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Posted: Wednesday, June 21, 2017

TROPICAL Storm Bret dumped not only rain on Trinidad between Monday night and yesterday, but also lots of misery as hundreds of families were left cleaning up the mess left by the storm.

Brace for more floods
Danger from Bret not over yet—Met Office

60 homes lose roofs in Central

...Country breathes sigh of relief
The national community yesterday breathed a collective sigh of relief that damage from Tropical Storm Bret was not as bad as anticipated.

Relief grants available says Govt

Ghost town in north
After Bret's passage

20,000 public workers stayed home
PSA's Duke:

Public vex cases not adjourned due to Bret
A decision should have been taken on Monday, prior to the passage of Tropical Storm Bret, to have matters set for yesterday heard today as many found it difficult to get transportation to come into Port of Spain.

No water, electricity in Mayaro
TROPICAL Storm Bret not only ripped the roof off several houses in the Mayaro/ Rio Claro region but also disrupted water and electricity supplies to a large section of that sprawling south-eastern community.

Most schools reopen today

Man dies as Bret pounds
A 43-YEAR-OLD man slipped off a sheet of galvanize and fell to his death outside his Las Lomas No. 2 house during the early morning hours yesterday while Tropical Storm Bret was pounding Trinidad.

ATTIC warns of flood danger
THE Assocaition of Trinidad and Tobago Insurance Companies (ATTIC) is warning the country to still exercise extreme caution as post-Tropical Storm Bret flooding remains a clean hazard.

Rondon to homeowners: Maintain your properties

Mark wants Massy details
OPPOSITION Senator Wade Mark yesterday called on Government to publish documents detailing TSTT's $255 million purchase of Massy Communications, but Minister of Public Utilities Fitzgerald Hinds said no.

Sinanan: Zero collected from drill ships

Teen takes his own life
Sources said the teen became depressed after not being able to pursue his education as — through no fault of his — he was barred from attending school.

Suicide report for PM hands
The police report on the death of the 14-year-old boy who committed suicide at a Children's Authority "safe house" will be sent to Prime Minister Keith Rowley shortly

Chote: Autistic child arrested by police
INDEPENDENT Senator Sophia Chote told the Senate yesterday of a case where police arrested three children including one child with autism who had seizures while at the police station.

Rambharat: Police part of criminal justice system failure

Licks from police
FOUR men who yesterday appeared in court charged for robbing and falsely imprisoning Fr Clyde Harvey, complained to the magistrate of receiving a 'thorough beating' by police who also forced them to sign documents.

Chinese murders shrouded in mystery the Chinese Embassy refused to divulge any information on the victims.

Latinos in triple murder
The men, Miguel Angel Matillo, 24, of the Dominican Republic; Alfredo Malchan, 24, of Venezuela and Moruga resident Dillon Lewis, 28, were gunned down near a basketball court.

Family in witness protection 'abandoned'
OPPOSITION Senator Gerald Ramdeen reported yesterday that a family that gave evidence in a criminal trial had been "abandoned" by the State in a Caribbean country and now that they had returned to Trinidad and Tobago their lives are at risk.

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