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US Embassy does not want old $100

Fri­day De­cem­ber 13th 2019 is the last day the US Em­bassy in Port of Spain will ac­cept the old TT$100 bills for some ser­vices.

In a press re­lease yes­ter­day the US Em­bassy said as of Mon­day, De­cem­ber 16, 2019, it will on­ly ac­cept the new $100TT poly­mer note for in-per­son cash pay­ments for con­sular ser­vices, in­clud­ing pass­port and oth­er ser­vices for U.S. cit­i­zens; non-im­mi­grant visa reci­procity and pe­ti­tion-based ap­pli­ca­tion fees; and im­mi­grant visa fees.

Malick teen missing

The TTPS is seeking the urgent assistance of the public in locating 15-year-old Nyla Mack.

Nyla, of Upper 7th Avenue, Malick, was last seen at her home, on November 13th.

She was reported missing to the Morvant Police Station, on November 14th by her mother.

Nyla is of African descent, 5 feet 7 inches tall and slim built with a brown complexion and short hair.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Nyla Mack is asked to contact the police at 999, 555, 911, 800-TIPS, any police station, via text/WhatsApp to 482-GARY (4279) or the TTPS App

Charleville man missing

The TTPS is seeking the urgent assistance of the public in locating 25-year-old Eric Anthony Ramsaran.

Ramsaran, of Mc Phil Street, Charleville, Chaguanas, was last seen at his home around 5:50 pm on November 11th.

He was reported missing to the Chaguanas Police Station at 9.30 pm on November 12th by a relative.

Ramsaran is of mixed descent, 5 feet 8 inches tall, slim built, and has a light brown complexion.

He was last seen wearing a grey vest, a ¾ pair of light blue jeans, and a pair of blue slippers.

Mundo Nuevo on the brink of isolation

It's a 30 feet drop for you and your vehicle if you misjudge the remaining 5 feet of the roadway near a massive landslip on the Mundo Nuevo Road. 

It's a hazard that the 3 to 4 hundred residents live with daily. 

But the danger of a crumbling roadway with little to no warning signs as you approach it is not the only issue. 

'We are moments away from being totally isolated and marooned.' 

President of the Mundo Nuevo Village Council Manmohan Gosine says for over a year the road has been breaking apart. 

Traffic disruption on Eastern Main Road tomorrow

The Min­istry of Works and Trans­port is ad­vis­ing mem­bers of the pub­lic that there will be a tem­po­rary traf­fic dis­rup­tion along the East­ern Main Road from Farm Road in­ter­sec­tion to Mt. Lam­bert to­mor­row from 9 pm to noon Sun­day.

The min­istry said in a state­ment this is to fa­cil­i­tate a road paving ex­er­cise.

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