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T&T Chamber: Country needs to function for flood victims to recover

T&T Chamber: Country needs to function for flood victims to recover

The T&T Chamber of Commerce believes a national shutdown was not needed, since the country needs to function for flood victims to be able to recover. However, it adds that both public and private sector employers should be sensitive to the needs of any staff members who ...

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October 22nd, 2018

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Flood assessments, spraying begin in Chaguanas

Flood assessments, spraying begin in Chaguanas

The Chaguanas Borough Corporation says it is currently the affected areas, conducting damage assessments and needs analysis, in an effort for residents to be provided with grants by the Ministry of Social Development. Public health officers are also beginning spraying in ...

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October 22nd, 2018

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La Horquetta man charged for fellow resident’s murder

La Horquetta man charged for fellow resident’s murder

A La Horquetta man has been charged with the murder of 33 year old Juma McKell. On October 3rd, McKell was walking along Ray Apollon Drive in Phase 4 La Horquetta when a lone gunman approached and shot him several times. Investigations led to the arrest of 24 year old Jaro ...

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October 22nd, 2018

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Health Ministry denies reports of a death in Greenvale Park, La Horquetta due to flooding

Health Ministry denies reports of a death in Greenvale Park, La Horquetta due to flooding

The Ministry of Health has denied reports of a death in Greenvale Park, La Horquetta, as a result of flooding over the weekend. It says, as of yesterday, its surveillance system had not produced any confirmed reports of such an incident. As such, the Ministry is urging ...

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October 22nd, 2018

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Motorists warned against driving along Manzanilla stretch covered with water

Motorists warned against driving along Manzanilla stretch covered with water

An appeal is again being made for motorists not to drive along Manzanilla Road as it still covered with water. It comes from National Security Minister Stuart Young, as he gave an update on relief efforts in flood affected areas, about 30 minutes ago. While pleading with ...

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October 22nd, 2018

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Belmont Teen Girl Missing

Belmont Teen Girl Missing

Police need your help to find 18 year old Keva Ameca Springer, who was last seen at her Hinkson Lane, Belmont Home around 11am on October 16th. She was reported missing to the Belmont Police Station, around 10:45am, on Thursday 18th October, 2018 by her aunt. Keva is of ...

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October 22nd, 2018

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UNC senators walk out of sitting to help flood victims

UNC senators walk out of sitting to help flood victims

UNC senators walked out of a Senate debate on the 2018/19 budget after a request to suspend the sitting so members could help with flood relief was denied. The request was spearheaded by Khadijah Ameen who stated that persons need as much help as they can get given the level

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October 22nd, 2018

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Minister: Post floods assessments continue; over 250 completed already

Minister: Post floods assessments continue; over 250 completed already

Over 250 assessments of households have been completed in several of the worst flood affected areas. This figure has been revealed by Social Development Minister Cherrie Ann Crichlow Cockburn who says assessment have gone to La Horquetta, Greenvale and part of St Helena. ...

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October 22nd, 2018

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Regional Corporation urges citizens not to throw away damaged appliances

Regional Corporation urges citizens not to throw away damaged appliances

Authorities are urging persons affected by flooding not to throw away their damaged appliances. The latest call comes from the Tunapuna Piarco Regional Corporation which has started their ‘Don’t Throw it Out’ campaign. The Corporation says it should be kept at least until ...

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October 22nd, 2018

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Met Service monitors weather but more cloudiness and showers in the forecast

Met Service monitors weather but more cloudiness and showers in the forecast

More cloudiness and some showers are forecast for today. Days of heavy rainfall led to severe flooding across T&T over the weekend. According to Meteorologist Paula Wellington, while the weather has improved, they are still monitoring it. AUDIO: Wellington monitors 22 10

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October 22nd, 2018

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