There are reports of an accident on the Churchill Roosevelt highway causing serious gridlock traffic.
Details are still sketchy.
But CNC3 news understands that traffic is at a standstill on the eastbound lane of the Churchill Roosevelt Highway.
Reports are that there is a fallen light pole lying across the lanes of the highway, near the Courts megastore.
In addition, one truck and seven cars are believed to have been part of the accident itself.
First responders are said to be on the scene at this time.
President of the T&T Taxi Drivers’ Network Adrian Acosta says unless San Fernando Mayor Junia Regrello rescinds his order to relocate the San Fernando to Port-of-Spain and San Fernando to Chaguanas taxi hubs to King’s Wharf, today's protest will be the start of more to come.
Several commuters used alternative transport or paid extra to travel from San Fernando to Chaguanas when taxi drivers operating the route shut down in protest.
The water supply for the state-owned Caroni Visitor Centre, located at one of this country’s largest tourist attractions the Caroni Bird Sanctuary, has been cut by the Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) for non-payment of arrears.
Guardian Media was told the outstanding bill for the facility has crossed $.5million and its supply was cut in October 2018.
Sixty-eight employees of the Chaguaramas Development Authority (CDA) will be sent home in the coming weeks as the authority seeks to reduce its expenditure and tackle its $88 million debt.
In a release yesterday, the authority said the salaries of its current staff of 200 accounts for 72 per cent of its income—twice what it was in 2010.
The TTPS is seeking the urgent assistance of the public in locating 64-year-old Maureen Safe.
Maureen, of North Manzanilla, was last seen boarding a taxi on Henderson Street, Sangre Grande, at around 10:15 am on August 9th.
She was reported missing to the Sangre Grande Police Station, by a relative on the same date.
Maureen is of African descent, with short grey hair, has a scar on one of her shoulders and was last seen wearing a green and black dress and a pair of brown slippers.