No certainty of routes
Posted: Tuesday, July 17, 2012
No certainty of routes
At the Long Circular taxi stand in Port-of-Spain drivers demanded an increased presence of police officers and traffic wardens along the new routes, saying they were notably absent yesterday.
Traffic jams on back streets
Lee Sing hails new traffic plan
New traffic plan could cost $3m
Minor errors reports Works Ministry
"Minor errors" with road markings, signs still to be erected, gridlock at a few intersections aside, the Ministry of Works said day one of its three-month traffic alleviation plan for west Port-of- Spain was a success.
Three major glitches identified
Works Minister Emmanuel George yesterday admitted there had been traffic congestion at Long Circular and Mucurapo Roads and at Roxy Roundabout.
George: Some hiccups to correct
Works Minister Emmanuel George yesterday said while he was "fairly certain" the newly implemented traffic plan would alleviate the congestion in Woodbrook and environs, he admitted there were "some hiccups that needed attention".
This can best describe the crime situation within the past four days, from last Thursday to yesterday, in which ten persons were murdered bringing to 234 the number of murders committed so far for this year.
35 MURDERS UNDER JACK
Since becoming National Security Minister 24 days ago....
Reopen all police stations and posts
Minister Jack labels it top priority
Jack: Police post for Gonzales
Within four weeks, a fully operational and manned police post will be opened in Gonzales, Belmont.
Sat: Not a religious matter
A Ministry of Tourism committee decided to commission murals to depict historical and contemporary Trinidad and Tobago to commemorate the country's 50th Independence anniversary, but it was left to the licensed artist to interpret what the images should look like.
Man dies after 5 bullets to the head
Calder Hart found
Attorney General Ramlogan has tracked down the former Urban Development Corporation (Udecott) executive chairman and he is due to appear in court at a date to be fixed.
Suruj backs plan to use $35m savings for PoS facelift
Some $35 million in unspent balances for the Port of Spain City Corporation will be utilised for a number of projects—including a facelift for City Hall, says Local Government Minister Suruj Rambachan.
3 EMA legal officers quit
THREE legal officers – representing more than a third of the Environmental Management Authority (EMA)'s legal department – have quit, worsening a shortage of legal staff at the statutory authority.
Bodies of father, son found at Mayaro river
The bodies of Mayhew Emmanuel and his son Marcus washed ashore yesterday, two days after they disappeared during a fishing trip in Manzanilla.
Convicted killer released after 2 decades in prison
CONVICTED juvenile killer Sean Alleyne was yesterday ordered to be immediately released from prison after serving 20 years for a murder he still maintains, he did not commit.
Witness afraid for his life
Murder of Chinese couple
$200,000 bail for men on ATM scam charges
2 women raped, 6 male friends robbed, beaten
Two women were sexually assaulted by gunmen on a beach in Erin yesterday morning.
Teacher on rape charge
A PRIMARY school teacher who on the weekend was charged with raping a 13-year-old girl and committing several acts of indecency on her, appeared yesterday before a Chaguanas magistrate to answer the charges.
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