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Three held for possession of guns & ammo

Three held for possession of guns & ammo

Three men have been arrested for gun possession. Around 10:15am on Friday, officers on patrol along North West Drive, Patna Village in Diego Martin stopped and searched a 29 year old man. On his person, they found a revolver with two rounds of ammunition. The second suspect, a 40 year old man of Sanora Park in Glencoe, was arrested around 7:20am on Saturday. He was […]

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June 27th, 2017

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4 outpatient clinics at POSGH closed

4 outpatient clinics at POSGH closed

Emergency cases at the Port of Spain General Hospital are not being affected, following the temporary closure of 4 outpatient clinics. According to Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh, the clinics were closed for repair work, following the passage of Tropical Storm Bret. These are the Medical Outpatient Clinic, the Surgical Outpatient Clinic, the Dermatology Clinic and the Gynaecology Clinic. Mr Deyalsingh says all patients who had […]

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June 27th, 2017

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Persons urged to buy produce at the market

Persons urged to buy produce at the market

The Agriculture Ministry is urging persons to buy their fruits and vegetables at markets, and not from roadside vendors. It comes after a newspaper report which stated that 400 pounds of cabbage was stolen from a farm that was recently affected by flood. Speaking in Parliament today, Agriculture Minister Clarence Rambharat says the Praedial Larceny Squad is aware of the report. He assures however that […]

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June 27th, 2017

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President approves one-off First People’s Public Holiday

President approves one-off First People’s Public Holiday

The one off holiday on Friday October 13th in recognition of the First Peoples has officially been appointed a public holiday. President Anthony Carmona last Friday made the appointment under section 4(1) of the Public Holidays and Festivals Act. The holiday was initially announced last year by the Prime Minister at a Divali function, but the date was revealed in May by the Minister of […]

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June 27th, 2017

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USL: T&T’s Caesar nets as Sacramento edge Galaxy II

USL: T&T’s Caesar nets as Sacramento edge Galaxy II

T&T forward Trevin Caesar was on the score sheet as his Sacramento Republic FC beat LA Galaxy II on Sunday in USL action. Caesar buried his shot into the bottom corner of the goal in the 18th minute off a Wilson Kneeshaw assist putting them 3-0 up. Galaxy II scored twice in the second half but couldn’t draw level. Sacramento’s win puts them in 3rd […]

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June 27th, 2017

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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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