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MP wants eager response to flooding

MP wants eager response to flooding

An MP is calling on Government to pool equipment from the Regional Corporations and various Ministries to deal with flooding. This is because Tabaquite MP Dr. Suruj Rambachan believes the disaster units at the corporations are under-resourced. He also says, while rainfall ...

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October 19th, 2017

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Three arrested for gun possession after search of drug blocks

Three arrested for gun possession after search of drug blocks

Three men in their 20s were arrested for firearm possession as police searched several drug blocks in the Southern Division. The searches took place between 12pm and 6pm on Tuesday and saw officers detain a 22 year old Pleasantville, a 26 year old of Cocoyea Village and a 23

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October 19th, 2017

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Police destroy $680,000 in marijuana at camp in Moruga

Police destroy $680,000 in marijuana at camp in Moruga

Over half a million dollars in marijuana has been destroyed in Moruga. During an anti-crime exercise on Tuesday, Southern Division Task Force officers discovered a camp in a forest area in Marac Village. Three men, who were in the camp, ran off and escaped when they saw the ...

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October 19th, 2017

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Casino owners to sit down with Finance Ministry

Casino owners to sit down with Finance Ministry

Casino owners have been invited to a meeting with the Finance Ministry on the proposed 100% increase in Gaming Taxes. According to the T&T Members Club Association, they will sit down with Minister in the Ministry, Allyson West, on Friday at 1:30pm. The Association says ...

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October 19th, 2017

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Desalination plant shutdown to begin on Oct 30th

Desalination plant shutdown to begin on Oct 30th

WASA customers in Central and South Trinidad will be affected most when DESALCOTT’s desalination plant is shut down for seven days. The planned maintenance begins on Monday October 30th until Sunday November 5th. WASA says the shutdown will impact its water supply, since the

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October 19th, 2017

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Rough Seas around T&T today and tomorrow

Rough Seas around T&T today and tomorrow

In addition to the Riverine Flood Alert, the Met Service is advising of Rough Seas around T&T. It says from today, seas are expected to become more agitated, due to strengthening winds. This means wave heights can reach over 3 meters at times, with choppy waters expected

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October 19th, 2017

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Rough seas affect T&T Express ferry sailings

Rough seas affect T&T Express ferry sailings

Rough seas and high waves have forced the cancellation of two sailings between Trinidad and Tobago on the T&T Express ferry. It includes today’s scheduled sailing from Port of Spain at 4pm, and tomorrow’s 6:30am sailing from Tobago. The T&T Inter-Island Ferry Service

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October 19th, 2017

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Flood Alert remains in effect for Trinidad

Flood Alert remains in effect for Trinidad

Citizens residing along the Caroni River basin are being told to protect themselves and their homes from rising flood waters. A Riverine flood alert remains in effect for Trinidad, following the continuance of rainfall overnight, and more rainfall forecast for today. The ...

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October 19th, 2017

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PM – Divali reminds us that the darkest room may be pierced by the smallest light

PM – Divali reminds us that the darkest room may be pierced by the smallest light

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley says the light of Divali is a message that all citizens can relate to. In his message to mark the occasion, Dr Rowley reminded that the darkest room may be pierced by the smallest light. He adds that on Divali, when homes, streets and ...

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October 18th, 2017

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President Carmona –  Divali lessons can help regenerate our society

President Carmona – Divali lessons can help regenerate our society

President Anthony Carmona believes the Divali message is a timeless one that transcends religious barriers. In his message to mark the Festival of Lights, His Excellency says the ultimate goal is a timeless manifestation of doing good and bringing light to even the darkest ...

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October 18th, 2017

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