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WASA Fixes 5,000 Leaks

By Sue-Ann Wayow THE Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) has fixed 5,000 leaks over the years with 700 more outstanding to be repaired. WASA’s chairman Ravindra Nanga disclosed this information on Wednesday. He said, “We have been attacking those leaks aggressively and with the procurement of these mini excavators, these pieces of equipment would go a long way in […]Read More

Tempers Flare at RIC Consultation

By Sue-Ann Wayow CITIZENS have reached a boiling point as it relates to the proposed electricity rates by the Regulated Industries Commission (RIC). This is according to Member of Parliament for Chaguanas West Dinesh Rambally as tempers flared at an RIC consultation meeting at Centre Pointe Mall, Chaguanas on Wednesday night. That consultation was attended […]Read More

Top Cop Wants God to Intervene

By Sue-Ann Wayow REGARDLESS of what crime-fighting measures are put in place by police, unless God intervenes, don’t expect for the measures to work. Commissioner of Police (CoP) Erla Harewood-Christopher admitted on Wednesday that the nation’s murder rate was too much to be tackled by human intervention alone. Speaking at a breakfast meeting hosted by […]Read More

126 Illegal Guns Seized

By Sue-Ann Wayow FOR the year thus far 126 illegal weapons have been seized by police. This according to Police Commissioner Erla Harewood-Christopher. She said, “For this year alone, we have already recovered, as of day before yesterday, 126 illegal weapons and over about 3,000 rounds of ammunition… Criminal gangs and drugs have been responsible […]Read More

Hyperbaric Chamber Lifted from Seabed

By Sue-Ann Wayow THE hyperbaric chamber in which the underwater divers who died last year February took their last breath of fresh air has been lifted from the seabed. It was lifted on February 11, just before the one-year anniversary of the accident at Paria Fuel Trading Company Ltd facilities that claimed the lives of Fyzal Kurban, […]Read More

Firearms Report Can’t be Laid in Parliament Court rules in

  By Prior Beharry THE High Court rules in favour of former police commissioner Gary Griffith that a report into the granting of firearms from 2016 to 2021 not be laid in Parliament as suggested by Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley. Justice Devindra Rampersad said that the publication of the report to other state agencies […]Read More

2,500 Pound Turtle Rescued on Maracas Beach

    By Prior Beharry A NESTING turtle is returned safely to the water after being disoriented while laying eggs on Maracas Beach on Tuesday. A release from the Urban Development Corporation of Trinidad and Tobago Limited (UDeCOTT) stated that its Maracas Bay Facilities Team assisted the Animal Care Specialists from The Emperor Valley Zoo […]Read More

T&T, Venezuela Sign Non-Disclosure for Dragon Gas

By Prior Beharry TRINIDAD and Tobago and Venezuela have signed a non-disclosure agreement (NDA) for the Dragon gas field. This according to Minister of Energy and Energy Industries Stuart Young in a Facebook post on Tuesday. He said he led a delegation to Caracas, Venezuela, to commence negotiations with an official team of PDVSA. Young […]Read More

Scrap Iron Yards may Close Down

By Sue-Ann Wayow SMALL scrap iron yards may be forced to close down as the scrap iron industry still lacks governmental support systems. As a result of not being able to fully operate, the Trinidad and Tobago Scrap Iron Dealers Association (TTSIDA) has embarked on a food collection drive for its members. TTSIDA in a media […]Read More

Crime: Dead after Stealing Car, Digital Scales, Phone Found

By Sue-Ann Wayow AFTER allegedly stealing a vehicle, two suspects who engaged in a highway chase with police, ended up crashing which resulted in the death of one of the suspects. According to a police report, officers responded to a report of robbery with aggravation in the Trincity district around 8.25 pm on Monday, following the coordination […]Read More