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Ramadharsingh says application process for grants too lengthy

Ramadharsingh says application process for grants too lengthy

Concerns have been raised about Government’s ability to provide the grants to persons affected by Tropical Storm Bret. Chairman of the Siparia Regional Corporation Glenn Ramadharsingh says the application process is too lengthy. AUDIO: Ramadharsingh lengthy 27 06 17 Mr Ramadharsingh reminded of disaster relief efforts in Diego Martin in 2012, when applications were processed in less than a week. To make it easier this time […]

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June 27th, 2017

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Dry taps in some parts of Central tomorrow due to maintenance works

Dry taps in some parts of Central tomorrow due to maintenance works

Some parts of Central Trinidad will see an interruption in their water supply tomorrow between 8am and 8pm. This has become necessary in order to facilitate planned maintenance works at the Carlsen Field Water Treatment Plant. Areas affected include: Carlsen Field including Sou Sou Lands Thompson Road Cashew Gardens Arena Road including Uquire Road and all side streets La Quesa Road Upper Siewdass Road Edinburgh […]

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June 27th, 2017

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Jabloteh U-15s take title for 3rd year running

Jabloteh U-15s take title for 3rd year running

San Juan Jabloteh are the 2017 Flow Youth Pro League Under-15 champions. Tyrese Pierre, with only his second goal of the season, earned Jablo, a 1-0 win over Morvant Caledonia United last Sunday. Jabloteh, champions of all divisions in the previous two seasons, have amounted an unassailable 40 points in the U15 division. Point Fortin Civic (30 points), Police FC (30 points and a game […]

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June 27th, 2017

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Chanderpaul lights up day/night county fixture

Chanderpaul lights up day/night county fixture

More than two years after his exit from West Indies cricket, Shivnarine Chanderpaul notched his 76th first class century. His 117* from 151 balls rescued a faltering Lancashire to 273 all out against Warwickshire in a day/night 4-day county match. Just over a month away from his 43rd birthday, Chanders slammed 16 fours in his 244-minute rally, taking his first class runs tally to 26,629. […]

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June 27th, 2017

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Minister Rambharat says land tenure a major problem he intends to fix

Minister Rambharat says land tenure a major problem he intends to fix

Land tenure continues to be a major challenge for Agriculture Minister Clarence Rambharat. But, he has promised to fix it through the collection of proper data. AUDIO: Rambharat data 27 06 17 What would aid the process, Mr Rambharat adds, would be the support of public servants. AUDIO: Rambharat cooperation 27 06 17 The Minister was speaking on the TV6 Morning Show today.

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June 27th, 2017

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Call made for names of de-registered foreign used car dealers to be published

Call made for names of de-registered foreign used car dealers to be published

Publicize the names of the nine foreign used car dealers that have been de-registered. That’s the request being made by President of the T&T Automobile Dealers’ Association Visham Babwah. It follows a statement made in Parliament by Trade Minister Paula Gopee-Scoon that an audit into the industry has been completed. She revealed that 385 dealers were surveyed, out of which 335 were in full compliance, […]

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June 27th, 2017

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Tourism Ministry to host two youth outreach initiatives next month

Tourism Ministry to host two youth outreach initiatives next month

Next month, students will get the chance to interact with professionals in the tourism sector. According to the Tourism Ministry, it’s to be done through 2 major Tourism Youth Outreach initiatives. The first, being held on July 4th at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, is themed “Sustainable Tourism through Youth Involvement”. It seeks to position the tourism sector as a viable career option for future sustainable […]

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June 27th, 2017

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SJBA to elect new board in July

SJBA to elect new board in July

Come July 12th, the San Juan Business Association will have a new board. That’s because an election will be held during its annual general meeting on the same day. The Association in a brief statement is urging all members to become financial for the period 2017 to 2018. It is also asking persons interested in becoming board members to contact the President at 382-2803 or […]

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June 27th, 2017

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Classes to resume at 3 schools; works at Mayo RC Primary School delayed

Classes to resume at 3 schools; works at Mayo RC Primary School delayed

Classes at some of the schools impacted by Tropical Storm Bret will resume today. The Education Ministry says these are: Warrenville TIA Primary School, North Oropouche RC Primary School and North Oropouche Govt Primary School. Minister Anthony Garcia confirmed that clean-up operations at those facilities were done over the weekend. However, he said in a statement that works at the Mayo RC Primary School has […]

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June 27th, 2017

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Two Bulgarian nationals on fraud charges

Two Bulgarian nationals on fraud charges

Two Bulgarian nationals have been arrested after they were found interfering with a Republic Bank ABM machine at the Piarco Airport. Police say the incident occurred on Friday and certain devices were also seized. Fraud Squad detectives continued investigations with the assistance of the Bankers’ Association and Sergeant Joseph of the Cyber Unit. The men, a fisherman and student, were then charged for possession of […]

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June 27th, 2017

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