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Stolen vehicles recovered at Piarco Airport staff car-park

Stolen vehicles recovered at Piarco Airport staff car-park

Two stolen vehicles were recovered the Piarco Airport staff car-park yesterday. During a police exercise conducted between 2pm and 7pm, officers went to the car-park where they found a white Toyota Axio reported stolen on August 20th 2017, and a black Nissan Teana which was ...

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August 15th, 2018

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Kamla condemns PNM’s yellow sari “skit”

Kamla condemns PNM’s yellow sari “skit”

Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar says she was “shocked and appalled” after seeing the image from the PNM’s Family Day from a skit showing the unravelling of a yellow sari from a woman. Calling it an offensive and despicable act, she says constitutes a direct assault ...

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August 14th, 2018

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Floods reported in North, Central and South Trinidad, assessments continuing

Floods reported in North, Central and South Trinidad, assessments continuing

Flash flooding was reported in several areas of Trinidad today, following heavy showers. This included downtown Port of Spain, in Barataria at the roundabout and along the Eastern Main Road up to Morvant Junction. There was also water along Boundary Road and the corner of ...

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August 14th, 2018

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Heavy rains lead to water disruption in North East Trinidad

Heavy rains lead to water disruption in North East Trinidad

Heavy rains continue to affect water treatment plants in North East Trinidad. According to WASA, there is a disruption in the pipe borne supply in that area, due to turbid river conditions and clogged intake screens. In particular, the Matura, Guanapo and Quare Water ...

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August 14th, 2018

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More condemnation &calls for apology for ‘sari skit’

More condemnation &calls for apology for ‘sari skit’

More calls are being made today, for an apology from the PNM and its leader, for a skit during a family day held by the party on Sunday. It featured a yellow sari being unwound from around a woman, and many have criticized it as having racist and misogynistic undertones. ...

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August 14th, 2018

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Call for Government to hold consultations on gun licenses for citizens

Call for Government to hold consultations on gun licenses for citizens

The National Solidarity Assembly is calling on the Government to hold consultations on amending the Constitution to allow citizens to acquire firearms. Party leader Nirvan Maharaj believes crime is out of control, and argued that citizens must be allowed to defend ...

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August 14th, 2018

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JTUM Leader lashes out at PM

JTUM Leader lashes out at PM

JUTM believes its planned day of rest and reflection on September 7th is necessary, given the state of the country. Speaking to reporters this morning as the group rallied support for the cause, Leader Ancel Roget lashed out at Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley. Audio: Roget ...

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August 14th, 2018

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Floods reported across T&T, MET Service says conditions to improve later today

Floods reported across T&T, MET Service says conditions to improve later today

The MET Service’s Yellow Level Weather Alert remains in effect, and will continue until 5pm today. It says activity from the ITCZ continues to impact Trinidad, with thunderstorm activity still being experienced in few areas. It adds however, that improvement is ...

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August 14th, 2018

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Senator calls for corporations to get funds and resources

Senator calls for corporations to get funds and resources

Opposition Senator Khadijah Ameen says Municipal Corporations have been severely under resourced over the past year, leading to problems being faced in the rainy season. She says funds are not being released in a timely manner, affecting the construction of box drains, ...

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August 14th, 2018

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Integrity Clubs being launched in Secondary Schools

Integrity Clubs being launched in Secondary Schools

Integrity Clubs will soon be introduced into Secondary Schools to help instill integrity and ethical conduct to counter some of the problems experienced. These problems include disrespect for authority, indiscipline, bullying, fighting, poor anger management and conflict ...

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August 14th, 2018

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