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UNC saddled TT with US$7m desalinated water bill
Posted: Tuesday, October 13, 2020

UNC saddled TT with US$7m desalinated water billGonzales:
PUBLIC Utilities Minister Marvin Gonzales said the UNC burdened the country's taxpayers with a monthly US$7 million bill for desalinated water.

Two additional covid19 deaths carry total to 92
There have been two additional deaths from the covid19 virus, carrying the total to 92. The two patients were two men, one elderly, both with co-morbidities.

Rambharat: The pre-eminence of First Peoples must be recognised in law
Earlier in his presentation, Rambharat referred to the Canadian Bill currently being drafted to bring the preeminence of its First Peoples into law. He said the Bill could act as a model for T&T, however, he said in crafting any legislation in T&T about its First Peoples, it must be assured that the legislation gives a level of commitment and provides some of the real benefits, entitled to the First Peoples

Hosein: Illegal procedures used for property valuations
Hosein said it was illegal for Valuation to use as a short cut, the stamp duty on people's deeds to assess the tax.

Cops probing several matters of unexplained wealth—AG
Police are actively pursuing several further matters under the Civil Assets Forfeiture law - the Unexplained Wealth law - to have certain people in T&T explain how they have achieved their wealth.

...A big blow for Chaguanas, says economist
THE closure of MovieTowne in Price Plaza, Endeavour Road, Chaguanas, is going to be a huge loss to the Chaguanas borough and would cause serious economic fallout.

Suruj supports Price Plaza boycott over MovieTowne closure
Former Chaguanas mayor Dr Surujrattan Rambachan has called MovieTowne's closure at its Price Plaza location in Chaguanas "a regrettable decision for the people of Central Trindad.

Blaxx 'battling and fighting'
Soca star has painful kidney infection

Monkeys and Macaws under threat as Illicit Wildlife Trade thrives in T&T

Watch: 4-year-old author wows Minister in courtesy visit
The outspoken youngster has been making waves across various sectors locally with her book, 'Chronicles of Coryn: 7 Days of Fun'.

Paramin man seeks $250,000 to save leg
Doctors, in April last year, removed the tumour and put in a bone cement graft. Samuel said two months into physical therapy after the surgery, the graft shifted and he was once again in pain. He said doctors told him he needs a full knee replacement, but the procedure cannot be done locally.

Ministry confirms arson attack at Bamboo #1 pump
Repair work is being carried out on the Bamboo #1 Pump Site, Bamboo #1 Settlement, Valsayn following a deliberate attack of arson. The Ministry of Works and Transport on Monday confirmed damage to the structural integrity of the building, intake lines, electrical pump and fuel lines.

Police officer leaves firearm in wrong vehicle, charged for the offence
The case against Rodriquez stems from an incident on September 9 where he allegedly left his licensed Glock pistol in a vehicle parked at Alfredo Street, Woodbrook, that did not belong and went away. He returned later and discovered the vehicle with the firearm and ammunition missing.

Fake police officer arrested in Marabella
A Barrackpore woman, who posed as a police inspector, conducting her own traffic exercises, earlier this year, is in police custody after a sting operation in Marabella on Sunday afternoon.

Woman shot in Arima home invasion
Three armed men arrived at the house in Tumpuna Gardens, Arima, apparently to commit a robbery. Relatives told Newsday that the men cornered Briceño Brown and her family in the ground floor of the house.

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