A scrap metal dealer has denied ever purchasing 491 acres of land for $4 million yet a deed was prepared and registered in her name.
As a result, Justice Ronnie Boodoosingh has ordered that the deed of conveyance be expunged from the records and requested a police investigation into the fraudulent transaction.
The Water and Sewerage Authority advises customers in parts of North East Trinidad, served by the North Oropouche Water Treatment Plant that there will be an interruption in their pipe borne water supply, between the hours of 8.00 a.m. and 12.00 midnight on Thursday 27th June, 2019.
This has become necessary to facilitate emergency repair works to a leak on the 42-inch diameter transmission pipeline along Tattoo Trace, Valencia.
Areas to be affected include:
· Sangre Grande (Town)
· Sangre Chiquito
PSA President Watson Duke is at this time "pounding" out a tune on the glass doors at the Ministry of Finance as he demands to be let into the government office.
Accompanied by a small contingent of public servants, Duke and senior officers at the Public Services Association are calling for the settlement of outstanding arrears owed to government workers for the period 2014 to 2016.
A 33-year-old labourer from Penal was arrested and a quantity of marijuana seized by officers of the South Western Division Task Force during an anti-crime exercise, conducted in Debe yesterday.
Officers conducted the exercise around 3:45 pm, on June 24th.
According to police reports, surveillance was conducted on a shed located along Somai Trace, Debe, which was occupied by a male suspect.
Officers approached the shed and had cause to search the suspect who had a black bag in his possession.
Commissioner of Police Gary Griffith has revealed that there are “over 50 shooters, linked to various gangs” in this country who are responsible for the “significant number of homicides, via gang activity.”
In a statement released to the media on Monday, the Commissioner said this is the reason why the Bail Amendment Bill is a “critical tool” in being a strong deterrent and ensuring that when criminals are held they remain behind bars.
Works and Transport Minister Rohan Sinanan yesterday warned squatters of Pine Settlement, Sangre Grande, that they had no claim to seek compensation when Government acquires State land for the $400 million Cumuto to Manzanilla Highway project.
Sinanan made the comment in response to Monday’s T&T Guardian front page article headlined Land Bobol, which highlighted a rush of new squatters at Pine Settlement, who were erecting concrete structures in the direct pathway of the proposed Cumuto/Manzanilla Highway project.
A 55-year-old domestic violence survivor on Monday recounted her life of terror as she called for police officers to be better trained and have more sensitivity when dealing with domestic violence victims and cases.
The St Vincentian national, who has been living in T&T for the past 37 years, knows all too well about how dangerous and deadly domestic violence can be.
Two years ago, her daughter was killed because of domestic violence.
Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley should not have ventured into a tit-for-tat situation with the United States.
So said former director of the University of the West Indies Institute of International Relations Prof Andy Knight in response to Rowley's attack last Friday on the US State Department for T&T's ranking in their 2019 Trafficking in Persons Report which placed the country at Tier 2.
Rowley accused the US of hypocrisy, given their own struggles with migrants.