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.
The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) says its three main impounding reservoirs in Trinidad continue to be significantly below respective Long Term Averages (LTAs) for this time of year.
The levels of storage and respective LTAs at WASA’s impounding reservoirs as at today – Thursday 5 th December, 2019 are as follows.
• Arena: 65.33%, LTA - 91.00%
• Navet: 62.47%, LTA - 91.93%
• Hollis: 57.89%, LTA - 91.76%
One man was arrested and a firearm and a quantity of ammunition seized by officers of the Central Division Task Force during an anticrime exercise conducted in the Claxton Bay district, this week.
During the exercise, which was conducted between Tuesday 3rd and Wednesday 4th December, several search warrants were executed and several drug blocks searched.
Police reports indicated that officers observed a vehicle parked along Diamond Road, Diamond Village, Claxton Bay, with a lone male occupant.