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Posted: Saturday, October 21, 2017

Breakdown in communication
ODPM boss on late reaction to flooding

Mourners flee as body 'breathes'

ODPM takes blame for slow response
...disaster management systems failed to warn the public of impending floods due to heavy rainfall and high spring tides, because of an early lack of communication among first responders.

Planning Division to review land use policy

Penal under water
While some Penal families were virtually marooned in their homes, others were forced to flee theirs and seek refuge

Rowley: Emergency response time must be better

Businessman feeds marooned families
Barrackpore businessman Eddie Surjan is being hailed a hero after he decided to make hot meals from his businessplace Barrackpore Breakfast Shed

Vega de Oropouche under water, 80 families affected
...two days after heavy rainfall led to massive flooding in various parts of the country.

Flooding deja vu for some

God sent men who saved us
Mom of family rescued from sinking car

Community in darkness after landslide
An entire village along the Blanchisseuse Road in Arima was last night left in total darkness after a major landslide brought down power lines in the area.

Grande villagers get relief items via trucks

What's hiding in this water? Teeth and fangs!

Let's move! - Contractor donates excavators to clean rivers
CONTRACTOR Ashmead Ali has called on fellow businesspeople to donate some of their equipment to clearing watercourse sin their area in an attempt to negate the level of catastrophic flooding happening in Trinidad.

Earthquake off Tobago

Soldiers deployed as 200 'rescued'

Roads near Piarco Airport still flooded

Harry receives suspension via e-mail

Suspended Harry fears wife not being appointed judge

Rambharat: 404 vacancies in agriculture ministry
If Agriculture, Land and Fisheries Minister Clarence Rambharat has his way, the $118 million allocated in the 2018 budget to pay staff and Cost of Living Allowance (COLA) would have been spent on highly trained, qualified and motivated workers to get the job done.

Nursing shortage worries TTRNA

Moonilal, Young clash over housing

Kamla's advisers racked up hefty phone bills
Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) Stuart Young:

Piarco II case to proceed
There will be no interruption of the Piarco II preliminary inquiry as High Court judge Jacqueline Wilson, in a ruling late Thursday evening, dismissed an application by defendants for a stay of the magisterial proceedings.

TT heading to failed state
Downtown Owners and Merchants Association (DOMA) head Gregory Aboud is warning.

Arima man murdered
A robbery at an Arima bar turned fatal yesterday as a man was shot dead after being robbed of his thick gold chain while two others were shot.

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