The closure of the Unipet gas station in Princes Town has triggered hardship for taxi drivers plying the Princes Town to Rio Claro route.
During an interview with Guardian Media taxi driver, Roland Sookoo said since the gas station closed he has been unable to make his trips because of the chaos at gas stations.
"Every day I have to wait for more than an hour to get into the gas station at New Grant. It is crazy because lots of time is being wasted and I have to fill up the tank every day, " he added.
The swearings-in of councillors for the San Fernando City Corporation carded for today has been postponed.
Personnel from the Ministry of Rural Development and Local Government said that some of the councillors-elect indicated that they could not make it to today’s ceremony at the San Fernando City Hall. Former San Fernando mayor Junia Regrello said it was cancelled until further notice, but sources said
Monday has been given as a tentative date.
Teachers of South East Port-of-Spain Secondary School have agreed to work to ensure that all end of term examinations are conducted for form four, five and six students beginning yesterday and ending on Friday, December 13.
The decision came in the wake of security concerns expressed by staff at the school following an incident where a teacher was grazed by a stray bullet during gang activity in the east Port-of-Spain area last week.
Attorney Gerald Ramdeen has threatened to sue the Judiciary over alleged inefficiencies in its recently introduced Court Mail system.
In a letter sent to Supreme Court Registrar Nirala Bansee-Sookai, yesterday, Ramdeen sought to outline his and his clients’ experience with the system, in which the Judiciary sends orders, notices, and documents to lawyers electronically.
State-owned Paria Fuel Trading and the privately held Unipet never had a deal for the supply of fuel, they only had an “agreement”.
After Monday’s Local Government Elections, the Opposition UNC will now have an alderman in the Diego Martin Regional Corporation for the first time since 2010, but the UNC is blanking today’s swearing-in of councillors in several corporations.
United National Congress (UNC) chairman David Lee is asking why the Government is rushing to amend the Central Bank Act over the weekend to allow the release of new polymer $100 bills on the market and the removal of the old cotton-based blue note.
A new polymer $100 bill will be in circulation within the next two weeks. National Security Minister Stuart Young yesterday announced a Cabinet decision to remove the existing $100 bill and replace it with a new harder to counterfeit note.
Environmental stakeholders. including NGOs, THA officials, environment partners, ERIC & Environment Tobago, civil groups, Shell T&T and the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany to T&T have given full commitment to protect Tobago's environment.
It took place during a signing ceremony held on Wednesday.