Posted: Saturday, September 14, 2013
Loud thunder shook homes, electricity was disrupted, more than two hours of rainfall uprooted trees, and caused drains and the Diego Martin River to overflow.
Surprise storm damages over 100 homes; two injured in Cariri explosion...
Floods take heavy toll on Diego Martin
As rains lash west Trinidad...
Relief efforts well in place, says Suruj
Some 570 people from various agencies were mobilised to assist with the aftermath of yesterday's flooding in Diego Martin.
CARIRI explosion injures two
TWO employees of Caribbean Industrial Research Institute (CARIRI) yesterday suffered first degree burns after surviving an explosion in the Organic and Petroleum Testing Lab
Rowley proposes 'Vision 2030'
A revised development plan—Vision 2030—and the return of the $10 billion rapid rail.
Rowley links WASA boss to Water Scam
Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar must immediately halt an alleged National Gas Company/WASA "incestuous scam" involving an NGC request for proposals for a WASA water recycling plant
'Cancer of corruption widespread throughout Govt'
PNM of the future same as PNM of old, says Roberts
The People's National Movement (PNM) is going down the road of the "Racket Rail".
Calder hart, 'our friend'
KEITH Rowley apparently has a new friend, and his name is Calder Hart.
No storm watch for T&T
Ministers, MP witness flooding in Diego
Minister of Water Resources and Environment Ganga Singh yesterday said hydraulic modelling and zoning were needed for high risk areas affected by flooding.
Lightning damages home
LIGHTNING struck the garage of a Diamond Vale woman's home early yesterday morning zapping off a chunk of concrete from the wall.
'Climate change had an impact'
MINISTER of the Environment and Water Resources Ganga Singh blamed climate change as one of the factors which caused extensive flooding in the Diego Martin community yesterday.
Balliram slams Govt on imported food duties
FORMER head of the Trinidad and Tobago Supermarkets Association, Balliram Maharaj has criticised Government's failure to axe duties on some imported foods in the 2013-2014 Budget
Oil companies pleased with budget allowances
PwC: T&T not benefiting from oil prices averaging US$100 a barrel
T&T's failure to increase crude oil production, especially when in the past year oil prices have averaged US$100, means the country has been unable to cash in on these buoyant prices
No politics involved, says UWI principal
Decision not to renew Dr Wayne Kublalsingh's part-time contract was not politically motivated
Sack the deputy GM!
PTSC contract under review
Agard to hang for Cascade murders
Agard's conviction came almost 12 years after Cropper and his mother-in-law and sister-in-law were murdered during a robbery at his Cascade home.
Police to have cameras on uniforms
Police officers are expected to be outfitted with covert camera devices on their uniforms so as to improve public trust and confidence in the Police Service.
Workers protest as police launch probe
... in support of Carla Batson-Orr, after a claim that she was forced to strip of her clothing at the office on Monday, in search of a flash drive that went missing last Thursday.
Pundit to sue State
Freed on charge of beating clerk...
'We know what time the raid starting'
A crime boss along the East-West corridor who has been in the business for more than 20 years agreed to speak about his gun-running operations
Cops nab car dealer after conning 29 buyers
AFTER more than a year on the run from law enforcement officers in connection with the scamming of hundreds of thousands of dollars from unsuspecting car buyers
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