Heavy rains, floods take toll on T&T
Posted: Saturday, October 13, 2012
Heavy rains, floods take toll on T&T
The homes of residents across the country were flooded, power was lost at the ANR Robinson International Airport as a huge tropical disturbance began affecting Trinidad yesterday afternoon.
San F'do caught off guard by oncoming storm
Residents: This flooding the worst we've ever seen
Inclement weather forces cancellation of flights
Caribbean Airlines (CAL) was yesterday forced to cancel several flights into and out of St Lucia and Barbados because of inclement weather conditions brought on by an active Tropical Wave.
Lake Asphalt chairman and CEO don't know who owns company awarded multi-million-dollar contract
No family ties to ministers
Chairman of Lake Asphalt of Trinidad and Tobago (LATT) Kuarlal Rampersad yesterday denied he was a relative of any senior member of the Cabinet.
Stop $320M deal
THE PROJECT Specialist Limited (PSL) review of the Tobago House of Assembly's memorandum of understanding with a company tied to the family of former PNM Minister John Rahael specifically warned the THA to not proceed with the Shirvan Road $320 million project in the absence of an open and competitive tender process.
Kamla within her rights
Ashworth on PM's call for probe into THA projects
PM controls the funds, says Gift
Suspension of Tobago projects
London: Assembly only in talks for aquatic centre
Tobago House of Assembly (THA) Chief Secretary Orville London maintains the Assembly has not entered into any contract with Zoit Developers Ltd...
Govt urged to table tenders bill in 30 days
The build-operate-lease-transfer (BOLT) deal between the Tobago House of Assembly (THA) and Milshirv Properties Limited, a Rahael family firm, "cries out for new procurement legislation"...
Motions filed against Sect 34
THREE of the companies charged in the decade-old Piarco fraud case yesterday filed constitutional motions, challenging the move by Parliament to repeal the controversial Section 34 of the Administration of Justice (Indictable Proceedings) Act.
Partnership rally in Tobago today
The campaign for the Tobago House of Assembly (THA) election begins in earnest this weekend as the People's Partnership holds its "People's rally" in Tobago today at Old Market Square, Scarborough.
Colm won't run for PNM post
PNM DIEGO Martin North East MP Colm Imbert yesterday said he would not contest any elected post up for grabs at the party's 44th annual convention due later this month.
PSA partners with Mt Hope
The North Central Regional Health Authority (NCRHA) has withdrawn the invitation for "Expressions of Interest" for Public Private Partnership (PPP) after six days of protest by workers which resulted in patients being under pressure to access services.
Duke wants 4% more for public servants
The Public Services Association (PSA) has met with Finance Minister Larry Howai in an attempt to revisit the 2008-2010 collective agreement and get an additional four percent added to the five percent already agreed by the union in April last year.
CAL cancels Guyana flights over violence
Caribbean Airlines (CAL) has cancelled two flights between Trinidad and Tobago and Guyana as violence continued in Guyana yesterday.
Port-of-Spain residents stage fiery midday protest
Residents of Nelson and George Streets in Port-of-Spain yesterday staged a fiery demonstration, blocking the road with burning tyres and debris to protest what they described as Government's "broken promises" of better living conditions and jobs.
Arts and Multiculturalism Minister: $69m for creative and cultural industries
Charlotteville vendors object to 'steel and glass' building
...THA $20m project halted
Mas now copyright protected
Carnival mas band designers, bandleaders, artisans, musicians and others involved in what is defined as works of mas will from now enjoy copyright protection for their respective creations and productions.
Manning gives up
FORMER prime minister Patrick Manning has withdrawn two lawsuits against the Privileges Committee of Parliament, which sought to challenge his suspension from Parliament, last year.
Ex-US Army deportees back Glenn's claims
MINISTER of the People Dr Glenn Ramadharsingh explained yesterday that Trinidad and Tobago has been receiving deportees from the United States who had military training and the capacity to build bombs, posing a serious threat to national security if they team up with the local underworld.
Rodents in Port-of-Spain bigger, more aggressive
Dana Seetahal: Fed up with spin
Tony Deyal: Grass kapital
MY THREE SONS MURDERED
THREE years ago, Margaret Mack-Williams' world was turned upside down when her son Marcus Mack was shot dead shortly after he left a Carnival fete.
2 held as $M illegal diesel trade stopped by police
TWO men were arrested and a tanker truck containing millions of dollars in diesel and gasoline confiscated by Eastern Division police last night.
Teen girl faces sentence for false report
A TEENAGER, who falsely reported to police that she was abducted and raped, is expected to re-appear in the Port-of-Spain Magistrates' Court next Wednesday for sentencing.
Girls, 15, sent to Women's Prison
TWO girls, both aged 15, were yesterday deemed as "adults" by a Port-of-Spain magistrate and remanded to the Women's Prison in Golden Grove, Arouca, after the teens appeared in court on separate charges.
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