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Updated: Motorists asked to slow to 50 kmph in Curepe

Updated: Motorists asked to slow to 50 kmph in Curepe

The Ministry of Works is asking motorists to slow to 50 kilometres per hour when approaching the construction zone for the Curepe Interchange on the Churchill Roosevelt Highway. This begins on Saturday May 19th, 2018. In a Public Notice issued today, it is also asking motorists to observe all barriers and directional signs in the work area. Police will also be on site, facilitating the […]

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May 18th, 2018

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EMA wants public comments on Scarlet Ibis plan

EMA wants public comments on Scarlet Ibis plan

The Environmental Management Authority is welcoming public comments on its intention to make the Scarlet Ibis an environmentally sensitive species. This decision comes as the bird continues to be poached by hunters despite a current fine of $1000 for the offence. Making the animal an environmentally sensitive species would raise the fine to $100,000 and imprisonment for two years. You can comment your opinion here.

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May 18th, 2018

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Police shoot robbery suspect in Marabella

Police shoot robbery suspect in Marabella

Minutes after a break-in at a Marabella home, a 50 year old Bayshore man was captured. Police responded to a report around 2:15am on Thursday and, on arrival, were met by a masked man pointing what appeared to be a firearm. Officers opened fire and the suspect fled the scene, only to be arrested a short time after, holding a fake firearm and nursing two […]

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May 18th, 2018

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PTSC gets 35 new buses – 20 will be used in Trinidad, 15 in Tobago

PTSC gets 35 new buses – 20 will be used in Trinidad, 15 in Tobago

35  new buses have been commissioned as PTSC seeks to improve its service. A ribbon cutting ceremony took place this morning at City Gate to welcome the Higer vehicles. Twenty of the buses will be used in Trinidad – six between Port of Spain and Chaguanas, two between POS and Chaguaramas, two between POS and Diego Martin, two between Port of Spain and Greenvale, three […]

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May 18th, 2018

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To Sail Or Not To Sail?

To Sail Or Not To Sail?

After returning to service last month following months of mechanical and other issues, the T&T Spirit Ferry seemed ready to take on the inter-island route once more. This was likely, given the fact that for almost a year it had been dry docked for extensive repairs. Just a month later, and we’re being told that the vessel needs to be taken out of service once […]

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May 18th, 2018

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Parts of San Juan without water

Parts of San Juan without water

Parts of San Juan an environs are without a proper water supply right now due to mechanical problems at the Bagatelle Booster Station. Repairs are underway, and are expected to be completed tonight. Areas affected include: Laventille Road Febeau Village Bagatelle Road Moses Ave Sunshine Avenue Hazel Street Upper Shende Street Ext. Sou Sou Lands Coco Road La Hoe Road  

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May 17th, 2018

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14 year old Diego Martin girl missing

14 year old Diego Martin girl missing

Police need your help to find a missing 14 year old school girl of Diego Martin, who was last seen at her home at around 7:30am on Wednesday. Curin Craigwell, a form 3 student of Corpus Christi College was reported missing by her mother around 6:15pm on the same day. Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to contact the police at 999, 555, […]

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May 17th, 2018

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UTT to publicly explain its decision to fire 30 academic staff

UTT to publicly explain its decision to fire 30 academic staff

The management of the University of Trinidad and Tobago has been asked by Government to publicly explain its decision to dismiss 30 academic staff members. And if any further staff is to be fired, this will be solely up to the UTT management. For those already issued termination letters, Cabinet today decided that this will stand as valid. The Ministry of Education says it is […]

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May 17th, 2018

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’60kmph zone’ on CR Highway between Valsayn and St. Augustine

’60kmph zone’ on CR Highway between Valsayn and St. Augustine

From this Saturday, motorists will have to slow from 60 kilometers per hour when driving on the Churchill Roosevelt Highway, between Valsayn and St. Augustine. Transport Minister Rohan Sinanan told us the traffic speed in the area is being adjusted due to the start of the Curepe Interchange construction. The “Special Speed Limits Amendment” has been signed, to make the highway between Princes Charles Avenue […]

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May 17th, 2018

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