant back the forest.

Ramohed Mutt: All the wind breaks in the country are being compromised by squatters. And slash and burn agriculture. Deal with that and you will not have a problem. I guess that might be asking too much. Some people feel entitled to the free land.

Terrance Millan-Ramsumair: Yes. But why are there so many quarrying sites on the northern range?

Sunita K Roodal -Seecharan: Dear Minister, we all know this, but the developers who cutting away the hillside to build luxury homes, tell them that.

Isabella De Barry Lamsee: Plant a few thousand more.

Felix Mendoza: This is always good for the environment. Just be sure to plant our local trees. Another display of positivity on the part of our Government.

Harry Ramharack: In the rainy season plant trees, in the dry season do some clearance of the waterways.