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Aranguez: 80 Acres of Crops Destroyed in Floods Expect higher

By Sue-Ann Wayow OVER 80 acres of cultivated lands were destroyed due to flooding in the Aranguez district. That is just one of the many areas where crops have been destroyed as a result of the incessant rainfall and high rivers since last week. Minister of Agriculture, Lands and Fisheries Kazim Hosein met with the Aranguez United Farmers Association on Wednesday […]Read More

More Landslips than Floods

By Sue-Ann Wayow MORE landslides than floods occurred on Tuesday as hundreds remained marooned in their homes. The Ministry of Rural Development and Local Government reported that by 8.30 pm, 51 landslides occurred, 14 in the Tunapuna Piarco Regional Corporation. Out of the 29 floods reported, 16 were from the Mayaro Rio Claro Regional Corporation. The ministry […]Read More

Boat Sinks Near Heritage Platform No injuries reported

  See video of Liftboat Daniela sinking. Video via social media   By Prior Beharry A SUPPLY boat to Heritage Petroleum has sunk in the Gulf of Paria after developing a leak on Wednesday morning. The vessel called Liftboat Daniela was leaving Heritage Well S82 in the north acreage field when it developed a “list” […]Read More

See Photos of Flooded Bamboo No. 2 on Tuesday

  AZP News Assignments Editor Sue-Ann Wayow was at the Caroni Bird Sanctuary and Bamboo No.2 on Tuesday (November 29, 2022)  to see the effects of flooding after a low-level trough brought unprecedented rain over Trinidad and Tobago.  Read More

Has the Cause of Flooding in Bamboo No.2 Been Found?

View exclusive footage of Minister of Works and Transport Rohan Sinanan that the alleged breach of the Caroni river that is being blamed for flooding in Bamboo No. 2. AZP News Video/Sue-Ann Wayow By Sue-Ann Wayow A RESIDENT who allegedly breached the bank along the Caroni River is being blamed for causing distress to hundreds of […]Read More

Qatar 2022: England, Holland Top Their Groups Iran go home

  Matchday 10 Tuesday November 29th 2022 By Gerald Lutchman GROUPS A and B completed their first-round matches on Tuesday. Two sides needed a win to progress and the both did. Senegal thumped Ecuador and the USA, with some refereeing help, overcame Iran. England demolished Wales and Holland beat Qatar without much of a sweat. […]Read More

Flood Victims Get 6,000 Meals

By Sue-Ann Wayow AS flood relief efforts are ongoing, more than 6,000 meals have already been provided to flood victims either stranded in their homes or gravely affected by flood waters. SEWA TT in a report on Wednesday morning, thanked all individuals, partners and sponsors for their support over the past three days in bringing relief to the […]Read More

5.1 Earthquake Hits Trinidad on Tuesday Night

PARTS of Trinidad were rocked by an earthquake on Tuesday night. The earthquake measured 5.1 on the Richter scale and was felt mainly in Port-of-Spain and Arima. The University of the West Indies Seismic Research Centre recorded that the earthquake occurred around 10.21 pm with a location of latitude: 11.03N and longitude: 62.37W and a depth of 10 km.Read More

One Covid-19 Death Last Week

  ONE person died of Covid-19 this week. The Ministry of Health in its latest update (#1,229), reported that for the period November 23, 2022 to November 29, 2022, there were 140 new positive cases. The ministry also stated that 169,245 boosters have been administered while 51.3% of the population of Trinidad and Tobago is fully vaccinated. See below:   New […]Read More

Heavy Traffic as Water Crosses Highway

  COMMUTERS heading south from north had to endure hours of traffic as the Caroni River burst its banks and crossed the Uriah Butler Highway. The Ministry of Works and Transport opened the Priority Bus Route at 6 pm hours after the police were allowing cars to pass to get out of the capital city. […]Read More