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Cars washed away
Posted: Friday, October 7, 2016

Cars washed away
As flash flooding hits La Romaine...

Major pain for citizens

SLAMMING Budget 2017 as a "colossal failure", Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar yesterday hit Government's proposed sale of State-assets describing it as a tangled web meant to enrich friends of the Government

Probe sale of TTNGL now
Kamla raises conflict of interest in budget reply:

$.5m for a PM house in Tobago irks the Opposition

Kamla's claims absurd—Imbert

Thunder showers across the country
Due to heavy mid-afternoon thunder showers, several communities across Trinidad were affected by flood waters and fallen trees due to gusty winds, leaving thousands of commuters stranded.

Southland hit hard by flooding

...Fire officers hospitalised after electrocution

4 firemen shocked in PBR flood rescue
During yesterday's mid- afternoon thundershowers across the country, four Fire Officers were assisting passengers from a maxi taxi on the Priority Bus Route (PBR) when they came in contact with a high tension wire.

Video: Citizen captures moment fireman gets shocked from high tension wires.

Littering a big problem, says ODPM boss

Trini relives ‘Matthew' horror in Bahamas

10,000 lost jobs under PP in four months —Francis
The revelation was made yesterday by Minister of State in the Ministry of Education, Dr Lovell Francis, during his contribution in the budget debate in Parliament.

Govt erred in Budget oil price peg
THE government hedged its Budget on a projected oil price of US$45 to US$48 per barrel instead of a lower price to minimize the probability that they would have to put excess oil profits into the Heritage and Stabilization Fund

Funny money in Ria abduction
THE illicit drug trade has assumed prominence in police investigations into the abduction of South Trinidad hair dresser and mother of two Ria Sookdeo.

Mayor wants Chaguanas to be test piece for property tax collection

Shooting victim goes missing from hospital
The man who two highly-trained ex-soldiers allegedly attempted to kill in Princes Town on Wednesday cannot be found by police ­officers.

TTPS : "Don't blame us for ticket given to pregnant woman."
The PBR is policed by the Ministry of Transport and not the TTPS.

Murders in Las Lomas
The victims are Ricardo James and Isaiah Guillame, both 22, and from Mahaica Junction, Chin Chin Road, Las Lomas.

Wanted man shot dead
POLICE on Tuesday shot and killed a man who was wanted in connection with several murders in the South Western Division.

Man gets 20 years for raping niece, 12

Primary school student reports sexual assault
AN 11-year-old primary school student of West Trinidad reported being a victim of several instances of sexual assault at the hands of her step-father.

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