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100 TT Soldiers Return from Bahamas

  PIARCO – ONE hundred soldiers of the Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force (TTDF) have returned after providing humanitarian aid and disaster relief to the Bahamas in the wake of Hurricane Dorian. The National Security Ministry in a release said they arrived on Monday night at the Piarco International Airport aboard a Caribbean Airline flight […]Read More

TT Donates US$500K for Bahamas Relief

  ST ANN’S – THE Trinidad and Tobago Government will donate US$500,000 to help relief efforts in Bahamas in the wake of Hurricane Dorian. Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley made the announcement on Thursday at the weekly post-Cabinet media briefing at the Diplomatic Centre, St Ann’s. He said the Government would also deploy 100 soldiers […]Read More

Dorian Leaves Florida, Heads to Georgia, Carolinas

  HURRICANE Dorian is leaving Florida and heading to the coasts of Georgia and the Carolinas. The National Hurricane Center (NHC) said these areas face the threat of destructive winds, flooding rains and life-threatening storm surges. In addition, Dorian has gained some added strength, increasing the risk of storm hazards, according to the NHC. Its […]Read More

Five Die in Bahamas as Dorian Now Category 3

HURRICANE Dorian has claimed at least five lives, including that of an eight-year-old boy on the Abaco Islands in north Bahamas. Bahamas comprises about 700 islands. Dorian has now been downgraded from a Category 5 to a Category 3 but on Tuesday morning it was moving in a northwesterly direction. There was reports of flooding […]Read More

TT Pledges Support to Bahamas After Dorian

  The Government of Trinidad and Tobago has pledged its support to the Bahamas as Hurricane Dorian continues to cause devastation. A statement issued by the Communications Ministry on Monday, notes that Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley has been in touch with Bahamas Prime Minister Hubert Minnis. It stated that the Prime Minister promised to […]Read More

Bahamas Battered by Category 5 Dorian

  BAHAMAS – The most powerful storm to hit the Bahamas since records began has caused major destruction. The slow-moving, category five Dorian – the second-strongest Atlantic hurricane on record – is now packing sustained winds of up to 270kmph and may cause a storm surge of up to 7metres in height. There is no […]Read More

Dorian Blasts Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands

  PUERTO Rico and the US and British Virgin Islands have been blasted with heavy rains and high winds from Hurricane Dorian. This comes two years after Maria wreaked devastation. The Category 1 storm has maximum sustained winds of 120 kilometres an hour with even higher gusts Wednesday evening, according to the National Hurricane Center […]Read More

Hurricane Dorian Heads to Puerto Rico

  DORIAN is now a hurricane and is heading to Puerto Rico with maximum sustained winds of 120 kilometres per hour (kmph). The National Hurricane Center (NHC) in Miami said, “All indications are that by this Labour Day weekend, a powerful hurricane will be near the Florida or southeastern coast of the United States.” The […]Read More