MercoPress, en Español

Montevideo, March 3rd 2024 - 22:59 UTC



Oil leak off Trinidad and Tobago causes national environmental emergency

Monday, February 12th 2024 - 09:57 UTC

An oil leak from an unflagged overturned ship named Gulfstream off the coast of Trinidad and Tobago has led Prime Minister Keith Rowley to declare Sunday a national emergency because the situation along some 15 km of coastline in Tobago is “not under control.” The mystery vessel capsized Wednesday off the coast of the Cove Eco-Industrial Park in southern Tobago, and currents have dragged the boat shoreward. Read full article


Disclaimer & comment rules

Commenting for this story is now closed.
If you have a Facebook account, become a fan and comment on our Facebook Page!