400,000 TRINIS IN SANDY'S PATH
Posted: Tuesday, October 30, 2012
400,000 TRINIS IN SANDY'S PATH
CLOSE to 400,000 Trinidad and Tobago nationals are in Post-Tropical Cyclone Sandy's path which last night continued to pummel several states along the eastern seaboard of the United States with raging winds and heavy rainfall.
SANDY BITES BIG APPLE
Trinis in New York stock up on vital supplies as monster storm hits US
12,000 flights cancelled, loss estimated at US$20b
T&T missions on alert in Canada, NY, Washington
URP workers taking $69
THE second orientation cycle for Unemployment Relief Programme (URP) workers at St Paul Street Community Centre in Port of Spain was amicable yesterday, with those in attendance agreeing to work for the daily wage of $69.
Ad goes out for farm employees
Offering $150 a day...
WASA to replace leaky mains at cost of $201m
...largest pipeline replacement project to be undertaken in the history of the utility with the change-out of 40 kilometres of the Hollis Trunk Main (North).
Minister: $1.35b to upgrade bridges
PCA meets with family
Biche man killed by cops
'I'm for the highway... but Govt approach wrong'
Resident: Treated like an afterthought...
Nicole Dyer-Griffith: Politics is a circle
NEWLY-ELECTED COP vice-chairman Nicole Dyer-Griffith is both excited and reflective, about her win at Sunday's polls where the records show she pulled in the highest number of votes of any individual candidate for any post.
COP: Increase in voter turnout
...25 per cent increase in voters turnout at Sunday's national executive internal elections.
Toney blames COP defeat on Clico brief
Former chairman of the Congress of the People (COP) Joseph Toney says the controversial Clico brief could have caused his defeat in the party's internal elections on Sunday.
TOP's Jack: London sounds like Hochoy
Statements by Chief Secretary of the Tobago House of Assembly Orville London at last Sunday's PNM convention sounded a lot like former DAC leader Hochoy Charles, according to Tobago's Organisation of the People (TOP) leader Ashworth Jack.
PNM gets businessmen to organise convention
Businessmen Andrew Gabriel and Howard Chin Lee, one-time PNM minister, were among those who headed production efforts at Sunday's PNM convention at the Grand Stand of the Queen's Park Savannah.
PNM: Let Govt resign on Section 34
THE 44th PNM Annual Convention last Sunday at Queen's Park Savannah, Port-of-Spain passed a resolution hitting Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar, Attorney-General, Anand Ramlogan and Cabinet over the section 34 scandal.
Local company helps soften politician's image
...We need new outlook on Vision 2020, says Rowley
Vision 2020 is being reformulated to meet the new global, regional and national realities.
CHAIRMAN of the Tunapuna/ Piarco Regional Corporation Khadija Ameen, three councillors and a consultant working in the corporation have sent a petition to Speaker of the House Wade Mark, calling on Opposition MPs to replace PNM leader Dr Keith Rowley as Leader of the Opposition.
Jack: We can't stop leaks to the media
National Security Minister Jack Warner yesterday denied ever being contacted by the media about matters related to the cancellation of an order for three offshore patrol vessels (OPVs).
Bisnath: I gave back OPV brief
NEAL BISNATH, the lone local attorney announced as part of a legal team in the arbitration proceedings against British Aerospace Engineering (BAE), relating to the quashed Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPV) contract, quietly returned the brief last year.
T&T yet to abolish appeals to Privy Council says Byron
This despite Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar saying last April in Parliament that the Government will table legislation to make the historic change.
Registrar denies Gordon-Gafoor confrontation
Registrar of the Integrity Commission Martin Farrell denied yesterday there was a confrontation between the commission's chairman Ken Gordon and suspended deputy chairman Gladys Gafoor.
Contagious disease forces closure of P/Town nursery
Six suspected cases of hand, foot-and-mouth diseases forced the closure of a privately run nursery school in Princes Town yesterday.
Douglas: Race has no place in culture
Minister of The Arts and Multiculturalism Lincoln Douglas said yesterday that the idea of race is obsolete when dealing with culture and, in a society as diverse as Trinidad and Tobago, everyone should be involved in all cultural expressions.
Top TTUTA official says provide principals with $$ to fix schools
A top teachers' union official is calling on the Ministry of Education to provide financing and training to principals so that they can repair their respective schools.
WE congratulate the officials elected in Sunday's national executive elections for the People's National Movement (PNM) and the Congress of the People (COP).
US issues new T&T travel advisory
THE UNITED STATES has issued a warning to its citizens to exercise vigilance when travelling in or visiting Trinidad in the wake of two recent incidents in the Westmoorings and Glencoe areas
Friendship led to death
RELATIVES of Jimmy Khan, 29, believe his loyalty and friendship to a particular person was the reason the father of one was murdered on Saturday morning.
Police: Khan was a fugitive
JIMMY KHAN, whose body was found on the roadside in Couva on Saturday with a bullet wound to the head, was a fugitive being sought by the police for several months.
Abused 10-yr-old girl to testify against mom
A-TEN-YEAR-OLD child will be escorted to the San Fernando Magistrates' Court today to begin testifying against her mother, who is alleged to have beaten her until her neck,
face and arm became bruised.
Chinese businessman robbed
Police are looking for two bandits who planassed (beat with flat side of cutlass) a Chinese national Zijun Xia , 31, before relieving him of $39,000 (TT) $300 (US) and two cartons of Chinese cigarettes
Cellphone thief jailed
AFTER an 18 year-old man snatched a cellular phone from a woman's hand on Thursday, he ran off with two Good Samaritans in hot pursuit.
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