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TRINIDAD – Motorists stranded in flash floods

TRINIDAD – Motorists stranded in flash floods

PORT OF SPAIN – Motorists were left in gridlock traffic for hours yesterday after flash-flooding occurred in Maraval, Santa Cruz, Diego Martin and along the Eastern Main Road. In Santa Cruz, fire officers from the search and rescue team were called out to assist a man who was stranded in his vehicle at Hololo along […]

TRINIDAD – Red tape delays Dominica relief

TRINIDAD – Red tape delays Dominica relief

PORT OF SPAIN – Two of ten freight containers with relief supplies, which were expected to be shipped today from Carenage to Dominica, had to be offloaded and redirected to the Port of Port-of-Spain for clearance on orders by the T&T Coast Guard yesterday. This will result in relief items, such as generators, tarpaulins, bottled […]

Region’s premier tertiary institution installs new chancellor

Region’s premier tertiary institution installs new chancellor

Trinidad and Tobago national, Robert Bermudez was this evening installed as the 6th Chancellor of the University of the West Indies (UWI), during a ceremony at the St Augustine campus. The ceremony was attended by President Anthony Carmona, Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley, President of the Caribbean Court of Justice Sir Dennis Byron, among other […]

TRINIDAD – 35 Trinis back from hurricane hell

TRINIDAD – 35 Trinis back from hurricane hell

PORT OF SPAIN – Thirty-five Trinidad and Tobago nationals stranded on the hurricane-ravaged island of Tortola, British Virgin Islands, returned home on Wednesday night. Among them was immigration officer Jason Mezelie, who had appealed for help from the Trinidad and Tobago Government. Mezelie, 45, his wife, Shervon Charles and their two-year-old daughter, Jenae, arrived at […]

TRINIDAD – Nursing students protest non-payment of stipend

TRINIDAD – Nursing students protest  non-payment of stipend

PORT OF SPAIN – The Ministry of Education is being urged to pay almost 500 nursing students who have not been receiving their monthly stipend of $800, for more than a year. Clad in their uniforms and armed with placards, dozens of students of the University of the Southern Caribbean (USC) yesterday staged a mid-morning […]

TRINIDAD – Ferdie to tell all on Galicia deal

TRINIDAD – Ferdie to tell all on Galicia deal

PORT OF SPAIN – Parliament’s Joint Select Committee on Land and Rural Development want answers on the maintenance and management of the sea bridge service. The T&T Guardian has been told that as part of its investigation into the procurement of the Cabo Star and the Ocean Flower 2 the Committee wants to “understand” how […]

TRINIDAD – Murder mystery . . three found dead in burnt out shack

TRINIDAD – Murder mystery . . three found dead in burnt out shack

PORT OF SPAIN – A four-year-old child managed to escape death on Wednesday night and later sought refuge at a neighbour’s house after seeing his mother and other occupants killed and then set on fire in their house. But mystery surrounds the death of the three people discovered by fire-fighters in the house in a […]

TRINIDAD – Destra falls through stage breaking ankle

TRINIDAD – Destra falls through stage breaking ankle

PORT OF SPAIN –– Queen of Bacchanal World Tour 2017 may now be canceled for T&T’s soca artiste Destra Garcia following an accident in Bermuda after she fell through a stage during her performance. Garcia suffered a broken ankle and is expected to undergo surgery, according to sources close to her. She was also expected to […]

TRINIDAD – Turbulence trauma at Piarco airport

TRINIDAD – Turbulence trauma at Piarco airport

PORT OF SPAIN –– The Piarco International Airport compound turned into an emergency scene on Wednesday night to handle passengers from American Airlines Flight 2713 who’d suffered injuries after the flight encountered turbulence en route from Miami. The Airport Authority of T&T (AATT), which confirmed the development yesterday morning, said a total of 30 passengers were […]

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