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ASTT President: Expect price increase for local produce following floods

ASTT President: Expect price increase for local produce following floods

Agricultural Society President Dhano Sookoo is expecting a price increase in local produce after the floods have subsided. Speaking on CNC3 this morning, she says farmers are trying their best at this time to have a reduced price for their goods, but adds that hundreds of ...

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October 22nd, 2018

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Some roads remain impassable

Some roads remain impassable

ODPM Head Captain Neville Wint says many roads remain impassable at this time. Speaking on CNC3 today, he adds that these include parts of the Manzanilla stretch, and in Central. AUDIO: Wint Impassabe 22 10 18 In Tobago meanwhile, TEMA Director Allan Stewart says THA ...

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October 22nd, 2018

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Police out in full force today to maintain law and order

Police out in full force today to maintain law and order

Police officers will be out in full force today as relief efforts continue across several communities heavily impacted by flooding over the weekend. Police Commissioner Gary Griffith says several areas still have water but he expects improvement by midday today. AUDIO: ...

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October 22nd, 2018

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UWI to re-open tomorrow but no classes

UWI to re-open tomorrow but no classes

UWI’s St. Augustine Campus will re-open tomorrow, Monday October 22nd, however all classes for the day have been cancelled. The school says this is due to the continued adverse weather warnings and limited mobility across the country. It says while the Campus is open ...

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October 21st, 2018

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9PM Update – ODPM Head says communities and roads still under flood waters

9PM Update – ODPM Head says communities and roads still under flood waters

Communities and streets throughout the country remain underwater at this time. 103.1FM News spoke with ODPM Head Captain Neville Wint, who listed those areas that remain inundated tonight. Audio: Wint Flood Update 21 10 18  Regarding the Uriah Butler Highway, Captain Wint ...

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October 21st, 2018

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Health Ministry to monitor food quality

Health Ministry to monitor food quality

The Health Ministry is urging restaurateurs, hoteliers, supermarket owners, market vendors, caterers, roadside vendors and all other food handlers, to ensure the provision of safe food to citizens. In light of the current flooding problems, there are concerns about flood ...

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October 21st, 2018

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Looting in La Horquetta

Looting in La Horquetta

Flood-hit residents in Greenvale, La Horquetta say their belongings are being stolen from their homes. Hundreds were evacuated on Friday night, and have been unable to return due to the state of the structures. National Security Minister Stuart Young says, when he toured the

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October 21st, 2018

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Works Minister confirms damage to the surface of the Uriah Butler Highway

Works Minister confirms damage to the surface of the Uriah Butler Highway

Works Minister Rohan Sinanan has confirmed some damage to the surface of the Uriah Butler Highway. Speaking during a media conference this afternoon, he said repairs can only be effected when the flood waters completely subside. Audio: Sinanan Highway Damage 21 10 18 Mr ...

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October 21st, 2018

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No National Shutdown – those unaffected are urged to go to work tomorrow

No National Shutdown – those unaffected are urged to go to work tomorrow

There will be no national shutdown tomorrow. During a media conference this afternoon, National Security Minister Stuart Young urged those unaffected by flooding, to make every effort to go to work tomorrow. Audio: Young No Shutdown 21 10 18 For those who are unaffected, but

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October 21st, 2018

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Ministry lists several schools that are closed tomorrow

Ministry lists several schools that are closed tomorrow

Several schools will be closed tomorrow. The Education Ministry says this is due to some being used as shelters and others being impacted by the bad weather. Here is a list of schools closed tomorrow (Monday 22st, October):

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October 21st, 2018

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